Welcome toGileemaleWalawwa & Estate

Gileemale Walawwa warmly welcomes you to immerse yourself in the unique Sabaragamuwa culture and heritage of Sri Lanka. Gileemale Walawwa is a 300-year-old mansion transformed into an eco-responsible nature retreat in the Adams Peak Valley of the famous Adam’s Peak mountain.

We offer you the splendour of our historical mansion (Walawwa) and sublime retreats to connect you with nature and the local community. We combine warm hospitality with sustainable practices, and promise you an unforgettable experience.

About Gileemale Walawwa

The Location

Surrounded by diverse crop plantations such as coconut, rubber, tea, cardamom, and cinnamon, Gileemale Walawwa extends across 25 acres of lush vegetation and is home to a bird sanctuary.

25Acres of freedom


The Gileemale Walawwa mansion can be reserved as a villa for groups/retreats of up to 10 people.

Roots of Good


We welcome you to indulge in the culinary delights available at the serene Café 1911 within the premises of Gileemale Walawwa. Our menu features a fusion of authentic Sri Lankan and Western cuisines, prepared with locally sourced fresh ingredients. We also offer refreshing organic fruit juices and tea grown in Gileemale Estate.

Although the Café 1911 is mainly used by the guests of Gileemale Walawwa, we are also open to the public with a seating capacity of 16.

Please note that we do not serve alcohol.


While Gileemale Walawwa provides the ultimate comfort in accommodation, we also offer a wide variety of activities to make your stay a truly extraordinary experience. We have compiled a list of retreats that are designed to refresh and rejuvenate you by connecting with nature and the local communities in the surrounding areas.


We have special offers for you so that you can maximise the value of staying with us.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please send us a message and we will be in touch with you soon.