Kalutara, Sri Lanka boosts Luxury Resort with Muslim-Friendly Facilities
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COLOMBO: Turyaa Kalutara is a 5-star ocean-front hotel in Kalutara, Sri Lanka, that has been awarded a 3-star Crescent Rating based on the Halal-friendly services that are available for Muslim guests. Guests can take in the scenic beach view from their rooms and enjoy a Muslim-friendly experience in a comfortable setting.The hotel accommodation options offered by the hotel include Deluxe and Superior Deluxe Rooms, Family and Luxury Suites and Cabanas too. The interior of the rooms and cabanas are spacious with bright modern furnishing with a relaxing ambience. Each room has a private balcony and the bathrooms are water-friendly too. Free WIFI is provided for the guests.Prayer facilities at Turyaa Kalutara include the provision of prayer mats and Qurans on request of the guests. Prayer rooms for both male and female guests can be made available on request too. Prayer directions are marked in all rooms where guests will find prayer timetables – which can also obtained from the front desk. There are mosques located nearby and a list of mosques in the area can be given to guests if necessary.Turyaa Kalutara does provide Muslim guests with Halal dining options. Non-Halal food items will be clearly marked in the buffets. Additionally, non-Halal items are stored separately from Halal food items and separate cooking utensils are used when cooking. The main hotel restaurant Svar serves an international buffet daily and the hotel coffee shop, Samasa also serves international cuisine. The other restaurant in the hotel includes the Pink Lobster which is a seafood restaurant.
Muslim guests who wish dine outside the hotel will find that are Halal restaurants located nearby and they can even request for a list of the restaurants too. The hotel can also make arrangements for Halal Iftar and Suhoor during the Holy Month of Ramadan.Guests can take part in sporting or leisure activities that are offered by the hotel such as badminton, table tennis or beach volleyball - the hotel also organises excursions and activities outside the hotel.
For more relaxing options, the guests can choose to visit the Aayu spa to experience some relaxing therapies and treatments. The spa also features a sauna and jacuzzi too, and the outdoor pool is available for recreational use. For fitness, the Aaayuu gym features personal trainers and a range of gym equipment.
The hotel has a relaxation lounge for guests which features a library for those who prefer a serene environment.There is something for all ages since the hotel provides activities as well as entertainment for children and there is a playground and separate pool too. A children’s menu can be provided when necessary.