Swimming pool, children’s pool, Jacuzzi, spa*, gym, watersports centre*, kids’ club

Restaurants & bars

At the main restaurant Café Bem Sri Lankan, Asian and international buffet dishes are served at breakfast, lunch and dinner. At the casual eatery 360 Restaurant, which is open seasonally for dinner, you can sample local seafood dishes which have been created with a Sri Lankan twist. Here you can enjoy either river or ocean views while you dine. Those feeling peckish between meals can head to the laidback all day café, the Celyon Club, and sample fine Sri Lankan teas as well as refreshing drinks and snacks. The Pool Bar is open during the day for poolside drinks and snacks.

For Children

What’s nearby? The Centara Ceysands Resort is close to the serene waterfront settlement of Bentota, the age-old Galapota Temple, and a number of reputable dive sites. The Lunuganga estate and gardens are also nearby and well worth exploring.

Tried and tested Experience one of Sri Lanka’s grandest traditions at Ceylon Club. This sophisticated tea room serves afternoon pots and local light bites.

The sleeping arrangements Rooms and suites are decorated in coastal shades of turquoise and terracotta, and come with a balcony or terrace with river or ocean views. Choose from guest rooms with two double beds, or a Family Residence which has a separate living area and children’s zone. Added luxury and ample space is on offer in the Deluxe One Bedroom Suite or the Royal Suite.

*Denotes local charge