- One of Sri Lanka’s most exclusive beach resorts, located just 30 minutes from Galle and 3 hours from Colombo Airport.
- An elevated headland with fine ocean views sets the scene for this super swish and stylish resort which offers superb food, staffing and leisure facilities.
- At the seafront, the crescent-shaped infinity pool seems to float above the waves; alongside stone pathways leading to secluded coves where turtles flap about in the crystal-clear shallows.
- The guest rooms open onto private gardens with vistas of palm trees swaying in the breeze against an ocean backdrop. Cape Weligama’s residences and villas sit atop a promontory overlooking the Indian Ocean and enjoy stunning views of idyllic landscapes on all sides.
- The Board Basis is B&B+, which includes lots of lovely extras like Afternoon Tea, Laundry and an ‘Activity of the Day’.
- Two virtually private beaches along with a dive centre.
- Jaw dropping views overlooking the Indian Ocean.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Guests can embark on a voyage into the southern waters off Sri Lanka, one of the best places in the world to witness blue whales, sperm whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.
Step into a world of adventure and excitement at Cape Weligama. Borderlands Adventure Centre is located on the east beach of Cape Weligama, a brisk 2 – 3-minute walk away. Plunge into the depths of the ocean to discover a hidden world of colour and life, kayak through the glistening waters or try your hand at SUP boarding. The choice is yours.
Swim and snorkel in the aquamarine bay beneath Cape Weligama. Explore neighbouring coves by kayak or learn to surf on Weligama’s legendary curls. The Dive Centre, staffed by an experienced international team of professionals, offers a comprehensive range of PADI dive courses and other off shore activities including private sunset cruises, big game fishing and banana boating. Cape Weligama’s introduction of its luxury catamaran redefines whale watching in Mirissa, taking you beyond the bay area to open waters, making it an experience that must be on your to-do list! (Mirissa and Weligama are sister towns on the opposite sides of the Weligama Bay). Away from this idyllic coastline, explore Sri Lanka’s lush rural hinterland of sleepy villages, paddy fields, meandering lagoons and ancient temples by guided bicycle ride. Take a boat or kayak out on nearby Koggala Lake, its tranquil lagoon edged by fragrant cinnamon gardens and tropical wildlife. For adventures further afield, must see destinations include Mirissa’s vibrant boat harbour and the historic Galle Fort where cobbled streets encased in coral and granite walls reveal ochre washed colonnaded houses, colonial churches, and renowned jewellery boutiques. Elephants, sloth bears & crocodiles may be spotted on day trips to the Uda Walawe national park.
Where trade winds carried legendary explorers like Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta and Fa-Hsien past Sri Lanka’s soaring southern cliffs on some of history’s most celebrated nautical journeys, Cape Weligama has become the most celebrated among Sri Lankan Beach Resorts, along this fabled island’s palm fringed shores. Thirty minutes east of Galle, Cape Weligama inhabits 12 manicured acres atop a singular promontory rising 40 metres above the Indian Ocean. Stunning panoramas await you, naturally complementing the 39 private retreats designed by one of Asia’s most celebrated architects, Lek Bunnag.
An extra benefit of Cape Weligama is what is included in the Bed & Breakfast room cost; breakfast, afternoon tea, laundry, one mini bar fill per stay, tea & coffee and WiFi. Half Board includes dinner at the main restaurant. There is also a new All Inclusive option with includes all of the Bed & Breakfast extras as well as lunch and dinner at main restaurant, drinks including house wine and spirits throughout the day, and refills of the soft drinks in your minibar.
The villas and suites at Cape Weligama are set within eight Wattas each surrounded by a stone wall offering a great deal of privacy. Watta is the Sinhalese word for ‘garden’. The concept here is very much focussing on privacy, but with the services of a luxury hotel just outside your door.
Pool View Junior Suite
The generously sized Pool View Junior Suite offers a luxuriously furnished super king bedded room and spacious bathroom with stone bathtub and steam room. The outdoor verandah is furnished for lounging and dining. The junior suite can interconnect with the adjacent master suite via a double door on the verandah which is ideal for families with children. The suites overlook the cove swimming pool including the kid’s pool, tropical gardens and have close access to the East Beach.
Pool View Master Suite
The spacious Master Suite is exquisitely furnished with a large bedroom and lavish bathroom with stone bathtub and steam room. The verandah is furnished for lounging and dining. The master suite can interconnect with the adjacent junior suite via a double door on the verandah, perfect for families with children. The suites overlook the cove pool, kid’s pool and tropical gardens, with close access to the East Beach. Luxury amenities such as Ophir bath ware are exclusive to the resort.
The Ocean Villa features a verandah, for relaxation or dining, that leads into an exquisitely furnished bedroom, large walk-in wardrobe and bathroom with a separate area for the stone bathtub that opens out to the garden. The villas offer a twist to traditional Sri Lanka beach villas. In lieu of immediate ocean access, the villas were built at an elevation, offering guests unfettered views of the Indian Ocean, with the beach less than 100 metres away. Grouped in clusters of two or three, the villas are surrounded by lush tropical gardens that feature a semi-private 15-metre infinity swimming pool. Guests staying at this accommodation are able to immerse themselves in a truly tropical experience.
Premier Ocean Villa
The spacious Premier Ocean Villa features a large, well-furnished verandah. A foyer leads to the elegantly furnished king bedroom and large bathroom with steam room and stone bathtub. The villa is surrounded by lush tropical gardens that feature a semi-private 15-metre infinity swimming pool shared with either one or two other villas. The accommodation is an exotic step away from the usual beach villas in Sri Lanka, in both style and elegance.
Prestige Ocean Villa
From the attention to detail in luxury finishes to the mini-library of local tales, the Prestige Ocean Villa stands apart from accommodation options of comparative boutique hotels in Sri Lanka. The villa sports a large verandah for relaxing or dining, overlooking the Indian Ocean. Inside, the spacious king bedroom is lavishly furnished and exudes elegance. The villa features a separate living room and private bar. Guests can sunbathe in their own private garden surrounded by lush tropical flora or take a dip in the infinity 15-metre semi-private swimming pool shared with either one or two other villas.
Grand Ocean Villa
Accommodation such as the Grand Ocean Villa is why most consider Cape Weligama as the epitome of 5-star hotels in Sri Lanka. Boasting 200 metres of luxury and charm, the villa enjoys a large verandah for relaxing or dining, overlooking the Indian Ocean and tropical gardens. Inside, the spacious king bedroom is lavishly furnished alongside the separate living room with its own bar. The villa is surrounded by lush tropical gardens that feature a semi-private 15-metre infinity swimming pool shared with either one or two other villas.
Ocean Pool Villa
The Ocean Pool Villa features an elevation of 40 metres above sea level, this second story accommodation features a stunning 15-metre long infinity edge pool, giving guests an immersive experience of miles upon miles of ocean, as far as the eye can see. The upper floor Ocean Pool Villa features a luxuriously furnished bedroom with striking ocean views opening up to an outdoor deck for sunbathing. A large bathroom with a stone tub equipped with Sonas surround sound speakers and a collection of 1000s of songs will make guests want to stay forever.
Duplex Two Bedroom Cape Pool Villa
The epitome of modern luxury. Our most lavish accommodation with two king bedrooms, each with large ensuite bathrooms. The most sought after Beach Bungalow in Sri Lanka, the duplex two-bedroom Cape Pool villa features 310m of sheer luxury and is situated at the highest point of the resort. The beach is a mere 180m away or a 2-minute walk. A spacious terrace on the ground floor for relaxing or dining, a living room with bar, an upper floor deck and the stunning upper floor 15m infinity edge pool overlooking the Indian Ocean. The two floors are connected by a staircase on one side of the Villa. There is also a second 15m infinity pool in the garden shared with the second Villa which could be reserved for family or friends.
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 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.
The Cape Club honors the deep roots of Ceylon’s renowned tea heritage with its daily display of the famous Dilmah High Tea experience. Be introduced to Ceylon tea through the pages of the extensive tea menu showcasing the many exquisite varieties available. Once decided on your favorite cup of kindness your afternoon tea will be accompanied by delicate savories such as cucumber and/or egg and cress sandwiches, bread and butter, delicious scones with clotted cream and jam and mouthwatering pastries such as Battenburg cake and Victoria sponge. The cliff-top location of the club allows for stunning views over the Indian Ocean and one can view the surfers, deep below, riding the famous waves of Weligama. At sunset the venue turns into the perfect meeting place to unwind. Enjoy your favorite cocktail, with a tea infused twist, while admiring the starry night settling down over the vast Indian Ocean and listening to relaxing lounge tunes.
Our main restaurant, Ocean Terrace surveys the ocean to the south and east, and is a majestic venue for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The open-fronted restaurant is perfect for indulging in beautiful cuisine whilst watching the gentle swell of the sea. Be inspired by an early morning breakfast within minutes of sunrise with the best of delectable local and familiar breakfast staples. Lunch is a tranquil affair with daily chef created menus featuring the best of what’s freshly caught and harvested. The blazing fire of torches, gentle flame of lanterns and candles set the stage and atmosphere for a dinner experience that ignites the imagination. The birthplace of progressive Sri Lankan cuisine, the Ocean Terrace dinner menu explores modern pan Asian, European inspired and cape comfort creations that deliver a menu to satiate your appetite for beautiful food from different corners of the world. Our menus serve only as a guide; our chefs would be delighted to create personalized menus and curate experiences tailored just for you.
There are no walls that separate kitchen and dining room at Tableau. There are no boundaries for creativity either. Farm fresh produce meet the freshest seafood and meats handpicked by our chefs. Prepared in front of you and personally served by the best of Resplendent Ceylon’s talent and visiting culinarians from around the world. No two nights are ever the same, no two menus are ever the same.
The Surf Bar
The Surf Bar sits atop a dramatic cliff that oversees a pristine bay famed for drawing in seasoned surfers from around the world. A casual, eclectic food menu is served with beautifully handcrafted cocktails to sip as you marvel at the beauty of the ocean or catch your favorite sporting event at the bar. Impromptu eight ball pool tournaments during our happy hour are a mainstay and making friends with other residents happens naturally at this relaxed venue.
The 60-metre crescent-shaped Moon Pool for the over 12s champions the most spectacular coastal views. Below is a well-equipped gym and a casual surf bar that spills onto a terrace where pathways lead to magical ocean lookout spots. There’s also a separate family pool, a spa villa and a watersports centre offering cycling trips, surfing, whale watching and diving.
Cape Weligama boasts what is likely the best infinity pool in Sri Lanka! A breathtaking crescent-shaped Moon Pool curving 60m around the cape’s summit drinks in every inch of the spectacular 270-degree coastal views. It’s equally resplendent at night when the pool’s inky surface reflects the stars and the bright luminescence of the moon.
Enjoy the scintillating experience of famed Sri Lanka spa hotels, from the sanctity of your own suite or villa. For the ultimate Ceylonese indulgence, Cape Weligama’s experienced therapists come to your Suite or Villa where dedicated spa facilities allow us to pamper you.
Or opt to have a ‘spa day’, at the resort’s dedicated Spa Villa. Organic homegrown Sri Lankan spice scrubs made from clove, nutmeg, sweet orange and sandalwood relieve stress and naturally attend to travel weary muscles while bespoke, essential oil massage blends incorporate Ceylon tea, which is renowned for its antioxidant, anti-ageing and calming properties. Unwind with a blissful massage on your veranda, or with a fragrant scrub followed by an invigorating herbal steam treatment in your shower room and finally, a sleep inducing soak in your stone bathtub, with your bed just steps away.
Hotel facilities also include a Cybex equipped air-conditioned gym for keeping in shape after overindulging on the resort’s mouth-watering cuisine. Electric buggies convey guests around the resort if they prefer not to walk.