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Category: Jetwing Yala

Meet Netta Kotaa – Jetwing Yala’s Elephant CCTV Movie Star

Meet Netta Kotaa – Jetwing Yala’s Elephant CCTV Movie Star

By Juliet Coombe

Netta kotaa is a elephant with refined taste and a short tail first caught on CCTV at 3.45am in the morning on the 6th March, when he first popped in for some five star luxury service of fresh juices and cool towels at front reception. He took a good...

Jetwing Yala Glamping up cooking

Jetwing Yala Glamping up cooking

By Juliet Coombe

It’s 5 am in the morning and unlike everyone else I am not about to jump into a jeep and go to the islands most exciting national park Yala in search of the much prized leopard or sloth bears “walaha”  that are currently punch drunk on...

Jungle frolicking in Yala

Jungle frolicking in Yala

By Juilet Coombe

Already a balmy hot day, we ensure we have enough water and our camera equipment before we go to meet the smiling and very affable Chamara Amarasinghe, Jetwing Yala hotel’s naturalist with five years service to Jetwing. Acting as the guide for ...

Bombay Velvet

Bombay Velvet

By Juliet Coombe

I have always been the girl behind the camera and was until Bombay Velvet over looked for my hidden acting talents, well if you can call dancing in heavy beaded dresses and jumping off steam trains acting. Ten years in the making Bombay Velvet is a b...

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 ...