Anantara Kalutara Resort

5* out of 5 stars

Retreat to a secluded beachfront resort located on Sri Lanka’s southwest coast: Anantara Kalutara offers its guests a luxurious experience in a breathtaking setting. Begin your stay by admiring your surroundings and soaking in views of the Indian Ocean and Kalu Ganga River alongside the resort’s private river and lagoon. Then turn your gaze to Anantara Kalutara Resort itself, a Geoffrey Bawa designed masterpiece that demonstrates minimalist beauty and superb craftsmanship.

Guests staying at Anantara Kalutara Resort on their holiday to Sri Lanka have access to coconut palms and golden sands, as well as a selection of watersports. Let your young ones have the time of their lives in the Kids & Teens Club, and celebrate a range of activities from romantic sunset cruises to turtle watching and dolphin trips. The established Anantara Spa in Kalutara is on site too. Here, you can indulge in healing traditions sampled from across the world from holistic Ayurvedic rituals to revitalizing western practices.

Whether you want to explore local cultures or learn how to cook like a true Sri Lankan, Anantara Kalutara Resort offers you that opportunity. Alongside these memorable experiences, guests can dip into one of two outdoor pools with a cocktail, explore Sri Lanka’s ancient heritage sights, or wander the rustic streets of the historic town of Kalutara. And in the evening, they'll be presented with a range of mouth watering cuisine at one of the three restaurants, ranging from an authentic Italian menu to tailored private dining. Whatever you’re after, Anantara Kalutara Resort strives to spoil whose who stay there, ensuring an unforgettable holiday to Sri Lanka.



Premier Garden View

Every comfort and luxury is matched by a picturesque garden vista unique to this Kalutara hotel in Sri Lanka. Charmingly designed with Anantara’s signature amenities, each cosy haven feels like an escape, in between your Sri Lankan adventures. Wake up with a coffee boost first thing, or head outside to soak up nature. Retire with a glass of wine, and perhaps a good long soak in the tub.

Deluxe Lagoon View

These rooms are ideal for those who appreciate luxury with a touch of culture – plus a view of tropical nature. Invigorate under the rain shower. Enjoy quiet moments on the balcony or terrace, refreshed by a tranquil lagoon outlook. Reminisce days well spent as you laze in the bath. Sleep in luxury linen. Start each day in paradise feeling well rested and indulged.

Deluxe Pool side

Take a refreshing dip anytime you like when you choose a room beside the pool. Balance days spent swimming, exploring and indulging with quiet time in your private hideaway. Draw a bath and fill it with bubbles. Watch your favourite movie, or two, while enjoying the convenience of room service, as well as a mini bar and wine humidor.

Deluxe Ocean View

Showcasing a superb Indian Ocean view, these rooms inspire freedom - from trying out different water sports to sailing into new horizons. Inside, authentic Sri Lankan design blends with tasteful luxury and modern amenities – providing everything you need – whether that be a hot bubble bath, a bottle from your wine humidor, a mini bar tipple, or catching up with the world online.

One Bedroom Ocean View Suite

Stay in one of only three suites that boast over double the space of the rooms and plenty of ways to indulge. Linger over the ocean view as you snuggle up in the lounge - a refreshing beverage in hand and music setting the perfect mood. Take advantage of your Villa Host service to make your stay even more enjoyable.

One Bedroom Anantara Suite

Wake up to soothing views of the Kalu Ganga River flowing into the Indian Ocean. Partake in a leisurely breakfast served by your Villa Host on one of two private balconies. A kitchenette ensures all day caffeinating and snacking. Spend lazy afternoons lounging in cool air or under the blissful rain shower at our hotel in Kalutara. 

One Bedroom Pool Villa

Made for romance, each expansive villa blends cultural luxury, contemporary amenities and tropical pleasures. Elegant space flows indoors and out. Rise and shine with a plunge pool dip – just steps away from your bed. Escape to the air conditioned lounge for movies, music and quiet time. Enjoy lunch by the pool in your private garden and have dinner under the stars. The option of villas with interconnecting gardens makes it easy to share holidays with family and friends.

Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villa

Our largest villas are walled sanctuaries of indoor-outdoor spaces that open onto a central courtyard. Two ensuite bedrooms at either end offer privacy and serenity. Share sunny days together poolside, with refreshments and meals served by your Villa Host directly to sun loungers or either indoor or outdoor dining areas. Enjoy luxury amenities and impeccable service in your private pool villa in Sri Lanka.


  • Accessible Rooms & Facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • All Inclusive Option
  • Bars
  • Complimentary Shuttle Service to Malls
  • Family Rooms
  • Half Board Dine-Around Option
  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • Kids Stay Free Places
  • Laundry Service
  • Public Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV in rooms
  • Separate Kids Pool
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Teens Club
  • Walking Distance to Attractions
  • Waterpark
  • Wi-Fi



Food & Drink


Indulge in authentic cuisine from the Italian coastline. Choose from a menu crafted with passion and expert flair. Savour classic meal times with beautiful ocean views. Dine outside on the timber deck that leads to the infinity pool. A table in the modern dining room has an elegant, natural feel by day and a romantic candlelit atmosphere at night. The upstairs dining room and wine cellar are ideal for private occasions.

Dining By Design

Surprise someone special with a unique culinary experience tailor made just for you. Choose from a menu collection of exquisite Sri Lankan cuisine, gourmet world flavours or a beach barbecue. You may also enlist skilled chefs to fine tune the perfect menu. Make your evening sparkle by requesting the assistance of the Wine Guru to pair the ideal wines and Champagnes to the island’s haute cuisine. Savour the occasion by the lagoon in a secluded hide-away dining pavilion, or revel over a romantic view of the Indian Ocean. Enriching the experience, your personal butler gives you an insider’s window to local culture, regaling you with stories of Kalutara’s and Sri Lanka’s heritage while serving each unforgettable cours


Olu’s lofty ceiling, casual seating and eclectic, contemporary batik motifs offer a sense of space and artistic creativity. All-day dining in buffet style dishes up flavours from around the world and live cooking stations with delicious aromas. Breakfast offers an energising start each day, whether you prefer fresh bakery goodies, hearty hot dishes or healthy options, served with exotic juices. Linger over the morning paper with coffee, prepared just the way you like it. Enjoy a leisurely lunch with a fresh chardonnay, cooled by the overhead fans. Then later, choose between Sri Lankan specialties and international favourites for dinner.

Spice Traders

Taste your way across some of Asia’s most riveting culinary cultures. Authentic recipes showcase the best of Thai, Indian and Chinese cuisines. The modern dining room and al fresco sala by the river you to choose your ideal setting, as Spice Traders take you on a journey full of spice and adventure.

Upper Deck

Enjoy evening bar pleasures that feel relaxed and convivial. The natural elegance of timber tables and leather chairs is set against a refreshing lagoon backdrop. Recharge at the end of the day with sundowner cocktails and tapas. Play pool or relax with a whisky, before or after dinner.