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the Low Down

At the heart of a fascinating corner of Sri Lanka lies Aditya Resort, close to the historic fort city of Galle and the enchanting Madu River. The multi-award-winning property enjoys the status of having Sri Lanka’s largest compendium of uniquely luxurious suites in a stand-alone space including two luxury villas that are the embodiment of unending luxury. With emphasis on spaciousness and subtle extravagance, you’ll notice this throughout the property with sparkling blue infinity pool, rooftop Jacuzzis, private gardens and artistic interiors. The chic contemporary design maximizes on the spectacular panorama of the azure Indian Ocean, which you will be encouraged to explore during your stay. With so much nature right at your doorstep, you will be enthralled with the beauty of the destination and each new day to explore.

the Peaks Promise

Complimentary experience

Each booking will receive a complimentary homemade sweet platter upon arrival. · For honeymoons, anniversaries and birthdays, guests will receive a complimentary cake and candle arrangement.

the Peaks Purse

60 USD to spend at the resort on whatever you wish!

The Best Room For You

  • Feed your mind, body and soul with some yoga at sunrise, or uncover those hidden talents as you try your hand at some Sri Lankan dishes in the Aditya kitchens.
  • The historic fort city of Galle, the enchanting Madu River and the hip surf and coral gardens of Hikkaduwa are just a short drive away.
  • Each suite or villa embraces iconic details of subtle extravagance from rooftop Jacuzzis, to private gardens, lap pools and artistic interiors
  • Head out onto the garden and enter a world of lush greenery by tropical flora perfect as a secret hideout for a bit of quietude or an animated chat over some Ceylon tea.
  • Your room is always walking distance from the secluded pristine beach
The Aditya comprises of 16 bespoke villas, suites and rooms which expertly utilise the space and positioning of the abode for maximum comfort and luxury. For instance, there is a lap pool in one of the lower floor suites and a Jacuzzi on those with an upper deck, they all provide breath-taking views of the Indian Ocean from balconies and verandas. Each villa and open public space echoes understated elegance in its marriage of Balinese and Sri Lankan antiques, detailed with cultural hallmarks espousing the arts and craft of the southern area of this tropical island. The Villa is a combination of a pool suite and a sky suite. Each suite is laid out to impress with authentic art and antiques drawn from Sri Lanka and the region.
• Location:
Aditya sits on one of Sri Lanka’s most secluded beaches in the southern area of Rathgama. The historic fort city of Galle, the enchanting Madu River (30km away) and the hip surf and coral gardens of Hikkaduwa are just a short drive away.
• Getting there:
Aditya Hotel is a 25-minute drive from Galle Fort and a 2-hour 15 minute drive from Bandaranaike International Airport. Guests who drive can enjoy free on-site parking.
• What to pack:
Stylish, loose fitted clothes are best for humid climates, lots of swimwear and don’t forget suitable shoes for exploring the town.
• Restaurants:
At Aditya, meals are full length concert performances for your taste buds conducted by a team that revel in creating gastronomic symphonies at your behest, any time of day or night. Enjoy the best seats in the house as you indulge in a full gourmet performance, anytime and anywhere you wish. The on-site restaurant serves international dishes and fresh seafood at all times of the day. Private dining by the beach or in the garden can be arranged.
• Spa:
Tranquillity will resonate through your entire being as the skill of therapeutic hands at the Aditya Spa soothes your body and mind, lulling you into a relaxation mode never felt before. Special packages and a la carte treatments using age old traditional soothing and healing techniques gleaned from ancient rituals rooted in Balinese and Thai skills are truly blissful.
• Signature Activities:
Aditya offer a guided tour to the local fish market to select fresh seafood along with a familiarization session of ingredients, spices, condiments and methods used in Sri Lankan cooking. The experience includes preparation of fish curry and shrimp curry along with preparation of rice, lentil curry, vegetable curries and sambol which is then served to the table to enjoy a typical Sri Lankan lunch. For a truly memorable experience, you can visit the nearby turtle hatchery. There you can watch hundreds of turtle hatchlings as they scamper across the sands to meet their watery destiny. Visit them between November to March and they’ll set you up for a high seas adventure where you’ll get up close and personal with majestic whales and playful dolphins.
Children under the age of 4 years old stay for free on bed & breakfast basis, other supplements will be charged as per the hotel rates. Children above the age of 4 will be charged.

Unfortunately, there is no kids club or babysitting services in the resort

  • Board options: Room Only / Bed & Breakfast / Half board / Full Board

  • Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, DVD player and minibar.

  • The hotel also provides bicycle rentals and laundry services.

  • Daily yoga, live cooking demos and/or watersports can be arranged at cost.

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Average Room Rates in USD

Xmas and new year period averages AED 2020

Visa Cost

Tourist visas can be applied for prior to arrival and cost $25. For more information click here.

Top Tip

Ride the cute train around Ella through the most bewitching of landscapes – tea estates, forests, waterfalls, hills, bridges – is something you’ll cherish for the rest of your lives.

Local Currency

The local currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee


Peak period is December to April as it's cooler. Off-peak period is May to November yet Sri Lanka is an all year destination.


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