Ranweli’s architecture blends with the unique and rich natural environment. The serene and idyllic location has been fully utilized in the layout of the land, featuring indigenous flora and fauna,and borders the wide sandy beach on one side, and the river on the other.
The land was originally a coconut plantation surrounded by wetlands mainly mangroves. In conceptualizing Ranweli, the architects used the spacing of the rows of the coconut trees (known as the coconut grid by Agriculturists) as the discipline for the design. The bungalows, central areas and facilities were built by removing the minimum number of coconut trees. For each bungalow constructed, only one tree was removed and the tree trunks were used to construct the pillars. ... [+] More
The connecting walkways open out into beautifully tended palm gardens leading to the heart of the resort. Architecturally and aesthetically the construction and furnishing of the village blends western standards of comfort and with the traditions of indigenous Sri Lankan culture.
Sri Lanka is a green and fertile land of natural beauty with a tropical climate. Bio diversity the essence of an eco tourist destination is greater per square kilometer than any other country in Asia.
Ranweli Holiday Village is an eco-friendly tourist resort committed to protecting the environment.
We protect the natural habitat. The business operates and conducts operations in an environmentally friendly manner by using our resources efficiently and managing our waste and emissions to minimize the impact on the environment.
By conducting regular meetings and through written communications, we make sure our employees, guests, suppliers and the public are aware of our eco-friendly policy. We design and maintain systems which are subject to continuous improvement in order to meet our short and long term environment protection goals.
We undertake to comply government legislation and the expectations of the public in this regard.
Let's save mother earth
Ranweli’s idyllic location provides tranquility and serenity providing excellent sensory stimulation and calming your mind..
The Ranweli Ayurvedic centre offers guests authentic Ayurvedic health treatments using medicinal herbs. A qualified Ayurvedic doctor with many years of experience is in charge of the centre.
Ranweli also offers Yoga facilities by special arrangement.
Ranweli’s restaurant, offers a delicious buffet and a' la carte Sri Lankan and International cuisine. Vegetarian meals are available on request and in all buffets.
In addition to the main restaurant, a pavilion bar by the swimming pool, constructed with eco-friendly and biodegradable material, provides snacks and beverages. This is a favourite spot among the guests to enjoy the ambiance and sunset. Also a small fruit stall called the "Palathuru Masse" located next to the main bar, serves fresh fruit juices and herbal drinks of medicinal value.
Whenever possible fresh produce is procured from the local community. We also have our own organic vegetable plots.
Unique Dining experience - Ferry Dinner
This romantic ferry cruise with special dinner is served on a beautifully decorated ferry. The ferry will glide along the scenic river bordering the resort with a personal butler, a chef and a ferryman in attendance to meet all your dining needs. The Guests can select any one of the three specially designed menus. The menus offer a five course dinner with a choice of seafood or Sri Lankan/Eastern dishes or meat, as the main course.
Tea and coffee will be served at the end of the meal. A bottle of sparkling wine is served to complement the dinner.