Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa

4* out of 5 stars

Perfectly embodying the culture, cuisine and natural beauty of Sri Lanka, Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa is an amazing place to enjoy holidays to one of the Indian Ocean's best loved destinations. Found on the Bentota Peninsula, the resort is flanked by the Bentota River on one side and the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean on the other.

The resort's 165 rooms are generously sized and feature comfortable furniture to make you feel completely at home. All of the rooms come with fully furnished balconies overlooking the river or the ocean so you can unwind with a view at the end of the day. Other in-room amenities include flat screen televisions, air conditioning, a mini-bar and complimentary WiFi.

If you want to savour delicious cuisine during your holiday to Sri Lanka, you'll love this resort. For traditional Sri Lankan favourites pay a visit to Café Bem, here talented chefs will cook delicious meals before your very eyes are live cooking stations. 360 Seafood meanwhile serves an array of fresh fish plucked straight from the ocean as well as a selection of Asian dishes that dazzle with intense flavours. To imbibe at the end of a chilled out day, stop by Inn Between where bartenders are on hand to create expertly crafted cocktails. For something extra special, guests staying at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa on the Half Board Plus option can take advantage of lunch or dinner in participating outlets accompanied by a three hour open bar with their evening meal. This includes a selection of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Make sure you pay a visit to SPA Cenvaree during your stay at the resort. Here you can indulge in treatments that utilise authentic Ayurvedic techniques blended with natural ingredients to leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. For more active pursuits head down to the beach where sailing, wakeboarding, canoeing, jet skiing and much more is available for you to try your hand at.

The Centara brand has long been building on an ethos of care and attention to the needs of guests. Now, as we adjust to the ‘new normal’ management and local staff have been working hard to double up on these efforts to meet, and even surpass, global expectations for both hygiene and safety. The Centara Complete Care programme has been developed to ensure the protection and wellbeing of both guests and employees, focusing on areas like social distancing, enhanced cleanliness, and increased hygiene protocols. Expect screens at reception, contactless options, mandatory PPE worn by staff, and santisation of sports and spa treatment rooms after each use. For more detail, please enquire.

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Accommodation

Superior Room

Superior 

Views of the Bentota River and the unspoiled mangroves along its banks are a common feature of most of the 63 Superior rooms. Each room features an eclectic design, accentuated by earth tones and vibrant colours, and the choice of a king-size bed or two double beds along with a living area of up to 40 square metres allows up to 2 adults and 2 children to be accommodated in comfort. In-room amenities comprise complimentary wireless internet access individually controlled air-conditioning, a ceiling fan, flat-screen TV with international channels, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and IDD telephone line.

Superior Partial Ocean View

A unique décor with wooden accents, contemporary colours and lots of natural light forms the setting for beautiful views of the swimming pool and the beach* at the 43 Superior Ocean View rooms. The total living space of 39 square metres includes a furnished balcony and a bathroom with shower, and the option of a king bed or two double beds allows the easy and comfortable accommodation of up to 2 adults and 2 children.

Deluxe River View

Kick back and relax with gorgeous river views from your deluxe room. Featuring an airy spaciousness enhanced by eclectic décor, all of the Deluxe River View Rooms offer a delightful experience for any guests staying here on their holiday to Sri Lanka.

Deluxe Ocean Facing

Designed to echo the tranquillity of the ocean view, and with an airy spaciousness enhanced by eclectic décor, all 22 Deluxe Ocean Facing rooms overlook the beach and are best suited to couples and families of 2 adults and 2 children. 

The 42-44 square metres of living space features a furnished balcony, a large bathroom with shower, and the option of either a king bed or two double beds. You will also enjoy free Wi-Fi during your stay.

Amenities and services available at your fingertips include individually controlled air-conditioning, flat-screen TV with international channels, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and IDD telephone line.

Deluxe Poolside Terrace

Just a couple of steps away from the swimming pool, the 22 Deluxe Poolside Terrace rooms offer great comfort in a total living space of 39 square metres. Each room offers the option of either a king-size bed or two double beds and can comfortably accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Family Residence

With their clean minimalist lines, light and airy ambiance, ocean views from the balcony, and spacious total living area of 65 square metres, the eight Family Residences are tranquil retreats designed with the comfort of families in mind. Each Family Residence comfortably accommodates up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children, with one king-sized bed and twin beds.

Deluxe One Bedroom Suite

Located on the higher floors, each of the six Deluxe One Bedroom Suites features a furnished balcony overlooking the sweeping beach and the ocean beyond, and has a generous living space of 69 square metres. These tastefully decorated suites offer a large bedroom equipped with a king-size bed and a single bed, a spacious bathroom with bathtub and separate shower, and are suitable for up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Facilities

  • Accessible rooms & facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • All Inclusive Option
  • Babysitting
  • Bars
  • Family rooms
  • Half Board Dine-Around Option
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Kids & Teens Club
  • Laundry Service
  • Public Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV in rooms
  • Separate Kids Pool
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Waiting Lounge
  • Walking distance to attractions
  • Wi-Fi

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Food & Drink

360 Seafood

Decorated in a modern rustic fashion, this casual restaurant specialises in mouth-watering seafood prepared in any conceivable ways and with a zest of Asian flavours. 360 Seafood enjoys a fine location within the resort with both river and ocean view.

Café Bem

Cafe Bem is the resort all-day dining restaurant offering an eclectic mix of Sri Lankan, Asian and International cuisines reflected on a la carte menu, buffets and at live cooking stations.

Ceylon Club

Indulge in one of Sri Lanka’s great traditions with a cup of fine tea at Ceylon Club. Ceylon Club is one of the highlights of the resort; refreshments, snacks and fabulous afternoon teas are offered to those wishing to relax and immerse themselves in an ambience that reflects a more leisurely era and to those lounging poolside.

Pool Bar

This swim-up pool bar serves thirst-quenching drinks and cocktails to guests who do not wish to tear themselves away from the sublime ocean facing swimming pool.