Nestled amidst a two acre coconut estate and lush tropical gardens, The Wallawwa is a luxurious boutique hotel situated just 15 minutes from the International Airport. The sandy beaches of Negombo are just 30 minutes away. The Wallawwa is easily accessible yet entirely secluded – a luxury private hideaway.
A `wallawwa’ is typically an old manor house with architectural features of columns, courtyards and verandahs. It has an interesting history that dates back to the mid-17th century when it was owned by a head chieftain of Galle. This colonial bungalow has been lovingly restored maintaining its old world charm with a blend of luxurious comforts and stylish design
The Walauwwa in Pictures
The Wallawwa has 14 bedrooms – 10 Garden Suites and four Wallawwa Bedrooms. All bedrooms boast Balinese four-poster beds, wife internet access, widescreen satellite TV, and terrazzo-lined en-suite bathrooms with rain showers. Garden Suites are more spacious and benefit from their own private verandah whilst the Wallawwa Bedrooms are ideal for guests looking for a pre or post flight stopover. Interconnecting rooms are also available upon request.
The swimming pool is set amidst the landscaped gardens. The Z Spa with four treatment rooms offers an array of relaxing massages and therapies. There is a Library full of interesting titles on Sri Lankan and International philosophy, politics, culture and heritage. The Wallawwa provides a personalized service with a team of butlers to cater for your every whim.
The restaurant is situated on the front verandah overlooking the croquet lawn and serves exquisite Asian Fusion cuisine. Meals are also served in the gardens or in the privacy of your own bedroom