Anilana – Pasikudah

General Overview

Opened in 2013, Anilana Pasikudah offers a relaxing holiday setting with accommodation in luxurious rooms and suites designed to take in picturesque views of the ocean. Enter the vast lounge and dining area with uninterrupted views of the swimming pool and sea beyond. The resort is designed with white washed walls, polished cement floors and palm thatched roofs that blend in with the surrounding landscape. Resort interiors are minimalist and stylishly decorated in natural hues. Take in the sun by the poolside and enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars. A personalized service and a wonderful beach side setting ensure a memorable holiday. Anilana Pasikudah is one of several resorts owned by the Anilana Group in Sri Lanka.

Accommodation

The Deluxe Rooms, Chalets & Lofts are situated on either side of the swimming pool while the suites are located on the upper floor of the main building that houses the restaurant and lounge. All rooms and suites consist of a sleeping and living area opening out to a private balcony or terrace with pool or sea views.  Rooms are furnished with built-in king-size cement platform beds and timber wardrobes. In-room facilities include a/c, overhead fans, LED TV with cable channels, wifi internet, personal bar, coffee/tea facility, safety locker, iron and ironing board on request, and spacious ensuite bathroom with h/w rain showers.

Anilana Deluxe Rooms: These bedrooms are spacious and have terraces that open out to the swimming pool.

Beach Chalets: Has a spacious bedroom and living area opening out to a terrace with direct sea views.

Lofts: These two level bedrooms are ideal for families and consist of a sleeping area with a king-size bed and lounge on the lower level, and twin beds on the upper floor. All share the ground floor bathroom with h/w shower.  The Loft Rooms are ideal for families.

Anilana, Kalkudah, and Pasikudah Studios:  Located on the upper floor of the main building, these luxurious suites have panoramic views of the entire Pasikudah & Kalkudah Bays and the shimmering seas. Some of these Studio suites are available with interconnecting rooms and are ideal for families.

Anilana Lux Suites: These two-bedroom suites are located by the sea side and offers direct access to the beach.  These are designed with outdoor seating areas with sun lounges that let you enjoy the seaside in complete privacy.

Facilities

Swimming pool   Water sports   Beach access   Cable TV   Internet   Spa   Restaurant   Licensed bar   Business centre   Room service   Laundry service   Child friendly   Diving and Snorkeling

Dine on traditional Sri Lankan and international cuisine at the main dining room overlooking the swimming pool and sea beyond. This restaurant is set around an open show kitchen where guests can watch as specialty dishes are prepared to your liking by the in-house chefs. The lobby bar offers a range of cocktails and wines. Other resort facilities include a spa offering relaxing massages, extensive swimming pool, board room and business centre, 24-hour in-room dining, laundry service, baby sitting service, and doctor-on-call. Due to a coral reef, the seas are not suitable for swimming directly in front of the resort, but a short stroll away towards the middle of the bay is perfect for swimming and watersports during the season from about March to September.

Excursions

Watersports including windsurfing, water skiing, jet scooters, banana boat rides, and diving are offered by the PADI certified Lanka Sportreizen Centre on Pasikudah Bay. Explore the coastal town of Batticaloa with its 17C Dutch Fort, markets and shops where villagers sell their produce and handicrafts made of handloom and palmyrah palm. Go birding near the Vakarai lagoon north of Pasikudha Bay. Discover the ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa – a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Cultural Triangle which is about 1.5 hours west of Pasikudah.

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