Footsteps in Paradise

Relaxing beach stays amoung luxury eco-retreats

Experience the West Coast, East Coast culture, beaches lifestyles and stay at luxury eco-retreats with Jetwing.

What to Expect

8 Nights / 9 Days

This itinerary has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

Day 1 : Route – Airport / Negombo

Drive Time – Approximately 20 Minutes

Accommodation – Jetwing Thalahena Villas

Meal Basis – Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy an unforgettable journey across the island exploring some of the rich cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes.

On arrival, check-in at Jetwing Thalahena Villas, Jetwing’s charming beachfront villa located in close proximity to the airport. Relax and rejuvenate in the abundant privacy of the Villa with its warm and cosy comforts.

Spend the day at leisure enjoying the cosy comforts of the villa enjoying a dip in the plunge pool or enjoy a refreshing swim in the 100 metre pool at Jetwing Lagoon, located just across the road.

Day 2 : Route – Negombo / Wellawaya

Drive Time –  Approx. 5 hours

Accommodation – Jetwing Kaduruketha

Meal Basis – Bed and Breakfast

After breakfast, head inland to Wellawaya, a small town surrounded by lofty mountain ranges, bountiful paddy fields and fresh water streams and waterfalls. Wellawaya is located approximately 31 kilometres from Ella.

Arrive at Jetwing Kaduruketha, a unique eco-luxury resort perfect for an idyllic holiday. Jetwing Kaduruketha is Sri Lanka’s first agro-based resort with twenty-five dwellings spaced out over an expanse of 60 acres of land. Jetwing Kaduruketha is set apart from the others with its personalized butler service- your very own travel companion throughout your stay.

Make sure to enjoy the delectable cuisine prepared for you by the resident chef offering you a glimpse into the delicacies of the local palette.

Day 3 & 4 : Route – Wellawaya

Drive Time – N/A

Accommodation – Jetwing Kaduruketha

Meal Basis – Bed and Breakfast

Over the next few days, explore the surroundings populated by numerous mountain ranges and waterfalls. You can hike to the top of the fall head of Sri Lanka’s second highest waterfall Diyaluma and enjoy a picnic among the grasslands.

Wellawaya and its surroundings have a rich cultural and historic signicance. Set o to visit the ancient cities of Buduruwagala and Yudaganawa that have numerous remnants of ancient stupas, temples and statues. You can also make a visit to the Biso Kotuwa complex (an ancient hydraulic invention of the cistern sluice) which coincidently is the inspiration behind the pool at Jetwing Kaduruketha.

If you are an ardent tea lover, a visit to a tea plantation is a must do while at Jetwing Kaduruketha. Make a visit to the largest tea factory in the Badulla District and learn firsthand the secret behind the perfect cup of Ceylon Tea. Make sure to pay a visit to the Lipton Seat, a precipice giving out one of the most breathtaking views of the surrounding plains. Named after Sir Thomas Lipton, one of the famous British planters in Sri Lanka, it is said the Lipton Seat was one of his favorite places to visit in Sri Lanka.

Day 5,6,7 : Route – Wellawaya / Pottuvil

Drive Time – Approx. 2 hours

Accommodation – Kottukal Beach House by Jetwing

Meal Basis – Bed and Breakfast

Make a change in scenery and head over to the coastal belt of the East Coast of Sri Lanka. Your night stop Kottukal Beach House by Jetwing is located in Pottuvil, well known as one of the best surfing destinations in the world. Each room provides you with an unobstructed view of the majestic Indian Ocean.

Hit the waves at day break or before sunset for an experience you’ll never forget. With the sandy beach under your feet, enjoy your meals with the sea breeze comforting you and increasing your appetite.

If you do seek adventure, Pottuvil is located close to the Kumana National Park, one of Sri Lanka’s protected national parks renowned for its diversity in birds. A safari excursion to the park is ideal for the avid photographer, bird watcher or trekker.

Day 8 : Route – Pottuvil / Negombo

Drive Time – Approx. 20 minutes

Accommodation – Jetwing Thalahena Villas

Meal Basis – Bed & Breakfast

Head back to the coastal resort town of Negombo for a relaxing stay by the sea before your departure. Enjoy a special dinner set on the pool deck enjoying the cool breeze sweeping through the Indian Ocean.

Day 9 : Route – Negombo / Airport

Drive Time – Approx. 20 minutes

Head to the airport for your departing flight.

Where to Stay

Learn more about the luxurious properties available for your trip.

A holiday villa situated on the Western Coast of Sri Lanka with three bedrooms and a pool, and a garden that leads right out onto the beach.

Located in the serene, coconut palm-fringed village of Pottuvil, this property rests on the untouched southeast coast of Sri Lanka

Set amidst paddy farmland and natural forest, and has been designed to nestle itself as unobtrusively as possible into the rural landscape.

Sri Lanka Tailor-made