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.
The four Villas are situated around the Cove Pool and each incorporates four generously proportioned suites, two on each floor, which can be interconnected. These individual properties 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 five star resort. They are named Villa Clarke, Villa Neruda, Villa Tennent and Villa Woolf. All accommodations overlook the Indian Ocean, with private butler services, individual gardens, dining and spa facilities. Each is named for a distinguished explorer or writer whose historic Ceylon journey captures the spirit of Cape Weligama.
– Swim and snorkel in the aquamarine bay beneath Cape Weligama. Explore neighboring 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.
– Other off shore activities include private sunset cruises, big game fishing, seasonal whale and dolphin-watching trips and banana boating.
– 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.
Miguel Cunat is a Partner of Sri Lanka In Style founded in 2005 to provide visitors with insightful, engaging experiences in his adopted homeland. Recognized by Conde Nast Traveler as Sri Lanka’s Top Travel Specialist, and recently featured on Wendy Perrin’s WOW List.