Sri Lanka hotels: find and book only the best

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Sri Lanka destination guide

Set in the Indian Ocean in South Asia, this teardrop-shaped island is a place where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and nature remains abundant and unspoilt. Sri Lanka offers an incredible combination of beautiful landscapes, palm-fringed beaches and verdant mountains for the best nature getaway in Asia.

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The country is also filled with cultural and natural treasures. Different civilizations have left their marks in Sri Lanka, making for a delightful mix of ancient cities, monuments and atmospheric colonial architecture. There you can discover 15 national parks showcasing an abundance of wildlife, 250 acres of botanical gardens, 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 350 waterfalls, and a culture that extends back to over 2,500 years – only on your special heritage break in Sri Lanka.

This island is perfect if you are looking for memorable activities. Whether it’s a trail elephant crossing the highway, tasting an exceptional cup of tea at a plantation, surfing and diving world class sites or strolling past colonial gems, Sri Lanka is a series of unexpected treasures where you will experience the best holiday ever.

EATING AND DRINKING

Sri Lankan cuisine is characterized by lots of fragrant spices. Here are four recommended restaurants where you can taste the best mouth-watering food in the country.

  1. Royal Thai (Colombo) - Overlooking a paved terrace, Royal Thai delights guests with authentic Thai food prepared by Thai master chefs, in a peaceful and serene ambience.
  2. Lords Restaurant (Negombo) - Experience a true dining experience in that modern and comfortable restaurant where you can enjoy delicious Thai and Sri Lankan cuisine.
  3. White House Restaurant (Kandy) - White House is a unique concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy serving a multi cuisine menu.
  4. Refresh Restaurant (Hikkaduwa) - Seafood restaurant where you can taste fantastic crabs, prawns and lobsters.
CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS

The culture of Sri Lanka has been influenced by many factors but has managed to retain much of its ancient aspects. Here are four recommended cultural attractions not to be missed.

  1. National Museum (Kandy) - This magnificient building once housed royal concubines and now features royal regalia and reminders of pre-European Sinhalese life.
  2. Dutch Reformed Church (Galle) - Discover the wonderful floor of that church paved with gravestones from and old Dutch cemetery as well as its incredible organ from 1760.
  3. Historical Mansion Museum (Galle) - Set in a well-restored Dutch house, the historical mansion features colonial artefacts including collections of antique typewriters.
  4. Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple (Colombo) - This temple is one of the most important in Colombo. It includes several imposing buildings demonstrating an eclectic mix of Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian and Chinese architecture.
THINGS TO DO

Sri Lanka offers a wide range of activities. Here are four recommended things to do while travelling there.

  1. Royal Pleasure Gardens (Anuradhapura) - Known as the Park of the Goldfish, the gardens cover 14 hectares and contain two ponds skilfully designed to fit around the huge boulders in the park.
  2. Viharamahadevi Park (Colombo) - Colombo’s biggest park is notable for superb flowering trees which bloom in March, April and early May.
  3. Adventure Asia (Colombo) - This company specialises in white-water rafting, kayaking, hot-air ballooning and bicycling tours.
  4. Spa Ceylon (Colombo) - The spa is a great place for relaxation thanks to its luxurious

Dambulla, Sri Lanka