Uga Escapes is a fully owned subsidiary of the Finco Group. Incorporated in 1963, the group comprises several companies recording success in diverse fields. The company owns boutique properties offering unique experiences across the island that include- the 20 luxury villa Ulagalla in Anuradhapura, Jungle Beach, Trincomalee, and Uga Bay Pasikudah, Residence by Uga Escapes in the heart of Colombo, and the latest addition, Chena Huts in Yala.
Over the years, Uga Escapes has secured several globally and locally recognised awards, steadily elevating them to exceptional standards bringing them to the world-renowned status Uga is known for today. This year too, 4 of the properties were adjudged winners of the Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Awards 2018. These are Jungle Beach, Ulagalla, Residence and Uga Bay. Additionally, under the Sub-Award category featuring the Top 25 Hotels in Sri Lanka, Jungle Beach Trincomalee was placed at #4, whilst Uga Bay in Passikudah was placed at #5. Under Top 25 Small Hotels in Sri Lanka, Ulagalla Anuradhapura came in at #3, with Residence by Uga Escapes Colombo securing #12. Ulagalla was also placed at #2 under Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka, whilst Jungle Beach Trincomalee was awarded #7 under the same category.
Last but not least, the final two categories awarded included Top 25 Hotels for Service and Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Sri Lanka, where under the former, Ulagalla cinched #3. Jungle Beach #15, Residence #20, and Uga Bay #24. Under the latter, Ulagalla once again was amongst the top 5 placed at #4, and Jungle Beach was positioned at #24.