ÀNI VILLAS - DICKWELLA, SRI LANKA

EXPERIENCE

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Located on on the southern tip of Sri Lanka - lush vegetation, conservation parks closeby, temples and forts - Àni Villas, Sri Lanka has everything you need for a tropical adventure or beach retreat.

While planning your itinerary with the Àni Villas team, you may select activities with as much action or relaxation as your group desires.

 

ON-SITE FACILITIES
• Arrival pavilion
• Infinity swimming pools with pool bar
• Children’s swimming pool and waterslide
• Open dining sala
• Open air event pavilion
• Pool table
• Enclosed libraries
• Game and TV rooms
• Yoga pavilion
• Spa
• Tennis court
• Shuffleboard court
• Arrival pavilion
• Infinity swimming pools with pool bar
• Children’s swimming pool and waterslide
• Open dining sala
• State of the art fitness room

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COMPLIMENTARY ON/OFF-SITE ACTIVITIES
• Southeast Asian cooking classes with the executive chef
• Tennis lessons
• Personal training
• Yoga light lessons
• Meditation
• Aqua aerobics
• Cross fit
• Beach volleyball
• Beach jogging
• Cycling tour
• Local walk and trek

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CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

Water slide & kids pool
Kids Cooking Lessons - From baking cookies or learning a little Sri Lankan cooking Cycling tour - For competent cyclists of any age.

Beach walk
Cricket & football lessons shuffleboard court yoga & meditation for kids arts & crafts 4 hours daily are with our compliments for 4 children aged 4 years and above For younger children – babysitting services can be organized upon request

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À LA CARTE ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS

ADVENTURE
• Surfing Lessons

CULTURE
• Dance Classes

EXPLORATION
• Whale & Dolphin watching
• Galle Fort
• Turtle Hatchery & Mask village
• Tea Plantation
• Mulgirigala Rock Temple
• Udawalawe National Park

 

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COOKING CLASSES WITH CHEF CYRIL

Chef Cyril will take you on a culinary tour from Asia through to the Mediterrean. From Sri Lankan treats like hoppers to Thai curries or Italian pastas. Complimentary classes are arranged at your convenience

 

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SPA - ANCIENT AYURVEDIC TREATMENTS

Ayerveda in Sanskrit means “knowledge of longevity of life”. Practiced for over 4,000 years with the aim of creating harmony within the body. Modern research has proven the beneficial effect that Ayurvedic massage has on all areas of the body; specifically the neuromuscular, circulatory, lymphatic, skeletal and gastrointestinal systems. Ayurvedic oils are infused with up to 75 different herbs then warmed to increase the therapeutic effect and enhance the process of purification and regeneration.

Our Ocean View Spa Room for 2 Guests & Treatments can also be arranged in the privacy of your villa.


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PERSONAL TRAINING

Personalized workout sessions designed to match individual needs


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TENNIS

Private tennis lessons & hitting partner for all skill levels


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YOGA CLASSES

Join with our trainer for a session, its not touching your toes, its what you learn on the way down.
Aqua aerobics, cross fit, beach volleyball, beach jogging are also available


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WHALE WATCHING

During the migration season from December and April, pods of orcas, blue whales & sometimes dolphins can be seen just a few miles offshore from Mirissa.
It’s well worth the early start, to see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. Driving distance: 45 minutes.


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GALLE FORT VISIT

Galle Fort is a spellbinding mixture of Dutch, British and Sri Lankan history and architecture, sprinkled with boutique shops and quaint restaurants. Take a tour with our fun local guide/storyteller through the quaint cobblestone streets and glimpse beautifully restored houses and buildings. Enjoy some of Sri Lanka’s finest shopping followed by a leisurely dinner at one of the charming restaurants within the fort.


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TEA PLANTATION TOUR

Galaboda Tea Factory was established in 1935. It is the first organic tea garden to be located in southern Sri Lanka. Beautiful green tea terraces welcome guests through the winding mountainside of this lush landscape. Watch the tea pickers and take a tour of the beautiful Akuressa plantation, learning about the art of tea cultivation.


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CYCLING & TUK TUK TOURS

Tailored to all age groups.A guided 90 minute tour through picturesque Sri Lankan villages, rice fields, temples and cinnamon plantations.


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TURTLE HATCHERY PROJECT & MASK VILLAGE

Five of the world’s seven species of sea turtles come ashore to nest in Sri Lanka. The main aim of this project is to monitor local sea turtle activity and conserve the local nesting sites. Within the sanctuary of the project, rescued eggs can hatch safely away from
predators before being released into the sea.

At the Hatchery, guests can view the baby turtles at different stages of growth, from 1 – 3 days old, as well as injured and older turtles. After which, stop by the Sri Lankan Mask Museum to see this traditional craft.


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UDA WALAWE NATIONAL PARK

Uda Walawe’s scrub plains, lagoons and rocky mounds make it one of the best places to see a wide variety of Sri Lankan wildlife. Frequently sighted animals include elephants, sloth bears, sambar deer, spotted deer, wild boar, crocodiles, monkeys and buffalos. Transport around the park is provided by jeep complete with driver and expert guide/tracker.


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MULGIRIGALA ROCK TEMPLE

Ancient Mulgirigala Temple is perched on an enormous boulder more than 200m high. According to ancient inscriptions carved on the rock, Mulgirigala dates back almost 2,000 years when it was a site of a Buddhist monastery. The serene white Dagaba stands at the peak of the rock with magnificent coastal views. The temple complex consists of ancient murals, a recumbent Buddha statue, devalayas, and several cave temples all of which are found at different levels while ascending the peak of the rock. This is a living temple which is visited by many devotees.


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SURFING

Sri Lanka is known for its surf, there are many schools close to the villas where you can learn, perfect or enjoy great waves with fellow surfers. If you’re a bit more experienced and like to have a wave all to yourself - you can actually surf right in front of the villas. The blue waters of Sri Lanka offer a good ride for beginners through to experienced surfers. Tangalle beach is a great area to learn to surf. Experienced instructors will get you standing up on a board and enjoying the waves!


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YACHT & CATAMARAN

Escape the crowds and relax on this spacious yacht with excellent facilities and attentive crew. After Whale Watching,
motor to a beautiful bay in the afternoon, to take a safe dip in the ocean