Cape Weligama

Recalling Thomas Cook’s Role in Ceylon’s Fledgling Tourism Industry

With the demise of Thomas Cook, Dr R. P. Fernando reminisces on the distinct charm of Sri Lanka when it was a relatively undiscovered travel destination, and Thomas Cook’s role in launching and developing the Tourism industry here. As published in the Sunday Times. Sunday October 6th 2019 The demise of the UK travel company

Baby Dilmah’s Birthday!

Dilmah Wildlife Conservation has supported the Elephant Transit Home (ETH) in Udawalawe National Park since 2007 through many initiatives. Most recently, they sponsor ‘Baby Dilmah’, a calf found orphaned in Mattala by the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) after her mother died of serious human-inflicted injuries. Baby Dilmah is one of the two orphaned elephant

Resplendent Ceylon is at the top of Harper’s BAZAAR’s list of 70+ things to do in Sri Lanka

We are excited to appear on Harper’s BAZAAR list of things to do in Sri Lanka! Here’s what Zac Fleming of Harper’s BAZAAR felt was so special about Resplendent Ceylon that he had to pen us down as a ‘must-experience’ collection of small, luxury resorts: “Only three hotels in Sri Lanka are members of the

Images from the Chef and the Winemaker Dinner series

Our Chef and the Winemaker Dinner series featured celebrated Michelin star Chef Bernd Bachofer and Kai Schubert of Schubert Wines, New Zealand, with guests indulging in beautifully crafted cuisine with perfectly paired wines. At Wild Coast, an intimate crowd reveled in the beauty of nature, food and wine on the beach, under a starlit sky.

Cape Weligama & Wild Coast Tented Lodge in Conde Nast Traveler 2018 reader awards

Cape Weligama in the top 10 and Wild Coast Tented Lodge in the top 20 Media Release – 17 October 2018 The premier global luxury travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, has unveiled the winners of its Readers’ Choice Awards, the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The 31st annual Awards ranked