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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...

Jie Jie Coconut Paradise in Panadura

Jie Jie Coconut Paradise in Panadura

By by Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe discovers Jetwing’s best kept secret Jie Jie Beach by Jetwing – Ssh this is a secret only for the discerning traveller! From the moment you cross the old British railway tracks in Panadura into the reception of Jie Jie by Je...

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...

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...