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Vil Uyana

Luxury Villas Among Wetlands And Paddy Fields

Vil Uyana

Jetwing Vil Uyana

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Overview

Jetwing Vil Uyana consists of luxury thatched villas uniquely located in a wetland among reed beds and paddy fields in the shadow of the historic rock fortress of Sigiriya.

 

This exciting lifestyle hotel has created a unique approach to eco-living with an atmosphere of rural simplicity combined with the lavish comforts of the present day to experience a stay that is hard to forget.

 

There are three Water Dwellings with rooms that protrude in to the lake. The eleven Paddy/Marsh Dwellings envelope guests into their natural habitat of paddy fields and scrubland.

 

The ten Forest Dwellings are delightfully rustic and built from earth and stone, with two levels incorporating a spacious bedroom and lounge area upstairs, and a dining room as well as a private swimming pool downstairs.

 

The art of fine dining is at its highest at the Apsara, which is the main restaurant at Jetwing Vil Uyana. The Sulang lives up to its name with its breezily stimulating atmosphere which entices you into trying out its yummy snacks and distinct beverages.

 

The facilities at the Jetwing Vil Uyana Spa create an all-encompassing program for overall wellbeing.


Things That Will Make You Go Wow!

▪ The whole ‘village among paddy fields’ concept is very attractive and the villas cover a huge floor area, allowing for privacy in a lush tropical setting.

 

▪ As the flagship of the Jetwing Hotels chain, everything is done to a very hugh standard indeed, with meticulous attention to detail and a high standard of staff training.

 

The Downside

▪ The rates are very expensive for a hotel in Sri Lanka, although they now have much cheaper cottage style Garden Dwellings.

How Much Does It Cost To Stay There?

Approximately GBP 310 BB per room per night

 

Note: They have cheaper Garden Dwellings at @ GBP 146 BB that are rustic cottages with fewer facilities.

 

Hotel Website

http://www.jetwinghotels.com/jetwingviluyana/

 

Trip Advisor Reviews

 www.tripadvisor.com – Jetwing Vil Uyana

www.tripadvisor.com – Jetwing Vil Uyana

 

How To Incorporate A Stay Into An Island Tour?

A stay here is already featured for those who request ‘deluxe’ tour hotels on our featured tours that include Dambulla.

 

If you wish to upgrade to this hotel during a featured tour, then simply let us know.

 

Activities And Excursions

▪ Vil Uyana is within easy travelling distance of all of the popular cultural and historic sights of the Habarana / Dambulla area including the magnificent Sigiriya Fortress and the Golden Cave Temple at Dambulla. With a day-trip you can even visit the extensive remains of the 2000 year old ancient capital at Anuradhapura.

 

▪The Minneriya and Kaudulla National Parks are also nearby. There are huge herds of elephants to be seen at these reserves between July – September of each year during the well documented ‘Gathering Of Elephants’.

 

▪The wonderful East Coast beaches are only a day-trip away. The beach at Nilaveli can be combined with a visit to the historic Naval Harbour at Trincomalee. Passikudah has a beautiful curved bay with shallow water where you can wade hundreds of feet into the sea during the summer months.

Swimming Pool

OTHER HOTELS NEAR TO THE SAME LOCATION

  • Heritance Kandalama

    Heritance Kandalama

    One of the most famous hotels in Asia definitely has the "wow" factor in abundance. It's the location that brings out the best in Kandalama, built in a natural amphitheatre with rocky hills all around and the adjoining shimmering waters of the Kandalama Lake.

    http://www.heritancehotels.com/kandalama
  • Cinnamon Lodge Dambulla

    Cinnamon Lodge Dambulla

    A wonderfully conceived resort in wooded parkland that features an amazing variety of trees. The traditionally designed chalets blend-in perfectly with natural surroundings to provide an authentic Sri Lankan experience with luxurious interiors and exceptional cuisine.

    http://www.cinnamonhotels.com/CinnamonLodgeHabarana.htm
  • Dehi Gaha Ela

    Dehi Gaha Ela

    A brilliant eco-lodge of the type that Sri Lanka does so well, mixing traditional materials in construction with all the comforts like hot water showers in a lovely forested environment. You can stay in Tree Huts or Boulder Cottages.

  • Chaaya Village

    Chaaya Village

    A beautiful hotel set in a forested park in the Cultural Triangle. The rustic cottages are surrounded by exotic trees and shrubs on the fringe of an ancient lake. A stunning triangular shaped infinity pool adds greatly to the appeal of this property.

    http://www.cinnamonhotels.com/ChaayaVillagehabarana.htm
  • Kassapa Lion Rock

    Kassapa Lion Rock

    A good 3 star hotel that offers great value at a location in fairly close proximity to the Sigiriya Fortress. Accommodation consists of spacious chalets with beautiful open air bathrooms. Open air restaurant serves freshly gathered produce from the nearby villages.

  • MPS Village

    MPS Village

    A budget hotel at Kalundewa, close to Dambulla offering a pleasant mix of nature and comfort. The resort is surrounded by misty mountains and rock outcrops with forest cover, fruit and vegetable plantations, Lovely outdoor swimming pool.

 

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