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Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes

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27th Kilometre Post Pulmoddai Rd, Kuchchaveli 31014 Sri Lanka
Update from hotel: This property is temporarily closed until 02/01/2021.
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Within just 30 minutes drive from Trincomalee, Jungle Beach is located in Kuchchaveli, on the eastern seaboard of Sri Lanka. Jungle Beach is every bit as its name implies - spectacularly set in an entirely natural and harmonious blend of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated virtues – its wondrous beaches and teeming jungles. Nestled within a secluded 10-acre reserve, sandwiched between the vast Indian Ocean and a lagoon filled with colorful birds, this luxury beach resort beckons with over 4km of private beaches, tropical mangroves and endless pursuits. 48 luxurious villas of modern design yet crafted from indigenous materials as to appear born of the jungle and fused in harmony with the natural surroundings all offering spectacular views of the ocean. Each villa tucked deeply within luscious foliage, offers utmost privacy and seclusion. Spacious 650 square feet villas, each one luxuriously appointed with king sized beds, high-end entertainment systems, private decks and outdoor rain showers.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Bicycles available
Diving
Snorkeling
Fishing
Car hire
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private beach
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Private balcony
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Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Safe
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27th Kilometre Post Pulmoddai Rd, Kuchchaveli 31014 Sri Lanka
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Bandaranayake Intl Airport140 miSee all flights
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Tharu wrote a review Aug 2020
10 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked a beach cabin for us and a lagoon cabin for my parents, and my parents got upgraded to a jungle cabin. The cabins are clean, very spacious, and tastefully decorated. We enjoyed the outdoor shower area very much and appreciated how it was set up. There was less crowd when we visited, and the beach was very clean, and we enjoyed the walks from the beach cabin through the wood area to the beach. We fell in love with its tranquil surroundings. I especially want to compliment the warm and friendly staff in this place. Even though we informed them at the last moment about my mother’s birthday, they managed to send us a complimentary cake. We appreciate this gesture very much and thank you for this amazing service. We loved the food as well. We will definitely visit again. Keep up the good service Jungle Beach!
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: Book the beach cabin. It's worth it. You will love the walks through the wood area to the beach,
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Victoria Walsh wrote a review Jun 2020
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We had the most relaxing tranquil honeymoon here at Jungle Beach, a very literal name as we stayed in our own very spacious cabin surrounded by the jungle and we could walk down our very own path to the hotel's private beach in under a minute. We loved the outside shower facility and the privacy. We wanted to take a break from our hectic lives in the UK and we it was so easy to do. It was the wet season and therefore quite quiet at the hotel but there were still plenty of staff about to help and they were helpful! We were waited on wherever we were, our room, the beach, the pool but also left to our own devices in between. The staff even invited us to learn how to cook, we were able to choose from a number of different local curries and Rathna Kamara (the chef) taught us the local way. He was fantastic and we had so much fun that we did a second class just two days later learning how to make paneer breads and side dishes. We only spent one day away from the resort... We headed to the nearby town of Trincomalee on a tuktuk and visited a few temples and bought our own earthenware inspired by our cookery classes. We would both highly recommend Jungle Beach with it's relaxed atmosphere and excellent service. Thank you to all the staff for making our stay one to remember - even down to the homemade banana smoothie that was waiting for me at 4.30am when we left the hotel!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Room Tip: We opted for a cabin on the seafront and it was great.
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Amila Dananjaya D wrote a review Apr 2020
Kandy, Sri Lanka474 contributions39 helpful votes
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We were there on October, 2019 and reserved the Jungle Cabin. At the booking stage I have reserved another hotel of Uga group forgetting to select an available offer, but the management was really flexible to add me the offer and use that extra credit to reserve "jungle Beach". The entrance of this property symbolizes the simplicity and minimum impact to the environment, One might it is a jungle unless the hotel name is there. Our jungle cabin was great and the exterior shower was our favorite of all the amenities. We enjoyed the sunset at the hotel beach and had a cool swim in the swimming pool. Food was tasty and the service was excellent.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Julie B wrote a review Apr 2020
Worsley, United Kingdom52 contributions39 helpful votes
Jungle beach was really nice. Sea was lovely to swim in but went deep very quickly when you got in so not suitable for young children. A surfers paradise i would imagine. Wasn't many sunbeds available. Had a beach bar that looked nice but we only went for a couple if hours so didn't try it. Not far in a tuk tuk and quite reasonable.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Yvonne M wrote a review Mar 2020
Suffolk, UK220 contributions116 helpful votes
This was probably the best place that we stayed during our six and a half week visit to Sri Lanka. Sadly we only spent two nights at the hotel in a huge beach hut with a gorgeous balcony from which you could see the sea as well as the surrounding jungle. Our hut had chairs and sofas to sit on as well as a sofa, table and chairs on the balcony. Falling asleep to the sounds of the sea was delightful. The weather was as expected rather unpredictable in February but we enjoyed lying on the beach and walking along the beaches in the welcome sea breezes, even if the sea was too rough for swimming. Our routine was to swim in the pool and then move to the beach. We found the pool slightly oppressive in its jungliness and proximity to the restaurant, although it was very attractive. The food was excellent, especially the 'jumbo prawns' and French fries.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$165 - $489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Uga Jungle Beach
LOCATION
Sri LankaEastern ProvinceKuchchaveli
NUMBER OF ROOMS
48
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Frequently Asked Questions about Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes
What are some of the property amenities at Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.