One of the finest hotel chains in Sri Lanka , an All-Inclusive Service , vast facility, a delicious gastronomic offer, entertaining programs, Hotel RIu Sri Lanka has so much to offer. The 24 hour wifi , balcony or terrace , TV , minibar makes you feel, you’re at home
If you’re a Beach fanatic and is fond of staying in big luxurious properties then this place will be one of your favourites too. The property is huge with 500 rooms and almost every room has a full or partial sea view . This sea kissed resort has its own private beach and one of the cleanest I have seen so far in the whole of Asia . Beach lovers can always go to country’s most famous Bentota beach or Ahungalla Beach for relaxation and water sports .
The All-Inclusive 24 hour a day provides clients with food and drinks all day . The best time to visit is during the weekend as the buffet menu is to die for . You can eat to your hearts content with wide variety of mouth watering delicacies . Adults and Children especially will have a gala time with dishes from Italian, Asian, Indian as well as local Sri Lankan cuisines. The dessert section is wide as well and it’s really difficult to pick which one to taste 😊
The Hotel has 3 big pools including the infinity pool, which has its own bar too. Guests can relax and can enjoy beer and swim whole day . You can also relax and rejuvenate at the in house Renova Spa and can workout at the fully equipped gym. In the evening, guests can enjoy fun filled entertainment programs of dance and drama . Children can take part in a wide range of activities at the RiuLand kids’ club and play at the playground while the adults enjoy a RiuArt workshop and live shows. In addition, the facilities include the Vision karaoke nightclub where you can enjoy the best evening ambiance.
Some of the attractions nearby are Kande Viharaya Temple, where you’ll see the largest seated Buddha statue in the world, or taking a boat ride to Barberyn Island and walking to the Beruwala Lighthouse. Another very popular excursion is to the historic colonial city of Galle, a port that was occupied by the Dutch, the French and the British, who each left their mark on the architecture inside its walls. Colombo is just two and a half hour drive and one can go for a day trip for the shopping of spices( Cinnamon ) and Ceylon Tea and a factory outlet of Noritake. Do visit Udawalawe National Park where you’ll see elephants in their natural habitat, Adams Peak and the Sinharaja Forest Reserve, a mountainous tropical jungle that is home to numerous endemic species of flora and fauna.
This property is exotic as well as perfect getaway for entire family. The feel, the warmth, the surroundings and the ambiance of the hotel as well as the staff is worth going every year.