Uga Bay

Location: Cultural Triangle & Eastern Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Lining a stretch of long white sandy beach, Uga Bay is the ultimate beach retreat. A mixture of Mediterranean and Sri Lankan architecture has been skilfully crafted to create a beautiful centre piece in this protected bay. With every spot being a vantage point, while away your days gazing over the infinity pool to admire the flawless tropical shoreline.
Perfect forSoaking up the sun in the ultimate of luxury.
In the knowSpoil yourself with a beach villa at Uga Bay - the modern two story oasis has direct access to the beach, along a lush tropical path; the 24 hour butler is sure to come in handy as well.

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Family-friendly
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Wildlife & Nature

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Uga Bay is located in Passekudah Bay, famed for its long pristine beaches in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province.

Rooms at Uga Bay

The expertly designed Uga Bay has been built so that all 48 rooms have views over the immaculate sands and warm blue water of the bay. The uninterrupted views of an Ocean View room give an enviable vantage point to gaze out to sea, while the intimate Bay Suite has its own private cantilevered plunge pool.

Food & drink

The fresh seafood and local produce at Uga Bay are transformed into gastronomic treats using the best of Sri Lankan and oriental influences in the beautiful elevated restaurant. If you're after a more intimate setting, take advantage of the hotel's many private dining experiences with a barbecue on the beach or dinner on your own terrace. 


Even the world class spa has beach views, but of course you may opt to take your massage to a poolside cabana and listen to the sound of crashing waves.

Activities at Uga Bay

The shallow waters of the bay lend itself to splashing around in the sun, but an exhilarating jet-ski ride might be on the cards for the more active amongst us. Snorkelling the coral reefs give an opportunity to explore the tropical marine life and for more experienced divers, the HMS Hermes shipwreck has lay buried on the ocean floor for nearly 100 years.

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Hotel location

Uga Bay is approximately 1 hour north of Batticaloa airport.

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