Elegantly perched atop a rocky outcrop in the southern coast of Sri Lanka, where azure waters lap in flirtatious dance on a sun kissed golden beach, is Anantara Peace Haven. A luxuriously appointed beach resort and spa that weaves a wondrous balance between the age-old art of homemade hospitality with the uber comforts of cosmopolitan life style. From the pristine private beach expanse just perfect for long strolls, to the palm fringed gardens to the magnificent infinity pool that seems to stretch as endlessly as the ocean, Anantara truly is a haven of serene beauty. Be it to enjoy a quiet, restful holiday from grind of city life or be it to explore the manifold treasures in the locality, Anantara Peace Haven, part of a global chain renowned for its signature class of hospitality, is a place where once discovered you find yourself coming back to, time and time again.
The light and airy rooms at Anantara all come with either direct beach access and fabulous ocean views. Contemporary in styling and design the rooms easily accommodate 3 people and all come complete with bath tubs and signature Anantara amenities. For those couples looking to enjoy an intimate get away, the choice would have to be the private villas that come with either garden, beach or pool view. With 24-hour Villa Host service and private plunge pools there is no reason for you to venture out from your little slice of heaven.
Fashioned to offer the lazy indulgence of true resort life, Anantara Tangalle offers many gastronomic options to keep your palette constantly titillated with new flavours and experiences. For sumptuous breakfast buffets, to authentic Sri Lankan curries to fresh grilled seafood, the Journeys restaurant; for Italian delights whipped up by Chef Valentino best paired with a fine selection of wine; for a real gourmet adventure the lovely beach side setting of Verala, a Japanese restaurant that offers teppanyaki dining with distinctive Sri Lankan touch. The lobby lounge, the pool side bar and the El Vino wine bar are also great options. But what most guests find a treat is Spicespoons, the experience of going to local market, learning first to select the best produce and then to prepare a native dish.
Though you may prefer time at the Anantara Spa, you might consider exploring some of the great local treasures; the Mulkirigala Rock Temple, an ancient monastery perched atop a 210 meter rock, the quaint and characterful Galle City, the hilltop villa in a cinnamon plantation that offers a sumptuous four course cinnamon inspired meal, whale watching in Mirissa, the hidden treasures of the Sinharajah Forest Reserve, a Unesco World Heritage Site, or the lovely Bundala National Park, not to be missed are the Yala and Uda Walawe national parks.