The tasteful interiors are suffused with neutral tones, easy on the eyes and soothing to the senses - serving as a canvas for a tropical memory.
Creating the base are 82 deluxe rooms, 21 super-deluxe rooms, 3 family rooms and 6 luxury suites with unparalleled views of the Indian Ocean. Two elegant restaurants with diverse offerings add liberal strokes, while an infinity pool, spa, squash courts and a gym add definition. Water sports and a bird-watching tour that includes a train excursion and boat rides through the Dutch canal add the final touches to a promising holiday.
Jetwing Blue is ensconced in the lush palms, golden beaches and sultry air of Sri Lanka's west coast, in the popular resort town of Negombo.
Although only a short drive from Bandaranaike International Airport, Jetwing Blue Negombo is an isolated expanse of paradise designed as an ode to the myriad shades of blue - the sky, the sea, the pool and the cocktails.
There are three categories.
Deluxe/Super Deluxe rooms emphasise and maximise the space with crisp white linen, bleached wood and Prussian blue floors. Two of the rooms have wheelchair access and mobility add-ons.
The Family rooms are cosy enclaves with special seating areas that can be converted to separate rooms, with diving screen doors and partitions for privacy.
The Suites are imbued with muted tones and sandy infusions inspired by the curving miles of beach. The layout includes an exclusive lounge, an outdoor jacuzzi and an on-call personal butler service.
Conveying the level of comfort offered, bathrooms with rain-showers, a well-stocked minibar, tea-/coffee-making utensils, cable TV, DVD players, IDD phone options and safes are standard for all rooms.
Of the two swimming pools, one is an infinity pool with brilliant blue hues that beckon you into the seemingly endless expanse of water, complemented by the pool bar - Centre Point - which is an ideal spot for a drink or light snack as you lounge by the pool.For the fitness-minded, a
well-equipped gym and a range of recreational activities including squash are on offer - after which, a relaxing turn at the spa awaits. A mainstay feature of this Negombo Beach Resort is its state-of-the-art conference and banquet hall with a seating capacity of 600, that can be adapted to host corporate functions, gala events or weddings against the stunning backdrop of Negombo.
Jetwing Blue plays host to some of Negombo's finest dining experiences that feature an array of local delicacies, freshly caught. Chase down the intense flavours with refreshing beverages from around the globe. Tastefully furnishings and impeccable service guarantee a memorable culinary experience.
Delve into water sports, kite surfing, fishing, an Ana Vil Undawa bird-watching tour that includes a train ride, boat trips with breakfast through the Dutch canal or the explore the marsh and narrow waterways of Muthurajawela.
On the drive in, explore the intricacies of a coastal town synonymous with a bold combination of tropical splendour and colonial heritage. Negombo was a colony of both the Dutch and Portuguese, and unravels like a chronicle etched in architecture and custom. The Old Dutch Fort Gate is the most significant of Negombo's landmarks - built in 1644, it is a fusion of structural elements and accents, natural effects and visionary design. The Fort's gate is located on a peninsula that offers an unhindered view of the ocean and the lagoon beyond it.
Additionally, the town is a hotspot for diving enthusiasts - just below the surface, the brave can explore vibrant marine life and vivid coral formations buoyed by temperatures that remain in the region of 27 degrees celsius.
Revisit the vestiges of old-world Europe in the sector of Negombo bearing the moniker 'Little Rome', owing to its numerous churches and statues.
Quaint cobblestone pathways will lead you to St. Mary's - a prominent church with grand arches and ornate detailing.