Situated on one of the most picturesque beaches on the south west coast of Sri Lanka, Lantern is founded on the desire to create a beach getaway for travellers who appreciate an authentic and intimate vacation.
Beyond our crystal blue waters and sweeping white sands, Lantern seeks to redefine the luxury boutique holiday experience by engaging our guests on a more personal level. Our philosophy of integrity, balance and inclusivity, has led us to support causes that have sustainable benefits for both the community and the environment.
Our team at Lantern consists of a diverse and eclectic group of world citizens who seek to create a touching, unique and personalized experience for both individuals and families alike. From our design to service, we promise a time of quality relaxation that will delight your senses. Welcome to Lantern. It is time to unwind and soak up the sun.
At Lantern, we craft an intimate and contemporary environment that seamlessly connects to our surroundings.
Our diverse array of amenities, built around what we believe are some fundamentals for your holiday at Lantern, are unique, and distinguish our offerings from other boutique hotels and villas in Sri Lanka.
Natural materials from the land, like our 400 year old Kandyan terracotta tiles, granites, and recycled timbers are crafted by local villagers in our surrounding communities into unique furniture and building elements. And our diverse family of local staff at Lantern are always ready to provide friendly and accommodating service during your stay with us.
Our 6 Rooms have been designed to be enjoyed individually, or booked as an entire place to be treated like your own private luxury villa. All our rooms are uniquely set up to meet the needs of individuals, families and groups.
Choose from our Garden Suite, Ocean View Suite or our Classic Rooms, and enjoy the following amenities, designed to make your stay as comfortable and carefree as possible:
A Unique Environment - Uniquely crafted decor with its own eclectic charm, and provision for an additional single bed and ample luggage racks.
A Peaceful Place to Sleep - Spacious Air Conditioned rooms with lofted ceilings, Ceiling Fans and King Size Beds with quality linen that encourage you to sleep in well past sunrise. Choose a pillow from our menu to help you feel even more at home.
A Private Place to Relax - Generous Balconies with Day Beds inviting you to relax, and spend your days reading and sleeping whilst listening to the waves, and relaxing to the turquoise waters and lush garden sounds.
The things you love and need - Rain showers and hand showers in all bathrooms with central Solar Hot Water and Pressure pumps to ensure your shower is lengthy and memorable.
Personalised Communications - Enjoy a 40”HD-LCD TV, Apple TV, DVD & iPad & Complimentary High Speed WI-Fi.
Personal Comforts - A Safe Box, Kettles, Tea and Coffee plungers with fresh tea leaf and ground coffee, and a select range of natural locally produced creams and lotions.
The things you don’t really need - We strive to reduce packaging and wastage and have excluded any unnecessary packaged items from your rooms, such as shaving kits and tooth brushes. If you do need anything, our staff will cater to your needs.
Accessibility - We have catered for special needs access.
A calm, turquoise, swimmable Ocean. White Sandy Beach with 60m sea frontage. Take a stroll along the beach to enjoy the bird life, and if you are lucky spot a Dolphin or a nesting turtle.
Inviting fresh water 23 metre pool overlooking the ocean, with swinging daybeds nestled between the turquoise ocean waters, white sands and the pool. Lounge on a variety of seats and swings on the manicured lawns and the sandy beach, whilst enjoying the shade of the surrounding trees and the cool sea breeze.
Well stocked Library, Piano and Guitar for your entertainment. Board Games, iPad, Apple TV and free high speed Wifi. We believe in a break from technology and encourage you to enjoy our environment. However, we offer a range of modern technologies to enhance your stay if needed.
Urban Kitchen & Open access pantry: A first in a Sri Lankan resort, a relaxed open space to hang out and interact, as you enjoy complimentary snacks, fresh juices, coffee, tea and treats prepared by our talented Chefs.
Lantern has a casual yet elegant food and beverage program run under the supervision of our New York City-based Executive Chef Charles Disanayake, whose exposure to world cuisine and outstanding NYC Michelin Starred Restaurants has shaped our kitchen.
Our Menus offer you international cuisine with unique local flavours, a selection of mouth-watering traditional Sri Lankan dishes, tapas-style barbecue nights, with a team of Chefs who strive to meet your personal requests.
Our Organic garden provides fresh and nutritious vegetables, herbs and fruits,which we carefully pick and use as choice ingredients. Our experienced Chefs also select the best catch from the sea daily.
We aspire to create an eclectic and changing variety of boutique wines and cocktails from across the globe, with fine spirits and liquors and cigars for the discerning taste.
At Lantern, we believe that food not only feeds the soul, but brings people together. We aim to create amazing culinary experiences for our guests. We believe that the best tasting most nutritious foods are those that are grown organically and consumed at its freshest state. We believe in supporting local farmers and fishermen, and our chefs hand pick the best of their harvest for our kitchen.
Just as the kitchen is the hub of activity in any home, our fully equipped urban kitchen and open access pantry is set up for you to freely interact with our chef and staff, and even get behind the stove, if you wish.
We reach out to the world’s food capitals to stay on par with food trends and believe in creating complex flavours and using the latest cooking techniques from around the globe. Our menus are seasonal and constantly evolving. Our Cuisine is global contemporary. Our a la carte menu has been carefully created with you in mind, and our chefs are happy to cater to your unique tastes.
We love creating family style delicious BBQs, as well as romantic intimate dinners on the beach under the glittering stars. We can even arrange an interactive cooking lesson with the chef, along with a trip to the local market, where you can help our chef pick-out the ingredients for your dinner.
At Lantern, you will find all this variety and more, coupled with our warm Sri Lankan hospitality and constant quest to satisfy our guests.
City - Mirissa
Category - Beach Hotels
Distance from Colombo - 145 Km (3.45 hour drive)
Distance from Airport - 175Km (4.30 hour drive)
Price Guide - Rates on request
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