Malabar Hill is a nature-focused luxury resort featuring 10 hidden-away villas with infinity pools. Set in Sri Lanka’s southwest, it is conveniently close to the best tourist spots, beaches, and wildernesses on the island. With sea-facing hilltop views to take your breath away, Malabar Hill offers modern comforts with heritage details. Once a cinnamon plantation, this hideaway is perfect for honeymooners and those seeking a serene sanctuary. Stroll the hotel’s nature trails, stretch out on the yoga lawn, or luxuriate in the Ayurvedic Spa.
The hotel faces both seawards and inland, across rice paddies and rainforests. Built-in a stylish blend of Sri Lankan, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern traditions, it's perfect for design-conscious travelers. The 12 exclusive, free-standing villas are set within the natural landscape, providing both scenic views and privacy. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open out onto private terraces with salt-water infinity pools. The hotel’s open-sided dining room, Hill House, has a colonial vibe and serves Sri Lankan, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes. If you aren’t lounging on the pool’s day beds, try your hand at cooking classes, yoga and guided birdwatching, or head out to explore this very special corner of Sri Lanka’s south coast.
- Jungle to ocean views from the bar
- Eco-spirited retreat where the only vehicles are tuk-tuks
- Four-poster pool cabanas and private infinity pools
- Flawless detail and attentive spaces
At a glance
- 12 Villas
- 12 years +
- Open All Year
- Bed & Breakfast
"Opt for casual dining on the open-air terrace. Grazing platters shared from cushioned benches."
Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Take a journey through Malabar Hill to get a flavor of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
TRIPS TO INSPIRE
From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favourites.
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HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
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Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
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