Category: Accommodation

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 »

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

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

Today, we are revealing another five out our favourite and most loved places to stay this year. This week’s appearances include idyllic coastal villas, luxurious resorts set amidst lush greenery and opulent tented accommodation. With upcoming winter holidays, you can pick one of these great properties to enjoy a pampered stay in the tropics. 14.… Read More »

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

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

Continuing our countdown of the Red Dot Top 25 for 2019, today we bring you the next five on our list. From luxury colonial hotels to stunning beach villas and striking properties in Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, this week’s appearances  are sure to be some of the best in the island. If you are planning… Read More »

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

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

When we look back on our travels, there’s undoubtedly some hotels we would hardly ever wish to go back to, but of course there are those that we wish were our permanent abodes. Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be counting down our list of Top 25 Hotels as voted by you. From a… Read More »

Sri Lanka at forefront of kitesurfing craze

By Dilsiri Welikala Kitesurfing can claim to be one of the coolest sports you can do on water – and Sri Lanka is bidding to be one of the most exciting venues in the world For the first time in this part of the world, Sri Lanka’s kitesurfing scene will take a new twist, offering… Read More »

Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance launches #LoveSriLanka

In the wake of the Easter Sunday outrage, several hoteliers and travel companies have come together to form the Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance, launching its #LoveSriLanka initiative. The Alliance’s main focus is the creation of an enabling online platform & community to promote & support Sri Lanka’s return to the norms of island life, specifically… Read More »

Sri Lanka’s cable car is Ella’s best kept secret

Sri Lanka’s hill country offers thrills, excitement and inspiration to all. But in Sri Lanka an exciting cable car ride was the last thing on my mind. Little did I know I was about to hop onto a cable car and soar through the skies. Our destination on a cold morning was Ella Jungle Resort… Read More »

Rock Villa strikes gold at Tourism Awards Ceremony

Rock Villa by Taru Villas, a 170-year-old Sri Lankan wallawwa set on a two-acre coconut grove bordering the Indian Ocean off Bentota, was recently named the Best Boutique Villa at the Sri Lanka Tourism Awards held in December. With an offering of 6 rooms varying from Deluxe to Suites, Rock Villa oozes class and timeless… Read More »

Why House clinches award for Asia’s Best Family Hotel

Why House recently grabbed the top spot for Asia’s Best Family Hotel in the Boutique Hotel Awards held in London last month. We can’t really say we’re surprised because Why House has indeed been a firm favourite of families travelling with us. Hidden away from the popular beaches of Thalpe, in a gorgeously landscaped three-acre… Read More »

Late November weather in Sri Lanka makes it a wonderful time

The second half of November is my favourite time in Sri Lanka. The monsoon has largely burned itself out in the south-west and when it does rain, predominantly in the evening, it freshens the air and provides an enchanting backdrop to the sounds of the tropics. For those most interested in Sri Lanka’s beach culture… Read More »