Cape Weligama Hotel in Sri Lanka | Southern Beaches, Sri Lanka | Lightfoot Travel
Cape Weligama, Sri Lanka Southern Beaches

This luxury boutique hotel is perched on a cliff overlooking the dazzling Indian Ocean,30 minutes east of the historic town of Galle, in southern Sri Lanka. Situated on 12 acres of landscaped gardens, it offers magnificent views of the ocean and coastline. 

The property reflects the style of a traditional Sri Lankan village, combining the country’s rich culture and history with contemporary design and comforts.

Offering impeccable service, exceptional attention to detail, and top-notch cuisine, this luxurious beachfront resort will appeal to couples and families seeking an exclusive and indulgent escape.

Cape Weligama provides 40 spacious and stylish freestanding suites and villas that all come with butler service, bespoke dining, and spa facilities. Each room features custom-made furnishings, a lavish bathroom, and a private, ocean-facing terrace. Interconnecting rooms are available.

The hotel offers a wealth of superb culinary experiences. Enjoy the freshest seafood at De Mauny as you admire the views; eat local specialties with your hands, Sri-Lanka style, at Kumbuk; or sample Japanese teppanyaki in a stunning cliff-edge setting at Misaki.

Facilities include a cliff-top infinity pool, a gym, a kids’ club, and a dive center.

There is a myriad of activities and excursions on offer at Cape Weligama including diving, snorkeling, swimming, kayaking on Koggala Lake, game fishing, guided cycle rides into the countryside, or visits to the harbor at Marissa or to Galle Fort. You can also go dolphin or whale watching in season. Trips further afield include visiting Yala and Uda Walawe National Park.

For those wishing to do as little as possible, cool off in one of the stunning pools; be pampered at the spa or in the privacy of your room, or sip a cocktail in the bar.

Cape Weligama Information

Location & Getting There
Perched on a cliff overlooking the dazzling Indian Ocean, Cape Weligama is a 3-hour drive away from Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport. 

Accommodation
The luxury boutique hotel provides 40 spacious and stylish free-standing suites and villas. Ocean residences come with a private verandah; Grand Ocean residences feature an additional living room; Cape Weligama residences boast two floors with a living room, large verandah, living deck with bar, and a pool with panoramic ocean views; Junior suites feature a large terrace and two queen beds; Master suites boast luxurious living spaces, and a huge private terrace. 

Activities
Guests can swim and snorkel in the aquamarine bay beneath Cape Weligama, explore neighboring coves by kayak or learn to surf on Weligama’s legendary curls, get a PADI certification at the dive center or engage in other offshore activities such as private sunset cruises, big game fishing, seasonal whale and dolphin-watching trips and banana boating.

Children
Children are welcome and there are a family pool and kids’ club.

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Why we recommend Cape Weligama, Sri Lanka

The hotel Cape Weligama in southern Sri Lanka is a high-end resort with huge rooms, gourmet food, a dive center, and 270-degree ocean views. The impeccably presented rooms and villas are very large - more like mini-houses - and come with all modern amenities. The crescent-shaped Moon Pool is beautiful by day and brilliantly luminescent at night, thus making it a great destination for honeymooners. However, this property is also great for families as there is a host of interconnecting rooms, a kids’ menu, and even an ice cream trolley that trundles along with the family-friendly cove pool.

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