I originally was not keen to go to Sigiriya but my travelling friend convinced me. Turns out staying here was one of the highlights of my entire Sri Lanka trip!!!! This hotel is just beautiful. The location is about 10 minutes drive to both Sigiriya and Pidurangala Rock. Our driver Shalu (who we thought was amazing and owns Heritage Lanka Tours) told us about Pidurangala rock and climbed it with us. Thank you Shalu, we agreed this was a must see and it was wonderful to have someone who knows exactly what adventurous, curious travelers want to see and do. Compared to the costly US$30 fee to climb Sigiriya, this sister rock is only US$2 and a GREAT climb. Tip: Climb Pidurangala Rock one afternoon and then do Sigiriya early the next morning. In that order is best. We watched the sun go down on Pidurangala Rock and it was amazing. Take a torch light for climbing down if you do this.
Back to the hotel. Vil Uyana is a very tranquil spot with some truly amazing bird watching. The food was world class and the scenery stunning!!! We spend 2 nights here, which felt like just the right amount of time. I had a massage in the Spa, which was one of the nicest massages ever and we did Yoga on the bridges between the chalets every morning...with only the birds as spectators. The Wine cellar at this hotel is great and stocked with wines from all over the world.
I will certainly be returning to this hotel, next time I am brining all 10 of my family members too
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Infused with eco friendly, sustainable modern design, Jetwing Vil Uyana is nestled deep in the heart of the island paradise of Sri Lanka incorporating five main ecological zones from forests to marshes. It is a retreat perfect for tranquility seekers or for those who wish to be close to the island's rich array of flora and fauna. The challenge of introducing a wetland system on reclaimed agricultural lands provides the unique backdrop for this exciting property. A strong 'back to nature' theme pervades your every moment at Jetwing Vil Uyana and the uniqueness of the experience is unforgettable. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Jetwing Vil Uyana Sigiriya
- Jetwing Vil Uyana Hotel Sigiriya