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Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Overview

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle is a luxury resort along Sri Lanka's southern coast. Resort is set within 22 acres of palm tree plantation, perfect for all travellers looking for a peaceful escape in exotic setting. Resort is a perfect base to explore whose wonderful sights Sri Lanka has to offer. If you wish to stay at the resort, no problem - there is so much to do! Relax on golden sandy beach or laze by the centrally located pool while sipping on a fresh coconut, have an authentic Ayurvedic spa treatment and talk to an Ayurvedic doctor about your doshas, do yoga on the beach, learn how to surf, take a walk with in-house naturalist and learn about local biodiversity, see turtles hatching, sample exotic local cuisine in one of the restaurants, attend a cooking class or just simply admire panoramic views and rugged coastline of the Indian Ocean. Should we carry on? 

When to go

Weather remains warm and sunny throughout most of the year. Best time to visit is from December to March. The most rainfall is in June.
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What we love

  • In-house Ayurvedic doctor is available. Make sure you pop in for a free consultation!
  • Cooking classes - you pick your food from the resort garden and enjoy step-by-step class with the in-house Chef
  • The resort helps to protect threatened marine turtles by conserving the turtle nests on the beach.

Who should go

  • Travelers who wish to see local culture and important sights of Sri Lanka but don't want to compromise on luxury
  • Those whose main aim is to relax and unwind on their holiday
  • Couples, families and single travellers alike will love this place, there is so much to do regardless of how you travel 


  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • Access to group fitness classes and healing art classes
  • Access to the pool
  • Wi-fi


Min stay for 3 nights is required between 27 to 31 Dec, no check out is allowed on 31st Dec. 

Offers

  • Single travellers: Discount on daily room price (already included in the price)
  • Double/twin room occupancy: 5% discount on Spa Menu guaranteed (can go up to 25% depending on season)
  • Stay 3/Pay 2 offer*:
  • - Get one free night, if you book by 31 Oct 21
  • - For stays between 1 Nov 21 - 30 Apr 22 (not valid 24 Dec - 5 Jan)
  • - For stay with 7 and more nights and get free half board
  • Early Bird offers *:
  • - 20% off the room price if booked 90 days prior
  • - 15% off the room price if booked 45 days prior
  • Long stay offer - min 10 nights stay *:
  • - 20% off the room 
  • - Free half board & Free couples massage (60 minutes) once during the stay
  • Long stay offer - min 7 nights stay:
  • - Free half board
  • Twin centre booking (stay at another Anantara property in Sri Lanka) *:
  • - 30% off the room price if you stay min 7 nights across 2 Anantara's resorts
  • - Not available online, contact us to book

* Offers are not combinable

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Wellbeing Booster

Our signature wellbeing booster programme includes a combination of treatments, private yoga session and access to group fitness and healing art classes. You will also get a change to meet an Ayurvedic doctor for a consultation. Min stay is 3 nights.
£570
per person

Ayurvedic Booster

If you have never done Ayurveda before but are curious, this package is a perfect opportunity! You will get a consultation with the local Ayurvedic doctor and try some treatments too. Min stay is 3 nights.
£626
per person

Natural Weight 5 day Ayurvedic programme

To keep your health you should be at your natural weight. Replace counting calories and self-denial with the ayurvedic approach to managing weight. Learn how to use food and physical activity to naturally balance your body and mind. Discover correct foods for your dosha makeup and how to plan wholesome meals using the Six Tastes of Ayurveda. Boost your metabolism with surfing and personal training. Purify your system with detoxifying therapies.
£1,938
per person

Rebuilding Detox 5 day Ayurvedic programme

Detox your entire system physically and mentally. Rebuild your natural energy. With a focus on the Pitta dosha to balance digestive fire, toxins are eliminated from the gut. An extensive programme of ayurvedic therapies and Anantara spa treatments purifies from within. Learn how to change in your home routine to maintain a balanced lifestyle.
£1,938
per person

Deep Sleep 5 day Ayurvedic programme

Feeling sleep deprived, fearful, overwhelmed or anxious represents an unbalance fire within. To restore optimum functionality we need time to rejuvenate. Let the Ayurvedic doctor increase your Kapha dosha to nurture peace. Disconnect from technology. Tune inwards with yoga and meditation. Soak up Buddhist temple stillness. Surrender stress and tension in deeply relaxing therapies.
£2,088
per person

Inner Harmony 5 day Ayurvedic programme

Creating emotional and spiritual balance. Discover how meditation clears the mind. Contemplate in Buddhist temple. Let your creativity flow as you paint with local artist. Harmonise with treatments to calm your nervous system, generate positive energy and peace. Master the tools to continue your Inner Harmony journey with inspirational life coaching.
£2,162
per person

Wellness

The Anantara Spa has won world’s leading awards such as Condé Nast Johansens. Anantara's philosophy is rooted in Thailand and spa at Peace Haven is fusing ancient Ayurveda with modern Spa rituals. You can meet the in-house Ayurvedic doctor for a consultation, learn about your dosha and how to improve your health and wellbeing. Apart from a generous selection of Ayurvedic treatments, their spa menu offers a wide range of therapies including Anantara's signature treatments, massages, facials and  body treatments. Private yoga, fitness and meditation classes can be arranged. Anantara is using indigenous herbs and spices in their treatment.

Spa facilities include treatment rooms (Ayurvedic, reflexology and facial), relaxation areas and a beauty salon.

Hotel facilities include 25 metre split level infinity pool, separate kid's pool, yoga and meditation pavilion, fitness centre, tennis and badminton courts. Hotel also offers scheduled nature walks with the Nature Guru. These are 1,5 hours long and you will learn about rich biodiversity of this part of Sri Lanka. Walks outside of the resort are available upon request. You can also sign up for a cooking class or learn how to surf at the Surf centre by Tropicsurf. 

Example treatments at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort
  • Chakra crystal balancing
  • Hot stone massage
  • Foot massage
  • Stress release massage
  • Facials by Elemis
  • Body scrub
  • Aromatic blossom bath
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Herbal steam bath

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Complimentary tuk-tuk service and bicycles in resort
  • Library
  • Gift shop
  • Beach and pool
  • Movie nights
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Nature walks
  • Surf centre 
  • Stand-up paddle
  • Cooking classes
  • Rice paddy fields and farm



Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Turtle watch at Rekawa beach 
  • Handunugoda tea plantation
  • Tangalle and Galle city tour
  • Kalametiya bird sanctuary
  • Yala and Udawalawe national parks
  • Sinharaja forest reserve
  • Whale watching

*Available excursions during the stay may depend on safety precautions set out by the local Government due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Typical Group Classes

  • Nature walks
  • Yoga

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

Resort has 152 rooms and pool villas in total. Rooms are modern, bright and airy, blending Sri Lankan motifs with Anantara's indulgence. Rooms are perfect for single visitors, couples and families alike.  You can choose your setting - view of the lush gardens or the azure ocean. For more space and luxury, stay in one of their villas (they all have private pools). 
Premier Beach Access Room
This leading room type has 45 SqM of indoor space and 11 SqM of outdoor private terrace. 

Rooms are located on the ground floor, offering exotic gardens and partial sea views and direct access to the beach. 

Room has a king or twin bed. Bathroom has separate bathtub and shower. 

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, nespresso machine, TV, safe, minibar, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. 


Premier Ocean View Room
Premier Ocean view room has 45 SqM of indoor space and 11 SqM of outdoor private balcony or terrace.

Enjoy wonderful ocean views from a comfort of your daybed. 

Room has a king or twin bed. Bathroom has separate bathtub and shower.

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, nespresso machine, TV, safe, minibar, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.


Deluxe Ocean View Room
Deluxe Ocean view room offers extra space with 49 SqM of indoor space and 11 SqM of outdoor private balcony or terrace.

Room has a privileged position within the hotel with views of the ocean from multiple vantage points. 

Room has a king or twin bed. Bathroom has separate bathtub and shower.

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, nespresso machine, TV, safe, minibar, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.


Garden Pool Villa
Garden pool villa, hidden in lush vegetation, is 64 SqM. 

Outdoor terrace (33 SqM) has a private pool and is perfect for alfresco dining. 

Bathroom has a standalone tub and rain shower. 

Other benefits of villa are a villa host (who can arrange everything you wish) and complimentary use of bicycles.

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, nespresso machine, TV, DVD player, Bose sound system, safe, minibar, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Ocean View Pool Villa
Ocean pool villa is 64 SqM and provides sparkling ocean views with unforgetable sunrises. 

Outdoor terrace (33 SqM) has a private pool and is perfect for alfresco dining.

Bathroom has a standalone tub and rain shower.

Other benefits of villa are a villa host (who can arrange everything you wish) and complimentary use of bicycles.

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, nespresso machine, TV, DVD player, Bose sound system, safe, minibar, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Beach Pool Villa
This 64 SqM villa is positioned on the shoreline, just steps away from the sand. 

Outdoor terrace (33 SqM) has a private pool and is perfect for alfresco dining.

Bathroom has a standalone tub and rain shower.

Other benefits of villa are a villa host (who can arrange everything you wish) and complimentary use of bicycles.

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, nespresso machine, TV, DVD player, Bose sound system, safe, minibar, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

What’s on the menu

Dining is diverse at the resort. There are 6 food and beverage outlets. You can also learn how to cook traditional Sri Lankan dishes at the cooking school Spice Spoon or experience Harvest Table which is farm-to-table culinary experience. 

Il Mare is an iconic Italian restaurant overlooking the ocean where you can savour fine Italian cuisine including the catch of the day. El Vino offers tapas paired with carefully selected wines. Head to Poolside Bar for some mid-day refreshments. Lobby Lounge serves an afternoon tea and while in the evening you can socialise over snacks, shisha and cocktails. 

If you pre-book your stay on Half board you can take your meals at Journeys. Full board can be taken at Journeys and Pool Bar.

You can also book on All Inclusive basis which will include à la carte lunch and dinner at any restaurant, selected alco and non-alco drinks, bottle of sparkling wine served upon arrival, mini bar refilled once per stay (does not include the wine-bar in room), daily high tea experience, laundry once during the stay (4 items) and one spa treatment during the stay. 

*Specialty restaurant opening times may be seasonal 

Journeys
Journeys
Open daily for breakfast. Journey also serves buffet and a la carte dinners. Get ready for mouthwatering Sri Lanka curries or fresh grilled sea food.
Verala
Verala
Verala is a Japanese restaurant with a hint of Sri Lankan influence. Watch skilled chefs in action before enjoying fresh seafood, grilled meat and organic vegetables. Open daily from 7 - 11 pm.
Harvest Table by Anantara
Harvest Table by Anantara
This concept starts with a guided stroll through the garden and paddy field to self-pick produce and learn about their benefits. Sip on a fresh coconut while Chef prepares a wholesome farm-to-table 4 course lunch in an outdoor kitchen.

Location

Anantara Peace Haven is remotely located on the southern tip of Sri Lanka and sits on the rocky outcrop overlooking the Indian Ocean. Hotel boasts an ample stretch of secluded coastline and is set within 22 acres of coconut plantation. Due to its location, resort creates a perfect escape in a tranquil setting. Town of Tangalle, famous sights and national parks are easily accessible. 

Please note that sea water can be quite rough at times, spectacular sight to see, but not always good for swimming.

Nearest airport

There is a direct flight from London to Colombo which takes approximately 11 hours and is operated by Sri-Lankan Airlines.

Transfer time by car is approximately 2.5 hrs from Colombo airport to the hotel. 

You can also fly to Mattala International airport which is 1 hour 15 minutes drive away. 


Families, Children & Infants

Families and kids are welcome at the resort. There is Joli Kids and teens club. 

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