Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Amaloh by Jetwing, Polhena

Bordering a cove sheltered by a reef and facing the deep azure waters of the Indian Ocean, Amaloh by Jetwing is another addition to the hospitality industry in Sri Lanka. The hotel which reflects the ambience of a Dutch-Colonial style luxury resort comprises of 20 spacious and well equipped rooms and suites. From a fine dining cafe styled restaurant, to a long rear verandah that overlooks the pool and the garden, the hotel caters to all your holiday needs. Guests can enjoy water based activities, a few massages and even explore the South when time permits while holidaying at Amaloh by Jetwing.

Location

Located within close proximity to the historical town of Matara in the South of Sri Lanka, Amaloh by Jetwing is set along the beautiful Polhena Beach. Well secluded from the busy city life, the hotel is located a mere 2 km away from the town area of Matara. The journey from Colombo to Amaloh by Jetwing takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes via the Southern Expressway up to Matara and then a mere 6km to the village of Polhena. The Bandaranaike International Airport is located about 192 km away from Matara while transport can be arranged upon request. The more scenic coastal route takes about 4 – 5 hours from Colombo while public transport options such as bus services and trains are available to Matara on a regular basis.

Excursions

The Southern coast of Sri Lanka is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Asia while Polhena itself is a paradise for snorkelling. The Polhena beach is surrounded by a 4km long coral reef which comprises of colourful corals and tropical fish. These clear waters are ideal for swimming, snorkelling and kayaking. Boat cruises are available through nearby natural habitats where you can spy water monitors, crocodiles and a number of species of birds. Mirissa is just 8km away from the hotel and its well known as a starting point for Dolphin and Whale watching expeditions. The Turtle Surf Point is one of the best surfing points in the South while day excursions can be organized to the Dondra Lighthouse, Matara Fort and the Weherahena Buddhist Temple.