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Enjoy a 3 night stay for 2 guests in the romantic Lily Pond Suite at Reef Sri Lanka in Wadduwa, Sri Lanka. Stay includes: breakfast for 2, one airport transfer for 2 people, welcome drink, tropical flowers and chocolates in the suite on arrival, one round of cocktails in the restaurant when booking dinner and an excursion for 2 people to local Maha Vihara Temple by tuk tuk, Stay is valued at up to $1,350 USD / £1,105 GBP*. Please note all additional purchases including further meals, drinks, spa treatments, excursions etc. must be paid for by the winner separately.
Auction Stay Dates: to be booked in advance and taken before 15 December 2020, excluding stays over 15 December to 15 April, subject to availability.
The sun kissed island of Sri Lanka lies in the Indian Ocean, to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. Reef Sri Lanka lies in the small unspoilt seaside hamlet of Wadduwa on the south west coast of Sri Lanka, about 1.5 hours south of Bandaranaike International Airport and about 45 minutes south of Colombo
Reef Sri Lanka offers a touch of colonial antiquity, traditional Ceylon style and old world charm blended with discreet comfort and soothing surroundings. The property transports guests back to the days of the East India Company and the British Raj, where antique ceiling fans stir lazily in the heat, wicker chairs nestle among palm trees and the striped shadows of light made by louvered doors lie gently on shaded verandas. Guests can truly relax in sumptuous surroundings under the gentle breeze of the ceiling punkahs while indulging in afternoon tea or a chilled evening cocktail.
The Plantation House is the main building at the Reef Sri Lanka and features soaring ceilings, open terraces and lily ponds teeming with tropical fish. The hotel also boasts a beautiful infinity pool, manicured gardens and beautiful beach.
In terms of dining, hidden within the lush hotel gardens, lies the stylish, al fresco restaurant overlooking the Indian Ocean, twinkling garden lights and the azure blue pool. The restaurant offers exceptional quality dishes featuring the best of both International and Sri Lankan cuisine, all accompanied by a selection of fine wines and an impressive cocktail list. Guests can also choose to dine privately on their private veranda, enjoying the gentle sea breeze or in the tranquil surroundings of the Plantation House verandas.
In terms of relaxation, the Ayurveda Spa offers a gentle introduction to Ayurveda with traditional treatments such as Abhyanga massages, Pinda Sweda and Shirodhara, which have been designed to pamper guests and the garden spa features a herbal steam bath and a traditional Keralan droni massage bed.
The winner and their guest will be staying in the exquisite 90sqm. Lily Pond Suite set amongst the tropical lily ponds which can only be accessed by stepping stones across the water. This romantic suite offers the utmost privacy hidden amongst the foliage and flowers and features a sunken mosaic tiled jacuzzi with granite waterfall shower in a courtyard and a shaded veranda overlooking the lily ponds. Suite amenities include a 19th century four poster bed, ceiling punkah, air conditioning, satellite television, complimentary wifi, personalised mini bar fridge, fresh tea and coffee making facilities, dressing table and hairdryer, dressing gowns and complimentary slippers, safe and an ensuite with large free standing granite bathtub, indoor shower and luxury Kama Ayurveda bathroom amenities.
Terms and Conditions
Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately $1,350 USD by Reef Sri Lanka, 78 Samanthara Road Wadduwa Sri Lanka – please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available. This auction item excludes flights and transport, except for the single airport transfer mentioned above – you will need to arrange your own flights / transportation to and from your home to Reef Sri Lanka, 78 Samanthara Road Wadduwa Sri Lanka to coincide with your booking. Your stay is subject to availability, must be booked in advance and taken before 15 December 2020, excluding stays over 15 December to 15 April. Please note any associated taxes / resort fees / entrance fees etc. and additional purchases will be collected from the winner by the relevant property at the time of booking your stay or on departure and will not be deducted from the amount bid for the item. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via PayPal within 48 hours of the auction end, otherwise Luxury Travel Diary Ltd. reserves the right to offer the auction item to the next highest bidder with immediate effect. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Luxury Travel Diary will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winners’ use or enjoyment of the prize; and the winner acknowledges that Luxury Travel Diary accepts no responsibility whether directly or indirectly for any claims whatsoever arising in respect of the prizes provided by third party providers or sponsors.