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“If u lov a combination of a Jungle& Beach + luxury + cosyness head here”

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Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Kuchchaveli
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Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

If u lov a combination of a Jungle& Beach + luxury + cosyness head here

How v loved the place....
Big rooms, the beach chalets r a treat with their jungle sit out, access to the beach), the open to sky shower + a great washroom
Amazing food , alacarte meals, the machan tree shade breakfasts, the platters they serve you, the chefs are awsum so ready to serve...
A lobster was returned as it was chewy, no questions were asked...
Was so well handled.
They assisted us for our taxi, chopper information to fly back to colombo.
Delighted...
Yes the pool is small but it is beautiful the jacuzzi in the corner of the pool itself, could have hotter water but no regrets... They extended the timings too as we wanted to swim along the moon shade.
The toilteries are upscale.
Wish they get a good spa & a heated pool.
The beach is secluded & private.
Though not blue waters & slight silica deposit that makes it colour slightly muddy in appearance
U can enjoy it thoroughly.
Iv travelld extensivly through Asia
This is a treat.

Big Thank u to :
Shashika( extremly cordial)
Rukshan (polite & helpful)
Madi (such a smiling helper)
Samantha* (understood our needs)
Asitha ( senior & social)

ARTI CHAWLA.

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Reviewed September 21, 2013


We came to Jungle Beach after first having looked at the Niaveli Beach Hotel, which were both being offered for the same price, and the two aren't even in the same league. We meant to stay two nights and it ended up being four. Jungle Beach is an exceptionally well designed resort, with attentive staff, beautiful grounds and a simply incredible beach which feels secluded. The pool/bar/restaurant area is beautiful, with Bunny (a tame hand reared deer) often joining you. The green chilli cocktail is a must.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

We spent 3 nights in Jungle Beach in one of the lagoon view cabins. The cabin itself was gorgeous, very spacious with a large comfy bed and lovely ensuite, without doubt the best room we stayed in throughout our 2 weeks in Sri Lanka. The lagoon view was the only let down, go for the beach view if available. The food at the resort was mixed, breakfast was excellent with lots of options/courses. The lunch/dinner menu wasn't what it ought to be though. For a beach resort there should be a lot more seafood on the menu, this was probably the biggest disappointment. Of the meals we did order we found the tuna steak and the ravioli to be exceptionally good, so much so that we ordered these dishes 3 times. The other dishes we tried were pretty average, the grilled swordfish sandwich and quesadilla spring to mind.

The beach the resort sits on is very nice, you can walk for miles along the beach without bumping in to anyone. The water was also flat calm at this time of year so we were able to enjoy daily swims in the sea. The resort pool is very nice also and is in a lovely setting.

The staff were very friendly and helpful although at times they are a bit disorganised in the restaurant. Overall I would highly recommend staying here and believe it is well worth it's 5 star rating on TripAdvisor.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed for three nights at Jungle Beach in a beach chalet. We were travelling with our 18 month old daughter. From the minute we arrived to the time of our departure we were made to feel very special. The location is spectacular with a beautiful clean beach and lush jungle surrounds. The rooms are very well appointed with a beautiful outdoor shower. They also have a resident deer called Bunny who is absolutely gorgeous and in my opinion should become the resorts official mascot. Whilst all the staff were outstanding, Rohana, the restaurant and bar executive, made our stay unforgettable. He is an asset to the Jungle Beach team and can not do enough to assist guests with anything they may require. Rohana even suggested that rather than tipping him we tip his hardworking staff. This is in my view a trait of an outstanding manager and someone who is destined for higher management roles. I also need to mention Miss Chandani who not only takes wonderful care of Bunny but also took great care of our daughter which gave us an opportunity to have some lovely dinners. It was the experience of a lifetime and we hope we can come back soon and meet lots of baby Bunnys! Thanks again to all at Jungle Beach.

Room Tip: Beach Chalets are well worth the extra money. You can hear the ocean from your balcony.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

I accidentally discovered this hotel while surfing the net - it is beautiful nestled in the middle of the forest..stayed in the Ocean view suite with my wife for 2 nights. scenic views with excellent room service..they have a lovely private beach. breakfast menu is well thought through with an innovative range.swimming pool is like a little pond in the woods.aesthetically designed well maintained resort though a bit away from the main town centre

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

Jungle Beach has a wonderful setting and passionate staff. The chalets are spacious and great outdoor shower ! The food has to be mentioned as outstanding both in taste and presentation and service. The hotel is run with passion and the hotel staff eager to perform.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

We were there for 1 night everything was good only disappointed part was we thought since was a beach resort we were expecting much more sea food as you can expect when any one travel around beach resorts in sri lanka. Same story with uga bay passikudah

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Address: 27th Kilometre Post Pulmoddai Rd, Kuchchaveli 31014, Sri Lanka (Formerly Uga Jungle Beach)
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Kuchchaveli
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Kuchchaveli
Price Range: $160 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes 5*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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. ... more   less 
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