TV Times

Triton: Paradise on Beach
By Sanath Weerasuriya
Triton Hotel in Ahungalla is the curtain raiser for a brand new Travel competition to be kicked off from this Sunday exclusively in the TV Times. TV Times & Entertainment in collaboration with Aitken Spence Hotels will bring another exciting Travel Competition specially for the TV Times readers.

All you have to do is to answer the simple question on the coupon given below. Each week TV Times will feature an Aitken Spence Hotel and the question will be based on the particular hotel feature.

The duly answered coupon should be pasted on a post card and should be sent to TV Times - Aitken Spence Travel Quiz, C/o Tv Times , No 8, Hunupitiya Cross Road , Colombo 2.

The entries for the very first Travel Quiz will be closed August 9. The post cards should reach us on or before this date. The lucky two winners will get two gift vouchers from the Aitken Spence Hotels. After eight weeks run on the first round, the grand winner will get an weekend package for two to be spent on any of the Aitken Spence Hotels.

This week we feature Triton on this competition. Triton Hotel is ideally located on the unspoilt Palm-fringed beach on the South West Coast beside the Indian Ocean. Ahungalla is an ancient fishing hamlet and the distance from Colombo is about 95 kms.

Hotel boasts of 160 newly refurbished air-conditioned rooms with a stunning view of the ocean. Triton is another creation of late Geoffrey Bawa. Triton is more popular for its exotic food, Karaoke and the excursions. Hotels main Restaurant, Supper Club and Coffee Shop cater to its clientele with different styles.

‘Theme nights are our speciality’ said its General Manager Niran Ratwatta. Lobster Dinner Night, Seafood Night, Sri Lankan Night, Continental and Bar-be que night are some of the popular theme nights at the hotel.

Sports and Leisure are two main attracted areas of ther hotel. Triton’s two sprawling Swimming Pools, Tennis and Badminton courts, water skiing, diving Billiards, Table Tennis, Chess, Draughts, Darts, Carrom are very popular amongst guests.

‘Our Cultural Show attracts all overseas visitors to experience the traditional Sri Lankan culture in dance form’ GM said. “Weddings in Paradise” is another attraction at the hotel. ‘With a traditional or modern touch, wedding couples from all over the world come to Triton to get married’ Ratwatte said.

Exciting Excursions includes rural living on the Triton Village Tour, a River Safari with a sumptuous Champagne Breakfast on an island, baby Turtles being hatched and released to their natural habitat at the Turtle Hatcheries.

Karaoke bar, Seafood restaurant on the beach, 3 bars, Sauna & health club , Conference facilities, Multi Gym and Sun down Night Club other popular venues at the hotel. The Healt Spa will be the newest attraction of the hotel.


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