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Anantara Kalutara Resort

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas

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Anantara Kalutara Resort

5.0 star property
Kalutara beach resort with 4 restaurants, spa

8.4/10 Very good

43 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is £585
Price available on 2/1/2023
St Sebastian Rd Katukurunda, Kalutara

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About this area

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 71 min drive
  • Aluthgama Railway Station - 39 min drive


  • Kalutara - 9 min drive
  • Royal Oshin Hotel - 9 min drive
  • Lohas Beach Resort - 10 min drive
  • Sea shell - 10 min drive
  • Oasis Restaurant - 10 min drive

About this property

Anantara Kalutara Resort

Anantara Kalutara Resort is a great choice for your beach stay in Kalutara. The outdoor pool is perfect for guests looking for a bit of fun, while those in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages, facials and Ayurvedic treatments. Olu, one of 4 restaurants, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include 2 bars/lounges, a free kid's club and a poolside bar. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and location.


Afrikaans, Arabic, English, French, German, Hindi, Thai

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 141 units


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • This is a designated quarantine resort. The property can only accept bookings from travellers who are required to quarantine (i.e. international travellers). You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This is a designated quarantine resort. The property can only accept bookings from travellers who are required to quarantine (i.e. international travellers). You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.
  • This property’s administrative fee covers a mandatory health screening test for COVID-19 and a 30-day health insurance premium, payable after booking. Additional health screenings may be required on site for a fee of USD 40 per test.
  • This is a certified Sri Lanka Tourism Level 1 property. Sri Lanka Tourism Level 1 is a health and safety certification issued by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Free babysitting
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 4 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • BBQs
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Free supervised childcare/activities

What to do

  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Free bike hire
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Built in 2016
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge


  • Afrikaans
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Anantara Spa has 12 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.


Olu – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Acquolina – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.
Spice Traders – This restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and only serves dinner.
Upper Deck – This bar only serves light fare.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Administrative fee: USD 52 per person, per stay

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 for adults and USD 15 for children (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 90.0 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Anantara Kalutara
Anantara Kalutara Resort Sri Lanka
Anantara Kalutara Sri Lanka
Anantara Kalutara Resort Resort
Anantara Kalutara Resort Kalutara
Anantara Kalutara Resort Sri Lanka
Anantara Kalutara Resort Resort Kalutara

Frequently asked questions

Does Anantara Kalutara Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Anantara Kalutara Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Anantara Kalutara Resort?
As of 2 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Anantara Kalutara Resort on 4 Dec 2022 start from £305, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Anantara Kalutara Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Anantara Kalutara Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Anantara Kalutara Resort?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Anantara Kalutara Resort?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Anantara Kalutara Resort?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Anantara Kalutara Resort and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling. Additional recreation on-site includes aerobics and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Anantara Kalutara Resort also has 2 bars, a 24-hour fitness centre and a sauna, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Anantara Kalutara Resort?
Yes, there are 4 on-site restaurants, featuring Italian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Royal Oshin Hotel (3.7 mi), Lohas Beach Resort (4 mi) and Kalutara (4.1 mi).
Does Anantara Kalutara Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Anantara Kalutara Resort like?
Anantara Kalutara Resort is located a short 5-minute walk from Kalatura Beach. Travellers recommend the resort for its quiet location.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

Good and bad. It’s a beautiful property with beautiful pools. But there’s nothing to do in or around. Food and drink is grossly overpriced, and I speak as someone who had just spent 5 days at the best hotel in Colombo, which was cheap in comparison. Service which is meant to be friendly becomes intrusive and formulaic. Expect several calls a day to the room. This is what I come on holiday to get away from. For instance, order room service and 5 minutes later a call to see how it is - which means interrupting your meal and answering the phone. In the end I ignored all calls. Unfortunately I could not find a way to silence the room phone, or I would have done. This was exacerbated by the fact that I was added to the WhatsApp of a manager without warning on the day before arrival, and then sent numerous messages trying to upsell services. There are some security issues. The pool villas cannot be locked. Yes the garden is surrounded by a wall, but it would only take a ladder. I did not like the idea of sleeping in an unlocked room. It would not be an issue but for the fact that a public road bisects the resort by the villas and therefore practically anyone can gain access, as is evidenced by the touts that congregate daily.
Terence, 5-night trip
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4/10 Fair

We had a very disappointing experience with expedia and the resort. After booking the travel , we realized that there is going to be a rain storm during our stay, so we rushed to cancel half a hour after our booking . Expedia and Anantara failed to return our money. This experience will stop us from booking through expedia let alone stay at Anantara in the future.
3-night romance trip
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2/10 Poor

3-night trip
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6/10 Good

It rained heavily all the time I was there.. beautiful property but no real beach to speak of. Spa area & treatment was great.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Exceptional service at an amazing venue, with good food and relaxing conditions
5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The reaort is amazing , the staff is excelenet they try thier best to make you satisfid and happy , the facilities , the spa was great specially the female lady nadeka she is talented overall i will recomend this resort
Rua, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

An average hotel pretending to be a luxury hotel, during the hot days hotel smells like a cesspit, avoid the expensive rooms next to the cesspit. Very unprofessional staff.
Mandy, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everything so good , excellent service.! Perfect place for Vacation , quite but, close to every thing we need..! Can’t wait to comeback. Already missed everything..! Well come Dancer almost make my tear come out..! Fell like we are Royalty..! We have everything in Once Resort Spa, Gym. Restaurant 24 hours.! Can walk to the Ocean beautiful View can not say enough..! Love love and love ..!
Nikki, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

We had such a wonderful stay and loved everything about the facility, the rooms, and the helpful staff, especially the manager there Mr. Gihal. He made sure we were comfortable and pleased at all times and was extremely hospitable! If you end up staying there make sure to ask for him, because he will make your stay worthwhile
Mai, 4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We had a most enjoyable stay at the Anantara. Beautiful and quiet location, outstanding buffets, 2 lovely swimming pools (so big!) and delicious 2 restaurants Asian and Italian with outstanding service. We will be back one day! Can highly recommend. Also stayed with baby, and they were most accommodating an helpful.
KatharinaM, 2-night trip
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