The Trincomalee district, referred as Gokanna or Gokarna in the historical chronicles and inscriptions, is studded with a multitude of ruins of ancient Buddhist temples and is considered a major Buddhist cultural and archaeological site of Sri Lanka. The seven hot springs at Kanniya located a mere 8km from Trincomalee attract regular crowds throughout the year in view of the therapeutic properties of the water as well as the varying temperatures from one well to the other.Trincomalee, one of the finest natural deep-water harbours in the world is located 257 km north-east of Colombo, which is considered as the commercial hub of Sri Lanka. Trincomalee is home to the fine beaches of Nilaveli, Uppuveli and the off-shore Pigeon Island. Recently Trincomalee has become popular as a Whale Watching destination as well. The Dive centres at Nilaveli and Uppuveli offer tourists the opportunity to enjoy their holidays in diving, snorkelling and swimming.
This luxury Sri Lankan beach resort simply known as Jungle Beach has artfully incorporated existing trees and natural plant life into the hotel’s design, making you feel like you’re in a luxurious tree house. Three choices of rooms are available at our truly unique Trincomalee hotel, facing the beach, the lagoon or fully immersed in the jungle, where you can still hear the lapping of the waves mixed with the songs of birds. Follow the teak walkways and stepping stones to find your way to the rustic dining area open to the sea breezes. Whilst crossing the bridge over the lotus pond to the bar and then onto the floating platform for lounge chairs by the pool, the waterfall heightens the sense that you have escaped into a tropical jungle oasis. This Trincomalee hotel has 48 luxurious villas of modern design. Each villa tucked deeply within luscious foliage, offers utmost privacy and seclusion. Spacious 650 square feet villas, each one luxuriously appointed with king sized beds, high-end entertainment systems, private decks and outdoor rain showers (excluding Lagoon Villas).
Enjoy culinary delights using some of the best local ingredients and food traditions and treat your taste buds to an array of mouth-watering dishes made with a light fusion of contemporary international and Asian flavours. With a young and creative culinary team, we bring a diverse range of dining experiences featuring authentic Sri Lankan cuisine including delectable seafood dishes and more. Enjoy an intimate beach picnic under the stars, with the breathtaking backdrop of the Indian Ocean or simply choose from the other signature dining options. Indulge in personal pampering at the luxurious spa where you can get away from it all and delight in a truly unique wellness retreat. This boutique hotel in Sri Lanka also offers a Gym and an open-air restaurant with many elegant signature-dining options on open decks on the beach and in the trees.
What we love about Jungle Beach
- Choose the backdrop for your gastronomic journey, and imagine tasting exotic cuisine amidst a lush green jungle backdrop bringing you closer to nature or having a romantic picnic on the beach, lulled by the gentle sound of waves as you sit under a canopy of stars
- Join one of Sri Lanka’s top chefs to learn how to prepare some of this island nation’s signature dishes characterised by its wide variety of aromatic spices and fiery heat along with the distinctive infusion of coconut
- Try your hand at the traditional Sri Lankan craft of making and flying your own kite. All the necessary materials will be provided before you take to the skies