Yathra Houseboat by Jetwing, Bentota
About Yathra Houseboat by Jetwing, Bentota
Inspired by the renowned houseboats of the Kerala Backwaters, Yathra by Jetwing offers you a romantic escape along the calm waters of the Bentara River. Offering chic and charming living spaces and a host of modern features, this houseboat is the ideal choice for a perfect getaway to be in harmony with nature. The room comes with an attached bathroom and modern features including air-conditioning while guests can enjoy their meals at various settings including the rooftop deck, the back of the boat and even within the room. You can discuss your meal plan with the chef prior to departure while security is also offered during your stay.
Location of Yathra Houseboat by Jetwing, Bentota
Yathra by Jetwing is an opulent houseboat that has been introduced for guests to experience a combination of nature and luxury collectively. Yathra by Jetwing takes you along a journey down the quiet and calm waters of the Bantara River which starts off from the Dedduwa Boat House. However, depending on the weather in our tropical island, the sailing schedule of Yathra by Jetwing might change but guests will be informed accordingly if that's the case. Bentota is located approximately 65 km South of Colombo and can be reached via the Colombo - Galle main coastal motorway and the Southern Express=way. The coastal belt up to Matara is also served by rail. Taxi services are available from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake as usual.
Accommodation at Yathra Houseboat by Jetwing, Bentota
This houseboat offers you the perfect ambience for a romantic getaway with intimate room spaces and comfort in every corner. Soft bed spreads and rustic furnishings adorn Yathra by Jetwing while you can also enjoy a number of modern features that will surprise you. Room facilities include air-conditioning, attached bathroom with rain shower/bathtub and hot/cold water facilities, electric power 220 - 240V, bottled water, hair dryer along with an iron and ironing board. Yathra by Jetwing is currently not in a position to offer accommodation to guides and drivers.
Facilities at Yathra Houseboat by Jetwing, Bentota
Yathra by Jetwing is a one of a kind holiday experience for those who love to spend their free time outdoors with their loved ones. To make most of this memorable experience it is suggested that you enjoy an afternoon cruise ending the night with a mouthwatering meal under the stars and then enjoy some sightseeing the following day while enjoying food on board. During the time of the 5 hour cruise, guests can choose the location that they wish to dine, be it the open rooftop deck to a proper sit down meal at the back of the houseboat or even in the comfort of your own room. A delicious Sri Lankan meal will be served while meal preferences should be provided 24 hours before check-in at Yathra. Since dining is personalized, you can speak to the chef with time in hand. High Tea can also be arranged during the afternoon. Guest facilities also include parking and laundry facilities at the Dedduwa Boat House by Jetwing, daily security on boat from 18.00 - 06.00, doctor on call and a variety of games such as cards, chess and carom.
Once you board Yathra by Jetwing, the surroundings and eco-system that engulfs the Bentota River is yours to observe and admire. The cruise along the river is the ideal holiday experience for the avid naturalist with many photo opportunities available as you cruise by. There are a number of places of interest that you can explore on land too. A few of these attractions include the Bentota Beach, the the Lunuganga Estate which is home to the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa, Brief Garden which is home of Bevis Bawa, the older brother of Geoffrey, the Galapatha Raja Maha Viharaya Buddhist Temple and also the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery set up by the Turtle Conservation Project.