Shangri La's Hambantota Resort & Spa | Designer Travel

Shangri-La's Hambantota Resort & Spa, Ambalantota, Sri Lanka

Approximately 4 hours from Colombo International airport or 45 minutes from Mattala Rajapaksa International airport.

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About Shangri La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa

This luxurious, five-star hotel spans over 130 acres and offers tastefully decorated rooms and suites, a great range of activities and superb dining options making it a perfect choice for couples, groups of friends, or families with children.

Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort has a selection of swimming pools including an adults-only pool plus a pool with a waterslide which is always a hit with families. There’s also an eco-friendly 18-hole golf course and an artisan village celebrating local arts and crafts.

Activities available include bowling, archery, beach volleyball, hiking, fitness classes, yoga and table tennis. If you want to explore further, there are jogging trails and bikes for hire. Shangri-La Hambantota is also perfectly placed for those looking to visit local attractions including Undawalawe National Park or Kataragama.

Families are very welcome and the resort offers a children’s pool, 7m high trapeze, a drone flying area and Kids and Teens Club.

When it’s time to totally relax, head to CHI, The Spa where you can enjoy Chinese and Ayurvedic treatments, massages and body and beauty treatments.

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Rooms & Suites


The luxurious rooms and suites have views of the golf lawns, sparkling lagoon, tropical gardens or Indian Ocean. Amenities include bathroom with shower and bathtub, bathrobes, slippers, complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite/cable TV, tea/coffee making facilities, minibar.


Tastefully furnished, 48 sq m rooms are available as follows:
- Deluxe Garden: with views of the tropical gardens
- Premier: views of the Indian Ocean, lagoon or golf course
- Premier Ocean: stunning ocean views


Suites offer contemporary luxury and have separate living and dining rooms. Choose from:
- Premier Golf Suite: views over the garden and golf course. 96 sq m
- Premier Ocean Suite: magnificent ocean views. 96 sq m
- Specialty Suite: ocean views, master bedroom with TV, powder room. 144 sq m
- Janapathi Suite: ocean views, master bedroom with TV, powder room, massage room, Jacuzzi. 240 sq m


Bojunhala: International and Sri Lankan buffet fare pus an à la carte menu and dedicated children’s area.

Sera: Opens for dinner and serves tasty Asian cuisine.

Gimanhala: Open 24 hours a day for snacks and drinks just when you need them.

Ulpatha: Located in the golf club house, Ulpatha serves tasty snacks and refreshing drinks.