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The Nine, Taking Luxury to New Heights

by Eddie Rayner

Located on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, with rolling saffron sands leading out to the crystal-clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean beyond, Mirissa is the perfect location for any type of holiday you’re after. This impeccably designed nine-storeyed villa is set seamlessly into the hillside above Mirissa beach. Coming with its own top-notch private chef, it is also conveniently placed near to several excellent restaurants for you to try the best food that the region has to offer.

The Nine is an elegant, contemporary designed villa, with modern industrial features, that has somehow managed to perfect the art of barefoot luxury. – a private, peaceful sanctuary in which to unwind and be truly pampered. Upon arrival, for instance, guests are taken by elevator to the open skywalk, which overlooks the spectacular 25-metre infinity pool, for a Champagne reception supplied by a personal butler.

A Bespoke Experience 

The concierge staff at The Nine will gladly arrange for visitors to explore the local area, with a tuctuc and driver on hand at all times to assist guests in finding the best spots that Mirissa has to offer. All activities during the stay are carefully arranged so that they are tailored exclusively for the guests, whether it’s a yoga instructor each morning for yoga on the sundeck overlooking the Indian Ocean or to sample the best food that the region as to offer. Pampering sessions, snorkelling, whale watching, fishing trips, surfing and catering a private yacht are all actives that our concierge staff are able to arrange for you during your stay. And if you catch a marlin or tuna fish during one of the fishing trips, the Villa’s private chef will cook it upon your return.

The private in-house chef, butler service, housekeeping and concierge services are provided with the emphasis to be on the experience of the villa itself and the surroundings, to be able to enjoy some unspoilt quality time with your loved ones.


  • 6 en-suite bedrooms with en-suite and rain shower
  • 1 kids room with 4 bunk beds and en-suite shower room and separate bathroom 
  • Open living room with a full library
  • Mezzanine TV room 
  • In-door and out-door Dining area’s
  • BBQ area
  • 25 metre Infinity pool
  • Bar with a large outdoor lounge and sundeck

A Dream Destination

Designed by Sri Lankan/Dubai based architect Tim Dean, with floor to ceiling glass windows and walkways, wooden furniture, local stone, polished concrete floors, two cane hanging lights inspired by bird’s nests, and sliding doors that open to the balcony, the villa is made entirely of natural materials. With muted taupe linens and contemporary designs, the décor is effortlessly elegant, enlivening the serene white and wood interiors.

The pool area is at the heart of this laid-back sanctuary. Guests can lay around the infinity pool on luxury sun-loungers and bean bags for the kids, as monkeys swing from nearby trees. With the terraced spaces to relax and the waterfall from the pool, this really is the place to relax and unwind. 

The Nine is perfect for all types of people, including adult groups, families and couples. It is a dream destination that sits only 500 steps from the beach and marina and offers unlimited luxury for mind, body and soul.

What’s going on in Mirissa

Whale watching
Mirissa is one of the best places in the world to see blue whales, with sightings on around 95% of trips during whale-watching season.

Palm Tree Grove
The best place to watch the sunset, a hidden gem that few people venture to, so you may even have the place to yourself!

A fantastic spot for beginner and intermediate surfers, with friendly locals always keen to show you the ropes.

Mirissa Beach
A perfect spot to relax, enjoy the sun and cool off in the waters of Mirissa beach.

Parrot Rock
The perfect spot to climb up and see the Mirissa area, just a short walk from Mirissa Beach.

Polhena Beach
A great place for a day trip, where you can snorkel and even spot some turtles!

Coconut Grove
Just a short walk from Mirissa Beach is a quaint coconut farm on a hilltop with the most perfect view to catch the sunset.