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Vil Uyana

Jetwing Vil Uyana, Cultural Triangle

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Vil Uyana is a unique luxury eco-hotel made up 25 private villas located around a central lake in the heart of the Cultural Triangle. Situated in the shadow of the historic rock fortress of Sigiriya, Vil Uyana is what Harper’s Bazaar calls the Best Eco Luxury Hotel in Sri Lanka and is the perfect place from which to explore this extraordinary region. 

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Vil Uyana
  • rooms

    Vil Uyana has four different and unique forms of dwellings each of which have been designed to blend in with the thriving eco-system of the region – the simplicity of the design belies the comfort and luxury inside, living up to their accolade of being named a Small Luxury Hotel of the World.

    There are three Water Dwellings with woven ceilings, teak floors, and a private balcony overlooking the lake.

    The eleven Paddy & Marsh Dwellings have their own deck with a view of the scrubland or the paddy fields. 2 Marsh Dwellings and all Paddy Dwellings have their own private plunge pool.

    The ten Forest Dwellings are built from earth and stone, and each dwelling has two levels with a spacious bedroom and lounge area upstairs, and a dining room as well as a private swimming pool downstairs.

    There are also 5 new Garden Dwellings which are situated within the gardens and not in the paddy/marsh fields. 

  • facilities & activities

    Inspired by the London Wetland Centre, the villas are dotted around the nature reserve over paddy fields and lakes. A golf cart will take you to and from the main reception located at the entrance to the reserve, or you can make use of the cycles to discover the place for yourself. A beautiful private spa offers Ayurvedic and naturopathic treatments, and you can stay on and enjoy the plunge pool or a candle-lit dinner. A resident naturalist is on hand to help you explore the area or the snug library is the perfect place to unwind after a day’s sight-seeing. All the rooms offer air-conditioning, mini-bar, BOSE entertainment systems and tea & coffee making facilities, whilst some also have private plunge pools. 

  • dining

    Choose from four different dining options at Jetwing Vil Uyana; The Apsara offers fine dining whilst light refreshments and refreshing drinks are yours to enjoy at The Sulang along with a cool breeze and casual fare. The Graffiti Bar is well stocked with an array of international spirits, wines and beer which will keep you in the best of spirits. Tree House Dining is a novel way to enjoy the wilds while eating some excellent food in a tree found on the grounds of the hotel.

  • family

    Children are warmly welcomed at Vil Uyana although please note that due to its location, children must be supervised at all times. Villas accommodate up to one additional rollaway bed. 

  • location

    Located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, Vil Uyana is just 5kms away from Sigiriya Rock Fortress and 4 hours by car from Colombo international airport. Within close proximity to all the major sights.

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