The Wallawwa, Katunayake
The Mountbatten Suite
About The Wallawwa, Katunayake
30 minutes away from the beaches of Negombo and the airport is one of the most exciting boutique hotels in Sri Lanka - The Wallawwa. A luxury private hideaway, the hotel offers exquisite accommodation units, Asian fusion cuisine and a range of modern amenities blending with the ambience of an antique colonial manor house set amidst a private garden. The Wallawwa beckons you to enjoy a perfect holiday pampered with care and perfection.
Location of The Wallawwa, Katunayake
Ideally located away from the busy life of the commercial capital, The Wallawwa is a luxurious private hideout that is approximately 15 minutes away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. It takes about an hour to reach Colombo while taxi services are widely available from the airport while travelling to various locations is not so complicated. The property is located in a three acre land with beautiful and tranquil landscapes.
Accommodation at The Wallawwa, Katunayake
The Wallawwa is a masterpiece that has transformed an old colonial manor house to a luxurious abode restoring all its past glory. The property consists of 14 well adorned guestrooms that include 10 garden suites, 2 Wallawwa bedrooms and 2 family suites. The Wallawwa bedroom and all the other guestrooms include the basic necessities such as a king size Balinese four poster double bed, an imported mattress, duvet and pillows, air-conditioning, fan, Wi-Fi Internet access, Widescreen satellite television, safety deposit box, tea/coffee making facilities, a hairdryer, a terrazzo lined en-suite bathroom with rain shower, basin and WC. The garden suites and family suites consist of extra facilities such as an armchair and built in window seat and a private verandah with a built in comfortable seating area. The Family suite has two bathrooms and speaks well for its name.
Facilities at The Wallawwa, Katunayake
Designed uniquely to help guests relax and unwind, the 'Z Spa' is the Wallawwa's exclusive spa. Catering to your own preferable times, the spa offers signature massage therapies, a range of health and beauty treatments as well as traditional Ayurvedic treatments. Guests can enjoy fine a la carte Asian fusion cuisine at 'The Verandah' which is the restaurant at the Wallawwa offering beautiful views of the gardens. The menus include an assortment of vegetarian dishes as well while the chefs are prepared to cater to any type of dietary requirement with prior notice. For your convenience, the hotel offers an in-room dining menu as well as a kids menu.
Other facilities at the Wallawwa include a library, a study which is complete with a scanner, printer and complementary use of the Internet, a beautiful private garden that you can enjoy a quiet walk in, a natural Indian stone swimming pool surrounded by shaded trees and offering total privacy, a shop that consists of colourful yet inexpensive gifts and a few games to keep you company.
Excursions and Day Tours from The Wallawwa, Katunayake
Many excursions can be arranged from the Wallawwa to a host of different places of interest. Not far from the property lies the beaches and fish markets of Negombo which is a famous fishing town in the western coastal belt of Sri Lanka. You can head towards Colombo which is the prime entertainment hub or simply venture away to Kandy or Dambulla which depicts Sri Lanka's history and culture. These destinations can be reached within three hours from the Wallawwa. The Muthurajawela wetlands are a fine place to explore nature and bird life and it is about 30 minutes away from our property.