Nestled in between the wondrous Kalu Ganga River and Indian Ocean, Anantara Kalutara Resort invites guests to experience a paradise of simplicity and privacy, designed by the late Geoffrey Bawa. You can explore Kalutara’s historic charms such as the world’s only hollow Buddhist shrine, tea plantations and sacred temples within a 10-minute drive or choose to balance your relaxing retreat with Colombo’s buzzing nightlife only 60 minutes away. Onsite you will find tropical swimming pools, kids’ and teens’ clubs, romantic sunset cruises down Kalu Ganga River and the state-of-the-art Anantara Spa.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

Anantara Kalutara Resorts offers guests a choice of 141 rooms, suites and pool villas to choose from, each featuring authentic Sri Lankan luxury, complimentary Wi-Fi, a private balcony or terrace, a wine humidor, a Nespresso machine and much more.
  • Premier Garden View Room

    Enjoy the fragrance of freshly cut blooms from your private balcony or terrace in your 78-sqm Premier Garden View Room, featuring a comfortable king or twin beds, standalone tub, rain shower and beautiful garden views.
  • Deluxe Lagoon View Room

    The Deluxe Lagoon View Room covers 78 square metres of space and offers you a luxury king bed, standalone tub, rain shower and a private balcony or terrace overlooking the magnificent lagoon.
  • Deluxe Poolside Room

    Only steps away from the inviting swimming pool, the 80-sqm Deluxe Poolside Room boasts a private poolside terrace, comfortable king or twin beds, rain shower and standalone tub.
  • Deluxe Ocean View Room

    Designed in classic Sri Lankan style, the 72-sqm Deluxe Ocean View Room features a private balcony with a stunning ocean view, cosy king or twin beds, rain shower and standalone tub.
  • One Bedroom Ocean View Suite

    Expanding over 173 square metres of space, the One Bedroom Ocean View Suite comes fully equipped with an indulgent king-sized bed, separate living room, indoor and outdoor dining areas, Apple TV, Netflix and Bose sound system, standalone tub and rain shower and a private balcony facing the beautiful Indian Ocean.
  • One Bedroom Anantara Suite

    Wake up to gorgeous views of both Kalu Ganga River and the Indian Ocean as you stay in the exclusive 123-sqm One Bedroom Anantara Suite, which provides a king-sized bed, two private balconies, indoor and outdoor dining areas, separate living room and kitchenette, standalone tub, rain shower and Apple TV, Netflix and Bose sound system.
  • Royal Bawa Suite

    Indulge in ultimate privacy with your very own sun deck and plunge pool in the 123-sqm Royal Bawa Suite, presenting a separate living room and gourmet kitchen, king-sized bed, Apple TV, Netflix and Bose sound system, indoor and outdoor dining areas, standalone tub and rain shower.
  • One Bedroom Pool Villa

    Covering the space of 235 square metres, the One Bedroom Pool Villa is a private haven for guests looking to revel in extra space and added luxuries, including a private enclosed garden, plunge pool with sun deck and outdoor dining area, separate living room and kitchenette, Apple TV, Netflix and Bose surround system, standalone tub and rain shower and an opulent king bed.
  • Two Bedroom Pool Villa

    Perfect to accommodate bigger groups or families, the 228-sqm Two Bedroom Villa are walled sanctuaries for you to enjoy quality time together and offer two en-suite bedrooms, a private enclosed garden, plunge pool with sun deck and outdoor dining area, kitchenette, standalone tub, rain shower, Apple TV, Netflix and Bose sound system and a spacious living room.


As you stay at Anantara Kalutara Resort you will have the exclusive chance to experience a variety of activities and facilities.

Choose to spend your days pampering yourself at the indulgent Anantara Spa, which boasts authentic Ayurvedic rituals, ancient practices from across Asia and signature treatments such as Kalutara King Coconut Delight. Anantara Spa facilities include five single and four double treatment rooms, family and junior spa experiences, a yoga and meditation pavilion and three outdoor relaxation areas with lotus waterways.

The resort also provides a wide range of thrilling activities for you to indulge in during your stay ranging from a glider adventure tower with zipline and rifle shooting to archery and water sports. Additionally, there is also the Spice Spoons cooking class, where you will go on a trip to local farms and markets and then return to the resort to refresh with a local arrack cocktail and a step-by-step cooking lesson.

If you would like to explore further outside the grounds of the resort, there are several attracting waiting for you to discover. These include Colombo City, Galle City Mirissa Bay, Udawalawa National Park and Richmond Castle. However, Anantara Kalutara Resort has special events onsite as well such as Arts and Crafts, Saturday Fruit Market and the Sundown Ceremony.

The resort is happy to organise any special events you have in mind from a custom designed signature wedding to VIP business meetings. Plus, it offers airport transportation to and from Bandaranaike International Airport and Colombo City.


Embark on a unique culinary journey discovering Sri Lanka’s fusion flavours and cultural artistry with Anantara Kalutara’s six dining venues, featuring Asia’s exotic diversity and Italian Riviera style cuisine.

Finish your day within the delightful al fresco ambience of the Shisha Bar, which provides a fantastic menu of flavourful shishas and hookas.
  • Acquolina

    Perfect for an al fresco romantic dinner, Acquolina serves the finest of dished from the Italian coastline and is open for lunch and dinner time.
  • Spice Traders

    Travel across the spice-infused lands of Asia with the help of authentic recipes from Thailand, India and China as you take a seat in the charming setting of Spice Tenders.
  • Olu

    Decorated in contemporary batik motifs, Olu’s inviting space is open for all-day dining, featuring hearty hot dishes, bakery temptations and healthy options.
  • Upper Deck Sports Bar and Lounge

    Savour the flavour of freshly brewed tea and coffee in the afternoon or indulge in handcrafted cocktails until midnight within the elegant atmosphere of the Upper Deck Sports Bar and Lounge.
  • Pool Bar

    Take a break from the sun and relax with cooling refreshments at the Pool Bar, also offering light dining snacks and barbecue delights.
  • Teppentara

    Teppentara is a soon-to-open teppanyaki grill sizzling with Japanese flavours served from an open station by the chef.


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