And We Arrived!
When we arrived at our resort “Amanwella” which is we must say is one of the most luxurious hotel chains around the world, we were greeted with the hotel staff and was it the most wonderful welcome right on to the step. Sure we did get our own butler who was on call for 24*7 and I mean it’s no big deal yes! We are just messing with you, of course, it was a big deal because he helped us and escorted us to the various excursions that were available at the resort. Why did he escort us?? Because the resort was massive and we sure would have been lost!
After we arrived and did the usual getting checked in and etc, we went down to the beach which was through a path that was quite beautiful as it was in the evening and the sun was setting with a beautiful color wheel on the sky.
Oh the Lanterns and Starry Night!
We finally arrived at the what seemed to be like a chill spot for us to enjoy. And we were right about it because we had the most relaxing experience apart from the usual massages we get. This was quite different but as amazing as a spa therapy because we were having our cocktails on the beach with our feet dipped in the sand that once has whispered secrets with the ocean waves. The chill spot was lit with beautiful lanterns and the ambiance was GLAMOROUS & PERFECT!
And of course we couldn’t take our cameras but how much we wished we had because the sky was as beautiful as the stars! And basically, we were stargazing at night! And the milky way was just simply breathtaking and with the cocktails in our hand and the sound of the waves crashing it was simply a perfect moment to remember. One thing we should let you know is that tangalle is one of those places with less light pollution!
And of course we indulged in some delicious dinner but we were honestly high on wanderlust we just had a portion of the dinner but it was quite delicious with many flavors!
On to the Next Day
And it’s the second day at the luxurious Amanwella resort and we were up by 6.30am and the sunrise was just as amazing as a sunset because it was a complimentary dance with the ocean. So once we came down to the entrance at the Resort a brand new SUV was sitting next to the entrance and you guessed it right, that was our ride to our next excursion! And we didn’t forget about the butler, he was right next to us escorting us. And the drive was around 30 minutes but we couldn’t keep track because we were eagerly looking outside like two tourists and it’s agreeable because we didn’t even know where we were heading to!
Once we got down, there was a tuk tuk waiting for us. Sri Lanka is quite popular for it’s tuk tuk rides and it’s one of the experiences that you should not miss out on! It’s a Aman tuk tuk ride after all and we drove for like 15 - 20 minutes through the paddy fields. Interesting fact: South East of Sri Lanka is well known for its paddy fields.
And finally,y we arrived at what seems to be like a hut. Before we stepped into the hut we decided to walk in the paddy fields, another one of those things you SHOULD TRY when you’re in Sri Lanka. The paddy fields were refreshing and different and the surrounding was as peaceful as ever.
Breakfast in the Hut
Now you must have realized that how much we enjoyed our breakfast because we decided to give it’s own paragraph and heading. We had a selection of breakfast which we chose the night before. And I chose the Sri Lankan menu because why not! We got the “Kola Kanda” and a variety of food in baskets. And our dream to have breakfast in a basket was ticked off the bucket list!
It was one of the most peaceful and beautiful breakfasts we have ever had! It was just a delightful experience to take in and the fresh air to breathe early in the morning was actually different from what we call a breath of fresh air in the city!
No day is complete without a little Yoga
We arrived at the resort and the yoga class was the next item on our list and we got a little lost and quickly ran to the class! Spoiler: We got lost because we were walking around the resort taking pictures and it might happen to you as well. The resort is breathtakingly beautiful that everywhere you look is a gram worthy spot!
And the yoga session came to an end and that wellness experience was amazing for our body and mind! And it was yoga down the beach so what more could you ask for!
We were wrong! Once AGAIN! It got even better for us. We had the most relaxing foot massage where we even dozed off for few minutes right before we were given a King Coconut. Oh, how relaxing it was, sitting under the palm trees while getting a foot massage while sipping on King Coconut. It was a tropical experience. If we didn’t tell it earlier, we are going to say it now! This was hands down one of the most luxurious and relaxing and memorable experiences we had the resort was simply amazing from their service to the ambiance to the food!
If you’re planning your next holiday and you don’t want your typical holiday, we suggest a holiday with a little bit of adventure and a lot of nature and luxury!