Jetwing Lighthouse

Galle, Sri Lanka

Tranquil hideaway near Galle overlooking the Indian Ocean

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At a glance

63 rooms

Total relaxation is the aim at Jetwing Lighthouse, a peaceful haven set on a hill with stunning coastal views, three fabulous restaurants, a tranquil spa and close to popular whale watching spots on Sri Lanka’s southern coast.


Dadella, Galle. Near the Kanneliya, Kottawa and Hiyare rainforests. 142 kms from Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport or a 45-minute domestic flight to Koggala Airport.


Things to enjoy

Spa, tennis, squash, gym, fine dining experiences such as gazebo dining, spa dining and Sri Lankan dining.

Number of floors: 3
Number of lifts: 1

In detail

Teak and granite in the rooms at Jetwing Lighthouse, combine with a Dutch colonial influence, all of which have a balcony or terrace. Choose a romantic suite with a four-poster bed and uninterrupted ocean views.

Relax by the pool and then enjoy a spot of Sri Lankan tea tasting. Be sure to visit Galle Fort and then shop in the town markets. Take an excursion to visit an authentic village home and tour a Buddhist temple with one of the monks. Return to Jetwing Lighthouse for a romantic starlit dinner for two on the beach.


In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Jetwing Lighthouse

Deluxe Room

Matching the highest of standards offered at any luxury hotel in Galle the 60 Deluxe Rooms at Jetwing Lighthouse are beautiful havens that will provide you with all the comforts and amenities you will need to make you feel at home. Everything from ceiling to floor, every furnishing and fitting is meticulously designed and planned with great care, giving attention to the smallest of detail. The traditional Dutch style teak furniture match perfectly with the polished teak floors exuding old world charm. The king sized bed is in similar style with soft pillows and silken bedding; a large sofa is yours to lounge in too. Hidden away behind a folding door, the bathroom is spacious, with hot and cold water, bathtub and shower. All rooms have individual temperature controlled air conditioning and a ceiling fan, IDD enabled telephone, Large LED TV with cable channels as well. Large private balconies lead off the room – a spot, just made to watch the glorious evensong of the setting sun.

Jetwing Lighthouse

Theme Suite

Three exquisitely adorned suites, each with a unique theme offer you the most indulgent comforts and every possible amenity. The themes of the suites pay homage to the ancient travellers from distant lands who sought the treasures of our bountiful land. The exquisitely refined ‘Fa-Hsien’ Suite will take you back in time to ancient China with traditional prints and delicate vases, soft lanterns and lamps to set the mood. The heady charms of the ‘Ibn Battuta’ Suite will carry you off to vibrant Morocco, surrounding you with colours, rich textures and heavy decor. The “Speilbergen Suite” is reminiscent of the Dutch colonial era with characteristic furniture and distinctive colour combination. While historic in artistic influence, no modern luxury is spared and all three suites comprise a large bedroom with king sized beds, a luxurious bathroom with a Jacuzzi and a separate lounge also decked to match the individual theme. Each suite also has its own expansive private balcony. In addition to all the standard facilities, a visitor’s toilet, an additional TV, a DVD player and a personal butler service is also yours.

Super Deluxe Room

The latest addition to Jetwing Lighthouse. Superbly designed and furnished to maximize space, each Super Deluxe room overlooks the pool and Indian Ocean with private balconies, and the highest standards of creature comforts.


Jetwing Lighthouse offers guests a choice of 60 luxury rooms or a private suite, of which there are three all superbly appointed with every modern luxury blending sophisticated elegance with unique design. Step inside the hotel's cool entrance hall and your eye is drawn to the spiral staircase and its sculpted metalwork balustrade, an amazing work of art depicting horsemen in battle, an age-old tale, and a scene that seems to belie the hospitality and comforts Jetwing Lighthouse offers its guests. The teak-furnished Cinnamon Room, serving seafood and other fine cuisine, and the coffee shop, Cardamom Café, have an atmosphere as evocative as their names. With the sound of the sea on the night air, a sleep comes easily in your luxury guest room at Jetwing Lighthouse in Dadella.

Directory of services

  • Car Parking ( complimentary )
  • CD / DVD library
  • Daily maid service
  • Doctor on call
  • DVD /CD Library
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Guests relation services
  • IDD telephones
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage services
  • Nanny service
  • Room service - restricted hours
  • Turn-down service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wake up calls
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms

On-site facilities

  • Boutique/Gift shop
  • Fitness Facility
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa (supervised)
  • Tennis Courts

Family facilities

  • Baby sitting
  • Cots
  • Children's Meals
  • Pool

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Sinhalese


Cardamon Cafe - Open 24 hours. Cinnamon Room- Fine dining. Anchor Bar and Grill Coats of Arm Bar - Air conditioned bar with pool table.

Cardamon Cafe

Light meals and refreshments - Indoor (A/C)and Outdoor dining - Also serve other menus available in hotel at this venue and also vegetarian and special diet menus. Kiddies menu on offer. Buffets and set menus also featured. Nihal Senanayake - Executive Chef of our hotel, regarded as one of the best chefs in Sri Lanka. Smart casual dress is encouraged. Guests on meal plans served their meals here. 25% discount should they decide to use A la Carte. Stunning view of the ocean.

Restaurant details
Type: Light meals
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: Open 24 hours
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Cinnamon Room

Fine dining, A la carte menu including daily specials and fondues featuring Lighthouse Hotel signature dishes. Open for dinner only. Dress is smart casual. Operates for lunch on request. Candle / dimly lit restaurant. Kiddies menu available. Vegetarian and special diet meals on offer. View of the ocean. Air conditioned or open air seating on terrace.

Restaurant details
Type: Fine dining
Dress Code: Smart casual
Opening Hours: Open for dinner only
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Anchor Bar and Grill

Snack menu of sandwiches & grills with daily specials and a fresh fruit juice bar. Light dining and beverages. No dress code. Pool side, open air, Heart healthy menu and kiddies menu also available.

Restaurant details
Type: Snacks
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: Open daily
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Coats of Arm Bar

Air conditioned bar with pool table. Uninterrupted view of the ocean, ideal place for a sundown cocktail while watching the beautiful sunset. TV and library available.

Restaurant details
Type: Cocktails
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: Open daily
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)


Two swimming pools. Gymnasium with tread mills, stationary cycles, weights, stepper and multi station. Game room - Indoor games and table tennis. Golf (on request - 116 km away). Jacuzzi (in suites). Jet skiing (nearby). Kiddies pool. Tennis and Squash - Rackets and Balls on request. Cycles for hire. Eco-excursions and experiences - whale watching, rain forests walks, bird watching, wild life etc.


  • Bike Riding - On Site
  • Freshwater Fishing - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Sea Fishing - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Private Beach - On Site
  • Scuba Diving - Nearby
  • Snooker - On Site
  • Snorkeling - Nearby
  • Tennis - On Site
  • Water Skiing - Nearby
  • Windsurfing - Nearby

Meetings and Business

Audiovisual equipment, multimedia projector, overhead projector, slide projector, overhead projection, podium with microphone, clip on microphone, flip charts, wireless internet etc. Any other equipment could be hired upon request from suppliers.

Business Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Back Projection
  • Blackboard/Whiteboard
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Dance floor/Platform/Stage
  • DVD
  • Flip charts
  • Internet / E-mail access
  • Microphone
  • Mineral water/Tea/Coffee
  • Overhead projectors
  • Pin Board
  • Platform
  • Podium with microphone
  • Projector
  • Wireless internet access

Getting there

Hotel Address

Jetwing Lighthouse
Galle. Sri Lanka. GalleSri Lanka


Nearest train station: Galle, 1.2 miles south. Next nearest train station: Hikkaduwa, 9 miles north. Nearest coach / bus station: Galle Town 1.2 miles south. Nearest motorway / autoroute: Colombo Road adjacent to Hotel. No self drive: not recommended. Taxi fare - airport: USD 70.00. Limo fare - airport: USD 250.00. Pickup service available. Nearest city centre: Galle, 1.2 miles south. Nearest business district: Galle, 1.2 miles south. Nearest shopping district: Galle, 1.2 miles south. Always carry enough change money for taxi fares and other purchases. Also beware of touts in town who will attempt to sell inferior quality products at maximum prices. Use only recommended hotel travel services. Drink only bottled water when outside of hotel.


Nearest international airport: Bandaranaike International airport (More than 50 Km.)
Nearest local airport: n/a (More than 50 Km.)


Head north 350m from Airport, take the 1st left for 1.2km, turn left 400m, take the 1st right 260m, take the 1st left toward Peliyagoda-Puttalam Hwy/ A3 850m, turn left onto Peliyagoda-Puttalam Hwy/A3 19km, sharp left onto Peliyagoda-Puttalam Hwy 7.3km, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Kandy Road 650m, turn left onto Peliyagoda R/B 21m, take the 1st right to stay on Peliyagoda R/B 45m, continue onto New Kelani Bridge/A1 1.9km, continue onto Dr Danister de Silva Mawatha 2.8km, keep right at the fork 22m, continue onto Rte Hon. D. S. Senanayake Mawatha 650m, at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Bauddhaloka Mawatha 2.4km, slight left onto Reid Ave/A4 34m, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Bauddhaloka Mawatha 350m, turn left onto R A de Mel Mawatha 1.1km, turn right onto Dr Lester James Pieris Mawatha 230m, turn left onto Galle Rd 10.3km, continue onto A2 1km, continue onto Galle Road 1.2km, turn left onto Lady Evelyn Desoysa Rd 1m, take the 1st left onto Galle Rd 44m, make a U-turn 400m, at Cross Jct, continue onto AB11 6.9km, turn left at Main St/A2 16m, turn right onto Main St 850m, continue onto A2 87.9km.

Near Jetwing Lighthouse

Fishing, boating, cycling, scuba diving, whale watching and shipwreck diving, sailing, river cruise in picturesque mangrove. The Rainforests of Kanneliya, Kottawa and Hiyare, Galle Fort – a living World Heritage Site, mask and lace-making, Udawalawe elephant sanctuary.

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