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about Cape Weligama
A warm welcome from Resplendent Ceylon, the benchmark for boutique, small luxury resorts in Sri Lanka. Offering pristine locations and superlative accommodation, service and dining, we are the sole Sri Lankan member of Relais & Chateaux, the association of landmark hotels and restaurants operated by independent innkeepers, chefs, and owners who share a passion for their businesses and a desire for authenticity.
An iconic collection of 5 colonial era tea planters’ bungalows restored to impeccable style, offering a taste of gracious living in 27 suites and rooms, with butler service and gourmet meals.
Indulge in our pampering offers. An extra night on the house for longer stays. Or experience Tea & Sea at Tea Trails and Cape Weligama, with 30 minute seaplane transfers.
Resplendent Ceylon is creating a trail of small luxury resorts across Sri Lanka, offering the traveller a range of authentic cultural experiences while contributing towards local communities and the environment through the MJF Foundation & Dilmah Conservation. Read about our journey.
Dilmah Tea, the premier single origin Ceylon Tea, created Resplendent Ceylon to form a portfolio of boutique luxury resorts across Sri Lanka. The tropical island of Ceylon was renamed Sri Lanka in 1972, which means "resplendent island" in Sanskrit. Resplendent Ceylon aims to offer the upscale traveller a range of authentic cultural experiences while contributing towards local communities and the environment through the MJF Foundation & Dilmah Conservation.