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Jetwing Vil Uyana - Luxury holidays in Sri Lanka

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  • About this holiday

    Jetwing Vil Uyana near Sigiriya is recommended by Expressions Holidays as an eco-friendly luxurious base from which to explore the Cultural triangle. This is a very special property which is located in an unusual and stunning location. Very spacious, individual bungalows sit atop stilted foundations and hover above the paddy fields. Jetwing Vil Uyana is a rare treat; it is a fusion of luxury and character and Expressions clients often stay an extra night here to enjoy the unique ambience. We feature this property as our luxury option in our Highlights of Sri Lanka touring holiday - it is an ideal location from which to explore both Sigiriya and Dambulla.

    The journey and how you get there


    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private car transfers, bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a double or twin room.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a luxury holiday to Jetwing Vil Uyana in Sri Lanka are per person based on two people sharing a Paddy Dwelling.
    From £1,690 for 7 nights.
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

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    Our opinion

    A stunning collection of eco-accommodations above the famous paddy fields of Sri Lanka.

    Hotel description

    Jetwing Vil Uyana near Sigiriya has been inspired by local and rural traditions, designed to enable guests to experience nature alongside the modern amenities of a luxury hotel in an atmosphere of total peace and calm. The 25 individual ‘dwellings’ at Jetwing Vil Uyana have been discreetly placed in and around a wetland system with reed beds, rice fields and lakes, specially reclaimed from disused land, making it a haven for wildlife and a place of tranquility for guests. Four different room types are offered at Jetwing Vil Uyana according to the setting: some ‘dwellings’ are built over the paddy fields or the marsh, others over the water and some are situated in the forest. All of the rooms make use of natural materials (predominantly wood) and draw upon local styles. Most have their own plunge pool and outdoor wooden deck. Guests at Jetwing Vil Uyana can choose to dine under the stars or in the privacy of their own room, or enjoy a meal in one of the two restaurants. The Island Spa provides calming surroundings in which to relax with a treatment and guests will also be able to make use of the yoga pavilion. Specialist ayurvedic treatments are administered in a separate pavilion in the grounds. An excellent range of excursions are possible to explore the local area, from the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which can be seen in the distance from the hotel, to elephant safaris, Loris watching in the hotel grounds and visits to the local village. Jetwing Vil Uyana near Sigiriya in Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle combines luxurious surroundings with a real commitment to the local environment and its people.


    Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 4 hours' drive.

    Closest airport

    Colombo International Airport

    Room types

    Number of rooms: 25 ‘dwellings’

    Description of each room type:
    Paddy Dwelling or Marsh Dwelling. Dining deck, Private bathroom with bath and shower, Satellite TV, BOSE Home entertainment system, DVD/CD player, Air-conditioning. Some rooms have plunge pool.
    Forest Dwelling or Water Dwelling. Large Villas with private pool and decking, Dining deck, Private bathroom with bath and shower, Satellite TV, BOSE Home entertainment system, DVD/CD player, Air-conditioning.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at Jetwing Vil Uyana, Sigiriya include: 2 restaurants, Special dining options, Wine cellar, Bar, Lounge, Swimming pool, Island Spa, Ayurveda treatment rooms, Small boutique, DVD Library, Research centre (for study trips) 

    Water sports

    Land sports


    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Near to Jetwing Vil Uyana are UNESCO World Heritage Sites at Sigiriya, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura; the monastic ruins of Ritigala; Popham Arboretum, local buddhist temples, handicrafts, National Crafts Council handicraft village

    Sports nearby

    Nature walks, cycling, hot air balloon rides


    Children under 2 years old are accommodated free of charge.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    Standard Category: Luxury – first class


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