Colombo undoubtedly is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia; shop, dine at the finest international restaurants and savour a touch of history surviving amongst modern facades.
Enjoy a Game of Golf at One of the World’s Oldest Clubs
The Royal Colombo Golf Club is just 20 minutes from the city centre; making the 129 year old club a must visit for all golfing enthusiasts. Enjoy the challenging course and laid back ambiance of the colonial relic that retains all of its old world charms.
Take a City Tour under Sunny Skies
Sunny weather prevails almost all year round and hopping aboard an open top double decker is the ideal tour. The best way to experience the charm of Colombo; these tours cover all major sights and historical landmarks.
Indulge in Loads of Shopping
Shopaholics will love browsing the malls, boutiques and arcades of Colombo. Offering a variety of opportunity from budget shopping to high street fashions the stores are well stocked with international labels as well as the best local brands. Handicraft boutiques are another allure; giving you ample opportunity to pick out handcrafted souvenirs that will most certainly be a unique attraction within your home.
Relish some Pampering at a Colombo Spa
The chic confines of Colombo’s high class spas are holistic havens for rejuvenating mind, body and soul. You can book yourself for a full day of pampering and choose from Shiatsu to Swedish massages.
Experience the Artistic Side of Colombo
Visit the National Museum of Colombo and indulge the art connoisseur in you. The place is home to ancient works of art that range amongst sculptures and sketches that date as far back as the 4th century BC.
Tuck into some Seafood Delights in Mt Lavinia
Mt Lavinia is Colombo’s most famous seaside suburb; just 20 minutes from the city centre the place has a marvellous stretch of beach that is loved by locals and visitors. Some of the best seafood restaurants border the sandy expanse dominated by the vintage colonial type Mount Lavinia Hotel. Also a fabulous venue for eating seafood to views of the surf this hotel in Colombo has a vibrant historical background.
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