‘Vis Ta Vie’ Mirissa ‘Live your life’ to the fullest

Dec 20 2023.

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Mirissa and Kamburugamuwa beach stretch undoubtedly is a dream haven for travellers from around the globe. The pristine beach, the rural lifestyle of the villagers and the vibrant nightlife of the hospitality sector make it a popular tourist destination.

The latest addition to the vibrant Mirissa hospitality collection is ‘Vis Ta Vie’ Resort, a Mediterranean-inspired holiday villa with a Sri Lankan touch.  ‘Vis Ta Vie’ Resort is conveniently located in Kappinnawatte off the main Matara Road in Kamburugamuwa. Starting its operation recently under the management of ‘Thema Collection’, ‘Vis Ta Vie’ is an endless dream for adventurous outdoor experiences. Originally envisioned as a Mediterranean-inspired holiday villa, Vis Ta Vie, meaning ‘Live your life’ in English, embodies a carefree lifestyle. The luxurious 'Vis Ta Vie' Villa was declared open by the Duchess of Rutland, Emma Manners along with the Directors of ‘Vis Ta Vie’ Vajira and Nihal Mendis and the Chairman of Thema Collection Chandra Wickramasinghe. This event marked the result of painstaking planning and dedication, bringing to life a simply elegant haven in the heart of Mirissa.

The visionary behind the Villa ‘Vis ta Vie’, holds a deep personal involvement and an unwavering passion for creating the ultimate luxurious experience for guests. With a genuine love for the ocean and a profound appreciation for nature's beauty, Mrs. Vajira Mendis embarked on a journey to bring this unique villa to life. Indulge in the captivating oceanfront lifestyle. The interior design exudes simplicity and reflects the enchanting marine surroundings of Mirissa.

‘‘Vis Ta Vie’ is thoughtfully crafted to become a traveller’s beachside home. Discover the endless outdoor experiences as you choose Vis Ta Vie Mirissa as your home away from home for the weekend. From cultural excursions to beachside bliss, allow us to hand you a key to a wonder world that awaits your arrival’ said Vajira and Nihal Mendis, the creators of the property.

The Resort is a contemporary and welcoming beachfront sanctuary, meticulously crafted to offer each and every guest a comfortable home away from home.

The living areas are thoughtfully curated to provide a cosy and inviting atmosphere, and the design featuring small living rooms on each floor further enhances the homely ambience. The use of white in the decor creates an ambience of positivity and purity, artfully harmonising with the luxurious exceptionally comfortable furnishings found throughout the villa.

‘Vis Ta Vie’ Resort offers tranquillity and luxury with five opulent Chambers and a lavish Suite comprised of three Deluxe Terrace Chambers, two Super Deluxe Chambers with spacious private balconies and one Ocean Suite with a generous living area, expansive bedroom and a luxurious bathroom with a large tub.

The guests’ rooms feature calming colour palettes inspired by Mirissa's natural surroundings with plush furnishings, modern amenities, and balconies overlooking the Indian Ocean. Explore elegant spaces like the cosy lounge and charming terrace with an infinity pool surrounded by white sands with views of the Mirissa beach.

All rooms feature modern amenities, LED screen TV, tea/coffee making facility, a safe, spacious bed and a private balcony ideal for quiet evenings and modern en-suite bathrooms with all amenities.

Cuisine plays a major role in ‘Vis Ta Vie’. Meals are served in the main open restaurant or in the privacy of the guest’s own verandah. Fresh seafood and authentic Sri Lankan and Mediterranean cuisine are on offer prepared with locally purchased fresh vegetables and seafood brought right to the doorstep of the resort.

‘At Vis Ta Vie, we take immense pride in crafting exclusively à la carte and set menus that showcase the finest local produce. Our culinary experience is a fusion of local excellence, enhanced by European and Mediterranean influences. Situated near vibrant seafood markets, we promise the freshest ingredients expertly prepared to create dishes that harmonise timeless flavours from around the world’ said Chandra Wickramasinghe, a veteran hotelier.

‘Our dedicated team of butlers is here to ensure guests’ dining experiences are all tailored precisely to your preferences. Whether you prefer the privacy of your room or balcony, the serene pool deck, our lush garden, or the welcoming ambience of our main living space, life at Vis Ta Vie is all about indulging in rich flavours and the delightful customisations you desire’ he added.

Discover the stunning Mirissa Beach, which offers thrilling activities such as surfing and snorkelling. Elevate your beachfront vacation experience by embarking on a memorable whale and dolphin-watching excursion, conveniently accessible by boat from Mirissa Harbour. Mirissa is famous for its rich marine life in the Indian Ocean. Don't miss the enchanting turtle-watching experience. At the beachfront, guests can also catch a glimpse of turtles laying their eggs along the shore and carefully burying them in the soft, white sand.

‘We provide a peaceful retreat within minutes of the lively surfer beaches in Madiha, Mirissa, and Weligama. It's the perfect tranquil base for adventure explorations’ Nihal added.

Apart from ‘Vis Ta Vie’, ‘Thema Collection’ is renowned for its authentic experiential luxury wild glamping sites, ayurvedic wellness retreats, and hotels that cater to travellers seeking authentic Sri Lankan experiences. Thema Collection stands at the forefront of the hospitality industry, particularly in luxury boutique hotels, pioneering an unmatched experience for discerning travellers.

Room rates for ‘Vis-ta-Vie’ range from Rs 65,000/- to 75,000/- FBD
For more details log onto www.themacollection.com/vis-ta-vie-mirissa

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text  by Sanath Weerasuriya


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