Recognised in Condé Nast Traveler US's prestigious 2017 Host List as one of the best new hotels in the world as well as one of the hottest new openings in Sri Lanka, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort hides away on a rocky outcrop along a secluded stretch of Sri Lanka's southernmost coastline. The resort boasts the most unique location of any hotel in this beautiful corner of the island. Set amidst a coconut plantation and golden crescent shores with glorious Indian Ocean views, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort offers a naturally exclusive hideaway for exotic beach life in a tranquil world of your own. Live out dreams of adventure with easy access to iconic cultural sites, spectacular national parks and whale watching destinations.
Practice holistic exercises on the shore as you watch the sunrise and discover the local area by bicycle or tuk-tuk. Relax in paradise at our tropical pool, a refreshing cocktail in hand. Indulge in sensual spa pampering, including specialist Ayurvedic and reflexology treatments. While unlike other Tangalle hotels in the area, our wonderful leisure facilities include a children's and teens' club, enabling parents to balance family time with precious hours alone.
Savour the charms and flavours of island life, partaking in the colonial tradition of high tea and creating authentic Sri Lankan cuisine in a Spice Spoons cooking class. For refined international tastes, delight in gourmet Italian dining on an ocean facing cliff top, Sri Lankan inspired teppanyaki beside the beach, private wine cellar degustation dinners and tailored Dining by Design occasions.
Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort key features:
Uniquely secluded beachfront location
152 rooms and pool villas (including accommodation for differently abled guests)
International all day dining restaurant
Specialty Italian restaurant
Sri Lankan inspired teppanyaki restaurant
Wine cellar offering degustation menus
Traditional high tea lounge
Spice Spoons Sri Lankan cooking classes
25 metre swimming pool
Gym (24 hours)
Yoga and meditation classes available in-villa or on the beach
Tennis and badminton courts
Anantara Spa with Ayurvedic and reflexology treatments
Bicycles and tuk-tuks
Children"s and teens' club
Travel and tour guide office for excursions
As the only resort in the area to be nestled on a rocky outcrop along a secluded stretch of Sri Lanka's southernmost coastline, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort boasts a truly unique location amongst Tangalle hotels in Sri Lanka. Set amidst a coconut plantation, edging a golden crescent beach and the stunning Indian Ocean, our resort offers a secret paradise that is also easily accessible.
Cinnamon Air operates a 45 minute air transfer once a day between Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport and Dickwella, which is just 10 minutes from the resort. Guests can also charter a private Cinnamon Air flight at any time of day. For those who prefer the scenic route on land, our resort is a three and a half hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport.
Galle - 1 hour and 30 minute drive
Yala National Park - 2 hour drive
Uda Walawe National Park - 1 hour and 30 minute drive
Whale Watching (December to April) - 1 hour and 30 minute drive
Rekawa Turtle Conservation Project - 25 minute drive
Bundala National Park - 1 hour drive
Mulkirigala Rock Temple - 30 minute drive
Handunugoda Tea Plantation - 2 hour drive
Relax in the warm sunlight in your private garden. Cool off in your personal plunge pool, or read a novel on the sundeck lounger. Spacious lounges or separate living areas are equipped with modern conveniences, which allow you to stay connected and entertained. Have a pleasurable stay with a Villa Host who will accommodate your every need.
Premier Beach Access Room
Designed with your total comfort in mind, these rooms reflect Sri Lanka's charming culture through exquisite details to offer you luxury with a rich sense of the destination. Sleep in the embrace of t ... read more
Premier Ocean View Room
Taking full advantage of our secluded coastal setting, these rooms blend premier comforts with a sparkling Indian Ocean outlook. Drink in the shoreline view from your private terrace or balcony, eithe ... read more
Deluxe Ocean View Room
Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle's most spacious rooms offer a romantic haven for elegant relaxation with an unforgettable ocean view. Awaken in a sumptuous king size bed to draw back the curtains and ad ... read more
Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villa
Offering an ideal sanctuary for families or friends holidaying together, each Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villa boasts ample space for you all. Beautifully appointed bedrooms, each with their own luxury b ... read more
The Anantara Surf Centre by Tropicsurf
The Indian Ocean waves surrounding Sri Lanka are a true surfer's paradise. Whether you're new to the scene or a pro seeking the biggest swells, The Anantara Surf Centre by Tropicsurf offers lessons and experiences in surfing and stand up paddle boarding for all levels. Beginners learn the basics in a nearby lagoon and can even take a road trip to nearby surf beaches. Experienced surfers can enjoy escorted sessions with our expert Tropicsurf coaches and guides.
Beach Weddings at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort
At Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort, our Inspired Celebrations invite you to create your own love story at our enchanting wedding venues in Sri Lanka.
Plan a magical proposal in paradise to surprise the love of your life. Invite your nearest and dearest friends and relatives to share an intimate beach wedding in Sri Lanka, with an arch of golden sand as your aisle and Indian Ocean waves as your wedding march. Rekindle your eternal love for one another with a beautiful ceremony to renew your vows and indulgent experiences to commemorate a special anniversary.
From a champagne breakfast in bed to sensual couple's spa journeys, island adventures with romantic surprises and tailor made private dinners under the stars, we'll be delighted to help you spoil someone special, in the perfect way, at the perfect time.
Meeting Venues at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort
Discover the art of perfect meetings and events at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort - a luxurious and secluded shoreline resort with some of the most unique event spaces at hotels in Tangalle, Sri Lanka. We offer natural exclusivity for boardroom business, small corporate retreats and elegant celebrations at truly distinctive Sri Lanka meeting venues along the coast.
Precede an executive meeting in The Boardroom with an energizing Tai Chi session on the beach. Wind down afterwards with a range of relaxing spa experiences. Engage in inspirational team building or partner bonding experiences, from the friendly competition of a Spice Spoons cooking class, to going whale watching, setting out in search of national park wonders and appreciating tradition with a tour of Galle's splendid Dutch Fort.
Celebrations are a sophisticated affair, from a charming high tea ritual to an impeccable dinner party at our cliff edge Italian restaurant or savouring unique Sri Lankan teppanyaki cuisine by the beach. While tropical gardens, a stylish pool deck and golden crescent shore offer unforgettable settings for a beautiful outdoor event, with tailored décor, menus and entertainment all taken care of by a professional organiser.
Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort offers an excellent base to explore Sri Lanka's breathtaking natural scenery and wildlife, both out in the ocean and on land. While for culture and history buffs, fascinating hallmarks of the island's colonial heritage and ancient sites are also within easy reach.
Whether your heart's desire is to swim in the ocean or our beautiful pool, work out in the gym or practice holistic exercises on the beach, or to master the techniques of traditional Sri Lankan cuisine in a cooking class, with Anantara each day can be blissfully lazy or bursting with inspiration.
Savour a culinary journey around the world at our restaurant overlooking the pool and Indian Ocean. Watch Anantara's talented chefs cook a riveting array of Sri Lankan, Middle Eastern, Asian and international dishes in the open kitchen, presented in a tempting a la carte menu and lavish buffet style.
Perched on a cliff edge facing the ocean, our Italian restaurant is spectacularly situated to offer fine dining with views worth lingering over. Showcasing the simple culinary pleasures of the Italian coastline, fresh catches of the day are brought ashore by local fishermen to Anantara's beach and handed over to master chefs who transform the ocean bounty into delectable seafood creations and signature handmade pasta dishes, complemented by fine wines presented by our world class sommelier. Sweet indulgence follows with authentic Italian desserts and gourmet cheeses, rounded off with a choice of gourmet coffees, liquors and cognacs.
Teppanyaki inspired dining is enriched by the unique flavours of Sri Lankan cuisine at this specialty beachside restaurant. Experience the vibrant entertainment of master chefs who showcase their skillful acrobatic shows to create succulent meat and fresh seafood dishes with sizzling showmanship and a dash of local flair.
Share connoisseur degustation menus and tapas style creations with impeccable wine pairings in good company. Spend a convivial evening in the company of our chef, savouring cuisine that is a real talking point.
Feel revived by delicious refreshments all day long, either in the shady comfort of the bar or while you relax on loungers by the pool. Sip fruity tropical beverages, chilled beers or a glass of wine. Satisfy hunger cravings with a casual menu of snacks and light bites, letting the conversation flow long into the afternoon over sundowner cocktails in poolside bliss.
The Lobby Lounge
Retreat to a charming lounge with a south Ceylon colonial ambience for the afternoon tradition of high tea. Enjoy a variety of boutique and single estate teas from the highlands, served with our Pastry Chef's meticulous creations of freshly baked scones and homemade local fruit jams.
Dining by Design
Experience the ultimate in tailor made private dining. Select the ideal cuisine from a collection of connoisseur menus, to be prepared by your personal chef. Enjoy your ideal setting for romance with a range of intimate settings. Then dine at a time of your choosing at a beautifully decorated table, enhanced by flawless personal service.
Escape to a sanctuary within a sanctuary to put your beauty and wellness needs in the healing hands of therapists who are trained to the highest international standards. Choose from a menu of trusted ancient therapies from Sri Lanka and across Asia, as well as the most popular western techniques and advanced spa wisdom Sri Lanka spa hotels such as ours offer complete rejuvenation that is more than just skin deep.
Skin is revitalised by scrubs and wraps that nourish with nature's secrets. Massages work to heal, de-stress and rebalance. Personally prescribed facials wind back the years and target the needs of all skin types. While our specialist Ayurvedic and reflexology treatments go beyond relaxation to offer a wealth of holistic benefits.
Anantara Spa facilities:
Ayurvedic and reflexology treatment rooms
4 double treatment suites
4 single treatment suites
Facial treatment room