Cocoon is located in
the scenic locale of Induruwa- a boutique hotel which is known for its restful
atmosphere and winsome beaches. It strives to be a holiday resort where guests
can experience peace and tranquility amidst modern comforts. Cocoon Resort is
an intimate and unhurried place, with a respect for privacy. The drive from
Colombo will take approximately two and half hours by road, or 45 minutes by
Cocoon is located
amidst a profusion of greenery. Shrouded by cinnamon plantations, this boutique
hotel is set upon an 8 and a half acre hill, that was named ‘Sumangiri’ over a
hundred years ago. Sumangiri means silent mountain, and truth be told, only
this perpetual serenity and the zesty smell of cinnamon permeate the air.
Though the architecture of a hundred years past remains untouched, contemporary
amenities provide a wonderful experience for pleasure-seekers, even the most
This boutique hotel
has a total of 27 rooms and villas that dot the mountain side. They come in the
form of 11 villas and 16 silk rooms. Each boasts a distinct style and follow a
minimalist approach when it comes to interiors, as well as the grandeur
expected of a 21st century boutique property.
Each of the rooms and villas come with standard amenities, that is of course, a
standard deemed by the boutique hotel itself. You can expect a luxurious king
size bed, 24 hour room service, fully stocked mini bar, en suite bath with
designer fittings and designer toiletries, TV with satellite channels and
internet access. The boutique hotel can be booked in its entirety as well, to
ensure a completely secluded holiday.
Grand Villas - Grand Villas make up the boutique hotel's most magnificent
accommodation options. The villas are over a 1000 sq ft in size and feature
king sized beds with soft quilts and pillows. The villas also comes with a
private plunge pool with massage jets as well as a private patio where one can
take meals in complete privacy. Other features include a private living space,
spectacular and exclusive view as well as an iPod docking station.
Extravagant Villas - These villas are placed in the most remote corners of the
mountain, offering dazzling views of forest. They are open and welcoming, with
large floor to ceiling windows that capture the rays of the sun, and connect
you to the great outdoors. The private patio is ideal for dining, and the
private Jacuzzi on the terrace also makes for a great way to spend a lazy
Luxury Villas -
Overlooking the perfection of the boutique hotel's own landscaped garden,
Luxury Villas is nature on the outside and finery within. The spacious
bathrooms feature a private Jacuzzi as well.
Silk Rooms - These rooms, though not stand alone villas, encompass the true
spirit of luxury living that Cocoon boutique hotel is all about. Rooms on the
ground floor feature a sizeable private terrace, while those on the upper floor
will revel in the views that the private balconies have to offer. Each Silk
room features a private Jacuzzi too.
The cuisine at Cocoon
is lovingly prepared by a chef with 35 years of experience. The end result of
his efforts is a combination if Indian, Sri Lankan and European palate
pleasers. You can choose between dining in the Indian Pina Khanna restaurant,
outside in the Garden Wadiya or enjoy a private dinner for two or the beach.
The spa at cocoon is called The Bath and offers a range of relaxing treatments
which implement Ayurvedic beliefs. There is also The Stage, where Cocoon staff
organizes performances by dancers displaying Kandyan dance and the unmistakable
percussion of Sri Lankan drums. A shuttle will take you to the resort’s own
pristine and private beach where you can enjoy long walks and swimming.
Induruwa lies in close proximity to Bentota which is a
popular tourist destination where visitors can enjoy boat rides and a range of
water sports. You can also travel further south to the historic city of Galle.
For a full list of activities visit our South Coast Destination Profile.