Beneath gently swaying coconut palms on a serene boulder-sprinkled seafront sits Kumu Beach, a contemporary beach hotel in Balapitiya home to 10 indulgent bedrooms, chic living and dining areas basking in the open air, and a generous lawn with infinity swimming pool.
Balapitiya’s powder-soft beach is footsteps away, and this exclusive Sri Lanka beach hotel is an enchanting place to relax, unwind, eat well and enjoy personalised, high-end service.
All rooms are ocean facing, and boast fantastic views. Upgrade to a suite for a private balcony and terrace. Rooms are spacious – with an open-plan layout – and feature batik fabrics. Colors are neutral, and vibrant modern art adorns the walls.
Offset by cooling off-white terrazzo floors, rooms are furnished with custom-designed beds and chic décor influenced by sunset pinks and ocean blues.
The twin-bedded Kumu Bedrooms are on the first floor while the fthe Oceanview Bedrooms and fthe Oceanview Suites are located on the ground and upper floor, and each directly accesses garden terraces or upper floor balconies with sweeping sea views.
Kumu Beach is the venue for fine alfresco dining experiences paired with direct sea views. The gthemet a la carte all-day fusion menu champions fresh fish and seafood, with platters for sharing and smaller, tapas-style dishes for light meals and snacks throughout the day.
The long timber dining deck, fringed by lush seas of spider lilies and a verdant lawn, is the venue for sun-dappled breakfasts and evening candlelit meals beneath a ceiling of stars.