Luxury hotel holiday Jetwing Blue

The Jetwing Blue Hotel near Negombo is recommended as an excellent value hotel with good facilities. Spend days relaxing on the beautiful stretch of golden sand beach as well as by the infinity pool or in the spa. There are also water sports and plentiful natural and cultural sights nearby. Guests will enjoy the elegant, contemporary style of the rooms as well as the outstanding views offered on the balconies and terraces. A wonderful choice as a stop on a longer touring itinerary of Sri Lanka.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Transport by private car with driver-guide if part of tour or private car transfers only
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Jetwing Blue Hotel, Negombo

Jetwing Blue is a 5-star luxury hotel in a beautiful coastal location. Delicious cuisine - including the unmissable Signature Dining experience - excellent spa facilities and luxurious accommodation in pristine grounds afford guests a truly relaxing and restorative experience.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location On the beach front, 5 minutes' walk to Negombo Water Park and approximately five miles from Negombo city

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Colombo

Distance from airport About 20 minutes by car

Hotel facilities and services

Two restaurants, Bar and Grill, Pool bar, Evening entertainment, Swimming pool, Hair and beauty salon, Kiddies corner.

Land sports

Gym, Squash court, Table tennis.

Out and about nearby

Pineapple plantations, Negombo - a coastal fishing town with Dutch heritage, shops and beaches, Angurukaramulla Temple. Activities nearby include Watersports at Negombo, Birdwatching and Boat trips in the Muthurajawela wetlands; Cycling and Nature tours. 

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 7 nights

From about

£1,490

Holiday Code EXH754

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Jetwing Blue Hotel, Negombo

Situated in a lush tropical garden by a golden stretch of the Negombo shoreline on Sri Lanka's west coast, the Jetwing Blue has undergone a facelift, with captivating new architecture, this resort hotel offers great value and a range of facilities and services. The 112 tastefully decorated bedrooms afford spectacular sea views from their large private balcony or terrace. Of the two swimming pools at the hotel, one is an infinity pool that beckons you. The Pool Bar is an ideal spot for a lazy drink or a light snack by the poolside, whilst the two elegantly furnished restaurants present a unique experience of hotel dining in Negombo. A refreshing spa and a well-equipped gym are among the latest guest facilities at Jetwing Blue.

Room descriptions

Jetwing Blue has 112 bedrooms.

Deluxe Room A/C and fan, Telephone, Mini-bar, TV
Super Deluxe Room with balcony and sea view. A/C and fan, Telephone, Mini-bar, TV.
Family Room A/C and fan, Telephone, Mini-bar, TV
Suite A/C and fan, Telephone, Mini-bar, TV

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 7 nights

From about

£1,490

Holiday Code EXH754

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Jetwing Blue Hotel, Negombo

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Jetwing Blue in Sri Lanka, our clients fly to Colombo, usually with Sri Lankan Airways on a direct flight from London Heathrow (or with Emirates from other UK airports via Dubai). This hotel is 25 minutes' drive from Colombo airport and is either a stay in its own right, in which case you will have a car transfer to the hotel and back, or it is the first or last stop on a tailor-made touring holiday accompanied by a driver-guide.

Additional information

Children: Children's Corner. Baby sitting service and baby cots on request.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 7 nights

From about

£1,490

Holiday Code EXH754

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Jetwing Blue Hotel, Negombo

About Negombo and west coast

An Expressions holiday to Sri Lanka's Negombo offers travellers the chance to experience Sri Lankan heritage and culture. Negombo is an important fishing town with Portuguese and Dutch colonial heritage. It is also a popular holiday destination because of its proximity to the international airport and its beachfront location. Due to the Portuguese influx back in the 16th century, the inhabitants are predominantly Catholic. The country’s Dutch legacy is seen in the remains of the grand Dutch Fort and the Dutch canal (now called Hamilton Canal) which runs from Colombo to Chilaw via Negombo. Although large parts of the canal are in disrepair, it is being revived and you can see gaily-painted boats using it as a waterway. The beaches at Negombo are wide and good for beach walking, although it is a struggle to keep them clean as urban debris washes ashore daily. The currents can be strong here, so it is better to swim in the hotel pool. It is fascinating to see how the fishing industry dominates life in coastal Negombo - the fish market, the auctions, the stalls along the beach. The tourist resort area of Negombo, known as the Golden Mile, caters to a wide spectrum of holidaymakers on a range of budgets, mostly the mid to the lower end. It’s lively at night and has bars, restaurants, tourist shops and fashion outlets, selling everything from flip-flops to colourful batiks and handlooms.

Highlights of Negombo

For nature lovers and birdwatchers there are the Muthurajawela wetlands where four varieties of kingfisher are frequently seen, as well as Negombo Lagoon. Offshore wrecks and a reef provide spots for diving (November to April, when the seas are calmer). PADI instructors, some other water sports and fishing trips are also available. Whale-watching and dolphin-watching boat trips are possible further north off Kalpitya, though this is a 3-4 hours drive away.

Cultural highlights of Negombo

In and around Negombo there are plenty of things to see and do: Dutch Fort remains; St Mary’s Church; Angurukaramulla Buddhist temple (murals); Fish markets, fishing boats and port; Select fresh seafood for your lunch or dinner; The Dutch canal (called Hamilton canal) and Maha Oya river – boat trip; Muthurajawela wetlands and Negombo Lagoon for birdwatching and nature; Some water sports and diving; November to April; Fishing; Tourist shops and restaurants (mostly mid-lower end), fashion shops; Inland to the archaeological site of Dambadeniya; Sri Lanka’s commercial capital of Colombo is 40 km away, offering a range of shops, restaurants and sightseeing.

Climate in Negombo

With daytime temperatures of between 26° C and 33° C, Negombo is hot and humid, though sea breezes cool and refresh the air. The evenings are slightly cooler. The main monsoon brings unsettled weather between May and August.

Travel around Negombo and Sri Lanka

We include private transfers with all our holidays to Sri Lanka, and a personal chauffer with all our touring holidays. Driving Distances: Negombo to Colombo International Airport: 20 minutes, Negombo to Sigiriya: 3 – 3.5 hours, Negombo to Kandy: 3.5 hours, Negombo to Colombo: 1-1.5 hours.

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