Guests at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka enjoy the best of both marine worlds
Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka offers guests waterside holidays
Nestled between the Indian Ocean and the Bentota River resort guests enjoy a rare opportunity to switch between the river and the sea.
Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka is inviting guests to take advantage of its unique marine location this summer, with generous discounts on an array of exciting water sports.
Nestled on a strip of land between the Bentota River and Indian Ocean, and only accessible by boat, the multifaceted upscale resort offers an extensive choice of watersports for all ages and ability levels, with professional equipment and courses conducted by professionally trained instructors.
“Water sports are a key element of the guest experience here at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, which is why we are such a popular destination for families and couples alike,” explains Mario Taulien, General Manager, Centara Ceysands Resort and Spa.
“With its smooth waters and soothing natural scenery, the Bentota River is a perfect place for nature lovers, curious explorers and those wanting to learn a new sport. The Indian Ocean also allows guests to harness the power of the waves and wind for an exhilarating adventure,” he adds
Sri Lanka’s incredible underwater ecosystem means world-class dive sites are located within easy reach of the resort by boat, while on the river-facing side the waters are sheltered from the ocean by a narrow strip of land, and ideal for kayaking, water-skiing, jet-skiing, wake boarding, dinghy rafting and banana boat rides. This also provides the perfect setting for younger guests or beginners to learn and practice new skills, overseen by qualified instructors.
Those seeking a more tranquil experience can join a Bentota River Safari. Heading deep into the untouched mangrove forests, this half-day excursion offers guests the opportunity to spot a wealth of local wildlife, including colourful tropical birds, rarely seen, endearing fruit bats and even crocodiles. River vessels can accommodate everything from romantic couples’ picnics to 20-person cruises and the trip has become a must-do activity for guests from around the world.
The resort complements active adventures with a choice of soothing spa treatments
On the other side of the headland, the beach presents a whole new array of options for watersports enthusiasts. Medium sized white-crested waves make it a great surfing spot for beginner surfers, while the stiff ocean breeze provides the perfect conditions for kite boarding. More experienced jet-skiers and wake boarders can choose to ride the rolling surf and feel the thrill of the ocean.
Below the ocean surface, certified divers can head out and discover some of Sri Lanka’s most spectacular scuba sites, several of them located just 15 minutes offshore. Meanwhile, dive courses are available for budding underwater explorers.
After a day of aquatic activities and adventures, guests can unwind at SPA Cenvaree – the resort’s serene sanctuary where trained therapists soothe away aching muscles with a distinctive of Ayurvedic treatments and Thai massage therapies that combine the healing traditions of the location with the spa signatures of Centara Hotel and Resorts.
Between now and 31st August 2018, guests at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka can take advantage of a 30 percent discount on all watersports, either on the river, by the beach, or out on the ocean waves.
The resort is also offering a stay 3 nights, pay 2 nights promotion for stays between now and 31 October 2018.
To learn more visit www.centarahotelsresorts.com/centara/ccs