+ Add More Rooms

Map & Directions

Find your way to paradise

You can reach the island of Sri Lanka via the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) which is the most popular airport, or Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) which is in close proximity to Shangri-La Hambantota.

Airport Connections

Airport  Distance  
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA)240 kilometres
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI)18 kilometres


Airport Transfers

To make your journey as seamless as possible, we provide car services from both Sri Lankan airports.

If you would like us to arrange airport transfers for you, please contact us 7 days in advance at (94 11) 742 0700 or via email at slht@shangri-la.com .

Alternatively, you may provide your travel details at least 3 days in advance when you book online. The rates for 1-way transportation are provided below. Rates are inclusive of highway toll and taxes.

Hotel Limousine Charges

Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA)

Car Type Charges
2 Seater Regular Car USD 180
5 Seater Multi-Purpose Van USD 215
8 Seater Mini Coach USD 239

Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI)

Car Type Charges
2 Seater Regular Car USD 40
5 Seater Multi-Purpose Van USD 51
8 Seater Mini Coach USD 56

Sri Lanka Air Taxi Transfers

In partnership with Cinnamon Air, we offer an air taxi services from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), or Colombo City (Waters Edge) to Hambantota / Weerawila Domestic airport.

Guests of Shangri-La can take advantage of special fares when hiring this service. Please note all air taxis must be booked directly at www.cinnamonair.com 

Visa Requirements

Travellers to Sri Lanka visiting for tourism purposes must obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) prior to arrival. You can apply online at  www.eta.gov.lk/. 

Citizens of The Republic of Singapore, The Republic of Maldives and The Republic of Seychelles are exempt.  


(94 47) 788 8888


(94 47) 763 4014



Sittrakala Estate, Chithragala, Ambalantota, Sri Lanka