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on Cape Weligama
Where trade winds carried legendary explorers like Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta and Fa-Hsien past Sri Lanka's soaring southern cliffs on some of history's most celebrated nautical journeys, Cape Weligama is the most celebrated resort yet along this fabled island's palm fringed shores. Thirty minutes east of Galle, Cape Weligama inhabits 12 manicured acres atop a singular promontory rising 40 metres above the Indian Ocean. Stunning panoramas await you, naturally complementing the 39 private retreats designed by one of Asia's most celebrated architects, Lek Bunnag. An array of international dining 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.
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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.