England Cricket Tour to Sri Lanka March 2020
1st Test Galle Tour
Relax into your holiday as soon as you arrive with 2 nights at the Jetwing Beach, Negombo, which is just half an hour from the airport. We then head down South to the renowned 5-star Lighthouse Hotel for the 1st Test match at the iconic Galle Cricket Ground.
TOUR PRICES (per person, excluding international flights)
|1st Test Galle Tour||£ 2,250||£ 3,350|
Sunday 15 March
Fly UK to Sri LankaPlease contact us for a tailored quote for your flights, including UK departure airport, stopover options, airline and class of travel
Monday 16 March
NegomboOn arrival in Sri Lanka, transfer to the nearby seaside town of Negombo (approx. 20 mins) and check in to the Jetwing Beach Hotel. Remainder of day at leisure to recover from the long journey.
Tuesday 17 March b
NegomboEnjoy a day at leisure relaxing on the beach or by the pool as you slip into ‘Sri Lanka time’
Wednesday 18 March bc
Negombo-GalleThis morning we depart Negombo and travel by luxury coach to Galle (approx. three hours). Upon arrival, we will take you on an orientation tour of Galle before checking into the Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel – our home for the next six nights. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to settle into your beautiful, beachfront location.
This evening we will host our ‘Welcome’ Cocktail Party – a chance to meet the rest of your group. Canapés and drinks included
Thursday 19 – Monday 23 March b
1st Test, Galle International Cricket StadiumOne of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world with the dramatic backdrop of the imposing Dutch Fort and the ocean on two sides.
The stadium is just 5 minutes’ drive from the Lighthouse Hotel and return transfers are included.
Friday 20 March b c
GalleThis evening, we will host a private ‘Cricket’ Cocktail Party where you will have the opportunity to hear the opinions of, and meet and chat personally with, our cricket celebrity guest. Drinks & canapés included.
Monday 23 March b d
GalleThis evening we will host our celebratory end of tour 3-course dinner. Drinks included.
Tuesday 24 March b
Galle – UK or The Blue Water optionIf you are heading home today, we will transfer you to the Bandaranaike International Airport for your flight (most arrive in the UK on the same day).
Alternatively, carry on to our Blue Water option and/or the 2nd Test in Colombo.
Jetwing Beach – 4 Star, NegomboLocated half an hour from the airport, Jetwing Beach is nestled among two and a half acres of palm tree gardens, along a beautiful sun-kissed beach. The large rooms (min. 46 square metres) feature a balcony overlooking the ocean front and are equipped with a walk-in rain shower and large bath. Choose from 3 restaurants, including the air-conditioned 'Black Coral'. The hotel has two swimming pools and a spa with Jacuzzi, steam room and air-conditioned treatment rooms. Other activities include tennis, beach watersports and Sri Lankan cooking lessons!
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Jetwing Lighthouse – 5 Star, GalleThe Jetwing Lighthouse is THE place to stay for the Galle Test. Just 2km from the Galle International Stadium, the hotel sits on top of a hillock leading down to a stunning beach. Guest rooms are large (60 square metres) and airy with a terrace/balcony overlooking the Indian ocean, and separate bathtub and walk-in shower. There are two swimming pools, tennis, squash, table tennis, pool, a gym & yoga. The hotel offers six different dining experiences with the Coats of Arms bar being the ideal location for a sundown cocktail, with outstanding views of the Indian Ocean.
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