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The elegant Royal Palms Beach Hotel lies on the palm-fringed sands of Kalutara beach – a beautiful stretch, dotted with many coves and bays. It has plenty of on-site activities and facilities to discover, plus you can access the lavish spa and tennis courts at sister property, Tangerine Beach Hotel. Food is everything from all-day buffets, to Japanese à la carte and The Cabana; a beachfront bar and grill. Spend you evenings in the lounge or for two nights a week, Below Zero, the underground bar and club. Rooms are decorated appealingly and come with all the right mod-cons like mini fridges and Wi-Fi (payable locally).
Comfortable and well-appointed inside, with bright fabrics and wooden furniture which evokes contemporary Sri Lankan design, the Standard Room has garden views and a choice of king-sized bed or twin configuration. There is a mini fridge with two bottles of complimentary water per day, plus a shower and full toiletries.View all room facilities
The large swimming pool is 1.98 metres at its deepest point and 100 metres long. A swim-up bar means that you can stay refreshed without leaving the water and a lifeguard is on duty all day long – between 7am and 6pm.
If keeping fit on holiday is on your agenda then there is a fully-equipped fitness room on site.
Evening entertainment includes live bands,local bands, snake show, fire limbo, cultural shows and piano/soft music.
At sister hotel Tangerine Beach; the spa has a menu of traditional and modern treatments including those derived from ancient ayurvedic practices.
Additional costs apply.
There are loads of activities at the hotel (and sister hotel Tangerine Beach). You can enjoy volleyball, darts, crazy golf, and floor chess, water polo, and croquet. There is the traditional Sri Lankan game of carrom to try out too, and at Tangerine Beach you'll find badminton, tennis, squash and more.
With a charming terrace, air-conditioned interior and a diverse menu of international cuisine with local specialities, the main restaurant serves appealing buffet-style meals throughout the day – with themed evenings to add to the mix.
<b>Breakfast:</b> 07:30am to 10:00am
Lunch: 13:00pm to 15:00pm
Dinner: 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Open lunch through dinner, the menu of this bar and grill is a firm favourite – with tasty locally-sourced fish, steak and fresh vegetables. Grab a cocktail at happy hour, find a comfortable perch for the glorious sunset, and look forward to evening complete with live entertainment.
Sri Lanka's bountiful coast affords this Japanese restaurant the freshest and best seafood – prepared into tasty sashimi, sushi, salads and rice dishes. Certainly a must-visit restaurant for a special evening meal.
Located underneath the main restaurant, Below Zero is open two nights a week for late night drinks, socialising and music – and the walls are soundproof so as to not disturb the rest of the hotel.
Benefiting from ocean views, this lounge bar serves drinks complemented by relaxing live music occasionally.
For drinks in the water, the pool bar has a swim-up section that you can conveniently drift over to.
A play area for kids at the sister hotel Tangerine Beach is great fun for them, and time to relax for you.
Young guests will love the on-site baby pool, splashing around all day long.
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