July 20, 2020

Reconnect at Resplendent Ceylon

Resplendent Ceylon invites you to reconnect, reunite and revel with your loved ones. With adherence to the current safety regulations in the country, we will provide you with a safe space for you and your guests. All three of our small, luxury, boutique resorts, Ceylon Tea Trails, Wild Coast Lodge and Cape Weligama, are open to you.

Our resorts are in pristine, isolated locations and our SafeStay protocols are strictly adhered to at all our resorts, guaranteeing your safety. Given the design and surroundings in the three locations, our resorts are perfect for small, intimate gatherings and experiences can be curated according to your specific needs.

For weddings at our locations, we offer our guests the option of renting out as many rooms as they need for their guests. We also offer in house wedding planning services. Each of our resorts has a distinctive location, design and ambience that lends itself to create an unforgettable wedding experience. Our staff will look after you and your guests with a peerless level of warmth, service and attention to detail.

Ceylon Tea Trails

Revel in old-world charm and refinement in idyllic isolation in the picturesque highlands. Ceylon Tea Trails comprises of five restored historic tea planter bungalows, Summerville, Castlereagh, Dunkeld, Norwood, and Tientsin. The 27 rooms and suites can be given out individually or entirely to a group to have privacy.

This is the perfect getaway for a family or a group of friends to relax and reconnect. Together with gracious butler service and gourmet cuisine, this creates that signature ambience that has made Tea Trails the gold standard for luxury in Sri Lanka. A butler and private chef are provided for you to prepare your meals according to Relais & Chateaux standards.

It is also an ideal location for an intimate, bespoke wedding with the beautiful, panoramic views of the tea fields as your background.

Photographed by Danae Mercer


Wild Coast Tented Lodge Yala

This spectacular luxury tented camp is situated on a rugged, empty beach, overlooking the Indian Ocean. The unique, sustainable design sees the man-made structures blending seamlessly into the surrounding landscape. There are 28 bespoke Cocoons are scattered across Resplendent’s bit of jungle, which is contiguous with Yala National Park. Wild Coast Lodge’s wilderness experiences are personal and perfect for people travelling in groups and families, as the passionate rangers of the lodge are standing by to offer private guided wilderness experiences such as nature walks and game drives.

It’s wild and rugged beauty has made the Wild Coast a unique and popular destination for intimate, bohemian weddings. The bride and groom can choose to have their ceremony on the beach or anywhere in the main building.

Photographed by Dimitri Crusz


Cape Weligama

Cape Weligama has become the most celebrated luxury beach resort in Sri Lanka, perfect for a romantic getaway or family holiday. Thirty minutes east of Galle, our spacious villas, nestled within private gardens, are spread across a 12-acre promontory overlooking the Indian Ocean. Guests can have their private villa, which includes an extensive veranda, steam room, a private garden and a semi-private pool. Stunning panoramas await you, naturally complementing the 39 private retreats designed by one of Asia’s most celebrated architects, Lek Bunnag.

It would be the setting of the ultimate tropical wedding, as our guests have the option of multiple locations for the ceremony – from the drama of clifftop sunsets to the intimacy of a private villa. Afterwards, the bride and groom can spoil their guests with indulgent spa experiences, private pool villas and deliciously curated menus.

Photographed by Brazilicans