Halal Destination: Sri Lanka

The perfect halal destination for Muslim travellers.

Boasting eight world class UNESCO heritage sites, including the imperious Sigiriya rock standing 370m tall, the fortified city of Galle, and the virgin Sinharaja Rainforest, halal friendly Sri Lanka is so much more than a beach and flop destination. What many people tend to forget about Sri Lanka is that it overflows with excursions, sites, and activities to enjoy. Despite being a small country tucked away in the south of India, Sri Lanka is perfect for wildlife experiences, crystal clear beaches, amazing national parks, and Muslim travellers due to its significant Muslim population.

Sri Lanka is a one of a kind halal friendly destination. The amount of days out you can enjoy exploring and discovering the country’s many beauties is limitless, while days in can be just as adventurous when you’re staying at the 5* Shangri La Hambantota. Newly opened in June 2016, Shangri La Hambantota welcomes guests to enjoy pure luxury in their latest addition to their hotel offering. The hotel resort is situated in Hambantota, a part of Sri Lanka known for its natural beauty and wildlife.

Shangri La Hambantota covers over 53 hectares of ground wherein you’ll find 300 spacious rooms including 21 suites, all surrounded by luscious tropical gardens that will take your breath away. Apart from luxury spacious rooms that have been carefully designed to mix in the modern day lifestyle with Sri Lanka’s beautiful culture, the resort also offers an 18 hole golf course, an artisan village that celebrates local arts and crafts, and other various activities such as water sports, excursions, day trips, and visiting national parks. Enjoy the very best of Sri Lanka by staying at the Shangri-La Hambantota, a truly mesmerizing resort with so much to offer so near by.

For only £1,849 per person based on two people sharing you and a companion can enjoy:

  • Return flights from London to Colombo
  • Seven nights accommodation at the 5* Shangri-La Hambantota in a Deluxe Room
  • Daily breakfast
  • Return airport transfers in Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lankan Visa

Another stunning holiday getaway Sri Lanka has to offer is the Anantara Kalutara.  The branch of Anantara hotels and resorts are known for providing top class accommodation and services. Recently opening a new branch in sunny Sri Lanka, Anantara Kalutara has opened their doors to another luxurious resort. Situated on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, yet only an hour away from the vibrant capital, Anantara Kalutara Resort is a heavenly gateway waiting to offer guests the best of both worlds. The resort offers luxurious accommodations among the luscious wild nature and rich culture Sri Lanka proudly boasts.  

Embark on a paradise getaway with the resort’s stunning scenery of the Indian Ocean and the Kalu Ganga River. A private river and lagoon frontage also awaits guests looking to sit back, relax and inhale the fresh Sri Lankan air. Anantara Kalutara  provides 141 luxury rooms, suites, and pool villas. Being a newly open resort, you can only imagine how spectacular this halal holiday getaway is going to be.  Complete with 2 outdoor swimming pools, a watersports centre, a variety of delicious restaurants and cuisines to satisfy your cravings, and a kids and teens centre to keep the younger ones occupied, Anantara isn’t just a holiday resort for couples, but it’s perfect for families too.

For only £1,599 per person based on two people sharing you and a companion can enjoy:

  • Return flights from London to Colombo
  • 7 nights at the Anantara Kalutara in the Premier Garden Villa
  • Daily breakfast and dinner
  • Return airport transfers in Sri Lanka

For more information on the above resorts, please feel free to contact us at mail@serendipity.travel or call 0203 397 4397 for more information.

Susannah Willett

Susannah, better known as Sussie spent her younger years growing up in the U.K before moving out to the Philippines to reside. Having split her years in two very different cultures, Sussie has gained the love for travel, giving her the passion to write about the many beautiful countries. Being a lover of nature, culture, and history, Sussie has big plans to travel wherever her feet may take her, and witness firsthand the various beauties of the world.

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