Category: Accommodation

Galle beyond the Fort

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

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

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 »

Our wondrous night-time climb of Adam’s Peak

Our wondrous night-time climb of Adam’s Peak

Adam’s Peak is one of the most challenging and rewarding hikes in Sri Lanka and thousands of tourists join pilgrims on the night-time climb every year. Pilgrims journey to Adam’s Peak to see the footprint at the summit, variously believed to be the footprint of Lord Buddha, Lord Shiva, Adam or the Christian apostle St.… Read More »

Discover Sri Lanka’s culinary hotspots

Discover Sri Lanka’s culinary hotspots

Why Sri Lanka is one of the best destinations for foodies In recent years, Sri Lankan cuisine has become a trendy dining choice in the U.K. Hoppers, the iconic Sri Lankan restaurant chain, now have four restaurants in London including one at Kings Cross Station, whilst comedian Romesh Ranganathan recently wrote a column in The… Read More »

Sri Lanka set to transform tourism industry

Sri Lanka set to transform tourism industry

Batticaloa Domestic Airport to be upgraded as tourist numbers start to rise again Over the past decade, tourism has been the fastest growing industry in Sri Lanka. The island was one of travel’s best kept secrets for many years, but word slowly started to spread and the 2010s saw a huge influx of visitors to… Read More »

Sri Lanka opens third international airport

Sri Lanka opens third international airport

Sri Lanka opened its third international airport yesterday, paving the way for travellers to fly into the Northern Peninsula of the island. An ATR 72-600 aircraft carrying the Air India Chairman and Alliance Air CEO amongst other staff and journalists, was welcomed at the Jaffna International Airport (JIA) with a water salute and great enthusiasm… Read More »

Red Dot’s Top 25 Places to Stay in Sri Lanka

Red Dot’s Top 25 Places to Stay in Sri Lanka

After weeks of excitement and anticipation, today we present you the top five properties to stay in Sri Lanka. These hotel stays are utterly unforgettable- top-notch service, delightful dishes and jaw-dropping locations. There’s no wonder that these five properties are the ones that our guests loved most this year. So let us present Red Dot’s… Read More »

Red Dot’s Top 25 Places to Stay in Sri Lanka

Red Dot’s Top 25 Places to Stay in Sri Lanka

Moving forward with the Red Dot Top 25 for 2019, this week are bringing you the next five of our line-up. What follows are some of the hottest picks of our guests-those properties that would definitely make you feel right at home while helping you create incredible travel memories to take home with you. From… Read More »