Step into a world of enchantment at our exquisite resort, where the holiday season is a symphony of luxury, laughter, and lasting memories. Immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas and New Year with elegance and charm. Indulge in sumptuous Christmas gala dinners, savour festive cocktails, and dance your way into the New Year at our spectacular countdown party.
Indulge in special seasonal delicacies and dishes served at our restaurants, where culinary magic meets festive cheer. Allow your taste buds to journey through the flavors of the tropics.
Bask in the warmth of Sri Lankan hospitality and experience a holiday season like no other. Anantara Kalutara Resort is your destination for a celebration that captures the essence of luxury, culture, and togetherness.
Join us by the poolside for an evening of celebration and togetherness as you indulge in a mini festive buffet, perfectly paired with an extraordinary array of Christmas cocktails. Choose your favourite Christmas desserts from the dessert trolly as you enjoy some live entertainment.
1st to 18th December
6.00 pm onwards at the Poolside
Christmas Movie Night
Nothing sets the mood for Christmas than the classic Christmas movies which makes the heart nostalgic and joyful. Join us at the resort garden for a Christmas movie screening with free flow of
festive snacks and goodies.
19th December 2023
9.00 pm onwards at the Lobby Garden
Christmas Quiz Night
How much of a Christmas Aficionado are you? Put your Yuletide knowledge to test while sipping on some mulled wine and eggnog for inspiration.
20th December 2023
7.00 pm onwards at Poolside
Christmas Carols and Wine
Join us for a night of refined elegance beneath the twinkling Christmas tree, where harmonious carols set the tone. Savor fine wine and exquisite Christmas delicacies in a truly sophisticated celebration.
21st December 2023
6.00 pm onwards at the Lobby
Fire Dance Show
Experience the mesmerizing fusion of cultural appreciation and festive joy with a theatrical fire dance show in our lobby garden. Be captivated by the flames as they dance in harmony with cultural rhythms. Post-theatrics, join us for Christmas cocktails, celebrating the spirit of the season in style.
22nd December 2023
6.00 pm onwards at Lobby Garden
Christmas Mixology Session
Join us for a festive Christmas mixology lesson by the tranquil poolside. Sip on expertly crafted cocktails, enjoy chilled DJ beats, indulge in delightful canapés, and savour the warmth of eggnog and Baileys served from our festive trolley.
23rd December 2023
6.00 pm onwards at Poolside
Christmas Eve Gala Dinner
Experience the enchantment of Christmas Eve at Olu with a Gala Dinner buffet. Indulge in International Christmas favourites, carved delicacies, and heavenly desserts. From carvery stations to homemade pies and tarts, an extravagant spread awaits you. A special line up of activities are prepared for the little ones including Santa’s arrival and distribution of gifts. Enjoy a memorable evening of laughter and warmth with your entire family.
Venue: Olu Restaurant
When: 24th December 2022
Time: 7.30 pm – 11.00 pm
Price: USD 50 nett per guest
Entertainment: Live music at Olu terrace and visit from Santa
Includes buffet dinner, glass of wine, bonbons and Santa hats.
Children up to 5 years dine on complimentary basis - maximum of 2 children per room
Children between 6 to 11 years receive 50% savings on dining.
Christmas Day Brunch
Indulge in an exquisite Christmas Day brunch at Olu, where international culinary delights harmonize with the joy of family reunions.
Savour international dishes while sipping fine wine, all amidst a refined ambiance. Live entertainment, exciting children’s activities, and Santa’s gifts elevate this festive gathering to a wholesome day of celebrations.
Venue: Olu Restaurant and Pool Side
When: 25th December 2023
Time: 12.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Entertainment: Live music
Price: $ 35 nett per guest
Kids Activities: Kids buffet, festive arts and crafts and visit from Santa Children up to 5 years dine on complimentary basis - maximum of 2 children per room Children between 6 to 11 years receive 50% savings on dining
New Years Countdown Party
Join us for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve Countdown Party. As the clock strikes midnight, be dazzled by spectacular fireworks over the lagoon, heralding the arrival of the New Year in style!
Venue: Anantara Banquet Hall
When: 31st December 2023
Time: 11.00 pm - 2.00 am
Entertainment: Live band & DJ, fireworks and traditional Sri Lankan dance acts