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Turtle talk – Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel

Turtle talk – Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel

By Juliet Coombe

Around the island you can find five different species of turtles and there are seven different species of sea turtles in the world. Some of the rarest turtles including Leatherback can be found along Sri Lanka’s Southern Coastline, but this is very...

Experience Bawa Brilliance at Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel

Experience Bawa Brilliance at Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel

By Juliet Coombe

“Architecture cannot be totally explained but must be experienced . . . ”- Geoffrey Bawa Sat atop the jagged cliff rocks, Jetwing Lighthouse has a commanding view of colonial Galle Fort where it draws its influences from, and climbing the stairs ...

Giants of the deep – March to April best time to see Whales!

Giants of the deep – March to April best time to see Whales!

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe discovers why Sri Lanka is now officially the world’s best place for seeing Blue and Sperm whales, and nothing could be more exciting than doing it with Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel’s naturalist.   There are few things worth ge...

Cricket & Architecture

Cricket & Architecture

By Royston Ellis

The First Test Match between Sri Lanka and the West Indies this month is being played at the Galle International Cricket Stadium from Wednesday 14 to Sunday 18 October 2015. Play starts at 10.00am each day and ends at 5pm. The Galle ground has unusua...

Island Hopping Part 3 – Galle, Sri Lanka

Island Hopping Part 3 – Galle, Sri Lanka

By Milli Midwood

Mili Midwood is a young and enthusiastic travel blogger documenting her various adventures across the world. Mili recently took on a tour around Sri Lanka and for her final few days decided to stay with one Jetwing’s finest: Era Beach by Jetwin...