DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort 

A lakeside escape

Relaxation begins when the resort comes into sight along its driveway and only gets better from there.

This hotel is a peaceful retreat beside Weerawila Lake and within the Weerewila Bird Sanctuary in south Sri Lanka. If you’re planning to explore Kataragama Sacred City and Bundala National Park, this is a great option. Aside from the lovely pool (which you’ll certainly want to make time for), you can explore the local area by bike, go looking for wildlife in the bountiful local area or simply relax in the tropical gardens. Whatever your stay has in store, start your day with breakfast on the terrace and round it off savouring Sri Lankan dishes in a choice of restaurants. Then choose a bar to spend the evening before retiring to the modern guestrooms.

Why we love DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort

  • The peaceful green and blue surroundings are utterly enchanting and make a lovely setting for an early evening stroll

  • The warm Sri Lankan hospitality is exceptional. Things set off on the right foot — there’s a warm chocolate cookie waiting for you on arrival

  • Opened in 2020, the hotel is contemporarily designed and feels fresh and modern

  • A modern and vibrant rooftop restaurant overlooks the lake and serves a menu of fresh Sri Lankan seafood

5 stars
Nov - Jun
Colombo 10½ hours
On the edge of Weerawila Lake, about an hour west of the entrance of Yala National Park
Approx. 4 hours’ transfer from Colombo airport.
Suitable for children



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness

Two restaurants and three bars complete a varied line up of modern venues. Spoonbill will be your main go-to, but seafood lovers shouldn’t miss the chance to feast on the local catch at Redshank.

A pool bar serving delicious food and tropical drinks with lake views, whether you're relaxing by the pool, having a casual evening, or enjoying a romantic night under the stars.

Open from late afternoon until late, order cocktails and light bites and listen to music at this rooftop bar.

Feast on Sri Lanka’s famed crab, shrimp, lobsters, mussels, squid, and fish.

The all-day dining restaurant offers a range of international and continental dishes made from locally sourced fresh produce. Expect a luxurious yet rustic atmosphere and live entertainment at the weekends.

A cosy setting with indoor seating serves drinks to see you through the day from cold brew coffee to exotic cocktails.

Nightjar, the rooftop bar is the place to head after dark for excellent drinks and music.

What's included

Breakfast at Spoonbill

Upgrade options

Half Board • Breakfast and lunch or dinner at Spoonbill Full Board • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Spoonbill

There’s a large and refreshing outdoor pool with views across the lake and surrounded by lawns and trees. A full-service gym is available featuring a wide variety of equipment.

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