Top Tourist Attractions in Kalutara – A Picturesque Seaside Holiday Destination!

Kalutara is a laid-back holiday destination famous for its relaxing atmosphere and long golden stretches of fine beaches, situated just 42 km away from Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka.

Brief Garden

Created by world-renowned Sri Lankan architect Bevis Bawa, Brief Garden in Lunuganaga is a 1-hour drive away from Kalutara. A truly enchanting place, the garden and the bungalow feature a hedonistic mix of traditional Ceylonese and colonial influence. Entrance is LKR 1000 after which visitors are free to wander around at their leisure.

Richmond Castle

A place of grandeur, Richmond Castle was the former home of a wealthy landowner, which was built during the turn of the century. Situated on the Kalutara – Palatota Road, the castle is among the most popular places to visit in Kalutara.

Pahiyangala Caves

Once the home of prehistoric cavemen, some 37,000 years ago, the Pahiyangala Caves located in the remote village of Yatagampityia, is known to be among the most ancient primal settlements in the whole of Asia and can be reached easily from many hotels in the Kalutara including the likes of Anantara Kalutara Resort.

Beruwala Lighthouse

A choppy ten-minute boat ride from the mainland to Barberyn Island will ensure that visitors get the chance to take a closer look at the fully functioning lighthouse which was completed in 1889. Visitors, however, are not allowed to enter the lighthouse but do get free reign to wander around the secluded island.

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Living on the Edge Experience in Macau – Breath-taking Heights and a Dizzying Adventure!

If you want to experience something different from the usual tourist related activities in Macau, then making your way to the Macau Tower would prove to be quite exciting!


Bungee Jumping

An adrenaline junky at heart? Then bungee jumping off the Macau Tower is going to give you an unforgettable high. Jumpers get to leap off from a platform 223m high and experience the ultimate free fall before slowing down to 30m above ground and rebounding back up.

Sky Walk

If you ‘re not too keen on jumping off one of the tallest building in Macau, then why not try taking a skywalk. Take a stroll around the outer perimeter of the tower, located 746 feet above ground and enjoy some stunning views while being tethered to safety harnesses and cables.

The Company

The activities are offered by a company called AJ Hackett which has been in operation since 2002. The friendly team of professionals will do everything to ensure that you have the experience of a lifetime.

How Much Does it Cost

While it can be expensive there are several packages offered to visitors to suit their budgets and will include photos and souvenirs etc. If you are flying in specially for the experience, then the tower can be easily accessed by many a Macau hotel in the close vicinity such as Hotel Okura Macau.

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Pattaya Travel Guide – Chill-Out your Holiday with Exciting Experiences!

Best known for its glittering nightlife, dining, shopping and entertainment options, Pattaya is a delight for all leisure travellers who wish to spend a memorable holiday.

Amazing Pattaya

Located in the south of Bangkok, Pattaya offers many entertainment opportunities like the 2.4 km Bira International Racing Circuit that hosts many international motorcycle races daily. In addition, the Nong Nooch Garden will feast your eyes with exotic flora and fauna which is only a 40-minute drive from AVANI Pattaya Resort & Spa which is an ideal choice for a luxurious Pattaya beach resort.

Best time to travel

If you are looking forward to enjoy Pattaya at its best, the ideal time to visit this city is from November to February when the weather is neither too cold nor too hot and mostly remains pleasant.

An exhilarating canopy tour

Are you an adventure enthusiast? Do not miss this thrilling canopy tour, the ‘Flight of the Gibbon’, one of the best things to do in Pattaya for all adventurous souls. Children, more than 1m of height can also try out this canopy tour.

Vibrant nightlife

With a blend of exoticism, romance and excitement, nightlife in Pattaya is unique! There are many seaside nightclubs and pubs where the tourists are kept entertained with live music and pole dancing girls. Do not miss savouring a yummilicious seafood dish in a Pattaya seaside restaurant.

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