On 10 June, the resort will launch the Golf Membership at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf and Country Club, which provides all the amenities guests can expect from a world class golf club, with different categories of membership to suit golfers’ preferences.
The individual membership starts at Rs. 85,000 per year and includes unlimited golf anytime on weekdays and weekends, 30% off on accommodation, 20% off at the restaurants, 20% discount on spa treatments for the member and spouse, and much more. To make the golfing experience even merrier, members’ family and friends can benefit from 50% off on green fees.
A family membership is available so that guests from all ages can enjoy the golfing facilities. Priced at Rs. 100,000, the annual membership also includes free usage of the pool and fitness facilities. The young ones can also enrol for an individual junior membership at Rs. 42,500 per year.
Spread across a vast coconut palm plantation, the par-70 course golf course offers spectacular views and distinctive challenges for both beginners and seasoned players. Designed by Rodney Wright, the globally celebrated designer, the course offers lush fairways and challenging bunkers, with the Dune Area featuring subtle elevation changes and the Sapphire Mine showcasing generous greens with an abundance of water features.
For its first anniversary the resort also launched the ‘We are One’ campaign which includes an attractive room offer for locals and residents, starting from Rs. 29,350 for two persons on half board basis. Guests staying at the resort on 24 and 25 June will also enjoy an array of special treats.
An epicurean experience awaits at Sera restaurant with a five-course set menu for Rs. 8,840 per person, and a ‘buy one, get one free’ offer.
When it comes to relaxation, CHI Ayurveda Spa is the perfect haven to indulge and the resort gift a complimentary treatment for each treatment booked. Early birds who book their treatments before their arrival can also enjoy a 30-minute complimentary massage.
On this special weekend, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa is also inviting its key partners to join in for their first year anniversary, with a bespoke culinary journey around the resort showcasing the best of Sri Lankan cuisine, South-East Asian specialties, and international flavours.
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa General Manager Iain McCormack stated: “It is my pleasure to share this milestone with our esteemed partners and guests. Though still at our onset, the excellence and true dedication of our people has been instrumental in realising our vision to be a five-star property that personifies the true meaning of luxury and privacy, while offering activities for the whole family.” He added: “We successfully overcame the opening challenges and set a benchmark for five-star hospitality in Sri Lanka. We are very pleased with the endorsement and avid reviews from our guests which helped us earn a positive reputation in our first year of operation. We wish to continue raising the bar of service excellence to exceed the expectations of today’s sophisticated local vacationers and international travellers alike.”
In just one year, Shangri-La’s Hambantota has emerged as the destination of choice for spending precious moments with loved ones away from the city’s bustling chatter, thanks to the resort’s gateway to the wild; a unique experience made complete with a selection of dining options, a multitude of outdoor recreational activities including ecological initiatives, and an 18-hole golf course with distinctive challenges for both casual and seasoned players.
Source : FT