The Wallawwa

​Conveniently located just 15 minutes from Colombo airport, the Wallawwa is the ideal property to start or finish your Sri Lankan journey.

Conveniently located just 15 minutes from Colombo airport, the Wallawwa is the ideal property to start or finish your Sri Lankan journey. Set amidst lovingly tended tropical gardens, the award-winning 18-bedroom country house hotel converted from a 200-year-old manor house is small and stylish, with beamed ceilings, colonnaded porches and traditional Sri Lankan furnishings.

The jungle pool is surrounded by tropical trees and shrubs and the Z Spa is a heavenly retreat for travel-weary bodies, with a particular focus on pre- and post-flight rest and relaxation. Therapists plan treatments to fit each guest’s schedule.

The convivial open-sided restaurant, The Verandah, serves exquisite a la carte Asian Fusion cuisine throughout the day to tables overlooking the gardens. Innovative menus incorporate the finest local ingredients, and many of the fruits, vegetables and herbs used are plucked daily from the extensive kitchen garden.

Established over 200 years, The Wallawwa has one of the finest private gardens in Sri Lanka. The garden is a tranquil oasis and has a lovely swimming pool. Sample a rice body polish or a Balinese deep tissue massage in the Z Spa. Enjoy Asian Fusion cuisine on the restaurant verandah, overlooking the beautiful gardens.

Why we like it

  • Serene and stylish bolthole close by the airport
  • A team of butlers ensure service is of the highest standard
  • The Z Spa team are flexible and cater to your specific arrival and departure times
  • All rooms have four-poster beds and large rain showers
  • Fresh and flavoursome Asian fusion cuisine

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