4 star

The Frangipani Tree

The Frangipani Tree

Frangipani Tree Hotel is a serene beach sanctuary that warmly introduces the fresh vibes of the Sri Lankan culture to keen tourists, providing them with snug and spacious rooms with simple, yet attractive décor. The hotel consists of 9 sophisticated suites divided into 3 villas and is situated on the west side of Thalpe Bay, which is only 8 kilometres away from the momentous Galle Fort: indulge in a striking view of the Indian Ocean as small waves crash into the rocks with finesse, and the palm tree fronds sway elegantly with the wind. The stylish beach sanctuary was designed by Chana Daswatta in 2008, with inspiration from Geoffrey Bawa’s designs, and brings both the splendour and the fresh ‘breeze’ of Sri Lanka into prominence. Frangipani Tree Hotel is unique and picturesque, as its name suggests, and the experience only gets even better!

Frangipani Tree offers personal service of high-quality, including laundry service, private yoga sessions and even in-suit massages (on request), ensuring a warm and relaxing stay. There is a full-serviced restaurant which serves fresh local seafood as well as tasty Sri Lankan and Mediterranean specialities, enough to fulfil any appetite. Wi-Fi is readily available, and so are iPod docking stations. If any tiny tots are visiting as well, comfy cots and baby chairs can be used. Special events can be arranged, whether it be simple or grand: we will make sure every moment of the event is truly momentous. Private courtyards are found as well, with most suites or sitting and dining. The living room will include a TV, books and DVDs to keep guests occupied in spare time. A tennis court is available as well, with tennis equipment free of charge. Take your spare time to splash around in the crystal-clear, 35 metre lap pool, which faces the ocean: truly a moment in heaven!

The hotel comprises of 9 suites separated into 3 villas: Hawksbill villa (2 double rooms), Leatherback villa (2 double rooms) and the Oliver Ridley villa (5 double rooms). The Hawksbill villa is unified (interconnected), and the Leatherback villa is conveniently situated next to the pool. The Oliver Ridley villa has 3 ground-floor rooms and 2 rooms on the 1st floor, 3 rooms with indoor bathrooms and a direct, breath-taking ocean view, while the other two villas have a panoramic view of the ocean. Both Hawksbill villa and Leatherback villa have cosy sofa beds, sun beds and private dining tables. The Oliver Ridley villa has elegant bathrooms with shower, bath tub and designer bathroom facilities, while the Hawksbill villa and Leatherback villas have stylish modern outdoor bathrooms with private gardens, shower, bath tub and designer bathroom amenities. Two rooms in the Oliver Ridley villa have unobscured views of the courtyard’s Frangipani tree and the pool. All the villas have air conditioning, ceiling fans, in-room safe deposit boxes, Vodafone mobile Wi-Fi, baby cots (on request), four poster queen-sized beds and sofa beds/mattresses, chairs and even desks.

If you want to find a hotel that is contemporary, stylish and allows you to relax and have fun at the same time, Frangipani Tree Hotel is truly the right choice. It’s the hotel that brings the keen flavours of Sri Lanka into one delightful dish to perk any keen tourist’s taste buds!