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ÀNI Private Resort Sri Lanka


Welcome to ÀNI Sri Lanka, a private 15-suite beachfront property bookable exclusively for one group of guests alone.

This incredible sweeping beachfront estate can accommodate up to 30 guests, making it ideal for large families or groups looking to enjoy this exceptional property in Sri Lanka. Bookings can be from 6 to 15 suites, depending on the size of your group. The estate is set across five acres (two hectares) along the south coast of Sri Lanka. The property is one of ÀNI’s private all-inclusive resorts and boasts a peaceful environment in one of the most spectacular locations.

Located on a gentle rise above a palm-fringed beach near Dickwella, the resort claims mesmerising views of the Indian Ocean. It can accommodate up to 30 guests across eight Split-Level Suites, four Classic Suites, and three Family Suites. These are nestled around two double-storey Living Salas–Villa Monara and Villa Divia–which overlook their vast infinity pools and the sea on either side of an emerald swathe of lawn.

Situated to maximise their staggering Indian Ocean views, Villa Monara - meaning Peacock, and Villa Divia - meaning Leopard, are two-story, poolside Living Salas, each housing an air-conditioned dining area, interactive show kitchen, lounge, bar, wine cellar, library, and terrace.

An elevator in Villa Monara connects the library -upstairs to the bar lounge - downstairs, and gentle slopes offer wheelchair access throughout the resort. Villa Monara offers an expansive games room and TV room, while Villa Divia features a spacious children’s entertainment and TV room and a meeting room. Whichever villa you are staying in, there is something for younger group members to keep themselves entertained after a day on the beach. Each Living Sala’s suites are housed in separate structures overlooking the two infinity swimming pools or farther back on the property, surrounded by lush vegetation.

Each suite effortlessly connects indoors to out, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors inviting sea breezes and fresh air within. Vaulted bamboo ceilings and terrazzo floors are complemented by hand-carved antiques, offset by crisp white linen and subtly textured soft furnishings. In addition, most suites offer expansive terraces with double daybeds, four Split-Level Suites and three Classic Suites boast their private plunge pools.

A destination unto itself, ÀNI offers every facility and service a group of guests could dream of during their stay. The home features a beautiful gym where you can keep fit while on vacation. The air-conditioned, glass-fronted gym rests beside the double spa treatment suite and tennis court, and two children’s swimming pools with long, winding water slides provide hours of entertainment. An outdoor shuffleboard court offers fun for all ages, while the yoga and meditation pavilion and 3-mile (5 km) beach offer different forms of escape and relaxation.

The resort’s discreet and dedicated team of 30 staff members is available around the clock to tailor every detail–from unique dining, cultural, and wellness moments to kids’ activities and exploration of the region. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served each day in different settings across the resort, with every menu tailored according to guest preferences. Contact your concierge to arrange all details before your arrival.

Free-flow beverages, including juices, premium spirits, cocktails, and wines, can be enjoyed whenever you wish. Up to 15 spa treatments per day are included, tennis lessons, personal training, yoga and Pilates, guided cycling tours, movies by moonlight, cooking classes, beach sports, tuk-tuk tours around local villages, and more. Complimentary roundtrip airport transfers make travelling to ÀNI a breeze, and complimentary babysitting and a daily children’s activity program keep kids entertained.

Positioned around Villa Monara and Villa Divia, ÀNI’s eight Split-Level Suites, four Classic Suites, and three Family Suites are accommodated in separate structures on either side of the two infinity swimming pools and farther back on the property beside the gracious Arrival Pavilion. Featuring spacious bedrooms with vaulted, woven- bamboo ceilings and terrazzo floors, they offer large bathrooms and views of the Indian Ocean or resort garden. With a design inspired by Tropical Modernism, each suite effortlessly connects indoors to out, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors inviting sea breezes within. Hand-carved antiques (including curvilinear wood and brass rod Lanka chairs) are offset by crisp white linen, compelling black and white photography, and subtly textured soft furnishings. Hairdryers, Nespresso coffee machines, minibars, and bathroom scales are offered throughout the accommodations.

• (670 sq.ft / 62 sq.m)
• Private plunge pool in three of the four suites or Private terrace overlooking the Indian Ocean or resort gardens with two daybeds
• King-size bed
• Open plan sitting area with desk
• Large bathroom with twin basins, free-standing bath, separate rain shower, plus outdoor shower and WC
• Two suites connect with two Family Suites via a shared entrance and two suites interconnect with each other via a corridor

• (700 sq.ft / 65 sq.m)
• Private plunge pool in four of the eight suites
• Private terrace overlooking the Indian Ocean or resort gardens with two daybeds
• King-size bed
• Open plan sitting area with desk
• Large bathroom with twin basins, circular bath, separate rain shower, and WC
• Four suites interconnect via a corridor
• Suitable for guests with accessibility needs with seamless ramp addition

• (680 sq.ft / 63 sq.m)
• Two of the three suites interconnect with a Classic Suite via a shared entrance
• Twin beds or a king-size bed
• Open-plan sitting area with desk and daybed
• Large bathroom with twin basins, free-standing bath, separate rain shower, and WC
• Garden courtyard

• Every guest is welcome at ÀNI, and those using wheelchairs will find design elements to ensure ease of movement and complete access to all facilities and areas.
• Sloping pathways throughout the resort and around Villa Divia and Villa Monara
• An elevator in Villa Monara connects the library to the bar lounge
• Bathroom handrails in suites, as required

• Situated on Sri Lanka’s south coast between the picturesque market towns of Dickwella to the east and Tallala to the west
• Just an hour’s drive east of UNESCO-protected Galle Fort
• Ideally positioned for exploring the region’s legendary wildlife reserves, including Bundala, Udawalawe, and Yala National Parks
• Visited by shy monitor lizards, curious monkeys, and exotic birdlife, the resort is surrounded by nature and its soundtrack of rustling palm fronds, murmuring waves, and the occasional cries of peacocks
• The resort feels utterly remote yet is close to colourful villages set within rice paddies and cinnamon plantations

• 30-minute drive from Mawella Lagoon, where seaplanes land after a 35-minute flight from Colombo
• An 80-minute drive from Mattala Rajapaksha International Airport (HRI)
• A three-hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) in Colombo
• Direct flights connect with Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Melbourne, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore, and Warsaw

• Guided cycling tours and local walks
• Mountain bikes available for adults and kids
• Beach volleyball, pool volleyball, mini cricket/soccer matches on the lawn
• Archery
• Outdoor shuffleboard games
• Movies by Moonlight for adults and kids

• Tuk-tuk tours around local villages
• Sri Lankan cooking classes with the Executive Chef
• Traditional Sri Lankan cultural show, once per stay
• Live Sri Lankan instrumental music
• Market and artisan workshop tours
• Visiting ÀNI Art Academy Sri Lanka

• Complimentary babysitting for up to eight hours per day
• Daily children’s activity program – Treasure hunts, arts and crafts including mask painting, kite flying, sandcastle building, educational nature tours
• Kids’ cooking/baking classes
• Shuffleboard and other games

• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served in different settings across the resort, with every menu tailored according to guest preferences and tastes to surprise and delight
• Traditional afternoon tea with tea tasting
• Daily snacks and treats, home-made sorbet and ice cream, and freshly baked cakes
• Free-flow beverages, including premium spirits, cocktails, wines, soft drinks, and fresh juices
• All-day pool butler service

• Up to 15 spa treatments per day, including Ayurveda, sports reflexology, and head massages with all-natural products featuring local ingredients
• Yoga and pilates, aqua aerobics, tennis lessons and beach jogging
• Personal training

• Roundtrip airport transfers from Colombo, once per group
• VIP arrival and departure airport experience
• Unpacking and packing service (as per guest request)
• Daily laundry (excluding dry cleaning)
• International calling and high-speed Wi-Fi
• Netflix, Apple TV, and Apple Music in every room

A stay at ÀNI is all-inclusive, from every personalized meal and spa treatment to tailored excursions and kids’ activities. This means no hidden costs or price lists; just pure relaxation and the time and space for guests to focus on what is important to them.

*Lower rates are available starting at 6 suites. Please enquire for more information.

You can also take a look at the beautiful oceanfront ÀNI Private Resort – Dominican Republic, ÀNI Villas Anguilla and ÀNI Private Resort Thailand.

This villa is a beachfront home. It should be noted that beaches change their shape and size from day to day, week to week and month to month, mainly as a response to seasonal waves, currents and tides. Every effort has been made to depict the beach in front of this property, but temporary changes may occur.


Maaliyadda, Sri Lanka
Nearest airport Mawella Lagoon Airport
12 km
Nearest beach Beachfront 50 meters
Nearest restaurant Sawandara garden 550 meters


  • Bedroom(s): 15 ( Sleeps 30 )
    12 King, 3 Twin that combines to King
  • Bathroom(s): 15
    15 Baths, 19 Showers, 30 Wash basins, 15 Toilets
  • General facilities: Balcony / Deck, Electricity, Garden, Garden View, High Speed Internet, Panoramic Views, Pool, Private Location, Private Terrace, Terrace, Wifi
  • Indoor facilities: Air conditioning, All Bedrooms En Suite, Gym - Private, Luxury Finishes, TV
  • Outdoor facilities: Beach Access, Communal Swimming Pool, Deck/Decking, Ocean Front, Outdoor Shower, Private Plunge Pool, Private Terrace, Restaurants nearby, Sea Views, Sun Loungers, Swimming pool, Tennis court
  • Services: Babysitting, Breakfast included, Butler Service, Cleaning inclusive, Concierge Service, Daily maid service, Final Cleaning, Fully Staffed, Gardener, Gourmet Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included, Laundress, Linen provided, Maid service, Personal Chef Included, Towels provided
  • Access: Wheelchair access


  • Local activities: Fine Dining, Fishing, Hiking, Horse riding, Swimming, Tennis, Water Sports


Availability is on a request basis - please Enquire


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- Nightly rate Weekly Min. Stay Change-over
Rate summary $ 21,000 - $ 32,000 $ 147,000 - $ 224,000 5 Nights -
Summer 2022 27-Apr-2022 - 18-Nov-2022 $ 21,000 $ 147,000 5 Nights -
Winter 2022 19-Nov-2022 - 16-Dec-2022 $ 25,000 $ 175,000 5 Nights -
Festive Season 2022 17-Dec-2022 - 04-Jan-2023 $ 32,000 $ 224,000 14 Nights -
Winter 2023 05-Jan-2023 - 23-Apr-2023 $ 25,000 $ 175,000 5 Nights -
Summer 2023 24-Apr-2023 - 18-Nov-2023 $ 23,000 $ 161,000 5 Nights -

All prices are subject to tax at 11% and a Service Charge at 10 %


Lower rates are available starting at 6 suites. Enquire for more information.


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    • Type: Villa
    • Sleeps: 30
    • Bedroom(s): 15
    • Bathroom(s): 15
    • Board: Catered
    • Long term rentals: No
    • Pets: No
    • Children: Yes, great for kids
    • Wheelchair: Yes
    • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable
    • Holiday type: Beach Front, Corporate Retreat, Family, Fully Staffed, Ocean Front, Resort, Sea Views, Walk to Beach