Cape Weligama

Abhimanagama Road, Weligama, Sri Lanka

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Hotel Description

Sri Lanka suffers from no shortage of fine hotels, but thanks to a quirk of architectural history, most of them, stylistically speaking, are variations on the “tropical modernism” of the Geoffrey Bawa school. Cape Weligama, on the island’s south coast, a few miles from Galle, blazes its own trail — and what’s unique about it is that it finds its identity by looking to the past. Here the Thai architect Lek Bunnag took inspiration from Sri Lanka’s long history as an explorers’ waystation, incorporating countless elements from the island’s pre-modernist history in this classic-contemporary resort.

Then again, it’s not just the architecture. Cape Weligama’s setting is extraordinary as well. It’s set on 12 acres of terraced clifftop real estate, a hundred feet above the Indian Ocean, which, as you may well imagine, is not at all bad for the views. The freestanding Residences cluster around private pools, while the larger Villas are divided into multiple suites, which means they’re perfect for families or larger parties. All of the units are outfitted to five-star standard, and come complete with butler service, and they also all share a pair of swimming pools — the kid-friendly Cove, over in the Villa corner of the property, and the cliffside, crescent-shaped, adults-only Moon Pool.

Other enticements include a dive center, an in-room spa service, a pair of beaches, and ample opportunity to explore the surrounding waterways by boat or kayak. The Moon Bar is a bit of a surprise, located as it is directly underneath the Moon Pool. And the restaurants serve everything from afternoon tea to Japanese teppanyaki, and largely eschew printed menus — the chefs will prepare dishes to order, made from the local area’s seafood and produce.

How to get there: Cape Weligama is located approximately 175 km by car from Bandaranaike International Airport via Southern Expy/E01. Alternatively, chartered seaplane service is available between Tea Trails and Cape Weligama.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 39 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service

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Bookings are confirmed upon paying 30% advance payment. Full payment must be made 30 days prior to the arrival. Payment terms for individual room bookings – For peak period (December 20th till January 10th; both nights inclusive): 30% of total amount due is required to confirm the booking; this is non refundable. Full payment must be made 90 days prior to the arrival of guests.

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  • Pool View Junior Suite

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    This room features 2 Queen Beds or 2 Double Beds and is approximately 1377 ft²/128 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial ocean, partial garden or pool.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • butler service
    • coffee/tea
    • complimentary minibar
    • Connectable with Master Suite
    • crib (on request)
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • international channel
    • minibar
    • Ophir Natural Spa & Body Care Products bath amenities
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • steam sauna
    • terrace
    • turndown service
    • walk-in closet
  • Ocean View Villa

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 1399 ft²/130 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial ocean or partial garden.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • butler service
    • coffee/tea
    • complimentary minibar
    • crib (on request)
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • international channel
    • minibar
    • Ophir Natural Spa & Body Care Products bath amenities
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • steam sauna
    • terrace
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • walk-in closet
  • Pool View Master Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 1560 ft²/145 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial ocean, partial garden or pool.

    This room includes:

    • adjoining room on request (charges apply)
    • bathtub
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • butler service
    • coffee/tea
    • complimentary minibar
    • Connectable with Junior Suite
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • Ophir Natural Spa & Body Care Products bath amenities
    • patio
    • rain shower
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • steam sauna
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • walk-in closet
  • Premier Ocean View Villa

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 1937 ft²/180 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean, partial garden or pool.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • butler service
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • Ophir Natural Spa & Body Care Products bath amenities
    • patio
    • rain shower
    • safe
    • steam sauna
    • walk-in closet
  • Grand Ocean View Villa

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 2152 ft²/200 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean, sea, partial garden or pool.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • butler service
    • coffee/tea
    • complimentary minibar
    • crib (on request)
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • international channel
    • minibar
    • Ophir Natural Spa & Body Care Products bath amenities
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • separate living room
    • stand up shower
    • steam sauna
    • terrace
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • walk-in closet
  • Duplex Two Bedroom Cape Pool Villa

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    This room features 2 King Beds or 2 Double Beds and is approximately 3336 ft²/310 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean, partial garden or pool.

    This room includes:

    • 2 bedrooms with King bed, private 15x4m pool on upper floor
    • bathtub
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • butler service
    • coffee/tea
    • complimentary minibar
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • Ophir Natural Spa & Body Care Products bath amenities
    • plunge pool
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • steam sauna
    • terrace
    • turndown service
    • walk-in closet
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Bookings are confirmed upon paying 30% advance payment. Full payment must be made 30 days prior to the arrival. Payment terms for individual room bookings – For peak period (December 20th till January 10th; both nights inclusive): 30% of total amount due is required to confirm the booking; this is non refundable. Full payment must be made 90 days prior to the arrival of guests.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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