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Era Beach


With beautiful views and a tranquil environment, unwind listening to the therapeutic sounds of the Indian Ocean. This outstanding place, offers pure relaxation and luxurious understated elegance and comfort. Throughout its expanse, in architecture and in choice of furniture and fittings, a strong Dutch influence prevails, giving you a glimpse of a historic past. Just a few seconds walk through the garden and find a pristine stretch of the beach with golden sands and turquoise sea.

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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. Land area of the hotel and its surroundings – 100 perches


The experience of the management, having worked for 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. Full dining is served in the dining room whilst a variety of tapas-style choices are also available in the bar area.

Sport and Entertainment

  • Pool
  • Gymnasium at Jetwing Lighthouse
  • Spa at Jetwing Lighthouse
  • Boat rides
  • Cycle tours
  • Nature tours


Activities & Highlights

  • Whale watching tours, snorkeling, diving
  • Deep sea fishing trip with an experienced local
  • Visits to the city of Galle
  • Wildlife excursions
  • (Nature tours and excursions will be conducted by a qualified naturalist.)