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Eden Resort & Spa

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  • About this holiday

    The five star Eden Resort & Spa is a modern hotel on the south west coast of Sri Lanka. Spend a few nights here on a cultural mission, seeking the thrills of the Indian Ocean, or chasing the rejuvenation afforded by the soothing Ayurveda spa. Nearby Buddhist temples, mosques, and stunning natural water formations serve to make this an incredibly attractive region in Sri Lanka.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Holiday prices

    Sample price is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £1,330 for 7 nights.
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH1923

    Our opinion

    This resort is an excellent choice for anyone looking to combine Sri Lanka’s stunning coast with cultural excursions.

    Hotel description

    Suited to family holidays and indulgent relaxing breaks with friends and loved ones, the five star Eden Resort and Spa in Beruwela, on the south west coast of Sri Lanka, is a consistently popular resort with a reputation for excellent Ayurvedic spa treatments and first class accommodation. Designed with the appearance of a tropical oasis in mind, the hotel buildings cluster around a free-form swimming pool and plumes of palm trees. Sun loungers look out towards the sand and the Indian Ocean beyond, and a poolside bar lets you sip cocktails right on the water’s edge. The rooms are often multi-level, with outdoor balconies or terraces that allow you to enjoy the sunshine from the privacy of your own room. White linens and drapes on the four-poster beds are accompanied by textured red and gold throws and wooden or polished marble floors. Vast single pane windows create tropical panoramas that can be appreciated from the bed, something that is emphasised further in the suites. A range of dining options are available at the Eden Resort, including the aptly named Garden of Eden Restaurant, which serves international dishes at world class standards with views of the poolside and gardens. The informal Chameleon Café serves lighter dishes both indoors and out, but the gastronomic highlight of this resort is definitely Temptations, the creative and innovative formal restaurant. The sommelier is on-hand to select the best wines from the extensive wine cellar, and the views of the Indian Ocean provide the most beautiful setting. Those seeking something a little more intimate might choose to dine in one of the elevated open-sided cabanas in the gardens, atmospherically lit by an overhead lantern, or at 7th Heaven, on the top floor of the hotel. Sri Lankan cuisine at its most authentic is available at the Seafood Market, built to resemble the traditional markets, but with ready-to-eat seafood delicacies. However, before dining in the evenings, guests can enjoy the complete serenity of the Ayurveda Spa, complete with tropical trees, rockery, tranquil pond, and the treatments that Sri Lanka is so well known for. More restless guests might enjoy the thrilling activities available at the water sports centre, from jet skiing, to banana boat riding. The location, facilities, and standard at the Eden Resort & Spa ensure that any stay here as part of a touring holiday around Sri Lanka is greatly enjoyed, be it spent relaxing and enjoying the weather, exploring the local culture, enjoying the sporting opportunities nearby, or a combination of all three.

    Location

    Beruwela

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    68 miles

    Closest airport

    Bandaranaike International Airport

    Room types

    158 rooms with air conditioning, balcony or terrace, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, satellite television, wifi, and King, Queen, and Twin bed options.
    Superior Rooms
    Deluxe Rooms on ground floor
    Super Deluxe Rooms
    Paradise Rooms with sitting area and larger balcony
    Paradise Suites with separate sitting and dining room
    Paradise Penthouses with panoramic windows, large sitting area, and sundeck.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Garden of Eden Restaurant, Temptations Restaurant, Chameleon Café, Splash Bar beside the pool, rooftop 7th Heaven, Captain’s Deck Bar, Beruwala Malu Seafood Restaurant, Seafood Market, private dining options, swimming pool, gardens, direct access to the beach, hot tub, reading room, fitness centre, Ayurveda Spa, water sports centre, children’s play area, babysitting, evening entertainment, squash court, indoor and outdoor games, laundry service, taxi service, and touring information.

    Water sports

    Water sports centre with a range of sports including jet skiing and banana boat riding.

    Land sports

    Squash and snooker.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    When staying at the Eden Resort & Spa, be sure to visit the Barberyn Island Lighthouse, or Beruwela Light, accessible only by boat. Then, spend a few hours soaking up the culture at the Beruwela Fish Harbour and the grand Kechimalai Mosque. Explore the history of gem-trading in this region at the China Fort. The Kalutara Bodhiya, or Buddhist Temple, is one of the most important sacred sites on the island, and is therefore essential in any tour of Sri Lanka’s heritage. Ochre-fronted Richmond Castle is a prime example of colonial architecture. You may also wish to witness the natural beauty of the Kukule Ganga, the serenity of the Wadiya fishing village, and the tiny turtles at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Brief Garden, near Bentota, is the former garden of Geoffrey Bawa’s brother, and the Kande Viharaya, a monumental temple, is adorned with a formidable Buddhist statue.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Babysitting services and a children’s play area are available.

    Minimum stays

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