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Colourful Sri Lankan weddings at Anantara Kalutara Kalutara

A groom’s procession to the beat of the drum across manicured lawns shaded by palms. A colourful Poruwa ceremony in the decorated ballroom. A fire ceremony on the beach with the Indian Ocean setting a perfect backdrop. Celebrate a wedding extravaganza at Anantara Kalutara Kalutara – from traditional ceremonies to elegant receptions, bring your dream wedding to life.

Kalutara’s rich heritage sets the scene for a charismatic wedding – and an alluring destination for your guests. Anantara Kalutara Resort’s private river and lagoon frontage provides a natural exclusivity, combined with the newly opened Ballroom, make the resort the perfect choice for weddings in Sri Lanka.

Only a 60-minute drive from downtown Colombo, Anantara Kalutara Resort offers a naturally exclusive setting for festivities. Originally designed by Sri Lankan icon architect Geoffrey Bawa, renowned across the globe for his Tropical Modernist style, Anantara Kalutara features 141 guest rooms, suites and pool villas, the award-winning Anantara Spa, an on-site water sports centre, and a selection of dining options from East and West. Large wedding parties can also take advantage of the 103 guest rooms available at the adjacent AVANI Kalutara Resort.

Enjoy an array of sophisticated settings for your once-in-a-lifetime celebrations. An outdoor terrace overlooking the lagoon and manicured lawn area provide the perfect setting for al fresco ceremonies. The impressive 630 sqm Ballroom boasts panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and Kalu Ganga, and can accommodate 400 guests for a cocktail reception and 350 for formal banquets.

At Anantara Kalutara, a dedicated team is on hand to provide support and service from the initial planning stages through to the conclusion of your uniquely tailored celebrations. We specialise in Sri Lankan weddings, with traditional set ups and celebrants for religious ceremonies, regional cuisines or a Western-style reception, plus thoughtful touches from personalised welcome gifts for your guests to tailored activities. Enjoy a bridal party spa journey or a sunset cruises along the river.

Honeymoon in a private pool villa as the celebrations wind down and you begin a new chapter of your life together. Let Anantara Kalutara bring your dream celebrations to life.

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