Since Vijaya’s time, ancient explorers from all over the world have descended on the very coastal lines that attract tourists to Sri Lanka today. Wrought in the alluring history and romance that originated in the coastal strip of Chilaw, Ananataya brings to its guests the true sense of infinite serendipity. So named after the uniquely endless view from each of its guest rooms, Anantaya from its strategic position is hemmed in by the sugar brown beach on one side and enveloped by the lagoon on other, bringing to life the concept of “ananthaya”, the Sinhalese term for “infinity”.
A 20 minute drive down A3 road from Chilaw and 66 km North of Colombo International Airport, Anantaya Resort and Spa spans over 12 acres of lavishly landscaped beach property and hosts 87 guest rooms ranging from superior, deluxe, premium and suite rooms. The superior rooms capture a delightful view of the evening sunset over the coastline through their glass walls while the rest allow guests to indulge in a view of both the ocean waters as well as the peaceful lagoon. The attention to detail portrayed in the teak woodwork in each of the rooms and halls display fine workmanship of the local craftsman. Perfectionism demonstrated through the architecture allows a cool sea breeze to ventilate the inner recesses and create the ultimate seafront atmosphere.
As a luxury resort, facets at Anantaya include the spa that stands on wooden structures next to the lagoon and offers a range of treatments including aromatherapy, yoga and meditation, by qualified professionals. Complemented by the two swimming pools, the resort draws a picturesque lawn dotted by palm trees on a trail that beckons a relaxing stroll in keeping with the resort’s central theme of an unsurpassed experience. Added to this, the main restaurant and fine dining restaurant provide the ultimate dining experience crafted by chefs that work around the clock to charm the taste buds of the discerning guests to Anantaya. A Pool Terrace and Bar Lounge along with other aspects of the resort provide the perfect setting to unwind and enjoy the exotic atmosphere while the Banquette Hall and the Mini Conference Hall cater to the requirements of the corporate world and offer an unparalleled setting for your next business events.
Among the many excursions organized by Anantaya are the hike through the Anavilundawa bird sanctuary, Wilpattu which is Sri Lanka’s largest wildlife sanctuary and National Park, the whale and dolphin watchers’ paradise in Kalpitiya, Munneswaram Hindu Temple, historic Talawila and Madhu Churches and the Muthurajawela wetlands.
Under construction over a span of two and a half years, ensuring thorough attention to detail in its architecture, Anantaya is the first in a proposed chain of hotels by Laugfs Leisure Limited, the Leisure sector business arm and fully owned subsidiary of Laugfs Gas PLC. February 15th marked the unveiling of ‘Anantaya Resort & Spa’ by His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapakse.
“It is not by coincidence that this hotel is built in this particular location. It is to preserve the authenticity of the heritage that has been bestowed to us.” says Chairman of Laugfs Holdings Ltd Mr. W.K.H. Wegapitiya at the launch.
So to indulge yourself and your loved ones in a surrounding of infinite palm fringed sandy beaches and island languor, amidst the luxury that is Anantaya, book here.