Michelle, Balapitiya


Michelle is a boutique beach hotel with a Mediterranean feel situated in Balapitiya, one of the quieter stretches of the West Coast. The coastal town of Balapitiya is about 40 minutes north of Galle. The journey from Colombo’s international airport will take about 2.5 hours. Introduction Michelle is a modern and stylish boutique hotel set on a secluded stretch of golden beach on the West Coast. Its gleaming white exteriors and interiors are a perfect back drop to the beautiful turquoise seas that fronts the hotel. Designed by Taru, one of Sri Lanka’s foremost lifestyle designers, the interiors have an eclectic blend of art and furniture. Michelle has 16 suites making it intimate and exclusive. Relax in your own plunge pool; be pampered at the in-house spa; dine on fusion cuisine; and go for endless walks along the secluded beach. The sea here is safe for swimming during the season from December to April.


The 16 luxurious suites are designed to take in spectacular sea views. Enter through the double doors of your suite and step into a private sanctuary where nothing else matters but your comfort and privacy. There are Deluxe Suites; Super Deluxe Suites; Rose Petal Suites and the luxurious Infinite Suite. Standard in-room facilities include 40” LED Smart TV, Blue Ray DVD Player, iPod dock, tea/coffee facility, mini-fridge, digital room safe and weighing scale, Hair dryer, iron and ironing board, emergency LED torch.

Deluxe Suites (730 sq. ft) & Super Deluxe Suites (835 sq. ft): These eight suites consist of a bedroom on the ground floor and a separate living area on a mezzanine floor. The bedroom opens out to a private balcony with sea views. The Super Deluxe Suites are more spacious.

Rose Petal Suites (990 sq. ft): Of the seven Rose Petal Suites, three are located on the ground floor and have private plunge pools and the other three are located on the first floor and has spa baths with Jacuzzis. One suite is on a split level. The Rose Petal Suites consist of a separate living area and private balcony with sea views.

Infinite Suite (1,650 sq. ft): This is the most exclusive suite at Michelle which occupies a central position with beautiful sea views. This suite consists of a separate bedroom, living and dining area, pantry and kitchenette. The suites open out to a broad balcony with a large plunge pool. The ensuite bathrooms have a large bath tub and h/w shower.


Dine on fusion cuisine from the Far East to the Mediterranean. Meals are prepared according to your wishes and served indoors at the main restaurant or in the privacy of your own suite. Be pampered at the hands of the Balinese therapists at the Ariyana Spa. There is also a fully equipped gym.

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