Category: Destinations

A guide to Sri Lanka Wellness Holidays: Part 2 – Get Active

A guide to Sri Lanka Wellness Holidays: Part 2 – Get Active

Part 2 of our guide to Sri Lanka wellness holidays covers how you can get active during your holiday. Fresh air and exercise give us vital endorphins and serotonin, helping to rebalance our system and reboot our energy levels. Get active as part of your Sri Lanka wellness holiday to really feel the benefits of… Read More »

A guide to Sri Lanka Wellness Holidays: Part 1 – Back to Nature

A guide to Sri Lanka Wellness Holidays: Part 1 – Back to Nature

Get ready to recharge your batteries and get back to nature in 2022 with part 1 of our guide to Sri Lanka wellness holidays. Sri Lanka is one of the top destinations in Asia for getaways centred around wellbeing. Its alluring languorous atmosphere, abundance of protected wildlife reserves, and foundation in holistic health practices have… Read More »

Sri Lanka – A Surfer’s Guide

Sri Lanka – A Surfer’s Guide

As an island nation, Sri Lanka offers the visiting surfer a unique combination of cultural experiences, natural wonder and near endless surfing opportunities. Read on to discover when and where to go for that surf trip of a lifetime. The first thing to know is that despite its small size, Sri Lanka has two distinct… Read More »

Protect the environment on your Sri Lanka wildlife safari

Protect the environment on your Sri Lanka wildlife safari

For the astute traveller to Sri Lanka, a wildlife safari is not just a matter of what you might see, it is a matter of putting your life philosophies to the fore. If discovering Sri Lanka’s wildlife is any way detrimental to their survival, then frankly, forget it. If you can believe that your visit… Read More »

A guide to planning Sri Lanka holidays for relaxation

A guide to planning Sri Lanka holidays for relaxation

After an unsettled and uncertain two years, all of us are feeling the strain and seeking ways to reduce our stress. Take time to totally unwind with a Sri Lanka holiday dedicated to relaxation, whatever that means for you. Get back to nature, loll on an enchanting beach, or retreat to a spa. In this… Read More »

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

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 »

Top 7 Sri Lanka trekking trails

Top 7 Sri Lanka trekking trails

A guide to the best hikes in Sri Lanka Hiking in Sri Lanka is the best way to experience the island’s diverse landscapes and escape the typical tourist trail. Enhance your Sri Lanka holiday with the top Sri Lanka trekking trails, which range from gentle tea country walks to strenuous mountain climbs. Use this guide… Read More »

Five best beaches in Sri Lanka away from the crowds 

From Hikkaduwa to Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka keeps its most beautiful beaches well hidden. Here are our favourite five beaches in Sri Lanka away from the crowds. Hiriketiya Hidden along the south coast, amongst swaying palms and clifftops, this secluded cove is ideal for surfers, although only hardy surfers would dare to approach the rougher… Read More »

Fighting the Galle Fort jams

Why Sri Lanka’s famed Fort needs fewer vehicles The Galle Fort is a treasure trove of history, beautiful cobbled streets and well-restored buildings. And amongst these narrow streets flanked with quaint eateries, gem merchants and local art shops, there are also a lot of vehicles that do the rounds. So, if you are someone who… 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 »