Cape Weligama - Relais & Chateaux
Cape Weligama has become the most celebrated among Sri Lankan Beach Resorts, along this fabled island’s palm fringed shores. Stunning panoramas await you, naturally complementing the 39 private retreats designed by one of Asia’s most celebrated architects, Lek Bunnag. The hotel offers an array of international dining venues captures Weligama’s iconic sunsets, as does the 60-metre crescent-shaped infinity pool that appears to flow seamlessly into the shimmering sea, while those timeless breezes ensure elegant swells unfurl onto the sun kissed sand.
Nestled into the natural slopes atop Weligama’s striking headland, a collection of private Suites and Villas; 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 Cape Weligama boasts the largest Luxury Villas in Sri Lanka. Accommodation options range from 130 m2 and 310 m2, surrounded by tropical gardens. Each room is named for a distinguished explorer or writer whose historic Ceylon journey captures the spirit of Cape Weligama.The Villas are set within eight stone ringed gardens. Each garden comprises two or three free-standing Villas plus a 15 metre infinity edge swimming pool. The Duplex Two Bedroom Cape Pool Villa, our most breath-taking accommodation at 310 m2, offers stunning Indian Ocean views from both bedrooms across two levels and a private 15 metre infinity pool on the upper level; a first for a Boutique Hotel in Sri Lanka.The Suites are situated around the Cove Pool in units of four. They are especially well suited to families or friends traveling together, seeking the beach villa experience for which southern Sri Lanka has become synonymous, with the added amenities and activities of a luxury resort.All accommodations enjoy a large terrace with dining and spa facilities, spacious walk in wardrobes, Sonos wireless audio with a large music library (or play your own music), a complimentary library of movies on demand on the large screen, custom developed Ophir toiletries, a steam room, large bathrooms with twin vanities and a stone bathtub.
Allow your taste buds to explore this exotic island on their own! The resort features multiple restaurants that set the bar for fine dining in Sri Lanka. A gourmet paradise, Cape Weligama pays homage to its location with the day’s freshest catch selected by you at Pola ( the Sinhalese word for ‘market’) and cooked to order at the Ocean Terrace restaurant.
Savour mouth-watering fare at the Tableau Restaurant, dramatically poised at the cliff edge, serving beautiful, seasonal and sustainable dishes prepared in front of you by Resplendent Ceylon’s chefs and visiting culinarians from around the world.
The resort’s handpicked wines complement these extensive East to West menus. Honouring the deep roots connecting Cape Weligama to this island’s rich history, the Cape Club provides a relaxed yet refined venue for traditional Ceylon high tea, as well as to linger over sunset cocktails and after-dinner nightcaps under the stars.