Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle

Jetwing Lighthouse is a 5 star luxury Sri Lanka Hotel that nestles on a small hillock shaded with Coconut Palm trees, on a perfect location for a tropical beach resort hotel, right on the beach at the south western coastal town of Galle, Sri Lanka.

The hotel affords wonderful views over the Indian Ocean. Jetwing Lighthouse, an elegant and tranquil Sri Lanka beach resort, is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Designed by the world renowned architect of Sri Lanka, Jeffrey Bawa in the tradition of Colonial Dutch Architecture of a Fort City, Jetwing Lighthouse hotel is another architectural masterpiece among the Sri Lanka Hotels. The reception of the hotel exposes an outstanding spiral staircase lined up with stylish metal sculptures of Portuguese soldiers of colonial era at battle.

Location

Offering a reminiscent portrayal of a bygone era, the city of Galle offers a mix of history, culture and unreal beauty. Galle which is found along the southern coastal belt of the island of Sri Lanka is home to the Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel. The distance from the Bandaranaike International Airport is approximately 146km while Colombo is about 109km away. Public transport options are widely available while routes include the Colombo - Galle main motorway and also the Southern Expressway.

Excursions

The Southern coast offers you a myriad of sights that you can explore. Starting off from the historical Galle Fort with its old buildings and ramparts that still stand magnificently to the calm and blue seas of Unawatuna, the South coast has always been a much visited place. For more adventure, you can arrange snorkelling and diving sessions, while you can also contact the hotel and organize whale watching tours. Nature walks can be enjoyed to nearby forest reserves.