Uga Escapes offers a number of Sri Lankan retreats with the perfect balance of nature, nurture and adventure.
Uga Escapes is a collection of five luxury boutique hotels in Sri Lanka that highlight the essence of the island nation, while maintaining the highest standards in comfort. Located in key destinations, the escapes showcase the very best the country has to offer, from endless stretches of beach on the pristine coast to the bustling city of Colombo, wildlife adventures in the Yala National Park and cultural immersion in the ancient city of Anuradhapura.
1. Uga Bay
Consisting of 48 studios in Passikudha Bay, renowned as the best beach in Sri Lanka, Uga Bay is the ultimate laidback beach retreat. Dive famous WWII wrecks, sail on a private catamaran or simply soak up the sun by the pool.
2. Chena Huts
Situated among lush Sri Lankan wilderness, Chena Huts’ guests enjoy detached cabins with private plunge pools, a soothing spa and dining facilities with ocean views. Consisting of 14 cabins across 2.8 hectares, the retreat guarantees privacy and tranquillity.
A 150-year-old mansion transformed into an all-suite boutique hotel in the heart of Sri Lanka’s capital, Residence is the perfect base to discover the many sights, contemporary eateries, museums and galleries of Colombo.
A former chieftain’s abode, Ulagalla features a 150-year-old mansion and 25 private ecologically-built pool villas set across 23 hectares of greenery. Located in the ‘Cultural Triangle’, this escape is close to multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Sigiriya, Dambulla and Anuradhapura, as well as Wilpattu and Minneriya national parks.
5. Jungle Beach
Uniting a blissful beachfront location with verdant jungle, this resort is comprised of 49 secluded cabins that are an ideal base to explore the historic city of Trincomalee or embark on a whale-watching expedition. Visit nearby temples and other cultural attractions, or simply relax on the three kilometres of untouched private sand.