Cape Weligama has 29 private villas set in eight locations. Each 2-3 villas other than the suites share individual pools. There is a stunning 60 meter crescent shaped infinite pool with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. Due to its positioning, the property has 270° degree view of the ocean and nearby beaches. There are number of dining options onsite for guests including the Ocean Terrace, Surf Bar and Tableua Chef Table.
The villas are ultra-spacious with a large outdoor terrace, large living quarters with stylish interior, walk in closest, in-room spa, steam room, twin vanities and stone bathtub. As you can imagine, pampering is an unspoken part of the experience at Cape Weligama. The large terrace in our villa overlooked the infinity pool that was shared with our neighbouring villa which was a few meters away on a hilly terrain, giving each of us adequate privacy and personal space. We felt we had the pool to ourselves. We loved the textures and the subdued hues of colours that were used in the bedroom. We also loved the steam room, which was absolutely lovely to be in after hours on a dusty road on a safari in Sri Lanka. We also enjoyed quiet moments in the pool overlooking the ocean and watching surfers on early mornings.
The food at Cape Weligama was a highlight of our stay. The chefs definitely expanded your dining experiences with their unique creations. Our favourite was the dark curried king prawns served with steamed rice, that paired perfectly with a chilled glass of sauvignon blanc. The restaurant does have a good choice of wines, but prices of wines are generally much higher than back home.
This is a great place to stop over on the south beach and get pampered with all the facilities. If you are a keen surfer looking for luxury accommodation Cape Weligama certainly meets up to that expectation. Weligama Bay just a couple of minutes away. If you are looking for other things that interest, remember Galle Fort is a less than an hour away. A great way to spend that extra day is to explore the Galle Fort and comeback and have a signature cocktail at the Surf bar. The hotel has many more activities including those which appeal to kids such as junior chef. For a more relaxed approach go for an early morning Pilates or yoga session.
Cape Weligama is definitely for longer stays. A minimum of 3 nights is what we would recommend. Beyond that is sheer indulgence, which we would never discourage!