Jetwing Lake, Dambulla

Standing on the bosky banks of the Siyambalawewa Water Tank in Dambulla, approximately a 4 hours’ drive from the commercial gardens of Colombo is a woodsy luxury resort: ‘Jetwing Lake’.

Best Known For

Planted deep in the isle’s dry-zone forestlands where infinite shades of green reign, amid the shadow of landmarks one reads about in ancient chronicles, ‘Jetwing Lake’ combines backwater charm with touches of gorgeous contemporary comforts. Thoughtfully designed to inspire the nature lover, the guest rooms mix earthen colour schemes, ushering in a sense of forest-luxury.

The Experience

Nestled within this forest retreat are 94 sophisticated guest rooms, all of which are equipped with forest-gazing balconies and luxury bathtubs. Clad in earthen hues, the 78 Deluxe Rooms seamlessly blend into the tropical surroundings whilst the 12 Super Deluxe Rooms feature floor-to-ceiling glass windows and cosy seating areas. Inspired by tropical aesthetics, the 4 airy Suites with separate living and sleeping areas are the epitome of opulence.

From native and international spreads at ‘The Viewing Gallery’, Far Eastern culinary delights at ‘Lu Lin’ and exotic cocktails at ‘The Canopy Bar’ and ‘Isle’, to lakeside meals and jungle BBQ's - diners at ‘Jetwing Lake’ are treated to varied tastes and settings.

Exuding a sanctuary-like appeal, the spa at this jungle hideaway specializes in the pleasures of holistic wellness. Tucked amongst breezy greenery, the swimming pool offers blissful escape from worldly cares.

Around and About

Spread deep in the island’s cultural heartland, Dambulla conjures up vistas of thriving forests and timeless ruins. The Dambulla Cave Temple with its evocative religious painting and Buddha statue dotted interiors is easily the gem of this jungly garden. Echoing with adventure, Dambulla offers some arduous trekking trails, featuring Dahaiya Gala and Kaluwal Kanda. The Siyabalawewa Lake is the scene of myriads of native and migratory birds congregating amongst riotous tree-life.

Whilst prowling about the woods of Dambulla, you feel in harmony with the subtle, tranquil traditions of nature. Wild tree canopies; an orchestra of greens and browns. Birdsongs; a kaleidoscope for soul.

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Swimming Pool


Amenities and Facilities

Conference Hall

Doctor on Call


Tea / Coffee Maker

Iron and Ironing Board




Mini Bar





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