Sri Lanka has been fondly referred to as the Pearl of The Indian Ocean and has been blowing up on the travel scene as a “must-visit” destination. Here are some cities and attractions that you really ought to visit on your next holiday!
The Beaches Down South
The coastal belt of the south is studded with quaint towns and amazing beaches so why not make Mirissa your base? Check into a centrally located hotel such as Ubuntu Beach Villas and experience the very best beaches that Sri Lanka is so famous for. Make sure you also enjoy the catch of the day served up fresh at a Mirissa Restaurant!
The Tea Country
Head towards Nuwara Eliya, where the air is chilly and crisp and the hills are adorned with lush tea bushes. Apart from enjoying some scones with your afternoon tea, make sure you drive to Horton Plains, which is a nature reserve with an amazing trail, with beautiful unspoilt views!
Don’t forget to head towards the heart of the country, to explore the cultural and historical roots of the nation. With temples and palaces over 2000 years old, the cities of Dambulla, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa are well worth exploring during your holiday in Sri Lanka.
Wild Life Encounters
Sri Lanka is a land that is blessed with an impressive array of wildlife, flora and fauna. Visit one of many wildlife parks such as Yala or Bundala in the deep south or Minneriya in the cultural triangle to witness an elephant or a leopard in its natural habitat!