Category: Accommodation

A guide to Sri Lanka’s south coast beaches

Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful tropical islands in the world, so it is no surprise that it is a popular choice for a beach holiday. There are many idyllic coastal towns to explore, whether you are seeking surfing spots, tranquil tropical coves or family-friendly water-sports. Different parts of the island come into… Read More »

How to plan a Sri Lanka holiday for families with young children

Sri Lanka is a fantastic destination for a family holiday, but we know that travelling with young children can be daunting – especially if you are heading to an unfamiliar country. When it comes to holidays with young children, there are so many points to consider: the safety of the destination; travel times and transport;… Read More »

Best beaches in Sri Lanka for surfing

In the words of the Beach Boys, surfing is ‘the greatest sport around / catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world’. That is certainly the belief of the fanatical locals who live beside Sri Lanka’s best surfing beaches, a mindset shared by the many surfers who flock to Sri Lanka from… Read More »

Travel companies beat DIY deals and big online sites, says Which?

The UK’s top consumer magazine, Which?, has warned that trusting global online travel sites risks “dodgy refund policies and non-existent customer service” and that it is not the money-saver that many customers assume. The study challenges the notion, fuelled by the growth of on-line information, that if travellers do all the planning themselves they will… Read More »

Top 6 Sri Lanka hotels for beautiful views

For its size, Sri Lanka is astonishingly diverse, home to spectacular beaches, lush hills, dramatic mountains, rich rainforest, dry scrubland and tranquil countryside. Whichever setting charms your soul the most, we have selected the best accommodation options for enjoying the view. A room with a view Living Heritage Surrounded by woodland, waterfalls and the rolling… Read More »

Top 6 Sri Lanka jaunts for lovers

Sri Lanka honeymoon ideas for adventurous couples Sri Lanka is a gem for just about any type of holiday, and if you are looking for a honeymoon destination, look no further. This island is secluded, peaceful and beautiful, ticking all the boxes for a perfect romantic getaway. Keep checking this blog to see the rest… Read More »

Galle beyond the Fort

Galle is a small city on Sri Lanka’s south-west coast which is best known for its 17th-century Dutch fort, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort’s dramatic sea-facing ramparts, stunning heritage architecture and interlaced streets lined with small shops, art galleries and restaurants have long attracted tourists, and it remains one of the most… Read More »

10 Best Sri Lanka Beach Hotels

Dreaming of a tropical beach where you can indulge in thrilling water-sports, stroll along the sand and gaze at glorious sunrises and sunsets? Us too. The 10 best Sri Lanka beach hotels offer all this and more. There are options to delight all types of traveller, from honeymooners hankering after a romantic hideout to families… Read More »

Top 5 Sri Lanka south coast beaches

Discover the diversity of Sri Lanka’s southern coastline, from the beautiful Mirissa Bay which offers wonderful whale watching opportunities and a variety of water-sports, to the picture-perfect tropical beaches of Tangalle, arguably Sri Lanka’s most romantic holiday destination. Here are just a few of our favourites: Unawatuna Just 15 minutes from popular Galle Fort, the… Read More »

The best viewpoints in Sri Lanka’s hill country

The best viewpoints in Sri Lanka’s hill country

Sri Lanka’s central hill country is a dramatic landscape of jagged mountains, undulating hills and rushing waterfalls, covered in carpets of tea and patches of alpine cloud forest. This region invites adventure, and those willing to explore on foot will be rewarded with exhilarating views. Discover our top seven viewpoints in Sri Lanka’s hill country,… Read More »