Jetwing Kaduruketha, Wellawaya
A number of 25 private chalets are spread across the property while each dwelling unit boasts of indoor and outdoor living spaces. Made out of bamboo and wood so that guests can enjoy natural ventilation, these chalets are adorned with a number of luxurious features. Each chalets consists of a king sized bed with comfortable bedding, en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water facilities, shower enclosure, writing table, fan, personalized butler services, tea/coffee making facilities, mini bar, electronic safe, 2 bicycles, bottled water, hair dryer, torch, bathrobes and slippers, umbrella, electronic power, telephone with IDD facilities, iron with ironing board and free Wi-Fi.
About Jetwing Kaduruketha, Wellawaya
A unique eco-luxury resort, Jetwing Kanduruketha exudes style, simplicity and character along with its rustic charm making it one of the most memorable holiday experiences in the rural setting of Wellawaya. Perfect to spend some quiet time with paddy fields, farmlands and lush foliage as a backdrop, guests are offered chalet type dwellings that are serviced with a range of amenities. The resort boasts of a unique dining experience, an Ayurvedic Spa as well as a swimming pool overlooking the surroundings where guests can relax and indulge. Other than relaxing, guests can enjoy treks and walks in and around the property while there are many excursions and activities available if you are up for it.
Location of Jetwing Kaduruketha, Wellawaya
Jetwing Kanduruketha is located in the charming and peaceful village setting of Wellawaya which is about 4 1/2 - 5 hours away from Colombo. Spread over 60 acres of land consisting of paddy fields, fresh water streams and forests, this is an eco friendly retreat located about 218 km east of the capital of Colombo. The town area of Wellawaya is located about 3 1/2 km away from the retreat while the main bus station is about 2 1/2 km away. Buses run on a regular basis from the South, East and Central parts of the island while airport taxis can be arranged through the high level road and then through Avissawella, Ratnapura and finally Wellawaya. The town is located at a major transportation junction which takes travellers to the South and East.
Accommodation at Jetwing Kaduruketha, Wellawaya
Claimed as Sri Lanka's first major agro-tourism based project, Jetwing Kanduruketha exudes simplistic elegance inspired by traditional Kandyan designs. There are 25 private dwellings which are spread across the land area while they have been crafted using wood and bamboo in order to maximize natural ventilation. Each chalet is surrounded by paddy fields while the open plan layout offers a mix of outdoor and indoor living spaces. With luxurious features, each chalet comprises of a king sized bed with comfortable bedding, a writing table, en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water facilities, shower enclosure, fan, personalized butler services, mini bar, tea/coffee making facility, electronic safe, bottled water, 2 bicycles, hair dryer, umbrella, torch, bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, telephone with IDD facilities, electric power and free Wi-Fi.
Facilities at Jetwing Kaduruketha, Wellawaya
Jetwing Kanduruketha offers guests a unparalleled dining experience by combining locally sourced natural and fresh ingredients so that guests can enjoy a range of delicious meals from traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry dishes to various contemporary Asian and International menus. Inviting you to become one with nature, the on-site restaurant can easily accommodate 60 guests at once. Alfresco dining can be arranged on the outdoor terrace area while you can also plan a romantic candle lit dinner in the privacy of a chalet. The resort boasts of a well stocked bar which overlooks the beautiful and inviting swimming pool while you can enjoy a wide range of wines, cocktails and mocktails while taking in the view.
For complete rejuvenation and an awakening of senses, the Ayurveda Spa at Jetwing Kanduruketha is set amidst the tranquillity of paddy fields and wetlands. The Spa consists of three spacious treatment rooms where guests can enjoy a range of spa treatments. There is a couple’s room as well for guests who are enjoying a romantic rendezvous while privacy is always assured during your stay. A number of signature Ayurveda treatments awaits you while you can indulge yourself in facials, body wraps, foot massages and full body rituals that will detox, heal and rejuvenate. Other facilities include a library, wine seller, room service facilities till mid night, laundry services, 24 hour front desk, doctor on call, IDD and fax, free Wi-Fi facilities, daily housekeeping services and parking facilities.
Excursions and Day Tours from Jetwing Kaduruketha, Wellawaya
Guests at Jetwing Kanduruketha can enjoy hands-on experience of everyday life of a traditional farming village. You can enjoy a 2km walk through paddy fields and various farmlands to a rural village home where you are invited to share an "Ambula" which is a traditional farmers lunch. You will also be able to get some insight on how the meal is prepared. You can also enjoy the "Kamatha" - dinner by candle light and also witness the celebrations during paddy farming and harvesting. Since the property is surrounded by abundant foliage it is also a habitat for a number of endemic birds making it ideal for bird watching and nature treks. An excursion can be organized covering a distance of approximately 80km for about 5 hours where you will be able to witness a number of famous sites in the island including Buduruwagala Temple, Yugadanawa Temple, the Maligawila Site which is home to the 11 metre tall limestone Buddha statue and also the Biso Kotuwa Complex. For the more adventurous traveller, a day trek to the Poonagala Mountains with an overnight camping experience can be organized. Other excursions include a bicycle ride to the Handapanagala Tank well known for its elephant gatherings, Ella and Badulla.