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Casa Colombo Collection, Mirissa, is located directly on a peaceful golden sand beach, just two miles from Mirissa Bay. This intimate, six suite boutique hotel offers highly personalised service, including Casa Domos – private butlers – to attend to guests every whim.
Five of the six suites face the ocean, and so guests can enjoy pastel sunsets from the comfort of their sumptuous suites, and all feature a private balcony or terrace, and ensuite bathroom with shower - our favourite is the indoor/outdoor shower of the Lounge Pool Master Suite. Suites are modern, featuring a host of luxury amenities, including his 'n' hers vanity packs, Nespresso machines, Smart TV's and wifi enabled portable BOSE speakers, so guests can take their tunes from beach to bar. Suites also feature one-of-a-kind furnishings, designed by the owner Lalin Jinasena.
A beachfront swimming pool, and sandy beach dotted with sumptuous loungers and mini cabanas offers plenty of relaxation space for the hotels handful of guests, and the hotel also has a small library, and wonderful seafood restaurant. For other dining options, guests can enjoy a walk along the beach to Mirissa's bustling bay, lined with local restaurants.
From Casa Collection Mirissa, guests can explore the beach by quad bike, or explore the surrounding countryside by bicycle, learn to surf at Weligama Bay, or try their hand (and feet) at paddleboarding. For the more culture inclined, explore the two historic Dutch forts at Matara, enjoy a Sri Lankan cookery demonstration with hotel chefs, or visit a lowland tea plantation.
Casa Collection Mirissa is an intimate retreat, on a beautiful stretch of sand. For an added dose of luxury, the hotel also own a 33ft fly-bridge yacht named Miss Elle, who can be chartered for sundowner cruises or whale watching voyages.
Frances, Original Traveller