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Uga Bay

Pasikuda, Sri Lanka

Uga Bay was one of the first hotels to establish itself on the stunning Pasikuda Bay on the east coast of Sri Lanka and is built to a very high standard. The hotel comprises of 46 spacious rooms, all facing out over the gardens or out to sea.

At a Glance

  • It is worth bearing in mind that there is ongoing development in the bay whilst new hotels are being built

  • Uga Bay has some of the best beach in the Pasikuda Bay development

  • The hotel is Mediterranean and contemporary in style with some Sri Lankan touches

  • Guests can stay here for a single center vacation as well as combining with other Sri Lankan hotels

  • Uga Bay is owned by the same company who run Ulagalla in the Ancient Cities and Jungle Beach north of Trincomalee

Beach, Family, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Although there is plenty of room on the beach for everyone, it is not a private beach.

Emma Mark

Insider's View

There might be development work happening on a neighboring plot to the hotel. Please do take this into consideration.

Emma Mark

Insider's View

Get up early if you can to watch the sunrise from your balcony.

Emma Mark

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Pasikuda Bay has wide beaches of stunning white sand combined with shallow water without the strong currents of the south and west coast of Sri Lanka. Uga Bay makes the most of its prime location on the widest part of the beach. All buildings face towards the sea and the garden is landscaped to make the most of the open space.

An enormous infinity pool is the focal point of the resort with more than enough space to swim long lengths and relax poolside. Alternatively there are sun loungers on the beach and every room has its own balcony with seating.

The main rooms are situated in two-storey houses with two rooms on each floor. The upstairs rooms have the most uninterrupted views of the Bay of Bengal and if you can face it, the view of the sunrise is spectacular.

For those who are more active, there are water sports available in the bay. Please note that the water sports are independently run as a cooperative between neighboring hotels.

The food here is delicious and quite western in style and there is understandably a focus on seafood. Bread is freshly baked each day and was some of the best we tasted on our recent trip to Sri Lanka.


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Location & Directions

Pasikuda, Sri Lanka

East coast of Sri Lanka south of Trincomalee.

When to go

From May to August the Yala monsoon brings rain to the island’s southwestern half. The southwest has the highest rainfall – up to 4000mm a year. There is also an inter-monsoonal period in October and November when rain can occur in many parts of the island. The sea stays at around 27°C all year. Climatically speaking, the driest (and best) seasons in the Northeastern half of Sri Lanka are from May to August and for the west and south coasts, December to March.

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