Lavendish Beach Resort, Unawatuna
About Lavendish Beach Resort, Galle
The Lavendish Beach Resort is located in the tourist resort town of Unawatuna which is a short drive away from the Southern Port City of Galle. The property offers standard and superior room, suite, villa as well as apartment options to choose from. The resort comprises of a sea view restaurant while banquets and special events can also be catered to. The resort also consists of an outdoor swimming pool and a snack bar for guests to enjoy while relaxing. The proximity to the Unawatuna Beach makes the resort a much visited venue.
Location of Lavendish Beach Resort, Galle
Situated overlooking the beautiful and crystal clear waters of Unawatuna and the sandy beaches of the Southern coast of Sri Lanka, the Lavendish Beach Resort boasts of a charming atmosphere. The property is located about 119 km away from Colombo and approximately 149 km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. The easiest route to get to Unawatuna is the Southern Express-way while the more picturesque route would be the Colombo - Galle - Matara main coastal road. The southern railway also runs through Galle and Unawatuna with regular train services available.
Accommodation at Lavendish Beach Resort, Galle
The Lavendish Beach Resort in Unawatuna offers you a number of accommodation options to make your stay memorable. The resort comprises of standard rooms, superior rooms, a suite, villa, and an apartment. All rooms are comfortable and airy while standard facilities include air-conditioning, a fan, mini bar, television and telephone. The luxury suite boasts of unparalleled views of the Indian Ocean, a separate sitting area and a spacious bath while the villa has its own fully equipped kitchenette. The apartment which comprises of 4 adjoining rooms is located in the garden with a separate entrance for your privacy.
Facilities at Lavendish Beach Resort, Galle
Delicious cuisine with a choice of local and international varieties are available at the Lavendish Beach Resort while all produce is sourced locally. Seafood is delivered fresh from the daily catch and you will be offered delectable menus to choose from. The dishes have been influenced by the Colonial era and promises a good variety. The Sea View Restaurant and Bar also serves wines and spirits from around the world for you to experience. The Lavendish wedding hall is a charming venue for you to host a wedding ceremony or banquet that can accommodate up to 300 guests. The venue can also be used to host corporate meetings with the aid of media services.For recreation purposes, there is an outdoor swimming pool where you can enjoy a dip and relax while you can also savour some delicious snacks from the poolside snack bar. Other facilities include room service, a 24 hour reception service, internet access and laundry services.
The Unawatuna Beach is a beautiful sandy beach that is surrounded by a coral reef at a distance providing visitors to sea bathe, snorkel or even dive . There are a few ship wrecks and caves that can be explored under water with experienced divers in tow while you can also enjoy a few surf breaks if you really love the adrenalin rush. Unawatuna is also home to a few temples, while the most famous is the Japanese Peace Pagoda which is located along the jutted outcrop named as "Rumassala". The location has many folklore that surrounds it which is indeed interesting to hear from the locals. A small walk away from the temple is the "Jungle Beach" which is a secluded cove with clear blue water. The Dutch Fort which is about 5km away is located in the Southern Capital of Galle. This magnificent fort houses many museums, cafés, old houses which have been transformed into chic boutique hotels and historic religious sites.