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Shangri-La's Hambantota Resort & Spa

Sri Lanka, Hambantota

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Teenager Friendly

A new hotel which opened in June 2016, the Shangri-La's Hambantota Resort & Spa brings the exceptional service for which Shangri-La is world renowned, and combines it with the traditional charm of Sri Lanka. Stretching across 145 acres and located within stunning tropical gardens, the hotel benefits from spectacular views of the southern coast and is perfectly located for those looking to explore local attractions such as the Udawalawe National Park or the sacred city of Kataragama. The 300 rooms and suites have been tastefully decorated using local materials to encapsulate traditional Sri Lankan design, but with a modern and contemporary twist. As well as its own artisan village, where local craftsmen share their knowledge of traditional arts and crafts, the hotel is home to its own eco-friendly 18-hole golf course, a luxurious spa and some of the best dining options in the local area.


Hotel child prices apply to ages 0-11 years.

The hotel has 300 rooms and suites.

Added value

2nd room discount

Save up to 50% discount on the 2nd room when booking 2 rooms for stays for a minimum of 2 nights in a Deluxe, Premier and Premier Ocean for holidays between 01 July - 20  December 2018.

Above special offer is not combinable. 


Bars & Restaurants


International dishes alongside authentic Sri Lankan cuisine is served at Bojunhala. There are interactive food stations alongside the buffet and an à la carte menu.
Guests can also learn how to cook some of the signature dishes and there are theme nights.
For children there is a dedicated kids' area with custom buffet stations just for them and activity based meals.

Guests on half board and full board eat at this restaurant.


Provides snacks, hot and cold drinks and cocktails.

Open 24-hours.


Serving the tastes of south east Asia with 'street food' from Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and China, all using locally grown produce. In keeping with the street food style, meals are prepared in front of the guests and there is family style seating.

Open for dinner.


The golf club house, Ulpatha, which means watering hole, provides drinks and snacks.

Open during the day.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

There are five outdoor swimming pools and a Jacuzzi®.

For Families

Kids' and Teens' Club

There is a Kids' and Teens' Club.

Spa & Wellness

Spa and Health Club

The hotel has a spa with 12 treatment rooms. There is also a Health club which offers yoga and Aqua-gym facilities.

Activities & Entertainment

18-hole golf course

The resort has an 18-hole golf course.

Hotel Facilities

There is a shopping arcade, hair/beauty salon, gift shop and a library.

Sports & Leisure Activities

The hotel offers archery, billiards, darts, pétanque, table tennis, beach volleyball and bike rental for adults and children.


The hotel offers scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, hobie cats, windsurfing and pedal boats.

About the location
Down in Sri Lanka's 'deep south', the town of Hambantota sits in the heart of the wildly beautiful Southern Province, wrapped up in a patchwork of national parks.

Perfect for budding adventurers, Hambantota is a brilliant place for safari; you can traverse the Walawe River exploring the rich biodiversity, look for leopards at Yala National Park or visit the bird sanctuary, lagoons and waterways of Bundala National Park. You're also within easy reach of Turtle Beach, where five species of turtles (there are only eight known species in the world) lay their eggs.

Yala National Park is also the site of the Sithulpawwa Rock Temple, a 2,000-year-old Buddhist monastery that's one of the most significant around; a relic of Hambantota's important role cultivating Sri Lanka's Buddhist culture.
Transfer time

Transfer time from Colombo International airport is 4 hours and 10 minutes and from Mattala Rajapaska International airport it is 45 minutes.

Please note that you will need to call our Travel Experts to book Mattala Rajapaksa International as this cannot be booked online.

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Thanks loved it even if was so quiet
Gary S, Auckland, New Zealand
Tripadvisor review Oct 11 2018
Such a clean place super golf course bring extra balls spa good pools galore Dulip makes best creatures to choose me back to room had monkeys turtles elephants peacocks A great place All hotel is...
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The hotel and this country has completely exceeded my expectations!
Katerina K, Kiev, Ukraine
Tripadvisor review Oct 09 2018
This fall I was really lucky to spend my vacations in Sri Lanka. This country has completely exceeded my expectations. If you want to go not just to the resort, but to experience a real adventure...
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