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Uga Bay - Luxury holidays in Sri Lanka

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  • About this holiday

    A five-star beach resort on Sri Lanka’s east coast, Uga Bay Resort is situated on the deep, golden sand beaches of the protected Passikudah Bay. The building is a modern take on Sri Lankan architectural design, and facilities include a restaurant, spa and water sports, there is plenty to keep you occupied during your luxury beach holiday in Sri Lanka.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private transfers and bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a double or twin room.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price for a luxury holiday to Uga Bay is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £1,560 for 7 nights
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH1184

    Our opinion

    Uga Bay boasts relaxed luxury in a wonderful beachfront location in Passikudah Bay as well as a good range of facilities and activities for couples and families.

    Hotel description

    A five-star beach resort on Sri Lanka’s east coast, Uga Bay Resort is situated on the deep, golden sand beaches of the protected Passikudah Bay. In this pristine beachside setting, Uga Bay Resort is built in a semi-circle to maximise sea views from across the manicured lawns. The atmosphere is one of barefoot luxury, with resort buildings occupying a distinguished distance from the beach itself at the head of a manicured lawn. The architecture shows a fusion of tropical and Mediterranean influences, with oversized pavilion-style structures sheltered by symmetrical sloping rooftops. Here, two open-air lounging terraces extend the living spaces from breezy interiors. This is where the restaurant is located and the fusion cuisine and fine dining fare incorporates only the freshest local ingredients – predominantly seafood served with locally grown produce. The soothing sound of water is the backdrop, created by an elongated water feature and a huge infinity swimming pool which terminates at the beach and blends seamlessly with the sea. By day the sun loungers are tended to by pool bar staff, at night delicate lighting forges an intimate atmosphere for evening meals and sun-downers. Private dining in various locations around the resort is also a possibility for those seeking romance. Uga Bay offers 46 rooms and suites, and the selection is unified by an oriental-inspired design style, ocean views and a generous feeling of space. The most luxurious are the Beach Villas, which spread across two storeys and have a private plunge pool and 24-hour butler service. Pastime facilities at Uga Bay include an array of water sports, yoga and meditation sessions and an indulgent underground spa where Ayurvedic techniques are harnessed in signature treatments.

    Location

    Beside the beach of Passikudah Bay

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    Colombo International Airport, 166 miles

    Closest airport

    Colombo International Airport

    Room types

    Uga Bay Resort offers 46 rooms and suites with IDD telephone, iPod docking station, Safe and Free WiFi.

    Bay Villa
    Beach Villa

    Hotel facilities and services

    Restaurant, Private dining, Room service, Outdoor swimming pool, Spa, Yoga, Meditation, Gym, Excursions, Laundry, Free WiFi, Valet parking.

    Water sports

    Jet skiing, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Snorkelling, Sailing, Scuba diving.

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Beaches, coastal village of Kalkudah, Hindu temple and village market, canoe rides along the lagoon and mangroves, Polonnaruwa in cultural triangle.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Infant cots free of charge, additional bed chargeable.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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