Gourmet Galle

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KK Beach, Habaraduwa

KK Beach, a 10 bedroom boutique hotel graces the pristine Indian Ocean beachfront. Open since 2016, it’s renowned for its style, comfort and Bamboo Restaurant’s delectable cuisine. Guests enjoy unrivaled views, a 20 meter pool, spa treatments and direct beach access. Just a 20 minute drive from Galle, it’s an idyllic base for exploring Sri Lanka’s southern coast.

Trebartha East, Ahangama

Trebartha East, The Round House is a design-centric boutique hotel atop a 12 acre cinnamon plantation offering 360 degree views of rice paddies and jungle. Just a 10 minute tuk tuk ride from Ahangama, it features four spacious bedrooms, a stylish living room and an 18m curved infinity pool. The all-day kitchen serves locally sourced, on-site crafted dishes in a breezy hilltop setting. 

Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel, Galle

Jetwing Lighthouse, A Galle icon designed by Geoffrey Bawa rests on a rocky promontory, minutes from Galle Fort. Its intricate copper and brass balustrade narrates the clash between Portuguese and Sinhalese armies. The coastal haven offers 80 luxury rooms, five themed suites, two pools and various dining choices all complemented by gym, tennis court and spa. 

Fort Printers, Galle Fort

The Fort Printers, an 18th-century mansion turned boutique hotel in Galle Fort, seamlessly blends minimalistic design with colonial heritage. Its intimate atmosphere, handcrafted details, and fresh seafood menu, set against a frangipani courtyard and bistro dining room, create an elegant escape with unparalleled service and a rich historical ambiance.

Kurulu Bay, Koggala

Kurulu Bay, a health and wellness-focused boutique hotel with 14 rooms offers serene views of Koggala Lake. Surrounded by lush greenery each suite or cottage provides intimacy with nature. Award winning architects designed the contemporary rooms while the hotel offers mindful activities and holistic spa treatments promoting reconnection and self-care. Featured in Conde Nast Traveller’s “The best hotels in Sri Lanka” and the “New York Times’ & “The L List”.

Braganza House, Talpe

Braganza house, a tropical chic retreat near Talpe’s stunning beaches, 20 minutes from Galle Fort blends Moroccan and Mediterranean influences. Designed by British interiors designer Chlöe Elkerton, It’s a December 2021 gem. The villa’s spacious layout, vibrant colour palette and carefully curated interior showcase Elkerton’s passion for diverse cultures. The verandahs organically shaped pool, alfresco dining and dedicated team promise a memorable experience.

Why House, Talpe

Why House, a family oriented boutique hotel nestles in a three acre walled garden with tropical plants. Offering luxury with informality, it accommodates up to 24 guests in 10 double ensuite rooms with private terraces. Each room features free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and amenities by Kemara. The in-house team crafts diverse, fresh, family style serving and a children’s menu while the large pool and dining pavilion provide scenic relaxation. 

Malabar Hill, Weligama

Nestled by Sri Lanka’s famed forest, Malabar Hill exemplifies conscientious holidaying constructed with eco-friendly processes. Just a short trip from Weligama Bay, the 12 exclusive villas offer scenic vies, salt water chlorinated pools and luxurious, heritage- inspired interiors. With minimal environmental impact, the design seamlessly integrates with nature, providing a modern open plan feel and luxuriously bohemian style

Sun House, Galle

Built in the 1860s, The Sun House, once a Scottish spice merchant’s home is now a charming colonial hotel with seven unique bedrooms offering a country house atmosphere and privacy. Renovated to preserve its colonial elegance, it features a central living area and tropical gardens. Guests experience the relaxed lifestyle of early tea planters with fine dining and sunset cocktails.

Cape Weligama, Weligama

Cape Weligama, a luxury clifftop resort in Sri Lanka offers a slice of paradise with 39 suites and villas inspired by a traditional Sri Lankan village. Nestled on a headland,  a Relais & Chateaux member reflecting a commitment to warm, lasting guest relationships. Stylish interiors, expansive terraces and gourmet dining define the experience. 

W15 - Weligama

W15 Weligama, an iconic surf destination on Sri Lanka’s southern coast, opened in June 2015. With a unique blend of Sri Lankan hospitality, world-class beachfront location, intimate dining, and cutting-edge design, it’s a hot spot on Weligama Bay. Just under a 2-hour drive from Colombo, it offers 45 meters of beach frontage and easy access to water sports.

The Merchant Hotel

The Merchant nestled in Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site seamlessly blends history and contemporary design. The hotel’s evolution from a Dutch marketplace to a modern haven mirrors Galle’s rich past. Its 14 rooms adorned with deluxe amenities offer views of the Church and Tower while the restaurant, 1710 serves a sensory feast celebrating local flavours with a unique twist.