Open your eyes to a world of discovery. At Resplendent Ceylon, our passion is to curate meaningful journeys for you; ones that promise outstanding hospitality and service - taking you from the quintessential Ceylon tea country to the golden southern coast and the wilderness of our national parks, embodying the heart and soul of our magical island.
The Resplendent Ceylon resorts - Ceylon Tea Trails, Cape Weligama and Wild Coast Tented Lodge - are the sole Sri Lankan members of Relais & Chateaux, the global fellowship of family owned and operated luxury hotels and restaurants. Our paradise island awaits.DISCOVER MORE
We are delighted that Tea Trails is included in the famed Condé Nast Traveller Gold List, compiled by editors of seven global editions including the USA and UK, highlighting favourite classic hotels around the world that exemplify the gold standard of service and hospitality.Read More
Settle into luxurious comfort, relax and unwind amidst the cool climate that envelopes our five historic tea planters’ bungalows. Be pampered by your butler and relish our personalised gourmet cuisine. Tea Trails offers you an idyllic space to rejuvenate amidst emerald tea carpeted mountains.EXPLORE
Adjacent to the Yala National Park, this spectacular beachfront safari lodge offers a blissful experience amidst a rugged landscape. Embark on an experiential journey of rediscovery, where both adventure and relaxation is yours to discover. Our award winning tented wilderness home awaits you.EXPLORE
Pause and reset amidst the palm-fringed shores and tropical gardens of Cape Weligama, the finest resort on the South Coast. Our spacious villas and suites blend into lush surroundings, complemented by ocean breezes and personalised service. The gateway to southern Sri Lanka envelops you in a world of culture, community and cuisine.EXPLORE
Our values and vision are inspired by our Founders, the Fernando family, who believe that business is a matter of human service. Our portfolio of resorts are located in scenic and environmentally sensitive areas, enabling us to drive our sustainability agenda across Climate Action, Land & Sea and People & Culture.
Curating meaningful journeys, Resplendent Ceylon’s vision for regenerative travel in Sri Lanka is reflected in our Policy as a means of sustainability at the very least, and regeneration as the pinnacle.
A collection of unique and carefully curated experiences that define Sri Lanka - by presenting guests the culinary, natural, and cultural heritage of the island through well-crafted fascinating narratives. The integrity of the country’s natural environment and natural assets is key to the long-term survival of Resplendent Ceylon.Explore
Balmy tropical vibes, ancient ruined cities, the rolling surf and the famed warmth of our island people… welcome to our home. Our journeys take you across diverse landscapes from mountainous jungle terrain to roaring waterfalls and lush green tea fields, providing you the opportunity to revel in rich, sensory and evocative experiences.
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Our experiences are mindfully curated to offer an authentic, intimate exploration into the essence of Sri Lanka. We also offer activities with healthy doses of fun, adventure and pampering, along with a holistic wellness offering for guests to escape their urban life and soothe mind, body, and soul. A selection of engaging activities for families - with a special selection for kids - are on hand as well, to round out the perfect getaway.EXPLORE ALL EXPERIENCES
Begin at the Dunkeld Tea Factory at morning light. Follow our resident tea planter along the traditional process of withering, rolling and drying tea.Explore The Essential Tea Experience
The skies above, the ocean below - embark on a journey of discovery into the deep waters of the southern ocean.Explore Private Whale Watching Cruise
We strive to redefine game drives by taking a holistic approach to the wilderness.Explore Game Drives
Paddle the warm waters against the currents and tide to rise above. Riding the waves can be both a challenging and liberating experience.Explore Surfing in Weligama
Think bright, crisp mornings. The golden sun glistening over the Castlereagh Lake. Adopt the slow, restful pace of the highlands of our island.Explore Trekking the Trails
Condé Nast Traveler unveiled the 2023 Gold List, highlighting favourite classic hotels around the world that exemplify the gold standard of service and hospitality. Ceylon Tea Trails is the first Sri Lankan hotel to make this prestigious a
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