In June 2016, Shangri La’s first chain of hotels in Sri Lanka opened its door to visitors. The renowned warmth of being in a Shangri La hotel amidst the panoramic beauty of the exotic beaches in Sri Lanka will empower guests and take them away into a world of charming luxury.

With 145 acres of land under its name, Shangri La Hotel Hambantota is the largest resort in all of Sri Lanka. It has 300 luxury rooms and 21 suites for guests to reside in. One of the major attractions of this hotel is the 18-hole golf course, a first in the country’s hotel industry.

According to the General Manager of Shangri La, this resort is more than just a 5 star Hotel in Hambantota with rooms, restaurants and swimming pools; it is a hotel designed to focus on family and home based concepts amongst the authenticity of Lankan tradition to make visitors happy.


Hotel Facilities


Travel & Transport

Rooms & Suites


Deluxe Garden

Deluxe rooms in this 5 star hotel in Hambantota are all located on the ground floor and offer garden views. Bathrooms are equipped with glass enclosed shower cubicles, bath tubs, designer amenities, rich linens and extra large towels. Each room is approximately 516 square feet in space and Wi-Fi facilities are available in all rooms.

Premier rooms feature relaxing linen color palettes and boast either an amazing view of the Indian ocean, calming lagoon or the astonishing golf course. With 516 square feet of luxury space, these rooms have the same bathroom features as deluxe rooms. What sets them apart is the state-of-the-art technology that the rooms are fitted with in a perfect blend of style and sophistication.


The above two suite types are ideal for a romantic getaway at Shangri-La Hotel Hambantota. With colors and design inspired by the local culture, these rooms are very spacious. Designed with greatest comfort in mind, these suites offer a separate living and dining area and are placed in locations that have the best view of either the breathtaking golf course or the exotic Indian Ocean. The bathrooms are equipped with glass shower cubicles, designer amenities and plush linens. With 1032 square feet of luxury space, the suites are fitted with absolute state-of-the-art technology in every way you can imagine!

These suites are ideal for those looking for a world-class resort style vacation with an abundance of space to move around. With refined furnishings and authentic interior, the Specialty and Janapathi Suites offer the ultimate in luxury living. These suites are about 1548 square feet and have a waterproof television installed in the bathroom! In addition to that, you will experience superior level of service and attention to detail from the best hotel in Hambantota, in a fashion that you have never dreamed of.


Whether you are craving for local Sri Lankan food, Southeast Asian specialties, or the Western cuisine, Shangri-La Hotel Hambantota caters to all.

These restaurants accepts casual clothing during day time but after 6.00pm, it is strictly formal wear.

Things to do

Whether you are at this luxury hotel in Hambantota for a meeting, conference, exhibition, as a tourist, on a family holiday, on an ayurvedic treatment, or simply to be a part of Sri Lanka’s wildlife, Shangri-La resort has a whole range of activities lined up for you during your free time at the hotel.

In the Hotel

Land Activities

Action & Fun


Health & Fitness

Recreational Activities

In the Hotel

  1. Experience Wildlife in Sri Lanka by visiting the neighbouring Yala National Park. This is the second largest National Park in the country and is just an hour’s drive from Shangri La Hotel Hambantota.
  2. Hambantota has a lot of history built within its Holy Temples: Vihara Maha Devi Temple and Tissamaharama Temple. Visit these not just to learn about its history but also to observe its unique construction.
  3. Scuba Diving and Turtle Watching is possible in the neighbouring town of Tangalle.

From your 5 star hotel in Hambantota, simply request for a vehicle to take you there to indulge in these exciting activities.