Your typical day might begin with a yoga or t’ai chi class on the clubhouse lawn, a dip in the clubhouse pool, or a walk or jog round the specially-designed perimeter track. Home for breakfast, you’ll wish “good morning” to your villa housekeeping staff who are tending to your villa, then sit on your verandah and plan the rest of your day.
You will find plenty to fill your day at Catalina. There will be organized activities every weekday morning and evening, ranging from chauffeured excursions to Colombo and nearby Galle, to cookery classes, guitar and piano lessons, quiz competitions, wine-tasting….the list goes on. You might also spend a few minutes discussing your requirements for the day with the clubhouse concierge.
Around midday, you might choose to prepare your own lunch or else head down to the clubhouse, where nutritionist-approved gourmet meals are served in the restaurant. You’ll travel by luxury golf cart; Catalina is a car-free zone, though residents will have valet car parking. Later, you might return home for a siesta, pick up an interesting book from the library, pick your own vegetables from our organic garden, go to the wellness centre/clinic for an ayurveda spa massage or participate in organized community outreach activities such as teaching English to local schoolchildren.
As for your evenings, you may decide on a go down to Koggala beach to buy fresh fish from the stilt fishermen, or to play a round at the Eagles’ Catalina Golf Course, or you could take a bicycle ride to Koggala lake to enjoy the amazing profusion of bird and wildlife.
There will be plenty to do at Catalina itself, of course – you may decide on a session in the gym, listen to a pre-dinner guest speaker followed by drinks by the poolside, or watch a movie at the clubhouse theatre. Then it’s time for dinner – again, at home or, if you prefer, at the clubhouse restaurant; or perhaps you’ll decide to sample one of the numerous restaurants along the coast road, within fifteen minutes from your villa.
Finally, it will be time for bed. You will rest easy, knowing you’re protected by professional security staff backed by high-tech security equipment. Should a medical situation arise, there’s an on-site wellness clinic, staff trained in first aid and a doctor on call. At Catalina, the lifestyle you love includes all the comfort, security and care you need. Welcome home.