ÀNI Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka , Southern Beaches

Located on a sprawling five-acre (two-hectare) stretch of lush land along Sri Lanka's southern coastline, ÀNI presents an exclusive and all-inclusive private resort reserved solely for a single group of guests.

Perched gracefully on a gentle elevation above a beach fringed with palm trees near Dickwella, this resort offers captivating vistas of the Indian Ocean. It can accommodate anywhere from 6 to 30 guests comfortably, offering a choice of eight Split-Level Suites, four Classic Suites, and three Family Suites. These accommodations are thoughtfully positioned around two two-story Tropical Modernism-inspired living spaces: Villa Monara (meaning Peacock) and Villa Divia (meaning Leopard). Each villa boasts its expansive infinity pool and breathtaking ocean views on either side, all set against lush green lawns.

ÀNI is a self-contained destination that provides every facility and service a group of guests might wish for during their stay. You'll find an air-conditioned gym with glass windows, a double spa treatment suite and a tennis court. For family fun, two children's swimming pools are complete with long, winding waterslides, ensuring hours of entertainment.

ANI Sri Lanka Information

Location & Getting There
ÀNI's location offers convenient accessibility with multiple travel options. It is just a 30-minute drive from Mawella Lagoon, where seaplanes touch down after a scenic 35-minute flight from Colombo; it provides a unique arrival experience. Additionally, it's within an 80-minute drive from Mattala Rajapaksha International Airport (HRI) and a three-hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) in Colombo. Moreover, the region benefits from direct flight connections to prominent global cities, including Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Melbourne, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore, and Warsaw, making travel to ÀNI remarkably accessible from various destinations.

Spanning two levels to maximize ocean or garden vistas, each of eight Split-Level Suites boasts a spacious private terrace with twin daybeds for outdoor lounging. Four out of the eight suites include private plunge pools. Inside, beneath high woven bamboo ceilings, you'll find a king-size bed adjacent to an open sitting area, while the generous bathroom offers double sinks, an eye-catching circular bathtub, and a rainfall shower. A seamless ramp addition makes these Suites suitable for guests with accessibility needs.

Four Classic Suites is a modern retreat with a private terrace and twin daybeds overlooking the Indian Ocean or resort gardens. These suites feature a king-size bed on terrazzo floors, and three out of four have a private plunge pool. Some Classic Suites offer interconnecting options, allowing flexible family sleeping arrangements through shared entrances between two suites.

Boasting captivating green vistas, all three Family Suites provide the option of twin beds or a king-size bed, accompanied by an open-plan sitting area and a generously sized ensuite bathroom. Notably, two Family Suites share an entrance with Classic Suites, making them a convenient choice for families with younger members. All three Family Suites also offer garden courtyards, creating serene spaces for peaceful contemplation.

Guest Accessibility
ÀNI welcomes all guests, and for those with wheelchairs, thoughtful design features have been implemented to guarantee smooth mobility and full access to all amenities and spaces. These include gently sloping pathways across the resort, surrounding Villa Divia and Villa Monara, and an elevator in Villa Monara that links the library to the bar lounge. Furthermore, necessary bathroom handrails are provided in suites as per individual requirements.

Apart from ÀNI's comprehensive offerings, the local expert team can arrange an array of experiences along Sri Lanka's south coast and inland. Some possibilities include:

  • Helicopter tour
  • Blue whale and dolphin sighting
  • Surfing and scuba diving
  • Sundowner afloat on Mawella Lagoon
  • Trekking in the rainforest of Sinharaja
  • Guided hike to Mulkirigala Rock Temple
  • Safari in Yala National Park
  • Birdwatching
  • Virgin White Tea tastings

Additionally, arrangements can be made for live bands, DJs, fireworks, magic shows, and other entertainment options.

All children are warmly welcomed, regardless of age limitations.

ÀNI Sri Lanka truly shines when hosting families with children, providing an idyllic backdrop for multi-generational vacations. The setting ensures complete relaxation and enjoyment for every member of your group.

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Why we recommend ÀNI Sri Lanka

Embraced by a verdant jungle with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, ÀNI Sri Lanka welcomes you and yours to this private beachfront estate on the island’s fabled south coast. The resort boasts a discreet and dedicated team of 30 staff members available around the clock to cater to every desire. Whether arranging memorable dining experiences, facilitating cultural and wellness activities, organizing kids' activities, or guiding exploration of the region, the goal is to provide a customized experience that surpasses expectations.

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