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Jetwing Yala’s Full Moon Turtles  – Juliet Coombe

Jetwing Yala’s Full Moon Turtles  – Juliet Coombe

By Juliet Coombe

Chamara, Jetwing Yala’s naturalist, who shot the pictures for this week’s blog organises ethical trips for hotel guests to see baby turtles hatching, tells me, “I have seen plastic mineral water bottles from Myanmar, a thousand miles away and s...

Herbs & Spice Veg & Vegan Restaurant – Vegan Heaven!

Herbs & Spice Veg & Vegan Restaurant – Vegan Heaven!

By Juliet Coombe

  Herbs and Spices restaurant at Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions is set in a lush tropical garden by a gorgeous azure pool with charming yoga pavilion, where you can book to do a fascinating herbal tea tasting and Ayurveda treatment. It is the first ...

Wild Cooking Class – Jetwing Yala

Wild Cooking Class – Jetwing Yala

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe discovers Jetwing Yala luxury safari camping is a great experience for all the family As the sun went down, we arrived at the smartest looking outdoor barbecue cooking class set up, complete with a beautiful array of spicy colours and ...

Learning the ways of the lake, parrot fashion with Jetwing Lake

Learning the ways of the lake, parrot fashion with Jetwing Lake

By Juliet Coombe

“Pieces of eight, pieces of eight” is an expression one might expect from a pirate’s parrot but not a cheeky green parakeet in the middle of an ancient lake reservoir, Siyabala Weva, surrounded until 1983 by Tamarind trees. The lake is the orig...

Birds Jungle Paradise – Magical Experiences at Jetwing Kurulubedda

Birds Jungle Paradise – Magical Experiences at Jetwing Kurulubedda

By Juliet Coombe

Breath-taking property that is true magic on a full moon night fanned by the paddy field, which produces the hotels delicious red rice. A place that delivers the true orchestra of nature with its colourful dragon fly flitting across the water lily po...