Jungle Beach Resort

Summary

Located just thirty minutes from the historic city of Trincomalee, Jungle Beach Resort allows its guests to simultaneously experience lush jungle and pristine beach in a harmonious blend of Sri Lanka’s most famous attributes. Nestled between the shimmering expanse of the Indian Ocean and a lagoon populated by rare bird species, Jungle Beach Resort is surrounded by ten acres of untouched wilderness. Its long stretches of private beach are perfect for all manner of activities, including snorkelling, fishing, kayaking and more; whilst guided excursions to the inland sights of Trincomalee and the surrounding area add an extra dimension to a stay at this idyllic beach retreat. Jungle Beach Resort is particularly popular with nature-lovers, and is an excellent place to encounter Sri Lanka’s famous flora and fauna. It's not for nothing that Jungle Beach Resort was named  ‘best Indian Ocean resort’ by World Luxury Hotel magazine. 

Highlights

  • Sample the exotic flavours of the resort restaurant’s authentic Sri Lankan cuisine
  • Rejuvenate mind and body with a signature treatment at the Jungle Beach spa
  • Discover the underwater wonders of the east coast on a guided snorkelling trip to Pigeon Island
  • Go in search of Sri Lanka’s magnificent blue whales on a dedicated whale-watching tour
  • Horseback riding on the beach by Sunrise (The beach is bare for miles as Jungle Beach is currently the only property on the stretch)
  • Beach villas which have a private pathway to the beach and are ideal for honeymooning couples that want wake up to the sound of ocean waves. 

Location

Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Best time to go

Trincomalee is best visited from April to October. December is the wettest month and the whale season is from February to April

Our thoughts

Jungle Beach Resort is the perfect choice for those travellers in need of an escape from the pressures of urban life. The breathtaking natural beauty that envelops the resort acts as an immediate salve for the soul, creating a serene atmosphere that is only exacerbated by the pleasures of good food and excellent service. 


  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Private beach
  • Swimming pool
  • Watersports equipment
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Corporate and event facilities
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Wifi

Providing the perfect place to relax and refuel throughout the day, the resort’s restaurant overlooks the pool and the lush vegetation that gives Jungle Beach its name. The menu at this elegant dining venue features only the freshest locally sourced products, and specialises in traditional dishes that offer an authentic insight into the flavours of Sri Lanka’s culinary heritage. The Jungle Beach restaurant also caters to milder tastes, interspersing its impressive array of fragrant curries and exquisitely succulent seafood platters with a selection of Western favourites.

Lagoon Cabins

Lagoon Cabins

Offering spectacular views of the resort’s nearby lagoon, these spacious cabins feature a king-sized bedroom, and a large bathroom complete with a natural rain shower.

Beach Cabins

Beach Cabins

Located adjacent to the resort’s private beach, these cabins feature vaulted ceilings, traditional thatched roofs and a private outdoor terrace. Each one comes complete with a king-sized bedroom, an en-suite bathroom and a private walkway that leads directly to the shore.

Jungle Cabins

Jungle Cabins

These secluded, stand-alone cabins are surrounded by lush tropical greenery and decorated with authentic Sri Lankan furniture and artefacts. Each one features a large bathroom that offers a choice between an indoor and outdoor rain shower; and an outdoor living space complete with two day beds and private dining facilities.

Jungle Cluster Cabins

Jungle Cluster Cabins

Similar in layout and amenities to the standard Jungle Cabins, these rooms are clustered around a private pool and spacious communal dining area to provide exclusive accommodation for groups or families travelling together. 

  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Yoga
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Cultural excursions
  • Whale and dolphin watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Wildlife viewing

Children are more than welcome at Jungle Beach Resort, where the wide variety of activities on offer ensures that guests of all ages are kept well entertained. 


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