Garton’s Ark floating restaurant celebrates 5th Anniversary | Daily News

Garton’s Ark floating restaurant celebrates 5th Anniversary

Garton’s Ark floating restaurant sailing from Weli Park Nawala Nugegoda is celebrating their fifth year in operation.

Garton Hotel’s (Pvt) Ltd, Sales & Marketing Executive, Thilina Mudalige said that due to increase demand they now have three sails per day including week days. “We target lunch, evening tea and dinner times and the average sail time is around three hours per day.”

He said that the Garton’s Ark floating restaurant is very popular among cooperates and families who hire the entire boat to host events. “Our total capacity is 125 and due to our competitive rates and the hospitality we are attracting a steady clientele.”

In a bid to offer this service to more people we have now introduced a ‘budget buffet sail’ for every Tuesday night.

The modernized double-decked vessel boasts luxurious interiors, cutting edge exteriors and eco-friendly designs.

The lower deck holds a spacious fully air conditioned restaurant which can accommodate up to 80 persons.

The spacious open upper deck, which seats up to 40 guests, has a comfortable atmosphere with cocktail tables and lounge area and is perfect to enjoy a variety of soothing beverages and delectable snacks and BBQ in the evening. “Passengers aboard Garton’s Ark will be able to enjoy a Diyawanna Oya river cruise that stretches over 3 km from Battaramulla to Nawala”.

He said that safety has not being compromised as there are 125 life jackets in the vessels and a life guard on duty for every sail. “We also have two ex navy personal as Captains of the boat and there is also a standby boat in case of a medical emergency. Designed and built by Neil Marine boat builderd in Sri Lanka, Garton’s Ark is considered to be one of the largest sailing restaurant and leisure activity vessel in South East Asia.


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