A distinct property under the umbrella of John Keells Holdings, the Victoria Golf & Country Resort sits on over 500 acres of verdant greenery, and houses 10 inimitable chalets, 2 cottages and 1 villa, which are designed with comfort and serenity in mind. Adding to the whole aspect of discernment per se, the property offers plenty of excursions to choose from like the Bambaragala Temple and Pettigala Hike, which is a challenging 3-hour journey to the Bambaragala cave temple that dates back 2000 years. Anassortment of Kandyan wall paintings and inscriptions offer a visual treat, which is a testament to the historical value of the location.
The resort offers a scenic backdrop, which involves the Victoria Dam and the Knuckles Mountain Range.
There are plenty of unique activities, which include fishing, bird watching, tennis, croquet, cycling, table tennis and badminton. Additionally the Saddle Club offers a serene opportunity to tour this beautiful countryside on horseback.
The Saddle Club provides horse-riding lessons and treks for all ages, and the property are also home to 107 species of birds, three types of deer, and other wildlife like mongoose and fishing cats.
For those who shelter epicurean desires canhappily indulge in the offerings of the Araliya Restaurant that provides a delectable range of cuisines from Western to Eastern to Asian. Al fresco dining is an option and fine wine plus a curated 3-course meal under the night sky is an option.
The rooms are well-appointed and is certainly a veritable home-away-from-home. Expect the luxury of modish facilities from Wi-Fi networks to hot water to air conditioning. It must be stated that the cottages and the deluxe rooms come with pantry facilities as well. Clearly focusing on the aspect of leisure will still continue at this point since a 25-meter cerulean pool is artistically laid out with a Jacuzzi offering some well-deserved R&R in peace and quiet.
It should be noted that the Victoria Golf & Country Resort has won the award for “The Best Golf Course in the Sub-Continent” on no less than nine occasions with this majestic 18-hole golf course being designed to international U.S.G.A. standards.A dedicated Golf Academy, which features a list of golf experts who are familiar with the complexities of one of the most well-loved sports across the world is sure to edge you towards trying your hand at learning the game of golf.
Designed in 1997 by Donald Steele, the Victoria Golf & Country Resort stretches across 517 acres of verdant prime land and is ranked among the “100 Most Beautiful Golf Courses in the World”.
The Victoria Golf & Country Resort is open to leisure seekers and holidaymakers; moreover, it is also an ideal destination to hold corporate events and memorable events like weddings, anniversaries and birthday parties alike.