Poised on the edge of serene water ways and framed by luscious green pastures dovetailed with pools filled with exotic water lilies, “Waters Edge” elucidates a picturesque tranquility in the capital of Sri Lanka.
Situated in a quaint location the hotel proposes various islets of beauty, comfort and wellness, offering its guests a spacious state of the art fitness center, a large pool to relax with family and friends and a plush spa specializing in a total rejuvenation for mind, body and soul, making it a perfect getaway for guests. Although this expansive estate was once rooted as ‘members only’, today spearheaded by the General Manager, Mr. Rohan Fernandopulle; Waters Edge has something for everyone.
Dining at the hotel is a gourmet experience with several dining options to choose from. Pranzo, the hotels Italian restaurant offers mouthwatering authentic Italian cuisine whimsically put together by Chef Leonardo Ricci: the hotels food and wine consultant together with Chef Buddhika Samarasekera and his esteem culinary team, to provide guests with an array of Italy’s most renowned dishes. From authentic Italian pizza, delicious pasta with flavorful sauces to the restaurants very own homemade ice cream, makes Pranzo the perfect dining venue.
Essentials ratifies as the hotels patisserie, featuring the popular “grab and go” concept, offering fresh breads, juices, delectable cakes and sweet treats.
The Boardwalk, located away from the main property, provides guests with a breathtaking view of the lake and a “must see” for all visitors, offering a casual lounge experience, with a selection of mouth-watering tapas and mains.
150 elders from 5 'homes' were transported to the property and given a day outing. Starting with a religious ceremony, onto lunch with entertainment and a blessing by Ven. Uduwe Dharmaloka followed by take away gift packs completed the day. Pictures show the activities and staff participation.
Waters Edge' was honored to be the recipient of the '5 STAR' International Property Award as the 'BEST LEISURE DEVELOPMENT – SRI LANKA'. The award was a testament issued by INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY AWARDS, (UNITED KINGDOM) to excellence in the property field, and the very innovation and high standards demonstrated by the world's leading property professionals.
'Waters Edge' was awarded a 'Certificate of Commendation' at the Productivity Awards ceremony held end August 2010 for Large Scale organizations in the Western Province. National Productivity Awards are awarded by the 'Ministry of Labour Relations and Productivity Promotion' to organizations that have strived to face International Competitiveness through Productivity promotion. It involves the effective implementation of productivity strategies, adoption of effective techniques of productivity improvement, consideration to innovative approaches whilst creating a harmonious workplace with employee involvement programs and good labour management relations.
The HA+D AWARDS invite both design and product manufacturers from around the world to submit the best of their projects to the vetting of an international panel of judges and to the ultimate scrutiny and decision of the global readers of Hospitality Architecture + Design, Hotel Design, Hotel Management Asia and Luxury Hotelier making the HA+D awards the most comprehensive readers choice award dedicated to the hospitality industry.
"Waters Edge' synonymous with setting standards in the hospitality industry have done so once more at the coveted Culinary Art 2010 exhibition organized by the Chefs Guild of Lanka.
''Waters Edge' awarded the Best MICE Operations – Conference & Exhibition Venue 2010. Picture shows the General Manager of Waters Edge, Mr. Thusith Samaraweera receiving the award.