Five newly opened hotels in Sri Lanka

The tourism industry in Sri Lanka is rapidly expanding and hence more and more new hotels are being opened around the island. Few of these are mentioned below:

Mövenpick Hotel — Colombo

This 5 star hotel in Colombo was opened on the 16th of January 2017, and offers 219 luxury rooms and suites for guest accommodation. Located in the heart of the city, this 24 storey high-rise building has extremely easy access to necessities such as supermarkets and entertainment spots such as cinemas, malls and ice cream parlors.

Hotel Features:

· an amazing rooftop infinity swimming pool
· luxury spa
· fitness centre
· several on-site bars and restaurants.

Anantara Kalutara Resort — Kalutara

Located along the south-west coastline of Sri Lanka, Anantara Kalutara is a luxury beach resort opened as recently as September 2016. From luxury rooms to spacious suites to pool villas, the resort offers 141 choices for guest accommodation.

Resort Features:

· three on-site restaurants
· a bar
· gym
· water sports centre
· two outdoor swimming pools
· yoga pavilion.

Hotel Riu — Ahungalla

This 4 star beach resort was opened in August 2016 and offers a whopping 500 rooms for accommodation. Hotel Riu is an all inclusive hotel located on the south-west coastline with rooms featuring either a balcony or a terrace from which guests have a stunning view of the Indian Ocean.

Hotel Features:

· spa
· gym
· three swimming pools
· children’s pool
· kids club
· four choices of bars
· nightclub
· one main restaurant
· a choice of themed restaurants.

Shangri-La’s Resort & Spa — Hambantota

Shangri La group of hotels has now launched a branch in Sri Lanka’s southern coast — Hambantota. This brand new 5 star luxury beach resort began operating in June 2016. 140 acres in area, this amazing property has a total of 300 guest rooms and suites ranging from deluxe garden rooms and premier ocean rooms.

Resort Features:

· private beach
· 18 hole golf course
· health club
· luxury spa
· two swimming pools

Chena Huts — Yala

Coming from the Uga Escapes group of Hotels, Chena Huts is a new boutique hotel opened in early 2016. This hotel is located on the beachfront, close to the entrance of Yala National Park — the second largest National Park in Sri Lanka. The accommodation consists of luxury style huts equipped with all the luxuries of a 5 star hotel, including a private plunge pool, terrace and garden for each hut.

When planning a holiday in Sri Lanka, it is advisable that you arrange a package from a travel agent. Blue Lanka Tours is a recommended company for arranging an interesting holiday for you with your choice of itinerary and your preferred accommodation. Don’t forget to include at least one of the above hotels in your preferred accommodation because these newly opened luxury hotels are bound to give you an amazing experience in Sri Lanka.

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