Uga Bay by Uga Escapes

‘Uga Bay’, a palatial beach resort belonging to the luxury hotel chain by ‘Uga Escapes’, bejewels the crystalline sands of Pasikuda. Placed on a palm-fringed garden in a tropical framework, about 300 KM away from Colombo, the resort takes in the alluringly exotic character of the East.

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Mediterranean and tropical architectural designs blend into an artistic mélange which creates a far-away, outlandish ambiance. Luxuriant palm trees dot the landscape making a pool of shadows. The rooms of ‘Uga Bay’ warm themselves in glimmering vistas of the Indian Ocean.

The Experience

The 22 Beach Studios scattered on the ground floor offer direct access to the beach. Lounge in its private terrace and immerse yourself in the beauty of the landscape. The 22 Ocean Studios are perched upstairs and equipped with balconies that partake of spellbinding tropical scenes. The Bay Suite consists of 2 bedrooms and a living and dining area. Luxury galore, this suite comes with an open air plunge pool. The Beach Villa fashioned to look like a romantic miniature sea castle carries two bedrooms, private open air plunge pool, living and dining space and a bar counter. A charming garden surrounds the villa and a fantastic green oasis leads to the beach.

The restaurant at ‘Uga Bay’ creates unique sea food dishes using the day’s catch sourced from the fishing village of Pasikuda. Age-old recipes are stirred to life by way of traditional culinary rituals of the East. Learn the flavours of the exotic town as you bask in a poolside dinner or BBQ on the beach.

Soothe and smooth your fatigue away at the underground spa of the resort that captures views of the Indian Ocean or at an outdoor poolside cabana. Take your pick from a posy of treatments including Swedish massages, aromatherapy, foot rituals and Balinese therapies.

Around and About

The Palmyra-sprinkled village of Pasikuda unravels a world of serenity and sunshine. Lapping up the liquid gold of the tropical sun, the Indian Ocean offers calm waters that are safe to swim in. The shallow waters stretch far out into the blue, leaving one mesmerized by the distance when looking back at the shore. In a stroll away is the untouched village of Kalkudah who share the same temperament as Pasikuda - tranquil and sunny. Teeming in the turquoise domicile of the Bay of Pasikuda, laced by a magical line of corals, is the vibrant spectacle of marine life. Deeper in the waters are the great ghosts of the deeps: the mighty sunken ships from days gone by, making Pasikuda a diver’s utopia.

Roughly an hour’s drive from Pasikuda will take you to the town of Batticaloa where a charming lagoon curves into a land dotted with colonial landmarks such as the Batticaloa Lighthouse, Clock Tower, Dutch Fort and old cathedrals. Vibrant Hindu temples take shape amidst coconut plantations and rice fields. Exotic birds frequent the lagoon while crowds of fishing boats of Kallady whisk into a colourful photo like one you see on a glossy magazine.

After a couple of days in the beguiling sun, you’re leaving Pasikuda. Serene Palm trees stand in dark silhouette against the blue-green skyline. In the rearview mirror, they shrink into the distance. You play with the palmyra keepsakes bought yesterday at a sun-soaked stall. What a memory from the Pasikuda days…

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