Centara to Open Two Hotels in Sri Lanka

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    Centara Hotels & Resorts is to open its first two properties in Sri Lanka during the second half of this year named “Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa Sri Lanka” and “Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa.” Both resort hotels will be operated by Centara under a management contract and will be part of the company’s core brand of four-star properties.

    Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa Sri Lanka is a 126-room property located next to the beach at Passikudah, renowned for its long stretch of shallow coastline, while Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka is located on the Paradise Island peninsula at Bentota, flanked on one side by the Indian Ocean and the other by the Bentota River.

    Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa with 166 units is flanked by a river on one side and a pristine beach on the other, the hotel is accessible only by ferry and all rooms have spectacular views.

    Room types include Superior, Deluxe, Deluxe Pool Access, Family Residences, and Suites.

    Restaurants include an all-day dining outlet serving Sri Lankan, Asian and international cuisines and features live cooking stations while a seafood restaurant and the Ceylon Club will have an emphasis on the Ceylonese tea heritage. The hotel will also operate dinner cruises up and down the river each evening.

    Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa will have a Spa Cenvaree with six treatment rooms designed for singles and couples, and a Kids’ Club.

    Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa is located on a long sweeping portion of Passikudah Beach, whose shallow waters are ideal for windsurfing, kayaking and bathing.

    Room types include Superior, Deluxe and Premium Deluxe, Family Residence and Suites.

    As well as the all-day restaurant and an attractive bar lounge, the hotel will feature Spice Market Restaurant and Elements, with interactive cooking stations focusing on freshly prepared Asian, Indian and Middle-Eastern dishes.

    The hotel will feature a Spa Cenvaree, a fitness centre, and a Kids’ Club.

    Meetings and events will form an integral portion of the market mix featuring Vandeloos Bay Ballroom which can welcome up to 150 guests at one time and complemented by state of the art audio visual equipment and professional event specialists to assist guests and delegates in exceeding their expectations.

    Daniel Fountain / 17.09.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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