This magnificent beach house is situated eight kilometres south of the historic Galle Fort in Sri Lanka. Set within enchanting gardens and featuring an impressive collection of Sri Lankan contemporary art, Elysium is a luxury boutique hotel that will appeal to travellers wanting a unique and unforgettable escape. Facilities include a home cinema, a library, a gym and a spa. Elysium’s centrepiece is a stunning jade green pool that features a shallow area for younger guests.
The property offers four exceptionally spacious and stylish chalets featuring king-size beds, stunning bathrooms and terraces leading onto delightful gardens. There is also a huge children’s suite with eight bunk beds, designed for younger guests.
The cuisine at Elysium is top notch. Enjoy a delectable menu of Asian and international delights served in the dining room, by the pool or on the beach. The staff can also arrange beach barbecues and romantic dinners in secluded locations.
Elysium is the ideal place for complete relaxation. Sip a cocktail by the pool, stroll through the tranquil gardens or be pampered with a massage in the spa. For those feeling more active, a wealth of activities can be arranged including whale watching and safaris. The renowned Wijaya beach restaurant and lagoon is a few minutes walk up the beach. A visit to Galle Fort is a must.
Children will have the adventure of a lifetime at Elysium. There is plenty of space to run around as well as safe areas to paddle in on the beach. Cots and a nanny can be arranged.
Lightfoot Travel tip: The best place to watch the sunset is on the sandy peninsula just outside the beach gates.
- Location:8km from Galle Fort
- Accommodation:4 spacious chalets
- Activities: Tours of Galle Fort, whale watching, safaris
- Facilities: Gym, spa, movie room, library, pool, on-hand staff
- Weather: Months of December to April are the best time to visit, the monsoon season is June/July and October/November.
- Children: Welcome.