The wilds of Sri Lanka’s deep South are not for the faint-hearted. With its rough patchwork of terrain and the animals that roam the depths of its many national parks, it makes for a thrilling getaway that caters to every kind of traveller. Catering to the adventurer and glamping aficionado is the latest in luxury camping – Jetwing Tented Villas, Yala.
In keeping with its trend of innovation in tourism, Jetwing now provides a luxurious collection of tents situated within the bounds of the renowned Jetwing Yala that acts as a perfect base to explore this captivating region. The Jetwing Tented Villas, Yala featuring 10 tents is the first luxury camping property in Sri Lanka allowing guests to indulge in the finest hospitality while simultaneously being one with the natural wonders that begin at their doorstep. In addition, a personal butler is available 24/7 along with a specially designed safari package including beverages and accommodation to complete the experience.
Camping is undoubtedly the most fulfilling way of experiencing nature and allows one to get up close and personal with everything the environment has to offer. Jetwing Tented Villas, Yala redefines this adventure, pairing it with the luxury of modern amenities and staying true to the wild environment of Yala in its respect for the natural world. The tents have been built to effortlessly blend into the landscape surrounding the main hotel, opening to the lush greenery of the southern jungle. A short walk down from here, the greens turn to blues as the land gives way to the untouched beach and majestic sea.
Dining at Jetwing Tented Villas, Yala offers guests a wide range of choice; both in the dishes served as well as in the settings of each meal. From an intimate affair within the tent, to a beach bonfire or a seaside event where both the food and the view are fit for royalty. Jetwing’s award-winning chefs craft meals to suit every palate from the spices of the well-known local favourites to a diverse array of international cuisine. The beach bar is a complete experience of the very best in world-class mixology and beverages against the backdrop that is the perfection of the Sri Lankan coast. If this weren’t enough, restaurants and bars at Jetwing Yala are also open to guests staying at the Jetwing Tented Villas, Yala.
Family owned and in the tourism industry for the past 43 years, Jetwing Hotels has surpassed expectation at every aspect. Building on their foundation of being passionate, as well as the experience of true, traditional Sri Lankan hospitality, constantly pioneering discoveries captures the essence of the brand. Such a strong statement and direction have enabled Jetwing Hotels to imagine, create and manage marvels and masterpieces, where distinctive design and elegant comfort complement each other and the environment. Considered a priority, sustainable and responsible practice is implemented through the award winning Jetwing Eternal Earth Programme; with energy efficiency, community upliftment, and education of earth saving measures to schoolchildren being a few tenets of the Programme.