Sri Lanka Travel Guides & Tips
Sri Lanka's tourism industry is on the up and up! Tourist arrival numbers have nearly tripled from 2010 to 2015, and this trend is bound to continue to soar over the next few years. Travelers flock to Sri Lanka to visit Kandy, Galle, Colombo, Hikkaduwa and Bentota just to name a few. Read on for more Sri Lanka travel tips - what to see, how to get around, the best hotels and the perfect 2 week itinerary!
What you need to know before you visit Sri Lanka
To quote Condé Nast Traveler, "Sri Lanka Is Ready for Its Close-Up". If you're planning a trip, here are 12 things to know before going to Sri Lanka including visa requirements, what to do and see in Sri Lanka, how to get around and the best time to visit! Click here to read the full guide.
Tourist arrival numbers have nearly tripled from 2010 to 2015, and this trend is bound to continue to soar over the next few years. Read on for 10 reasons why Sri Lanka needs to be on your list of travel destinations! Click here to read the full article.
Love beautiful beaches, delicious food, wildlife safaris and amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Then you're going to love Sri Lanka. Here are 6 of my favorite Instagram accounts you should follow if you're thinking about visiting, or have already fallen in love with Sri Lanka! Click here to see the full selection of accounts.
The perfect 2 week itinerary for sri Lanka
Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll know that Sri Lanka has become one of the top places to visit in Asia. Here is a flexible 2 week itinerary for the beautiful island - read on for some of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka, where to stay, how to get around and other handy tips you should know before your trip! Click here for the 2 week itinerary for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Destination Guides
Sri Lanka is not just about pristine beaches! Traveling by train in Sri Lanka is an incredibly cost-effective and picturesque way to get around, and many people believe it's an integral part of the overall Ceylon travel experience. Read on for how to see the best of Sri Lanka's tea country. Click here for the full article.
Sigiriya, AKA "Lion Rock", is a rock fortress located in central Sri Lanka, approximately 3 hours from Colombo. Read on for a travel guide to visiting Sigiriya - what to wear, how to get there, the rock climb and where to stay! Click here to read the full article.
Sri Lanka possesses an extremely high degree of biodiversity and is considered one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the world. Yala National Park is the second largest and most visited park in Sri Lanka, read on for what you need to know about going on a wildlife safari and visiting the animals in their natural habitat! Click here for the full guide.
Despite its size, Sri Lanka possesses an extremely high degree of biodiversity and is considered one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the world. If you are an elephant lover then you absolutely must go on a wildlife safari in Udawalawe National Park where hundreds of elephants roam free - read on for everything you need to know to help plan your trip to Udawalawe National Park! Click here for the full guide.
The Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe is a safe haven for orphaned baby elephants. These elephants are cared for and rehabilitated until they are 5 years old, and then returned to the wild to re-integrate with elephant herds in their natural habitat. Read on for how to plan your visit to the Elephant Transit Home and support the conservation and protection of Asian elephants! Click here for the full guide.
Yoga in Sri Lanka
Traveling and taking part in a Yoga retreat is a wonderful way to fill your cup and enhance wellness, explore new parts of the world, be a part of the international Yoga community and immerse yourself in Yoga. Read on for why you should head to Sri Lanka for your next Yoga retreat holiday! Click here for the full article.
The best places to stay in Sri Lanka
Paradise high up in the mountains of Kandy, Sri Lanka. Read on for more about staying in the heart of tea country at Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge. Click here for the full hotel review.
Though Negombo is not typically high up on the list of places to visit in Sri Lanka, it is home to Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions, a leading Ayurvedic retreat and hotel in the country. Read on for my review of this beautiful hotel in Sri Lanka! Click here for the full hotel review.
Sri Lanka has no shortage of luxury and boutique hotels, but this is one place you need to check out if you want the perfect place to soothe your soul (and body) along the south coast. Read on for more about experiencing true Sri Lankan hospitality at the Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort! Click here for the full hotel review.
Sometimes you discover a place that transports you away to a world that you never want to leave: Anantara Kalutara is one of those places. Anantara Kalutara is located in southwest Sri Lanka, only 1.5 hours away from Colombo airport - read on for a full review of this luxury hotel! Click here for the full hotel review.
Sri Lanka's luxury and boutique hotel scene is on the up-and-up, with major brands like Shangri-La opening up to cater to the burgeoning tourist arrivals to this little island in the Indian Ocean. Shangri-La's Hambantota Resort is one of the most beautiful hotels in Sri Lanka - read on for a full hotel review of this luxury resort! Click here for the full hotel review.