- Spread over 145 acres and with unrivalled amenities, the resort is the first of its kind in Sri Lanka.
- A golfer’s paradise, the resort offers a challenging 18-hole course and a country club where guests can unwind.
- Close to Yala and Bundala National Parks guests can explore Sri Lanka’s infamous wildlife.
- Indulge at the CHI, The Spa with an extensive menu of treatments.
- Dine by Design offers a romantic private dining experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shangri-La Hambantota sits on the southern coast of Sri Lanka just 200km from Colombo. Enjoy a round of golf with views overlooking the Indian ocean, relax at Shangri-La’s signature CHI spa and explore the coastline. A destination in itself, Shangri-La Hambantota Resort and Spa is a beach front resort boasting unrivalled views of the rugged coastline, beautifully kept tropical gardens and an array of activities and vibrant dining options. The resort lies approximately 200 km south of Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, with the Hambantota region bordering the sacred city of Kataragama and the Udawalawe National Park. Looking out onto the Indian Ocean, watch the wild waves roll in over a cocktail.
Reconnect and energise here whilst making use of the wide variety of facilities and activities on offer. With its emerald green fairways, Shangri-La’s Country Club will exhilarate even the most seasoned golfer with its 18-hole course. There are three parts to the course, the coconut plantation with its lush fairways and challenging bunkers, the dune area and its breathtaking views and the sapphire mine which has lots of water features to challenge even the most skilled golfer. If golf isn’t your thing, the resort has plenty of other activities to keep you entertained. Please note that the beach is not safe for swimming but there are two large pools for guests to enjoy.
The 300 rooms are set across four levels and divided into family and adults-only areas. Deluxe ground-floor rooms feature terraces and the top three floors have balconies with sea or golf-course views. All rooms boast polished bamboo flooring, hand-woven rugs and curtains, enormous beds and coconut-shell mosaics. The spacious bathrooms include Emperador marble, large tubs and powerful showers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, but strong currents mean swimming is prohibited. 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 nine-hole golf course designed by Rodney Wright.
There are two large pools for guests to enjoy.
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.
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.
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.