A beautiful 18th century country house hotel set in exquisite tropical gardens

The spirit of Wallawwa

Located in Colombo is the magnificent Wallawwa country house hotel. Nestled in colourful manicured gardens, 18 bedrooms and suites include the Wallawwa Bedroom with luxurious four-poster beds adorned with crisp linen sheets and lightweight duvets. Bedrooms have an ensuite terrazzo-lined bathroom with a rain shower. There is a terrace and pretty garden views and the room is equipped with a mini bar, retro phone and cable television. The Garden Suite is spacious and overlooks the tropical garden. Rooms feature king-sized or twin four-poster beds, comfy armchairs, day bed window seats, ensuite bathroom with rainshower and comfortable seating on a private garden veranda. Amenities include mini bars, cable televisions and retro phones. The Family Suite is a double Garden Suite with ensuite bathroom and a smaller, interconnecting twin-bedded Wallawwa Bedroom with its own bathroom and rain shower. Suites directly access the garden, and in-room amenities include cable televisions, mini bars and retro phones. The Mountbatten Suite is similar to a luxurious private villa, and offers a sitting room and a private garden with plunge pool. The master bedroom has a grand four-poster garden-facing bed and an ensuite bathroom with rain shower and freestanding bathtub, and its open plan design incorporates a sofa-furnished lounge. The second bedroom is furnished with queen-sized twin beds and its own shower room. The suite is equipped with walk-through wardrobes, cable television, retro phone and mini bar.

Enjoy superb cuisine in The Verandah Restaurant boasting delicious, innovative menus prepared with fresh local produce foraged from the expansive kitchen garden. Sip on fine wines, cocktails, spirits and beers whilst sitting in the gorgeous garden.

Make a splash in the pool, relax with serene spa treatments, peruse the library for a book and just appreciate the tranquillity of this beautiful haven. Visit Catholic churches, the Dutch Fort and lively fish market of Negombo and explore old Dutch canals by boat or kayak. Explore Colombo, vibrant with dining, entertainment and galleries. Take part in a Sri Lankan cookery demonstration, Cigar Factory Tour, Negombo and Colombo City Walking Tour or Pilikuttuwa Rajamaha Temple and Cave Hill Walk.

What we love about Wallawwa

  • Treat yourself to tranquil massages and treatments that blend Asian techniques and Ayurveda in the Z Spa
  • Take a refreshing dip in the jungle pool, surrounded by lush, leafy foliage
  • Relish sublime Asian fusion cuisine brimming with delicious local ingredients at The Verandah

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