ONYX Hospitality Group, one of Asia’s leading hoteliers, opened its latest property in Sri Lanka, Amari Galle.
The 172-room hotel, located a short distance away from the Galle Fort, is ONYX Hospitality Group’s third property in Sri Lanka and the third hotel under the group’s Amari brand following Amari Johor Bahru in Malaysia and Amari Yangshuo in China.
The new beachfront resort in the South is situated along the Colombo – Galle main road, with easy access to attractions including the Galle Fort and the popular beach towns Unawatuna and Hikkaduwa.
“Originally from Thailand and expanding across Asia, Amari has a rich and long standing heritage and is well known amongst travellers worldwide,” said Douglas Martell, President/CEO, ONYX Hospitality Group. “Amari celebrates colours and rhythms of modern Asia with each hotel highlighting the textures and flavours of its unique setting through architecture, design, cuisine and service. With the opening of our first Amari hotel in Sri Lanka, we are building a service culture, which combines Asian hospitality values and deep rooted local customs”.
The architecture and design of the Amari Galle takes its inspiration from the natural beauty of the Galle coast. The rooms and suites, which have private balconies offer uninterrupted ocean views. The bright and spacious rooms capture the tranquillity of the coastline with soothing shades that create a beach house feel and artwork, which reflects the notable sights of the surrounding area.
Ahara Gourmet Gallery, the chic signature market-style restaurant of Amari Galle, offers flavours of Asian and international cuisines inspired by the region’s rich, tasty street food culture. The Shoreline Beach Club provides the ideal setting for guests to enjoy the calming seascapes as they sample a variety of tapas and cocktails. The rooftop bar Bommu, is the ideal place to unwind and mingle.
The hotel is a great location for many occasion, be it for business functions and wedding celebrations as well. Amari Galle offers guests a relaxing stay and an opportunity to experience the best of Sri Lankan hospitality and Galle, a town rich in culture and tradition.