Minor Opens Second Avani Hotel in Sri Lanka

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 2 November 2012

Minor Hotel Group, in partnership with Serendib Leisure, has opened the second Avani resort Avani Kalutara Resort & Spa, on Sri Lankas south west coast.

Formerly known as Kani Lanka, the resort has reopened after a significant renovation and refurbishment representing a US$5 million investment.

Located an hour south of the islands capital Colombo, and approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport, the 105-room Avani Kalutara enjoys a remarkable situation, built on the mouth of the River Kalu, facing the lagoon in one direction and the Indian Ocean on the other.

There are four room types Standard, Superior Lagoon View, Superior Sea View and Suites each with a private balcony or patio overlooking either the ocean, river or tropical gardens.

The resorts two restaurants and two bars each offer picturesque views over the ocean or lagoon.

Additional facilities include a gym, a tennis court and water sports, whilst at the spa guests can rejuvenate with relaxing massages and facials, or enjoy aromatherapy and ayurvedic treatments.

Dillip Rajakarier, CEO Minor Hotel Group, said, We are excited to open our second Avani resort and to once again be working with Serendib Leisure, our partners in Sri Lanka, to bring our newest brand to life. Since its opening last November, Avani Bentota Resort & Spa has become one of the leading resorts in the south of the island and we are confident that the newest opening in Kalutara will follow suit.

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