Centara Hotels & Resorts has confirmed that
it will open its first two
properties in Sri Lanka in time for the high season this year.
In Sri Lanka the high season is traditionally from 1 November until to 31 January.
Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa Sri Lanka
is a 126-room property located next to the beach at Passikudah,
renowned for its long stretch of shallow coastline, while the
166-room Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka is located on the Paradise Island
peninsula at Bentota, flanked on one side by the Indian Ocean and
the other by the Bentota River.
“These two superb hotels mark
our debut in Sri Lanka, a market that we feel holds great promise
for us,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of
Centara Hotels & Resorts. “They are an important stage in our
development strategy for the Indian Ocean.”
Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa is flanked by a river
on one side and a pristine beach on the other, the hotel is
accessible only by ferry.
Room types include Superior, Deluxe, Deluxe Pool
Access, Family Residences, and Suites.
include an all-day dining outlet serving Sri Lankan, Asian and
international cuisines and features live cooking stations, a
seafood restaurant, and a Ceylon Club which will have an emphasis on
the Ceylonese tea heritage. The hotel will also operate dinner
cruises up and down the river each evening.
Ceysands Resort & Spa will have a Spa Cenvaree with six treatment
rooms designed for singles and couples, and a Kids’ Club.
Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa is located on a long
sweeping portion of Passikudah Beach, where shallow waters are ideal for windsurfing, kayaking and bathing.
types include Superior, Deluxe and Premium Deluxe, Family
Residence and Suites.
Along with the all-day
restaurant and an attractive bar lounge, the hotel will feature
Spice Market Restaurant and Elements, with interactive cooking
stations focusing on freshly prepared Asian, Indian and
The hotel will feature a Spa
Cenvaree, a fitness centre, and a Kids’ Club.
Meetings and events will form an integral portion of the market
mix featuring Vandeloos Bay Ballroom which can welcome up to 150
guests at one time and complemented by state of the art audio
visual equipment and professional event specialists to assist
guests and delegates in exceeding their expectations.
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