Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

5* out of 5 stars

Verdant greenery casts colour across the lush landscape, where tea plantations, temples and national parks are sprinkled throughout. Anantara Peace Haven nestles within 42 acres of coconut plantation, located by a rocky outcrop overlooking the Indian Ocean. It makes for one of the most unique resorts in Tangalle, but the scenery only tickles the surface of what the 5-star paradise offers.

Firstly, serenity awaits at this luxury hideaway. From facial treatments to beauty-salons to Ayurvedic and reflexology, the spa’s ancient therapies are some of the region’s best. Combine this with both a kids' and teens' club, and parents will have plenty of relaxing me-time. Wellbeing and recreation is taken to the next level for the whole family however, with tennis courts, badminton courts, beach yoga, meditation, bicycles, tuk tuks, Pilates, tai chi, and 24-hour gym facilities. For a little extra opulence, take advantage of the spice rooms, high tea rooms, Sri Lankan cooking classes, wine cellars and a range of restaurants from Italian to teppanyaki.

For those keen to explore the local area, Tangalle is awash with sights, and Peace Haven offers numerous excursions. There’s national park safaris, Galle city tours, elephant sanctuaries, whale-spotting boat trips, temples, and much more. One highlight, Rekawa Turtle Conservation project, has you watching hawksbill turtles belly-crawl onto the shore to lay eggs. Mulkirigala is another: the stunning temple is carved into natural rocks, and makes for an amazing thing to see.

As the gateway into rural Sri Lanka, Tangella’s authentic streets and buildings are their own attraction. But despite this, maybe you just want to hit the resort’s beach. We don’t blame you. The Tangella coastline defines picture perfect beauty. Secluded, luxurious and charming: Anantara Peace Haven Resort’s is a Sri Lankan retreat at its most alluring.

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Accommodation

Premier Beach Access

 

Designed with your total comfort in mind, these rooms reflect Sri Lanka’s charming culture through exquisite details to offer you luxury with a rich sense of destination. Sleep in the embrace of the finest linen, with your choice of a king or twin beds. Wake up and make your morning tea or coffee to sip outside on the cushioned daybed, with a stunning garden view. Return to relax in the bath and select a bottle from the wine humidor to toast at the table of your balcony or terrace, enjoying a cosy sundowner moment before dinner. 45 square metre interior and 11 square metre balcony or terrace with tropical garden view.

Premier Ocean View Room

 

Taking full advantage of the secluded coastal setting, these rooms blend premier comforts with a sparkling Indian Ocean outlook. Drink in the shoreline view from your private terrace or balcony, either cosying into the plush daybed or relaxing at the dining table. Step inside to find a wealth of luxury amenities and the latest creature comforts. Select a snack or beverage from the mini bar, or perhaps a fine red or refreshing white from the wine humidor, to enjoy as you soak in the bath, catch up on emails or simply snuggle up with a late night movie. 45 square metre interior and 11 square metre balcony or terrace with Indian Ocean views.

Deluxe Ocean View Room

 

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle’s most spacious rooms offer a romantic haven for elegant relaxation with an unforgettable ocean view. Awaken in a sumptuous king size bed to draw back the curtains and admire paradise. Open the glass doors of your balcony or terrace to let the ocean breeze drift in, or step outside to bask in the coastal views from the comfort of your daybed or dining table. With indulgent amenities including a wine humidor and a luxury bathroom for invigorating showers and long lazy soaks in the tub, these rooms are deluxe in every way. 49 square metres and 11 square metre balcony or terrace with Indian Ocean views.

Garden Pool Villa

 

These luxurious villas reflect Sri Lanka’s elegant cultural beauty and spoil you with a romantic haven of utter indulgence, both indoors and out. Refresh in your very own plunge pool, in between catching the rays on a lounger in blissful privacy. Take advantage of your villa’s bicycles to explore the local area. Come back to relax in the lounge in air conditioned comfort and later if you feel like staying in, enjoy dining under the stars, either ordering room service or savouring a tailored Dining by Design occasion. 64 square metre interior.

Ocean View Pool Villa

 

Wake up and stroll through to your living area, draw back the curtains and admire a glorious sunrise on the ocean horizon. Open your patio doors and step out onto the deck to sip your morning tea or coffee. Enjoy blissful days sunbathing in a world of your own and floating in your personal plunge pool. As evening draws in, take a lazy soak in the tub and select a tipple from the mini bar or wine humidor, to enjoy at the most romantic time of day. 64 square metre interior with 33 square metre outdoor terrace.

Beach Pool Villa

 

A beach lover’s ultimate haven, these stunning villas are enviably positioned along the shoreline. Enjoy refreshing dips in your plunge pool and sunbathing on the deck. Just steps away, the resort’s secluded crescent shaped beach is ideal for a leisurely stroll on soft golden sands and swimming in the clear, warm ocean. Inside, elegant décor and signature amenities assure you of a luxuriously comfortable stay. 64 square metre interior with 33 square metre outdoor terrace.

Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villa

 

Offering an ideal sanctuary for families or friends holidaying together, each Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villa boasts ample space for you all. Beautifully appointed bedrooms, each with their own luxury bathroom, offer every luxurious comfort. Socialising is a pleasure that extends from the elegant lounge and dining spaces inside, out onto the spacious poolside deck with dining furniture, made even more convenient by a butler pantry. 171 square metre interior with 66 square metre outdoor space.

Facilities

  • Accessible rooms & facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • All Inclusive Option
  • Babysitting
  • Bars
  • Complimentary shuttle service to malls
  • Family rooms
  • Half Board Dine-Around Option
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Kids & Teens Club
  • Kids Stay Free places
  • Laundry Service
  • Public Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV in rooms
  • Separate Kids Pool
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Tennis Courts
  • Waiting Lounge
  • Walking distance to attractions
  • Wi-Fi

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Food & Drink

Dining by Design

Experience the ultimate in tailor made private dining. Select the ideal cuisine from a collection of connoisseur menus, to be prepared by your personal chef. Enjoy your ideal setting for romance with a range of intimate settings. Then dine at a time of your choosing at a beautifully decorated table, enhanced by flawless personal service.

El Vino

Share connoisseur degustation menus and tapas style creations with impeccable wine pairings in good company. Spend a convivial evening in the company of the chef, savouring cuisine that is a real talking point.

Il Mare

Perched on a cliff edge facing the ocean, the Italian restaurant is spectacularly situated to offer fine dining with views worth lingering over. Showcasing the simple culinary pleasures of the Italian coastline, fresh catches of the day are brought ashore by local fishermen to Anantara’s beach and handed over to master chefs who transform the ocean bounty into delectable seafood creations and signature handmade pasta dishes, complemented by fine wines presented by a world class sommelier. Sweet indulgence follows with authentic Italian desserts and gourmet cheeses, rounded off with a choice of gourmet coffees, liquors and cognacs.

Journeys

Savour a culinary journey around the world at the restaurant overlooking the pool and Indian Ocean. Watch Anantara’s talented chefs cook a riveting array of Sri Lankan, Middle Eastern, Asian and international dishes in the open kitchen, presented in a tempting a la carte menu and lavish buffet style.

Poolside Bar

Feel revived by delicious refreshments all day long, either in the shady comfort of the bar or while you relax on loungers by the pool. Sip fruity tropical beverages, chilled beers or a glass of wine. Satisfy hunger cravings with a casual menu of snacks and light bites, letting the conversation flow long into the afternoon over sundowner cocktails in poolside bliss.

The Lobby Lounge

Retreat to a charming lounge with a south Ceylon colonial ambience for the afternoon tradition of high tea. Enjoy a variety of boutique and single estate teas from the highlands, served with the Pastry Chef’s meticulous creations of freshly baked scones and homemade local fruit jams.

Verele

Teppanyaki inspired dining is enriched by the unique flavours of Sri Lankan cuisine at this specialty beachside restaurant. Experience the vibrant entertainment of master chefs who showcase their skilful acrobatic shows to create succulent meat and fresh seafood dishes with sizzling showmanship and a dash of local flair.