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Sri Lanka, known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, is a traveller’s paradise and Weligama is among the most desirable destinations on the islandThursday, June 13, 2019

By Weligama Bay Marriott Resort and Spa
Weligama Bay Marriott Resort and Spa

Sri Lanka, known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, is a traveller’s paradise and Weligama is among the most desirable destinations on the island. The unspoilt beach with golden sand, the ocean and the cobalt blue sky create a haven for relaxation. Exotic flora and fauna, and the perfect conditions in the bay for surfing make Weligama an ideal retreat for the leisure seeker.

At Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, each room or suite offers incredible views of the Indian Ocean and comes with king or twin beds. A separate bath and shower, 55-inch TV, free wi-fi, and balcony to enjoy the seascapes from turn each room into a private sanctuary.

Guests are spoilt for choice with five food and beverage outlets at the resort. The all-day dining restaurant, Weligama Kitchen, spreads across different zones. Each serves a distinct cuisine, ranging from traditional Sri Lankan specialties, to Tuscan, Cantonese and Indian delicacies. The Big Fish offers gourmet seafood in a casual upscale setting with thoughtful service. Tides merge with the lobby lounge with a clearly defined bar that moves from a coffee and pastry focus in the day to alcoholic beverages and snacks in the evening. Mirissa Baking Company provides freshly baked desserts and snacks, accompanied by a selection of fine coffee, fresh juices and specialty drinks. There’s also the pool bar Surf’s Up, which serves refreshing cocktails and simple Asian and Western nibbles.

The beach is seamless with no barricades and the landscaped gardens offer a sense of tranquillity. The resort has not just one, but three outdoor swimming pools, all overlooking the sea.

The property caters to families with young children with a large, interactive indoor kids’ activity centre with fun-filled game zones and play areas.

Adults can find refuge at the resort’s renowned Quan Spa, which offers Thai and Swedish therapies alongside modern techniques, to revitalise the body and restore clarity of mind. A well-equipped fitness centre caters to those who desire physical activity.

DON'T MISS

A day trip to the nearby Yala National Park, a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons

NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES

• 188 rooms
• 10 suites
• Direct beach access
• Seafood restaurant
• Lobby lounge and bar
• Pool and beach bar
• Three swimming pools
• Fitness centre
• Spa
• Kids’ Club

GET IN TOUCH

weligamamarriott.com

T: +94 414 600 100

E: mhrs.cmbmc.reservation@marriotthotels.com

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