Jungle Beach by Uga is located 30 miles North of the famous Trincomalee natural harbour on the East coast of Sri Lanka, this luxury beach resort combines the benefits of both – living in the jungle and by the beach. It is uniquely positioned for this and thoughtfully designed in a beautiful setting overlooking the Indian Ocean.
The resort comprises 48 individual villas set along the beach and nestled in the foliage of the jungle bordering the beach. Half the villas named Beach Cabins are facing the sea on the edge of the jungle, while the other Jungle Cabins are blended more into the luxuriant foliage.
The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated with the finest quality furnishings laying emphasis on indigenous and organic materials and artifacts. The roof of each cabin is thatched and the floors are with polished cement finishes. Each cabin has its own private dining area and provided with individual pathways through landscaped areas leading to the beach.
The cuisine at Jungle Beach is the subject of high praise by the many guests savouring the delectable meals provided utilizing the freshest of seafood, indigenous vegetables and spices. A fusion of Western and local flavours provide a wide choice, meeting the stringent quality standards of the hotel and the varied and discriminating tastes of the guests.
Activities for guests are plentiful in as the ocean provides for fishing, snorkeling, sailing and even jet skiing and scuba diving for the adventurous. Whale watching off the Trincomalee harbor is also arranged during the season.
A sightseeing excursion to the Trincomalee town and harbor provides an insight into this area’s important historic past as evidenced by the old Dutch Fort, British built Dockyards and gun emplacements very much in use during World War Two. The war cemetery maintained by the British is also of interest in this context. Other places of interest include the Hindu Temple on the rock at Koneswaram and `Lover’s Leap’. A boat trip to nearby Pigeon Island is also an interesting excursion.
A stay at Jungle Beach by Uga, is a many splendored experience combining rural charm with luxury living in a unique location in the jungle by the beach facing a gorgeous ocean front.