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Sri Lankas Northern Heritage

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Sri Lanka’s Northern Heritage heads off to the far north of Sri Lanka which is reawakening once more. From the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura and the magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya, journey further north through picturesque rural landscapes, Nature lovers might wish to travel during the migrant birding season from October to March when the Jaffna lagoons are lined with pink flamingos and numerous other birds.


  • Lie on the palm-fringed beaches of Alankuda
  • Go whale and dolphin spotting off the coast of Kalpitiya
  • Explore the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura
  • Visit Hindu kovils and colonial-period churches in Jaffna
  • Visit glorious East Coast beaches
  • Watch graceful wild horses on Delft island
Bar Reef Resort

Bar Reef Resort (Eco Retreats)

Bar Reef Resort is a tranquil eco-retreat designed with an elegant, deliberately rustic style on Sri Lanka's sparsely populated north-west coast. Its wattle-and-daub cabanas and family villas lie amidst swaying palms, sandy beaches and the ocean which is home to dolphins and whales during the season.

Palm Garden Village

Palm Garden Village (Mid-range Hotels)

Palm Garden Village has the air of a colonial club, but one with a relaxed and enlightened feel. It was built in traditional colonial style in the late 1990s and stands in a large park, with villas immersed in the greenery. Often elephants, buffaloes, and deer wander out of the forest to drink at the adjacent lake, which was renovated by the hotel.

Nilaveli Beach Resort

Nilaveli Beach Resort (Mid-range Hotels)

Nilaveli Beach Resort is a relaxed 16-room holiday retreat consisting of nine separate wooden cabanas on stilts, set right on the beach. It is secluded and peaceful but still an excellent location for excursions to Pigeon Island and Trincomalee.

Lake Lodge Kandalama

Lake Lodge Kandalama (Boutique Hotels)

Lake Lodge, a 12-room boutique hotel in the heart of the cultural triangle, is surrounded by the peaceful gentle hills of Kandalama, and the lake beyond. Accommodation is in six two-storey chalets, with balconies on the upper floor, opening out to picturesque jungle and mountains views

Jetwing Lagoon

Jetwing Lagoon (Mid-range Hotels)

Jetwing Lagoon, 20 minutes' drive from thje international airport, spreads across seven acres of tropical gardens edged by Negombo Lagoon. Originally known as the Blue Lagoon, one of Geoffrey Bawa’s first architectural creations.

The Thinnai

The Thinnai (Luxury Hotels)

The Thinnai is a 39-suite luxury hotel located in the quieter part of Jaffna town. Closely situated to many of the interesting and historical sites in the Northern peninsula, Thinnai is a great place for families and friends.

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