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Jetwing Lagoon - Luxury holidays in Negombo

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  • About this holiday

    The four-star Jetwing Lagoon is a luxury waterside hotel not far from Negombo Town, on a slender strip of land that divides the Indian Ocean and Negombo Lagoon on Sri Lanka's west coast. With two restaurants which promise open-air dining, a spa and a huge outdoor pool, Jetwing Lagoon is an eco-friendly spa retreat for leisurely stays outside Negombo.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    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 price for a luxury holiday to Jetwing Lagoon is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £1,550 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.

    Special Offers

    • Sri Lanka 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Sri Lanka by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 30 November 2019 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.
    • Sri Lanka 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Sri Lanka by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 and receive a reduction of £150 per person.

    Hotel code

    EXH1091

    Our opinion

    Jetwing Lagoon near Negombo is a simple, elegant resort with a stylish appeal and good facilities.

    Hotel description

    On a slender strip of land that divides the Indian Ocean and Negombo Lagoon, the four-star Jetwing Lagoon is a luxury waterside villa not far from Negombo Town. The first hotel built by Geoffrey Bawa, its architecture is simple, yet manages a cool elegance, its low-lying buildings strung along the lagoon’s shore. Orange roofed and white walled, the hotel buildings reside under the canopy of exotic palms trees, with a pavilion-style reception area exhibiting the best example of the open-air living spaces. The centrepiece of the hotel is a huge outdoor pool – the longest on the west coast – where guests can relax and enjoy a beverage from the pool bar. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World group, the hotel holds 63 rooms and suites, each of which feature a style that combines local flavour and high-end luxury. Wooden furniture, red floor tiles and geometric tribal-style artwork fill these spacious private areas, most of which open up onto private terraces for lazy relaxation. Room categories include the Bawa rooms, deigned by the original architect himself, while Family rooms enjoy a ground floor location and spill onto the landscaped gardens. To suit the eco-friendly ethos of the hotel, solar power is the main source of energy throughout the property. There are two dining venues to choose from at Jetwing Lagoon: Geoffrey’s and Blue Lagoon. The former pays homage to the hotel’s famous architect and serves fine dining Italian, Japanese and traditional Sri Lankan fare under the timber eaves of an open-air dining pavilion. The latter offers lakeside views to accompany breakfasts, lunches and dinners that draw on east-meets-west flavours for fiery barbeques. The Main Bar is the destination for after dinner drinks.

    Location

    Negombo Lagoon

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    Colombo Airport 11 miles

    Closest airport

    Colombo Airport

    Room types

    Jetwing Lagoon offers 63 rooms and suites with air conditioning, telephone, hairdryer, LED TV with satellite channels, electronic safe, tea and coffee facilities, iron and ironing board.
    Deluxe
    Bawa
    Family room
    Suite

    Hotel facilities and services

    Two restaurant, Two bars, Wine cellar, Outdoor swimming pool, Spa, Gym, Pool table, 24-hour room service, Free WiFi, Car rental, Parking, Babysitting, Daily housekeeping, Daily newspaper. 

    Water sports

    Sports fishing, Leisure boat rides, Canoeing, Windsurfing, Sailing, Water skiing.

    Land sports

    Nature excursions

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Negombo with its fish market, Dutch Fort, Angurukaramulla Temple, St Mary’s Church

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children welcome and Family Suites available.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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