Cricket craze at Dickwella Resort and Spa

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LOLC Leisure Group’s Dickwella Resort and Spa warmly welcomed the members and officials of the Bangladesh National Squad and Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team, who participated the three-day cricket encounter at the Uyanwatta Stadium in Matara, during 2013 Bangladesh Tour of Sri Lanka.

Dickwella Resort and Spa Manager Mirza Borham together with the hotel staff members and guests gave a traditional Sri Lankan welcome to both teams and hosted them for a relaxing evening of cocktails and dinner at the hotel’s beach.

“We were extremely delighted and privileged to extend our hospitality services to the members of the two teams and their officials. We made all necessary arrangements to ensure that their stay with us was a comfortable and memorable one,” Borham said.

The young cricketers of the Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team were accompanied by their coach and veteran cricketer Romesh Kaluwitharana, and Bowling Coach Anusha Samaranayake, while the visiting Bangladesh National Squad was accompanied by their Manager, Tanjeeb Ahsan.

Sharing his views about their stay in the hotel’s guest commentary book, Romesh Kaluwitharana wrote, “We had a lovely time at the Dickwella Resort and Spa. The management is very helpful and friendly. I thank them for making our stay a comfortable one.”

Bangladesh National Squad Manager Mr. Tanjeeb Ahsan wrote: “Excellent food and service. All the members of the Bangladesh team enjoyed the beauty of the location. Thank you for entertaining us.”

Dickwella Resort and Spa is a tranquil little paradise nestled on a peninsula in deep South of Sri Lanka. Surrounded by the ocean on three sides, the hotel has one of the most stunning beach vistas in the country, providing its rooms a breath-taking view of the clear, blue ocean.

Guests are also treated to a rare glimpse of the sunset and sunrise in one sitting a natural phenomenon brought on by the hotel’s centralised position in between the eastern and western shores.

Among the amenities provided by the hotel are its very own wood fired pizzeria, elegant beach side restaurant, rejuvenating spa facilities, swimming pool and Jacuzzi with ambient surrounding, magnificent snorkelling and diving spots with the help of PADI diving instructors and recreational tours to cultural and religious hot spots in the vicinity.