Offering a combination of experiencing wildlife up close while enjoying the luxuries of an elegant extravagant hotel, Jetwing Yala is a holiday destination that is located within proximity to the Yala National Park. The hotel offers superior and deluxe guestrooms that are adorned with modern conveniences while offering comfort at all times. Jetwing Yala also boasts of a number of dining venues offering guests the ultimate Jetwing dining experience. The massive outdoor swimming pool is a picturesque venue where you can enjoy a long and lazy swim.
Jetwing Yala is located just outside of the Yala National Park and is approximately 240km away from the commercial capital of Colombo while the drive takes about 4 - 5 hours. The distance from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake is about 260km while driving time can be shortened if you take the expressways from the airport to the city and to Galle. Jetwing Yala is set on a 38 acre land adjoining the Indian Ocean offering extensive views of the surroundings.
With comfort in mind, Jetwing Yala offers the ambience of being in harmony with nature. The hotel boasts of 80 guestrooms while guests can choose between Superior and Deluxe room types accordingly. All rooms are adorned with muted earthy tones with a splash of green and red to bring in a more 'back to nature' feeling. Each accommodation unit comes with a balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi facilities, satellite television and a mini bar.
The Jetwing dining experience is always an interesting and gastronomic journey and while holidaying at Jetwing Yala, you are bound to savour your meals. The chefs at the hotel make an effort to cater to the guests personal tastes and preferences. 'The Dining Room' which is the main restaurant and bar is the ideal place for an elegant dining experience. 'The Lounge' is a venue where you can enjoy Tapas and signature dishes while 'The Bar' offers a choice of fresh salads, oven roasts and a range of good wines and chilled beers.
For total relaxation there is a magnificent pool that is shadowed by the lush greenery of the garden. Guests can enjoy long swims, laze around all day along the sun beds or enjoy a cool beverage from the poolside bar. A myriad of facilities and services are available to make your stay comfortable and convenient.
Due to the proximity of the Yala National Park which is famed as one of the best wild life destinations in Sri Lanka, guests are bound to enjoy the Yala Safari Jeep Excursions. The National Park has one of the highest leopard concentrations in the world while it is also home to a number of Asian elephants, sloth bears, peacocks, crocodiles and a rich collection of flora and fauna. Safaris can be arranged through the hotel while there are also camping sites within the park. Bundala, Weerawila and Lunugamvehera are also areas that you can explore that are known for its nature and wildlife reserves.