Club Med has unveiled plans to open itís first
resort in Sri Lanka.
The all-inclusive Club Med Ceylon will be
located in Sri Lankaís South West Province in the small town of Beruwela,
a 90-minute drive from Colombo International Airport.
ďWe are very excited to venture into a new
market with such potential - Sri Lanka is a beautiful and mystical
country with rich history and culture,Ē said Mr. Henri Giscard
díEstaing, President of Club Med. ďI am delighted to welcome Club
Med Ceylon into the Club Med family. Together with our partner
LOLC, we are very excited at the prospect of our resort in Sri
Lanka growing into the regionís premium holiday destination in
time to come.Ē
The 327-room resort will feature a variety of
restaurants, numerous bars serving a free flow of drinks and
alcoholic beverages, a childrenís club, and MICE facilities.
For recreation, Club Med Ceylon will offer guests a plethora of sea
and land activities including the Club Med signature Flying
Trapeze as well as tennis, football, archery and many more.
The Deputy Chairman of Lanka Orix Leasing
Company (LOLC), Mr Ishara
Nanayakkara, said, ďThis historic venture, the meeting
of minds of two colossuses, will be a mutually rewarding
partnership that will add immense value to Sri Lanka tourism. As a
destination, Sri Lanka has a rich and diverse culture offering
spanning nature, culture, religion, adventure and eco-tourism, and
we are confident that it will ascend in popularity and
profitability to become one of Club Medís premier properties.Ē
is scheduled to open in August 2019.