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Weligama Bay Marriott Resort and Spa


Written by
Darrshini Parthipan

Marriott International welcomed its first guest to Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa merely one year ago, thus marking the establishment of the flagship of the global chain in Sri Lanka. The island has gained popularity as a tourist destination over the years, given its beautiful landscape and places of interest and historical value, that include an impressive eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa is situated in the southern coastal fishing village of Weligama, famous for its bay that provides for year round surfing.

The new kid on the block soon proved to be a catalyst amongst Sri Lankan and foreign travellers alike, with its offering of modern global hospitality together with the unique flavours of southern Sri Lanka. The property offers 198 contemporarily designed spacious rooms and suites. Regardless of whether you wish to enjoy a holiday, plan a destination wedding or a corporate event, Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa is certainly the ideal location.

Exquisite culinary offering

The cuisine is delicious and flavoursome with an extensive array to select from. Elton Hurtis, General Manager, who has 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and 16 years with Marriott International used to be a chef himself. Sandeep Pande, Executive Chef, with years of international experience and an in depthpassionforcookingandguestservice,is the secret behind the culinary magic at the resort. Guests have the option of dining at five unique restaurants during their stay. The all-day dining restaurant, Weligama Kitchen, spreads across different zones, each serving a distinct cuisine style that range from traditional Sri Lankan specialties to Tuscan, Cantonese and Indian delicacies.

Live action counters make the ensu- ing experience more interactive. The Big Fish is a chef driven restaurant offering gourmet seafood dining in a casual upscale setting with thoughtful service. Tides is an integration of the Lobby and Lobby Lounge with a clearly defined bar that transitions from a coffee and pastry focus in the day to alcoholic beverages and snacks in the evening. The Mirissa Baking Company provides freshly-baked desserts and snacks, accompanied by a selection of fine coffee, tea, fresh juices and specialty drinks. To chill out and unwind, the pool bar Surf’s Up serves refreshing cocktails and simple Asian and Western nibbles.

Guest Experience

All units of accommodation boast of uncom- promising sea views; the expansive beach is sparsely crowded. An extra daybed is available in every single room, which can easily accommodate a third person. Every bathroom has a free standing bathtub and a separate shower. The twin beds are such that in size they are al- most similar to a queen-size bed. All rooms have 55-inch smart TVs on which guests can mirror their phones; every room has its own balcony with seating.The resort also caters to families with young children; The Kids Club is multi-faceted, equipped with fun-filled game zones, reading and play areas. Adults can find refuge at the resort’s renowned Quan Spa that offers authentic therapies from Asia and the West, alongside modern techniques to revitalise the body and restore clarity of mind. The Fitness Center with three outdoor swimming pools, one of which is dedicated to children, is well patronised by guests.

During the month of July, be entitled to exclusive anniversary offers for the perfect summer break. You may also indulge in our spa facilities at a 50 per cent discounted rate during the month of July. The anniversary offer will be valid until July 31, 2018. For more information, call the property reservations team.

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