Anantara Peace Haven Resort & Spa , Tangalle Sri Lanka, The Deep South
A luxurious, tropical resort set on a former coconut plantation, Anantara Peace Haven offers guests unobstructed views of a secluded stretch of Sri Lanka’s southern coastline. The resort is an exclusive and tranquil hideaway; a wonderful place to relax with everything you need in the one place.
Guests won’t be short on activities or places in which to relax at the Anantara. Start your morning with some meditation or yoga on the beach as the sun rises, or pamper yourself with a massage at the spa. The two pools and poolside bars are a highlight and you’ll find many areas to chill out and relax by the pool or the beach. There are 6 dining options to choose from at the resort, with a grand breakfast spread, Sri Lankan, Middle Eastern, Chinese and Indian cuisines all on offer, as well as themed dining evenings. If you’re looking to sip on cocktails, the cliff top bar of restaurant Il Mare is ideal for sunset views.
The resort is family friendly, with kids and teen clubs and many activities such as a surf school, Sri Lankan cooking classes, tennis courts and bike hire. One of the highlights of this area is whale watching off the coast of nearby Mirissa, as well as the ancient rock temples of Mulkiriggala.
The Anantara is home to 152 rooms and villas - all feel spacious, with either an ocean or garden view. If you’re looking for more privacy, the villas are a more indulgent option as they’re set away from the main hotel and have their own plunge pools.
If you don't like large resorts then this property might not be for you, but the facilities, service and location are excellent given the scale.
Luxury - Luxury hotels would have a superb level of service, very comfortable and usually spacious bedrooms, excellent food, great design and character. For us, when we visited, these places all had the 'wow factor'. A luxury hotel should satisfy the criteria of the most discerning clients.
Just a quick line to say a big 'thank you' for all your work in putting our trip to Sri Lanka together. Everything worked exactly as it should have - even the train from Kandy to Hatton was on time!