Offering you the perfect blend of entertainment and relaxation, Cantaloupe AQUA is found closer to Unawatuna which is famed for is partying and beach side vacations in the South of Sri Lanka. With many travelling options available the resort offers luxurious and ultra modern guestrooms with 5 categories to choose from. The entire resort offers a vibe that is flexible while you can either enjoy the beach club atmosphere partying or make it a chill out lounge and relax with your friends. The food is definitely a mouth-watering experience while the wellness facilities will certainly rejuvenate your body and soul.
Located in the picturesque beach side resort town of Habaraduwa, Cantaloupe AQUA is a mere 5 2/1 km away from the renowned Unawatuna Bay and approximately 10km from the historic Galle Fort. Guests can directly rent out a car from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake while the drive to the hotel talks about 3 - 3 2/1 hours. Air taxi services are available while the landing port is a mere 2km from the hotel. However, with the opening of the new Southern Expressway, you can reach the hotel by about half the allocated time.
With a combination of vibrant pop art and black highlights, the interiors of Cantaloupe AQUA have a predominant white palate while also having their own distinguishing characteristics. There are a total of 16 guestrooms while 13 of them provide sea views while the second story guestrooms overlook the bay. All guest rooms are categorized into five types:-
Aqua Ocean Play - There are 8 rooms with a stunning beach frontage with the ground floor rooms providing a lounge area and the second storey rooms providing private balconies. Depicting an elegant Euro chic style with the warmth of local interiors, the rooms consists of luxurious king sized beds covered with Egyptian cotton and custom seating, Wi-Fi Internet access, a 26" LCD television with cable channel access and a DVD player.
Aqua Ultra Zen - Categorized as Junior Suites all rooms feature standard room amenities while they are larger and include more lavish interiors. With close proximity to the beach the rooms include luxurious king sized beds, an elevated lounge deck area and a wide tempered glass balcony overlooking the sea. The lounge area consists of a well stocked mini bar, two seater sofas, a coffee table and ottomans. The entertainment system includes a Bose Sound Dock, Wi-Fi Internet access, 32" LCD television with cable channel access and a DVD player.
Aqua Zen - These rooms display a white colour palate with highlights of vibrant pop art features. Inspired by Zen architecture, the focal point of the room is the bed which is found in the centre. With ample lounge space, the foyer can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests while it also includes custom couches, Wi-Fi internet access, a well equipped entertainment system with a sound dock, 32" LCD television, cable channels and DVD player. There is also a tempered glass balcony and a private bar.
Aqua Chic and Ultra Chic - Aqua Chic rooms are the suites while they offer you the complete Aqua experience. The air-conditioned rooms have private infinity Jacuzzis bordered by a tempered glass balcony overlooking the beautiful bay. The rooms also includes an LED lighting system which you can change accordingly while the lounge area is equipped with a fully stocked mini bar, a 42" LCD television, Bose sound docks and classy sofas. The spacious bathroom and vanity sections have stylish his and her sinks as well as bathtubs with a sea view. Ultra chic is a larger room which features a private bar.
Aqua Aqua - offers guests luxurious living spaces with standard Aqua amenities while they are extremely intimate. Ideal for an exotic escape with your better half.
Cantaloupe AQUA provides guests some of the best gastronomic cuisines prepared with the skills and experiences of a well known chef in Sri Lanka and his team. The Coconut restaurant always offers you a fusion of flavours from Eastern and Western palates while each dish has been given attention to excite your taste buds. There is an additional Tapas menu as well as a Thai Fusion menu for guests to choose from. In house guests can indulge in the luxurious setting of the Spa with absolute privacy while they can order spa services to their own room. The spa offers a wide range of therapies and treatments to choose from.
The resort also features an open lobby area, an outdoor lounge area with a mosaic tiled infinity Jacuzzi / pool with a pool bar, sun beds, outdoor couches and lounge areas. Cantaloupe AQUA offers a partying atmosphere during the peak season with many cocktails parties to upbeat weekends taking place. It's not 100 % relaxation but it is definitely enjoyment with friends and family. Off peak months are quieter and then become the ideal retreat for families with kids.
A trip to the Deep South of Sri Lanka is always a memorable and fascinating experience. There are many activities that you can enjoy and many interesting places that you can visit as well. A short 20 minute drive will take you to the historical Galle Fort which also consists of museums and various buildings depicting the eras gone by. Within 15 minutes guests can visit the Spice Garden, a turtle farm, the Unawatuna Bay as well as Dodanduwa. The drive to Mirissa takes approximately 40 minutes but it’s all worth it since you can enjoy Whale and Dolphin watching during the season.