The Next Big Wave in the East – Jetwing Surf, Pottuvil Point
Setting a benchmark in eco-tourism and hospitality, Jetwing Hotels introduces the award winning eco-luxury surf resort, Jetwing Surf in Pottuvil Point. Built on minimum carbon footprint this Jetwing Symphony invested property recently received the award for the Best Hotel Architectural Design at the Asia Property Awards 2017.
A luxury resort dedicated for surfers, Jetwing Surf is located on an unspoilt stretch of beach in Pottuvil Point with magnificent waves gushing onto shore. Only a few minutes away from the surfer’s paradise of Arugam Bay, this property includes 20 beach cabanas that encompasses comfortable amenities inspired by a unique style of architecture with structures made using wood, woven coconut palm leaves and reeds. To heighten the experience by the beach the design elements take the form of seashells allowing guests to wander freely and fully submerge in the tropical environs.
Each of the cabanas has a spacious outdoor deck that opens out to the towering coconut trees and gleaming view of the Indian Ocean in between. Equipped with ceiling fans to complement the sea breeze that circles within the premises, each of the rooms has a bathroom with hot and cold indoor and outdoor showers that allows you to feel closer to nature. With plush king-sized beds and couches, Wi-Fi, electronic power, tea/coffee making facility and even a beach bag with sun block, slippers and wraparounds, Jetwing Surf becomes your luxurious abode by the sea.
Your meals at Jetwing Surf can be savoured at the breezy comforts of our main restaurant set under a thatched roof. The chef here will take you through a world of global favourites and local specialities through our carefully curated à la carte and set menus. The restaurant also houses a bar to serve you with refreshing thirst quenches and also a pool bar for you to laze around while sipping on delicious mocktails and cocktails. Capture picture perfect moments of the coastal line as you take a refreshing dip on our infinity edge pool complete with lily pods bringing out a unique design and style. The electric waves raging on to the shores at Arugam Bay, Pottuvil Point and Whisky Point are a must-catch for surf lovers and are a short distance away from Jetwing Surf.
A lesser known fact is that the unexplored East is a haven of natural wonders, wildlife, and historical sites that can tick off many a travel bucket lists. The picturesque lakes will leave you in awe as you settle by the banks watching over the migrant birds flying in and out of the waters taking the colours of the pastel skies. The majestic sunsets by the Panama Lake, Semanikulam Lake and Rotakulam Lake coupled with the sounds of birds chirping is a thing of beauty to wind down into. For the history enthusiasts the Sastrawela Maninaga Pabbatha Viharaya, Kudumbigala Monastery, Muhudu Maha Viharaya, and Magul Maha Viharaya are significant archaeological sites encompassed with remnants of the glories tales of history. Deemed as one of the best places to spot the leopard and sloth bear in undisturbed territory is the Kumana National Park, which is also home to the largest flock of migrant birds. The Lahugala and Gal Oya National Parks are also in the vicinity and is home to an abundance of flora and fauna. The resident naturalist at Jetwing Surf, Azick, will make sure to take you on an inspiring journey in the East through these experiences!
Family owned and in the tourism industry for the past 44 years, Jetwing Hotels has surpassed expectation at every aspect. Building on their foundation of being passionate, as well as the experience of true, traditional Sri Lankan hospitality, constantly pioneering discoveries captures the essence of the brand. Such a strong statement and direction have enabled Jetwing Hotels to imagine, create and manage marvels and masterpieces, where distinctive design and elegant comfort complement each other and the environment. In line with the Jetwing Hotels Sustainable Strategy, across all properties sustainable and responsible practices are given precedence with resource efficiency, community upliftment and education, and awareness being some of our key focus areas.
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- Roofing materials such as clay tiles, coconut palm or illuk grass thatching are used to minimize interior heat gain. This reduces the energy needed to cool hotel spaces.