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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...

Fruity History – Passion at Calamansi Cove by Jetwing

Fruity History – Passion at Calamansi Cove by Jetwing

By Juliet Coombe

Calamansi is derived from a South Asian small round citrus fruit that ripens into a bright orange and is found in abundance in the surrounding Balapitiya area. If you want to see what it looks like you need go no further than the entrance of the prop...

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...

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 ...