Stunning Era Beach comes under wings of Jetwing Lighthouse

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Even as the season of good cheer grows on us, Jetwing brings into its fold the ERA luxury boutique hotel located on the beautiful south coast of Sri Lanka, an area famous for its stunning natural beaches, only a few minutes from the historical UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle Fort, Galle.

This amazing property has been transformed by its owners with love and respect for Sri Lanka heritage. ERA reflects the beauty of its unique design, reminiscent of pavilions and a history of colonial Sri Lanka.

With beautiful views and a tranquil environment, you can unwind on your hammock listening to the therapeutic sounds of the Indian Ocean. This outstanding place, offers pure relaxation and luxurious comfort. Just a few seconds walk through the garden and onto the beach; the coast provides a long stretch of golden sand and turquoise sea.

With a tasteful mix of traditional and modern Asian features, ERA offers an exceptionally comfortable and relaxing retreat. The garden pool provides a focal point of views out to the Ocean. The grounds and its beauty provide the ideal location for sipping your sundowners and watching the most amazing sunsets one could ever imagine.

The hotel boasts both a fabulous restaurant and well equipped bar area. But to the interested visitor, dinner by the beach itself offers an enchanting evening under the stars. On long sultry mornings, choose a book from the well stocked library, use the free Wifi service to send your holiday snaps or email your friends on the guest computer.

Each of the eight bedrooms has been tastefully and lovingly designed by the owners and all are en-suite with stunning bathrooms. Two bedrooms are located on the ground floor with their own private outdoor courtyard and stunning water feature. There are two further bedrooms available on the ground floor, both offering easy access for those with mobility difficulties. The other four bedrooms are located on the first floor with amazing views over the garden to the Indian Ocean. You can enjoy a romantic meal on your own veranda or sip a cocktail while the sun goes down.

All the bedrooms have been designed with unique touches like the bespoke beds where the bedside tables are inside the mosquito net. The two Pavilions East and West provide one dining room with both covered and outdoor terrace, whilst the other has a relaxing bar/lounge ideal for pre-dinner aperitifs and meeting friends.

Exposure to renowned institutes like Fortnum & Masons and Leith’s of London, ensures that food and service play an integral and important part of your stay. Each menu has been created to deliver a variety of dishes to take account of the country’s natural resources, using local fresh produce. The food has a quirky blend of European and Asian influence and the chefs and waiters of ERA have been thoroughly trained to ensure quality and service with a smile. This stunning property now comes under the renowned expertise of the Jetwing Lighthouse Management ably led by an experienced Swede Hotelier, Robert Claesson who has recently taken charge at the landmark sentinel on the south gateway. Thus, in addition to the exquisite facilities of the Jetwing Lighthouse, just a 20 minute drive away, you have the exotic boutique hotel, the ERA BEACH ready to serve you this season and into the New Year and after!