Experience Fashionable Heritance Ahungalla

Originally crafted by the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa, the Heritance Ahungalla is set in a tropical location on a Sri Lankan beach and offers spacious and fashionable accommodation. From its crystal clear infinity swimming pool which blends effortlessly with the Indian Ocean to the award winning cuisine and spa treatments, the hotel is built with many amenities to perfect a holiday.

The five-star hotel has 152 rooms and is set on 15 acres on the Sri Lankan Southwest Coast. It’s an excellent venue for a beach holiday because of its world class service. It’s also a great base for tourists who wish to visit the river safari on the Madu Ganga or the Kosgoda turtle hatchery or perhaps the Galle history and culture with the coastal Sri Lankan village. The resort hotel has made a mark in hospitality has won several awards for both their cuisine and environmental practices.

The Heritance Ahungalla was previously called the Triton Hotel and its style is reminiscent of an African rest house with wings and overhanging roofs. Inside the hotel, tucked between the corridors and stairs are internal courtyards and all these designs portray the expression of intangible emotions of the creator, Geoffrey Bawa.

The rooms

The rooms all have private balconies overlooking hotel grounds with modern interiors and fittings. It has small seating areas with either twin beds or king size beds. Each guest receives complimentary Wi-Fi, TV with all satellite channels, a minibar and 24-hour room service. The hotel has deluxe ocean front rooms, deluxe rooms, deluxe premier rooms and the suite. They also have a suite room named after famous Sachin Tendulkar.

The spa

The spa is equipped with natural ingredients produced locally in Sri Lanka. They use their own line of pure massage oils with genuine herbal cosmetics to provide a world class service to guests. The treatments include facials and manicures, massage therapies, body treatments and they provide complimentary facilities for guest use such as sauna, steam room, and open-air Jacuzzi. The masseurs are from Bali.

The food

The Jute restaurant is the buffet restaurant in the hotel and it gives guests the chance to taste a vast range of Sri Lankan delicacies as well as international cuisines. Guests who reside there may never taste the same dish twice. This restaurant overlooks the hotel gardens.

The Upper Room is for fine dining and other special evening meals. The cuisines served are inspired by the eastern and western traditions with exotic wine to go with it.

The Mustard Coffee Shop also serves light meals such as salads, seafood, soups and drinks as well. The cafe-styled eatery can be accessed at all times during the day.

Other facilities

The hotel also has a fitness center so guests can continue with their fitness goals even on their vacation. The air-conditioned fitness center is also well equipped with modern facilities as well as highly trained professional staff to help with exercising.

Heritance Ahungalla has a pool bar which is a very popular spot serving snacks and refreshing cocktails.

An Apollo Bar overlooks the swimming pool and the bar offers a variety of games such as table football & pool.

The hotel has a night club which is called the Orpheus Bar and its open on Fridays and Saturdays for dancing and drinking.

The hotel also has a spot for readers and lovers of books a library. The library is air-conditioned and also offers internet access for guests all day.

The hotel boasts of two pools and both are private, only guests in the hotel can make use of them. The pools are bordered by bars and cafes for a richer experience.

Heritance Ahungalla Swimming Pool


The elegant beach hotel offers the best of Sri Lankan hospitality and an array of services. Guests can enjoy a modern and stylish accommodation in a tranquil beach setting and eat award winning food. The luxurious spa facilities and gym also make it more family friendly. Guests can maintain their regular activities while on vacation in this small paradise.

Hotel website – www.heritancehotels.com/ahungalla/

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Sai Karthik Reddy Mekala

Karthik Reddy has been traveling around the world since completing his M.B.A in 2012. He is passionate about photography, trying out new food, meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and explore places solo.

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  1. What a beautiful blog…..

  2. Thanks for sharing. Love it.

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