In a recent online article, “Escape the winter blues: 20 amazing Indian Ocean holidays”, AVANI Kalutara Resort was selected as one of the key places for travellers to visit this winter. The list published by well known British news publisher, The Telegraph, featured hotels and resorts in destinations such as Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Mauritius. Included within the sub-category of “Great value”, this resort in Sri Lanka which is owned by international hospitality brand Minor Hotels showcases colonial style design and is located in between a lagoon and the beach. Among the highlights of the property mentioned in the list was the fact that guests could enjoy yoga sessions as well as spa treatments and water sports at neighbouring sister property, Anantara Kalutara Resort. Also included was the fact that the famous south coast city of Galle and its attractions are only around a 30 minute drive away.