The hotel is located 100 kilometres from the Bhandarnaike International Airport or an hour’s drive from Colombo. The hotel is only 20 minutes from the nightlife of Hikkaduwa and 45 minutes to the famous Galle Fort.
The resort is located in a stunning setting on the sandy southern coastal belt of Balapitiya, Michelle Beach Hotel is an unparalleled, visionary lifestyle boutique hotel. Combining the elegance of contemporary architecture with luxurious furnishings and sophistication, the hotel offers the ultimate in privacy, security, connoisseurial cuisine and unparalleled service. With its sixteen avant –garden suites, customized pools and Jacuzzis, classic decor with a modern touch and spectacular surroundings, the hotel is an ultimate combination of luxury, comfort and sophistication.
Michelle comprises of 16 tastefully designed state of the art suites which combines the ultimate luxury, comfort and sophistication. Each suite has its own lounge, a fascinating 180-degree view, of the stunning blue waters of the Indian Ocean, and manicured gardens.
They are categorized into :
Deluxe Suites : The rooms consist of a range of modern amenities while they also consist of an attic and a private balcony.
Super Deluxe Suite : The super deluxe suite is slightly bigger than the deluxe suites and comprises of an attic and a private balcony like Deluxe Suite.
Rose Petal Suites : Located on ground and first floor, these suites come with a bedroom with either jacuzzis or private plunge pools, with the exception of only one suite which has none but a bath tub.
The Infinite Suite : This suite comprises of a large bedroom with en-suite facilities like a pantry, private balcony viewing deck, a large dining and a living area. The suite also has a large plunge pool with timber deck and large bathroom with tub.
The Michelle boutique hotel has one all day dining multicuisine restaurant named “The Nadurra”. The restaurant offers a trail of fusion cuisine from the far-East to the Mediterranean to contemporary French.
A special dining attraction arranged on request at 'Michelle Beach' is the famous Russian 'Zakuski' fare, comprising hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, snacks and appetizers.
The hotel also has a bar that serves a range of local and international spirits.
The hotel offers many interesting experiences to the discerning traveller. For those who seek adventure, a boat ride on the beautiful, calm waters of the famous Madu Ganga (River) in Balapitiya through a labyrinth of mangroves is a must. Other excursion include a visit to the traditional masks factories at Ambalangoda or a day trip to the Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda.
The guests can also enjoy a visit to Hikkaduwa for surfing or to experience its amazing nightlife or drive to the Galle Fort to taste a bit of history.
The hotel also boasts of a luxurious spa named “The Tranquility Spa” which offers a range of invigorating, signature spa treatment. Furthermore, the hotel has a fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool for the guest seeking to spend time on fitness or relaxation.