Famed to be more than just a relaxing stop over, The Tamarind Tree Resort is and ideal destination for a perfect holiday. Approximately 45 minutes away from Colombo and 5 minutes away from the airport this hotel provides luxurious accommodation, unmatched services and a range of facilities to make you stay memorable. The cafes are immaculate offering a rich ambience while for recreation the hotel has a swimming pool and tennis courts. Welcome to your home away from home.
Considered as one of the best airport hotels in the region since its ideal location within a short 5 minute drive away from the International Airport in Katunayake, The Tamarind Tree Resort is snuggled away in a 13.5 acre rich garden filled with lush green lawns and palms. The Tamarind Tree Resort is ideal for airline crews, passengers, transit travelers and business clients as well as long staying guests.
The Tamarind Tree Resort offers 36 luxury bungalows, 23 deluxe rooms and 02 Luxury Suites which are comfortable and extraordinary compared to other airport hotels. All units are complete with air-conditioning, minibar, 32 channel satellite televisions, IDD phones, Hot and Cold water.
Deluxe Bungalows consists of a private sitting room, pantry, dining area and a spacious bedroom. The Superior Suites are two bed roomed suites with two modern bathrooms, a spacious sitting room and dining area with a well stocked pantry with all facilities that include a Microwave oven, a large fridge, a coffee maker and all kinds of crockery and cutlery.
The Pavilion which is a fully air-conditioned cafe with a warm and inviting ambiance is a frequent stop for business clients and airline crews for a quick lunch with a choice of a la carte or set menus. Romantic candle lit dinners are also entertained with state of the art services. The Garden Cafe which offers guests a natural surrounding with a skylight roof serves sumptuous buffet meals for breakfast and dinner. Choices include a salad and bread buffet, hot buffet, dessert buffet as well as Sri Lankan and International cuisine. With comfortable seating and a rich ambiance, "The Pit stop" resident bar provides guests a chance to mingle about and enjoy long drinks and cocktails till midnight.
For recreation, The Tamarind Tree Resort offers billiards and snooker in a fully air-conditioned game room. With parasols and sun loungers the out door swimming pool invites you to enjoy a dip in the cool waters. The in-house gymnasium is fully equipped and fully air-conditioned. You could also enjoy a game of tennis at the hotel's flood lit tennis courts.
The Tamarind Tree Resort also offers a complete conference package from comfortable surroundings to exquisite cuisine, business center facilities to stationery, flip charts, magi boards and the latest audio visual equipment to make your conference or business meeting, effective, productive and a have smooth execution. The main ball room is ideal for cocktail parties and sit down dinners. Other facilities include jogging tracks, 24hour room service, airport transfer desk, airport shuttle service, foreign currency encashment and a doctor on call.
For guests who arrive at The Tamarind Tree Resort for longer stays, the surroundings of the coastal area would be an ideal treat to enjoy. Travellers can head towards Negombo where there are many attractions including historical buildings of the Dutch era. For longer excursions, guests can head towards Kalpitiya, which is a 4 hour drive from the airport. Attractions include a Dutch fort, Whale and Dolphin watching and also fishing. Leisurely boat rides up the lagoon and canoe trips down the river are a pleasant way of exploring the coastline. For keen scuba divers and snorkelers, the largest coral reef in Sri Lanka Bar reef' is only an hour's boat trip from Kalpitiya. This beautiful reef is home to an incredible variety of tropical fish as well as offering sighting of manta rays, reef sharks and the occasional turtle!