Uga Jungle Beach, the second resort launched by Uga celebrated its 10th anniversary on the 22n/a from June 2022. Located in Trincomalee, the property is set in an all-natural and harmonious blend of Sri Lanka’s most famous natural virtues, its wondrous beaches and teeming jungles, which offers guests spectacular ocean views or the lagoon.
Uga Jungle Beach comprises 48 luxuriously designed cabins nestled in lush foliage offering the utmost privacy and seclusion. Each 650 square foot cabin is crafted from native materials and furnished with king-size beds, high-end entertainment systems, private decks and outdoor rain showers. Uga Jungle Beach also offers guests a spa, gym, swimming pool, expansive stretch of beach, myriad excursions organized by a resident naturalist, and an open-air restaurant, which offers several elegant dining options on open decks on the beach and in the trees.
Renowned for its unrivaled service and facilities, Uga Jungle Beach has received numerous awards and certifications, including the World Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2012 and 2013, TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice since 2014, Booking.com Guest Review Award since 2016 and Recommended by HolidayCheck since 2015. He also received the sought-after TraveLife Gold certification for his pioneering efforts to promote sustainability in tourism.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the property, a religious and awards ceremony was held attended by Managing Director, Mr. Priyanjith Weerasooria, Managing Director, Mr. Ramli Ghafoor, and Managing Director, Mr. Neranjan Morais. During the ceremony, certificates of seniority were awarded to team members for a period of service of 5 and 10 years, and certificates of appreciation were presented to all staff members.
Commenting on the 10th anniversary of Uga Jungle Beach, Mr. Priyanjith Weerasooria, Managing Director of Uga Escapes Management (Pvt) Ltd said, “We are really proud to celebrate our 10th anniversary. At Uga Jungle Beach, we have continuously worked closely with the local community by recruiting 50% of our staff members from the region and have carried out clean-up and donation projects at local schools, hospitals and places of worship. . We wholeheartedly believe in sustainability initiatives because tourism and sustainability are closely linked. Our goal is to provide our guests with an immersive experience with our local hospitality and we will continue to prioritize sustainability at the heart of everything we do.
Uga is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finco Holdings. Uga includes Uga Ulagalla in Anuradhapura, Jungle Beach in Trincomalee, Uga Bay in Passikudah, Chena Huts in Yala and Uga Residence in Colombo. Uga operates as a local luxury brand that is committed to preserving natural splendor and indigenous culture while providing a unique lodging experience.