Why Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka also known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean” is an island rich in natural treasures and offers a vast range of landscapes and cultures. The experiences are truly unique as you marvel at the unlimited beauty this jewel of the Indian Ocean has to offer.
Regardless of what your interests are, Sri Lanka has it covered! Sri Lanka has an abundance of history to offer including its native history dating back 2500 years as well as the Dutch, Portuguese and British settlements. The remarkable architecture and remains of palaces and monumental buildings still pay tribute to the extensive history of this magical island.
If wildlife is your thing then don’t miss an exciting wildlife safari or marvel at rare blue whales and dolphins. Sri Lanka truly has an abundance of exotic wildlife which exists in the numerous National Parks throughout the country. It is home to many rare birds, marine and land mammals.
Nuwara Eliya situated in the Hill Country was developed by the British settlers as a replica of home and is world renowned for its Sri Lankan tea. The cooler climate of the Hill Country is in direct contrast to the rest of tropical Sri Lanka and attracts many tea enthusiasts. Enjoy the breathtaking sceneries and cascading waterfalls as you sip on some of the world’s most flavoursome tea. Experience this picturesque Hill Country and be greeted by people with warm hearts.
For those who prefer a holiday full of adventure and activities, then Sri Lanka is the destination! A wide range of both land and water adventure sports are available such as white water rafting, windsurfing, waterski, cycling, trekking, hot air ballooning to name a few.
Sri Lanka is home to many beautiful golden sandy beaches and picture perfect sweeping palm trees. All you need to do is grab a cocktail and be part of the splendour and relaxation this little paradise has to offer!
Why not stay in some of the luxurious hotels and pamper yourself! In recent years there has been a lift in the number of luxurious boutique style accommodation and of course there are a plenty of 5 star accommodation throughout the country. The most recent being a proposal for a 7 star hotel in the heart of Colombo.
In line with its culture, Sri Lanka offers peace and tranquillity to its visitors. A wide range of luxurious hotels and spas are available to indulge yourself. The recognition of Ayurveda and its powers to heal and bring an equilibrium balance into life is evident through the wide range of Ayurvedic spas and treatments that are offered.
The latest trend, Arugam Bay is recognised as one of the world’s top ten surf beaches! Arugam Bay has also hosted many international surf competitions and offers a wide range of water sports for the adventure seeker.
The Sri Lankan people’s passion for food is translated through the mouth watering and tantalising cuisines on offer. The wide range of cuisines that are available ensures that all taste buds are catered for – vegetarians, meat lovers and seafood lovers. Along with the traditional and authentic Sri Lankan cuisine, one can also choose from many Western and Asian inspired restaurants. There are also ample modern take away outlets to cater for all budgets.
Come explore Sri Lanka, an island full of culture, history, natural beauty and people with warm hearts!
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