A luxury villa vacation provides a more personalized experience.
Imagine staying in a luxury boutique tea planter’s hut in the heart of a tea plantation, glamping at one of the hidden and exceptional wilderness campsites, or soaking up the wow-factor sunset views from your luxury home by the beach. Combine these exceptional properties with your luxury vacation.
Cape Weligama, part of the Relais & Chateaux portfolio, inhabits twelve tropical acres atop a singular promontory above the Indian Ocean on Sri Lanka’s southern coast, just thirty minutes east of Galle.
A collection of Villas & Suites; offering 39 bedrooms in all, create the welcoming illusion of a traditional Sri Lankan village. Yet beneath local terracotta-tiled rooftops, stylish interiors unfold as generously sized contemporary living quarters between 130m2 and 310m2, each surrounded by beautiful gardens.
The Suites are in groups of four and can interconnect, ideally suiting families or friends travelling together. The Villas are set within eight stone ringed gardens, with each garden comprising of two to three freestanding Villas and a 15m swimming pool. All accommodations enjoy dining areas and spa facilities.
The crescent-shaped infinity Moon Pool curves expansively around the cape’s edge, taking in sweeping, 270-degree blue views.
A gourmet paradise, Cape Weligama pays homage to its location with the day’s freshest catch cooked to order in the Ocean Terrace. Or sample Sri Lanka’s iconic local dishes. The cliff edge. Tableau Chefs Table is Cape’s signature dining experience with daily changing menus. The Surf Bar provides a relaxed, yet refined, venue for traditional afternoon cream tea, as well as to linger over sunset cocktails and after dinner nightcaps under the stars.
Accommodation at Cape Weligama is in 23 Villas and 16 Suites. 39 rooms in all.
The Villas are set within eight stone ringed gardens in the upper part of the resort. Each garden comprises two to three freestanding Villas plus a 15-metre swimming pool. Imagine the intimacy of a boutique villa offering the benefits of a larger, world-class resort.
The gardens are named for a distinguished explorer or writer whose historic Ceylon journey captures the spirit of Cape Weligama. The gardens are: Ernst Haeckel – Robert Knox – MarcoPolo – King Vijaya – Ibn Battuta – Fa-Hsien – Joris Van Spilbergen – Samuel Baker
- 6 x Luxury Villas – 130m2 king bed, verandah
- 8 x Premier Villas – 180m2 king bed, large verandah
- 3 x Prestige Villas – 180m2 king bed, living room, bathroom, large verandah.
- 3 x Grand Villas – 200m2 king bed, living room, large verandah
- 3 x Pool Villas (upper floor) – 130m2 king bed, living deck, 15 x 4m pool
The Suites are situated around the Cove Pool in the lower part of the resort with partial sea views. They are especially well suited to families or friends travelling together, seeking the beach villa experience for which southern Sri Lanka has become synonymous, with the added amenities and activities of a five-star resort.
The Suites are in sets of four in two storey houses, each named after a writer/poet of old Ceylon. There are two Suites on each floor, which can be interconnected via the verandah. The houses are named Arthur C Clarke – Pablo Neruda – James Emerson Tennent – Leonard Woolf
- 8 x Junior Suites – 130m2 2 Queen beds (can be connected to make a Super King), verandah for living and dining
- 8 x Master Suites – 150 m2 King bed, verandah for living and dining