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Resting on a peaceful peninsular, where Indian Ocean meets the Kalu Ganga River, AVANI Kalutara Resort has a unique setting for your Sri Lanka holiday. Slow down and relax in the easy-going ambience, surrounded by stunning natural beauty. There’s a spectacular choice of accommodation, designed in contemporary style with a touch of Sri Lankan panache. All the modern creature comforts are available so you'll feel at home during your stay. Outside the room, AVANI Kalutara Resort offers a multitude of delights for the long, lazy days in paradise. Take an early morning dip in the pool, then dine on mouth-watering local cuisine prepared by expert chefs. Later, settle in for an unforgettable sunset cocktail. For water-lovers, the location of this resort offers the best of both worlds. The palm-fringed beach has sugary-soft sand for romantic strolls beside the sea, while the calm waters of the river invites you to explore by boat. With the added bonus of access to facilities at the sister hotel, you’ll want for nothing at AVANI Kalutara.

How far is the nearest beach?

AVANI Kalutara Resort is located on a stunning stretch of white sandy beach.

Distance from resort centre

This hotel is a resort within itself, although there is also a selection of local restaurants a short walk away. It’s perfectly situated for a leisurely boat cruise along the Kalu Ganga River and for water sports in the sea. The centre of Kalutara town is approximately 5km away, and the nearest train station is Katukurunda Railway, 1.7km away. Galle is approximately 76km away from AVANI Kalutara Resort.

Distance from airport

Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport is approximately 95km away.



Junior Suite
Deluxe Ocean View Room
Deluxe Lagoon View Room
Superior Ocean View Room
Superior Lagoon View Room
Superior Courtyard View Room


  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Yoga classes
  • Games room
  • 2 Restaurants
  • 2 Bars
  • Speciality dining
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Guests at AVANI Kalutara Resort have access to numerous facilities at a neighbouring sister hotel, Anantara Kalutara Resort. Water sports, a Kids’ Club and a Spa are all available, just a short stroll away.



Choose to dine in either a peaceful riverside terrace setting, or with an exhilarating view of the ocean in this stunning restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Mangrove has an irresistible menu of international and local cuisines, including freshly caught seafood. They also boast a selection of desserts that will satisfy even the sweetest of tooth.


With a glorious beach setting, Moya offers a selection of gourmet deli sandwiches and tempting Sri Lankan dishes. They make a perfect light bite for a day relaxing on the sand. The menu is created using healthy, local produce.

Speciality Dining

Treat your loved one to a special meal under the stars, or a gourmet picnic on the soft, white sands with AVANI Kalutara’s Speciality Dining. If you fancy a bit of privacy during your stay, this offers a fabulous option to enjoy an intimate meal together. There’s a deliciously tempting menu created by the resort’s chefs, and the service aims to cater for your every desire.