PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Overlooking the pristine southern coast of beautiful Sri Lanka, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa is located along the ancient Spice Route in a city steeped in rich history. Spread over 145 acres and with unrivalled amenities, the resort is the first of its kind in Sri Lanka.
  • Hambantota is known for its natural beauty and wildlife, and allows visitors to explore Asia’s most fascinating nature sanctuaries, including the Yala, Udawalawe, Lunugamvehera and Bundala National Parks.
  • The luxury resort spans 58 hectares, making it the largest resort in Sri Lanka, and boasts 274 spacious rooms, including 20 suites, all surrounded by stunning tropical gardens. It is home to an 18-hole golf course, an expansive spa and an artisan village that celebrates local arts and crafts.
  • Take a gastronomic stroll across our vibrant dining destinations. From authentic Sri Lankan specialities to dishes inspired by the hawker stalls of Southeast Asia, there’s something for everyone.
  • Unparalleled recreational activities, and the comprehensive kids’ club, make this resort the ideal place for a family vacation. Facilities include an outdoor water park, 3 swimming pools, a health club, a sandy beach and Chi Ayurveda Spa.
  • The unique Artisan Village gives you an opportunity to explore and interact with local artists and craftsmen.

EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE

We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

ACTIVITIES:


Exploring Hambantota

Hambantona is a one-of-a-kind town that allows visitors to experience natural beauty and wildlife, historic colonial architecture, expansive salt flats and heritage sites including dagobas and viharas. Approximately 200 kilometres south of Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo, Hambantota borders the sacred city of Kataragama and Udawalawe National Park, and extends along the southern coast. Formerly known as Magampura, the city was once the centre of a prospering civilization in Sri Lanka, and the surrounding region played a vital role in building the nation and nurturing its Buddhist culture.



Aqua Zone Waterpark

Make a splash with our various water activities, suited for your tropical island holiday. Two separate waterslides, designed for kids, teens and kids-at-heart, will drop you into our wading pool, a safe environment for guests regardless of swimming ability. Adults can participate in daily aqua aerobics session or even walk on water with our inflatable Human Ball. Our waterpark is a place kids won’t want to leave! Here they will find splashpads to leap from, sprinklers to get drenched in and water-spray elephants to play with. There are trained lifeguards on hand to ensure the safety of all guests.



Aerial Sports

Kids and adults alike can fly high with our full-size trapeze. Our in-house expert will introduce you and your child to the swinging arts, where you will learn exciting tricks in a safe and fully supervised environment. For those who would prefer jumping to swinging, you can defy gravity on our outdoor above-ground trampoline.



Nature Explorations

Being a large resort in Sri Lanka, we offer adventurous nature trails that can be experienced on foot or if you prefer, a spin-through on a mountain bike. Our trails are fun and educational for the whole family as you learn about tropical vegetation and see colourful birds as they perch on trees.


The Village

Built on the site of an earlier Portuguese convent, the church is one of dozens of historic buildings that are still integrated into Galle’s thriving daily life.

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Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Pool

Overlooking the pristine southern coast of beautiful Sri Lanka, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa is located along the ancient Spice Route in a city steeped in rich history. Hambantota is known for its natural beauty and allows visitors to explore Asia’s fascinating nature and wildlife sanctuaries, including the Yala, Udawalawe, Lunugamvehera and Bundala National Parks. The luxury resort spans 58 hectares, making it the largest resort in Sri Lanka, and boasts 274 spacious rooms, including 20 suites, all surrounded by stunning tropical gardens. The beachfront resort is an adventurer’s dream, with a mosaic of activities and unique curated expeditions to help you absorb the diversity of the island at its best.

Play at the first and only resort golf course in Sri Lanka, for a memorable golfing experience with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. Myriad recreational activities, including a kids’ club, outdoor water park, 3 swimming pools, Chi Ayurveda Spa and a health club make this resort the ideal place for a family vacation. Take a gastronomic stroll across our vibrant dining destinations. Indulge in the finest Sri Lankan cuisine at Bojunhala, take in the South East Asian flavours, inspired by the famous hawker stalls, at Sera, enjoy international fare in a lush, green setting, at Ulpatha, the resort’s Golf Club House, and cap off the day with a sundowner at Gimanhala Lounge, offering specially crafted cocktails and magnificent views of the Indian Ocean. The unique Artisan Village gives you an opportunity to explore and interact with local artists and craftsmen.

All 274 luxury rooms and suites offer magnificent views of the golf course, the resort’s tropical gardens or the calm waves of the Indian Ocean. Indigenous materials and contemporary style seamlessly blend with the luxurious interior comforts to create an elegant and private resort haven.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Deluxe Garden Room

Deluxe Garden Room

The Deluxe Garden Rooms are located on the ground floor and offer peaceful views of the tropical gardens. The rooms are an ideal haven for families, with a spacious terrace and direct access to the resort’s tropical grounds.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Premier Golf

Premier Golf

Premier Rooms serve up magnificent views of the golf course from the privacy of your balcony. With the right mix of style and luxury comfort, they serve as a great resort sanctuary to unwind and relax.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Premier Ocean Room

Premier Ocean Room

Soak up captivating views of the Indian Ocean from your Premier Ocean Room, adorned with contemporary chic décor. The rooms are thoughtfully designed with tasteful furnishings, relaxing colour palettes, and fitted with state-of-the-art technology, delivering the right blend of leisure resort living and sophistication.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Premier Ocean Suite

Premier Ocean Suite

The spacious Premier Ocean Suites offer a separate living and dining area, and the private balcony offers a front row seat to spectacular views over the Indian Ocean. These suites are furnished with a touch of flair in rich hues inspired by authentic local culture.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Specialty Suite

Specialty Suite

Bathed in natural light, the Specialty Suites are an ideal choice for guests seeking an elevated level of resort-style luxury living. There is ample space with a separate dining and living room as well as a private balcony that offers exceptional views of the Indian Ocean. The contemporary island-chic décor sets the right tone for a rewarding stay of leisure and luxury.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Janapathi Suite

Janapathi Suite

The Janapathi Suite is the ultimate in luxury island living and offers priceless views of the Indian Ocean from every corner of your luxury retreat. Unwind in style amid sleek furnishings and lavish comforts adorned with traditional Sri Lankan touches.

From authentic Sri Lankan specialities to dishes inspired by the hawker stalls of Southeast Asia, there’s something for everyone. Bojunhala, with its open-plan kitchen, offers laid-back all-day dining and features Sri Lankan, Southeast Asian and European dishes (try the Sri Lankan hoppers, like bowl-shaped pancakes, and fiery pol sambol). Sera offers Southeast Asian street food, while Ulpatha has an outdoor grill. Candlelit Gimanhala is a great spot for a sundowner.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Bojunhala

Bojunhala

Bojunhala, the all-day dining restaurant, offers the finest of native Sri Lankan cuisine alongside an extensive array of international fare. Multiple show kitchens allow our chefs to serve the freshest of dishes, including the finest seafood on the south coast, hand-picked just for you. The casual and convivial indoor ambiance, or dining al fresco with spectacular views of the garden, make this restaurant a fine choice at any hour. A dedicated kid’s zone will keep the little ones prancing to the counter for more.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Sera

Sera

Sera lets you weave your way through a delicious tapestry of Hawker Street style cuisine found throughout Southeast Asia. From Tom Yang Goong, the delicious soup of Thailand, to Malaysian sambals with their spicy, lingering taste; from authentic Singaporean Laksa, rich in coconut flavour to succulent Peking duck, these authentically prepared dishes will have you feeling nostalgic of travels to these vibrant regions.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Gimanhala Lounge

Gimanhala Lounge

Walk into our breezy lounge overlooking the Indian Ocean and be captivated by the beauty of this extraordinary place. Gimanhala Lounge is the spot for guests to enjoy afternoon tea or a selection from the cocktail trolley after a day of exploring. The best time to visit is at sunset, where you can catch the last rays of the day with a signature beverage crafted by our expert mixologist.

Shangri La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Ulpatha Club House and Bar

Ulpatha Club House And Bar

Ulpatha is the ideal place to unwind after a round of golf or to keep your holiday spirits high with fun activities and breathtaking views of the golf course. Inspired by Sri Lanka’s colonial heritage, Ulpatha doubles as the resort’s Golf Club House. Terrific pub cuisine and a wide range of snacks can be enjoyed with a chilled beer, or choose from our extensive list of wines and premium spirits.

Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Dine by Design
Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Dine by Design
Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Dine by Design

Chef's Table & Dine By Design

A bespoke culinary experience allows you to dine under the stars at the amazing Chefs Table set within the Herb Garden where some of our produce is sourced from, allowing you to personally handcraft your menu with the guidance of our Executive Chef!

Facilities include three pools: adult, family and children’s, the latter with a slide. Bikes are supplied for pedalling up to the nearby temple. The wide, sandy beach is great for sunset walks. There’s a 23ft-high trapeze and trampoline for guests to try while a drone films the moment for posterity. You can greet the sunrise with yoga before an Ayurvedic treatment at Chi, The Spa. There’s also a professional golf course designed by Rodney Wright. With a variety of outdoor activities on offer throughout the year, there is something for everyone to enjoy during their stay.

Aerial Sports
Kids and adults alike can fly high with our full-size trapeze. Our in-house expert will introduce you and your child to the swinging arts, where you will learn exciting tricks in a safe and fully supervised environment. For those who would prefer jumping to swinging, you can defy gravity on our outdoor above-ground trampoline.
Kid’s Golf
Do away with the precision and patience needed for golf and let the kids have a go at Golf Discovery, a game of fun and excitement, as they try their hand at this great sport.
Nature Explorations
Being a large resort in Sri Lanka, we offer adventurous nature trails that can be experienced on foot or if you prefer, a spin-through on a mountain bike. Our trails are fun and educational for the whole family as you learn about tropical vegetation and see colourful birds as they perch on trees.
  •  18-hole golf course
  •  The Village
  •  Jogging trails
  •  Archery
  •  Billiards
  •  Darts
  •  Petanque
  •  Table tennis
  •  Beach volleyball
  •  Mountain biking (children and adults)
Shangri La Hambantota Sri Lanka Pool
Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Pool
Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Pool
Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Pool

Swimming Pool

There are two large pools for guests to enjoy.

Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Aqua Zone Waterpark

Aqua Zone Waterpark

Make a splash with our various water activities, suited for your tropical island holiday. Two separate waterslides, designed for kids, teens and kids-at-heart, will drop you into our wading pool, a safe environment for guests regardless of swimming ability. Adults can participate in daily aqua aerobics session or even walk on water with our inflatable Human Ball. Our waterpark is a place kids won’t want to leave! Here they will find splashpads to leap from, sprinklers to get drenched in and water-spray elephants to play with. There are trained lifeguards on hand to ensure the safety of all guests.

Shangri La Hambantota Sri Lanka Spa
Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Yoga

Spa

Inspired by the mystical legend of Shangri-La, CHI Ayurveda Spa is a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being. CHI Ayurveda Spa, at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa, has partnered with South East Asia’s famous Ayurveda healing centre, the Siddhalepa Group, to offer guests traditional Ayurveda treatments using ancient healing remedies and therapies handed down, unchanged, through generations of practitioners. Authentic Ayurveda treatments penetrate and cleanse the entire body and remove deeply embedded toxins while bringing balance to the body. CHI Ayurveda Spa also offers traditional massages and body treatments, including aromatherapy, hot stone and Thai massages as well as beauty treatments, such as body polishes and scrubs using tropical ingredients.

Shangri La Hambantota Sri Lanka Cool Zone Kids Club

Cool Zone Kids Club

The Cool Zone lets kids choose their own adventure. Designed especially for children from ages 4 to 12, Cool Zone offers unparalleled, fun-filled activities the kids will love – from exploring natural treasures of the resort to educational arts and crafts and even fitness activities. Parents can rest assured knowing their children are well looked after, as those under 11 are introduced to a member of the Cool Zone Concierge upon arrival. This specially trained adult will be the child’s go-to aid throughout their stay. Children below the age of 4 must be accompanied by a parent. Teens can enjoy an immersive game on PlayStation 4, or challenge their parents or peers to a game of table tennis, petanque or billiards.

Shangri La Hambantota Sri Lanka Golf Course
Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Golf

Golf

Sri Lanka’s first and only golf resort is set amid a vast coconut palm plantation, offering spectacular views and unique challenges for both casual and seasoned players. The abundance of nature and wildlife, framed by lakes and the beautiful Indian Ocean, sets the scene for an incredible golfing experience. Play at the first and only resort golf course in Sri Lanka, for a memorable golfing experience with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. Designed by world-renowned golf architect, Rodney Wright, the 18-hole golf course spreads across a vast coconut palm plantation, a sapphire quarry, lakes and sand dunes, offering distinctive challenges for both beginners and seasoned players.

Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Artisan Village

The Village

The unique Artisan Village gives you an opportunity to explore and interact with local artists and craftsmen.

  • Pottery and ceramic hut
  • Wood carving and turned hut
  • Weaving hut and handloom (textile) hut
  • Painting hut
  • Batik hut
  • Mask-making hut
Shangri La Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa Beach

Beach

The beaches on the southern coast of Sri Lanka will leave you spoilt for choice! From Tangalle to Talpe, shortened travel times via the Southern Expressway make these the ideal day trip.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Ambalantota, Sri Lanka
Nearest Airport
Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI), Mattala
Local Currency
Sri Lankan Rupee
Time Change
GMT +5:30
Language
Sinhala, English, Tamil
Best time to go
December to April

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