Where silence speaks – Calamansi Cove by Jetwing

IMG_2358The latest addition to the Jetwing family of hotels, Calamansi Cove by Jetwing is located in the fishing village of Balapitiya along the South coast of Sri Lanka. A boutique hotel devoted to complete luxury, Calamansi Cove by Jetwing is a truly tranquil environment, perfect for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or to simply find yourself.

Inspired by the calamansi fruit, a South Asian citrus that grows within the grounds of the property, this resort features 12 private residences set over two acres of land overlooking the Indian Ocean.

A combination of contemporary design and modern architecture, each residence features personalized butler service in addition to the amenities of air conditioning, free WiFi, flat screen TV, indoor and outdoor showers, a roof top terrace and secluded gardens.

Food and drink are highly considered at Calamansi Cove by Jetwing, with only the finest in quality fare served. Located in front of the beach with an amazing view of the bay and the Indian Ocean, the beautifully furnished restaurant ‘Tangerine’ has a relaxed ambience that sets the mood for a perfect meal.

For special occasions, meals can be arranged on the beach or in the privacy of your dwelling, where the rustle of the leaves and the lapping of the waves will be the only sounds to disturb you. Supplied with the freshest seafood from the neighbouring fishing 329Print_MG_7149villages, the restaurant offers the most delectable seafood menus based on the catch of the day. The menus cater to all tastes, and include a variety of local, continental and Asian cuisine with vegetarian options as well.

Serving a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, the Xango Bar is located on the mezzanine floor just above the restaurant, while the Canopy Terrace at the highest point of the hotel is the best place to relax while sipping your favourite cocktail. 

For those seeking adventure and excitement, the location is unbeatable in terms of accessibility to nearby attractions and excursions. Geoffrey and Bevis Bawa’s Lunuganga and Brief Garden (respectively) are in the vicinity, along with island hopping to Madol Duwa, Kurundu Duwa, and Temple Island. Wildlife enthusiasts can undertake a trek at Rumassala, an integral location in the Ramayana, or to the Hiyare and Kottawa rainforests whilst water-lovers can engage in scuba diving and snorkeling at Bentota, Jungle Beach, and Hikkaduwa or Unawatuna.199Print_MG_6800

 Family owned and in the tourism industry for the past 42 years, Jetwing Hotels has surpassed expectation at every aspect. Building on their foundation of being passionate, as well as the experience of true, traditional Sri Lankan hospitality, constantly pioneering discoveries captures the essence of the brand.

Such a strong statement and direction have enabled Jetwing Hotels to imagine, create and manage marvels and masterpieces, where distinctive design and elegant comfort complement each other and the environment. Considered a priority, sustainable and responsible practice is implemented through the award winning Jetwing Eternal Earth Programme; with energy efficiency, community upliftment, and education of earth saving measures to schoolchildren being a few tenets of the Programme.