Club Med has unveiled plans to open it’s first
resort in Sri Lanka.
The all-inclusive Club Med Ceylon will be
located in Sri Lanka’s South West Province in the small town of Beruwela,
a 90-minute drive from Colombo International Airport.
“We 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,” said Mr. Henri Giscard
d’Estaing, President of Club Med. “I 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 region’s premium holiday destination in
time to come.”
The 327-room resort will feature a variety of
restaurants, numerous bars serving a free flow of drinks and
alcoholic beverages, a children’s 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, “This 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 Med’s premier properties.”
is scheduled to open in August 2019.
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