Avani Kalutara Resort in Kalutara, Sri Lanka, has been rewarded with a Crescent Rating based on the services and facilities it offers Muslim guests. The resort can be reached within a 2.5 hour drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake and is a 10 minute drive from the main city of Kalutara.
With regard to prayer facilities, prayer rooms and prayer mats are made available on request for male and female guests at the resort. Additionally, a list of mosques in the area can be provided when requested.
While there are no Halal-certified restaurants within the resort, Halal dining options can be arranged when early requests are made. Muslim guests who wish to dine outside the resort can easily locate Halal restaurants within walking distance as well as 5km from the location. The AVANI Kalutara Resort can also make arrangements for Halal Sahoor during the holy month of Ramadhan. Additionally, the resort can make arrangements for Muslim guests to be taken to mosques in the area for Taraweeh prayers.
Accommodation options that are available for guests at Avani Kalutara Resort include the Superior Courtyard View Room, Superior Lagoon View Room and the Superior Ocean View Room. The other accommodation options are the Deluxe Lagoon View Room and Deluxe Ocean View Room which are spacious and welcoming. The rooms are furnished with contemporary and traditional design creating a warm, relaxing ambiance with the latter options providing a scenic view for guests.The suite accommodation option at Avani Kalutara Resort is the Junior Suite which has a comfortable ambiance and with a contemporary design.
The rooms are complete with a balcony or terrace, modern amenities and there are no adult TV channels in the accommodation. A DVD library is also available at the reception and guests will be charged a nominal fee for usage. The resort provides free WIFI in rooms and public areas as well as free parking options for all guests.
Business facilities at Avani Kalutara Resort also include a conference hall that is complete with modern audio and visual equipment with the necessary features for meetings. A library with guest computers and books is also located within the resort.
Guests who wish to experience rejuvenating spa treatments can visit the Anantara Spa that is located at the Anantara Kalutara Resort which is a part of the same property. This spa and wellness centre is available only for female guests and provides a wide range of treatments. More facilities for guests include an outdoor freshwater pool with a children’s pool and a well-equipped gym for all guests where training sessions are provided as well. The Water Sport Centre is also available for guests who wish to take part in activities such as canoeing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing.
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