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Month: June 2015

Face Matters – Jetwing Lagoon’s NEW Ayurvedic Spa

Face Matters – Jetwing Lagoon’s NEW Ayurvedic Spa

By Juliet Coombe

My kids love travelling and learning about the island’s many ancient secrets, however seeing mum on her return trip with large slices of aloe Vera over her eyes, giving her a half reptilian look, made them burst into laughter saying mum is an alien...

Wake up to Sri Lankan coffee!

Wake up to Sri Lankan coffee!

By Juliet Coombe

Whilst you gaze across the beautiful hills surrounding Jetwing Warwick Gardens House, you will see the familiar sight of well kept but random scatterings of tea bushes lining the hills for miles around and some vibrant and colourful saris expertly pi...

Jetwing Yala

Jetwing Yala

By Juliet Coombe

Stalking leopards, elephants gathering by a waterhole, Yala sloth bears standing on their hind legs hand picking Palu berries from the bushes from June until July, are all unforgettable experiences, but nothing as exhilarating as wave surfing in the ...

Let’s dance

Let’s dance

By Juliet Coombe

The Warwick Gardens village kids came from every direction and asked me to dance and throwing caution to the wind I threw my hands in the air and joined in the revelry. One small girl who wanted her photo taken told me proudly “this is our kovil te...

Grape Night Out at Jetwing Lighthouse

Grape Night Out at Jetwing Lighthouse

By Juliet Coombe

Like the family owned Jetwing Hotel group, the percentage of female GMs verses spectacular female wine makers is on the increase, but inviting Sri Lankas top bankers, lawyers and business gurus to a Mistress Class instead of a wine Master Class at Je...