Passikudah located in the eastern coast of Sri Lanka is famed for its golden sand and the sparkling blue waters of the Indian Ocean and attracts a large number of tourists every year. Anantaya Resort and Spa – Passikudah, the newest addition to the Anantaya chain by LAUGFS Leisure, is soon to be launched in April this year, and is earmarked to be one of the most sought after luxury resorts in the region.
Passikudah lies between Kalkudah and the Indian Ocean, thirty five kilometers from Batticaloa on the Eastern Coast of Sri Lanka. Boasting shallow waters, white sandy beaches, coral reefs and palm trees, Passikudah is also popular among tourists as an ideal destination for water sports including snorkeling, sailing and swimming.
Built on a 15 acre beach-front stretch, the resort will offer 63 uniquely designed luxury rooms, suites and villas for guests. Its tastefully decorated plush interior has been exclusively created by experienced international designers.
Anantaya – Passikudah is designed and built on a theme of intelligent luxury with an eco-friendly design, and built-in energy efficient mechanisms. With lavish open spaces designed to maximise the use of natural lighting, the resort is built with authentic natural material sourced from within the region, lending subtly and simplicity in colour and texture.
The resort will also feature an all-day diner and a unique specialty restaurant offering delectable fresh seafood from the local area for a sumptuous feast to satisfy taste buds. Providing a haven of luxury for leisure travellers, it will also be an ideal destination for the business traveller with its exquisite Convention venue with a range of modern conference facilities.
“Anantaya – Passikudah will provide the infinite luxury, comfort, beauty and tranquillity that Anantaya is renowned for. It is designed by a world renowned international architect firm who has been commissioned by many luxury resorts around the world. The resort will be headed by a team of Sri Lankan professionals with years of international experience in hospitality management, assuring our guests with the highest standards of quality and guest comfort,” commented LAUGFS Leisure CEO Roshan R. Perera.
“We started our chain of resorts with Anantaya – Chilaw, which has received a phenomenal coming an award-winning luxury resort within just one year of operations. With the success of Anantaya Chilaw, Anantaya Passikudah has become a natural addition to the chain with our third property to be set up in Waskaduwa on the south coast of Sri Lanka. We also have plans to venture into Maldives, extending our presence in the region,” he further elaborated.
LAUGFS Leisure is a subsidiary of LAUGFS Gas PLC, and owns and manages the Anantaya Resort & Spa chain of luxury properties. LAUGFS is a diversified Sri Lankan conglomerate that has expanded across 20 industries, both local and overseas, establishing a strong presence as a leader and pioneer in the power and energy, retail, industrial, services, leisure, logistics and real estate sectors. With over 4,000 employees and an annual turnover exceeding Rs.28 billion, LAUGFS continues to expand and empower millions as a trusted Sri Lankan brand.