Jetwing Yala is a quintessential Sri Lankan luxury hotel, nestled on the immediate outskirts of Yala National Park. It is the perfect spot to stay for those looking for an exciting wildlife experience, but also for those who wish to while away the days in luxury by the pool, listening to the waves of the southern coast crash against the shore.
The hotel comprises of 80 en-suite rooms and 10 luxury tents on the park's outskirts, all equipped with free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. There are a number of restaurants serving Sri Lankan and globally inspired cuisine, and for those looking for a special dining experience, there is alfresco dining on the dunes by candlelight. The resort uses a solar photovoltaic system for all electricity and water heating. This ensures the hotel remains kind to the local environment, causing minimal impact to the park, whilst maintaining a tranquil atmosphere. The warm pallet of colours used throughout the resort are very much suiting to the environment and the luxury amenities will heighten your jungle experience.
As well as safari drives, guests can also partake in local village walks, fishing, diving, bird watching and boat excursions to name a few.
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