Where to Stay in Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Review of Amanwella Tangalle, Sri Lanka
A few impressions before starting my grand tour. Amanwella is set along one of the most pristine tropical beaches I have ever seen. The ultra-luxe property is managed by Amai. Aman is the world’s most exclusive hotel brand. Amanwella is located on. It’s a 190 km (120 mi) or 3 hour drive from southern coast Colombo. The hotel can arrange a car transfer from Colombo. The last few miles to Amanwella are on an unmarked gravel road hues of the earth. The gravel road leads to a minimalist arrival p Locally fired terracotta tiles mirror the rust toned. The resort derives it name by combining two words:. Aman, or “peace” in Sanskrit, and wella, the Sinhalese name for beach. The design is modern, linear and streamlined. Amanwella remains faithful to the Aman brand’s spartan and calming design aesthetics. The decor pays tribute to Geoffrey Bawa (1919-2003). Bawa, a Sri Lankan, was among the most influential architects of his generation. The resort was created by Australian architect Kerry Hill.
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Sober materials and vertical lines bring the outside tropical environment in. An ascending colonnade leads to the public areas. The fusion of traditional design elements and tropical modernity works very well. The reception is on the left. A grassy courtyard separated by the library and a reflect!. The pavilion across the lawn is the bar. I’ll have a look inside this facility later in this tour. This is the reception & concierge area. Check-in is done inside the villa though. The reception features its own intimate courtyard. A boutique shop is located here, selling handicraft and jewelry. Aman is the world’s most exclusive hotel grou What is your favorite hotel brand? Leave a comment. Aman was founded in 1988 by Adrian Zecha. The first Aman retreat was built on Phuket’s west coast and named Amanp^ri. Currently, Aman manages 33 hotels across the world.
The group continues to add awe-inspiring destinations to its portfolio. Aman hotels are renowned for space and privacy. They are meticulously designed to frame their natural and cultural settings. Aman hotels are renowned for space and pri. Which one is your favorite Aman hotel? Leave acomment My favorite Aman hotels are Amanzoe (Greece), Aman Tokyo (Japan), and Amanoi (Vietnam). This is Amanwella’s library. The pavilion is located between the resort’s two grassed courtyards. It’s stocked with reference books on Sri Lanka. The library also offers novels, magazines, newspapers, CDs and games. I admit that I am an addict of the Aman brand. People of my kind like to call themselves ‘Aman junkies’. Aman junkies are not always ultra-wealthy people . I would rather spend my money on 2 nights in an Aman hotel than 2 weeks in another hotel. Aman junkies are not always ultra-wealthy people. Celebrities are huge fans of Aman. Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and David Beckham are regular guests. The library leads to a stunning terrace. The views from the terrace are breathtaking. This is Amangalla s only restaurant. It serves Asian and Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on fresh local seafood. This is Amangalla’s only restaurant. The views across the pool to the beach and bay are PHENOMENAL. This is why you need to book a stay at Amanwellc myth lure the most discerning clientele. The Aman brand rarely advertises. Guests word of mouth, fame and. Aman does not compromise on exclusivity.
You cannot book Aman hotels other than on the Aman website or via luxury travel agents. It’s a relaxed venue next to the dining pavilion. It shares its terrace and panoramic views with the restaurant. Amanwella opened in 2005. It’s opening was delayed by a few months because of damage by the”?004 tsunami. Aman manages two properties in Sri Lanka. The other hotel – Amangalla – is a historic property in Galle Fort, a UNESCO heritage site. The pool is 14 m (46 ft) at its widest point. It features a unique ‘internal wall’ design and comes with fabulous views. Share your experience in the comment section of this clip. Have you ever stayed at an Aman hotel?. A few more impressions of the lobby & public are:. Amanwella is by far the best and most exclusive beach resort in Sri Lanka. The beach-front resort features 30 suites. These are located on the tropical hillside to the west of the public areas. The resort also provides tuktuk transfer to the sui. A tuktuk is a motorized version of the traditional Asian rickshaw. All suites are identical in layout and design. There are two categories – suites & ocean suites – based on their location!. The 30 suites are built on three levels. Ocean suites are located lower on the hillside and enjoy better views of the beach. Each suite features a good-sized plunge pool. The pool is located in a high-wall courtyard, providing complete privacy. The suite is contemporary in design. It is open on both sides letting in cooling sea breezes. The suite features a combined sleeping and living room.
The bedroom is divided by large sliding wooden screens from a sumptuous bathroom. The suite features a combined sleepi The bedroom is divided by large sliding wooden screens from. Suites come with either a king bed or two twin bed:. A long recumbent armoire nestles at the foot of the bed area. It features high loft ceilings and crisp modern furnishings. The suite has beach-coloured terrazzo flooring. Walls of glass with sliding rattan shutters surround the suite. The bathroom is a vast space. It features a large free-standing tub, separate rain shower, and twin sinks. Sliding doors open to a large balcony. It features two loungers and a dining area. A few more impressions of the suite. If you want a room with a view, make sure to book an ocean suite (and not a regular suite). Let s take a stroll on the beach. Amanwella features a private club halfway the beach (shown later). The pristine beach is 800 m (2600 ft) long. The resort is set on the hill along the eastern tip of the bay. The sea is quite rough. Swimming is best suited to more experienced swimmers. The beach is open to the public. However, there are no other hotels and buildings along the beach, so it’s always quiet. This is Amanwella’s beach club, steps from the. Tuktuk service is provided between Amanwella’s beach club and main fac. This is paradise. I was (and still am) blown away by the dazzling beauty of the beach. We’re back at Amanwella’s pool area. Each day, complimentary afternoon tea is offered in the lounge bar. The resort is at its most beautiful in the late afternoon. Amanwella’s terraces and pool offer a great view of the sunset. Amanwella is beautifully lit at night. The resort breaths serenity and tranquility.