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Colombo

Colombo

Colombo is in an exciting phase in its history. Sri Lanka’s largest city possesses a sense of new ambition, but it remains a compact, manageable coastal city offering excellent value and an atmosphere all of its own.

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Cultural Triangle

Cultural Triangle

Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle has enthralled millions of travellers. It covers the north-central towns of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya and Dambulla where extensive archaeological ruins provide a glimpse into the island’s history.

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East Coast

East Coast

Sri Lanka’s picturesque East Coast is enjoying a renaissance. The sun-kissed beaches and marine life of Trincomalee; world-renowned surfing in Arugam Bay; and the wild elephants of Gal Oya National Park all make this a tourist heaven.

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Galle Coast

Galle Coast

Galle is thriving. The fortified old town is enjoying an artistic renaissance and hosts an annual literary festival. To the south lies the Galle Coast, where beautiful beaches are dotted with luxurious villas and classy boutique hotels.

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Hill Country

Hill Country

Drive into the central highlands and discover Sri Lanka at its most dramatic. This land of tea-clad hills and rushing waterfalls now has its own award-winning walking trail to help bring it alive. Unmissable.

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Jaffna and the North

Jaffna and the North

Situated at the northern tip of Sri Lanka, the Jaffna peninsula is steeped in history. Explore Jaffna town and surrounding areas, or visit one of seven inhabited remote islands, as this region recovers from years of civil war.

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Kandy

Kandy

The bustling hill-country capital of Kandy lies amidst towering hills. Its temperate climate, scenic location and rich history has made it a favourite haunt for travellers. A gateway to the stirring peaks of Sri Lanka’s hill country.

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Kerala

Kerala

India’s enchanting south, a mystical region of lakes and hill country

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North-West Coast

North-West Coast

Sri Lanka’s north-west coast begins with the popular beach resort of Negombo – close to the international airport - but venture further north for whale and dolphin spotting, game parks and lagoons in a region largely untouched by mass tourism.

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Rajasthan

Rajasthan

A land of ancient forts, rugged mountains and awe-inspiring landscapes.

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Sinharaja & Kitulgala

Sinharaja & Kitulgala

The tropical rainforest of Sinharaja and the village of Kitulgala, which is popular for white water rafting, are situated in the western foothills, sandwiched between the west coast and the central highlands.

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South Coast

South Coast

Sri Lanka’s cove-like south coast is very much on trend with beach lovers since the coastal motorway cut journey times and consists of a diverse collection of delightful coral-protected bays and headlands.

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The Maldives

The Maldives

Idyllic white sand beaches lapped by turquoise ocean offering total peace and privacy and a variety of water-sports options.

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Uda Walawe, Tissa and Kataragama

Uda Walawe, Tissa and Kataragama

Uda Walawe game park, where elephants abound, and the historical towns of Tissa and Kataragama are located in Sri Lanka's south east. This area of lotus-filled lakes and paddy has great religious and historical significance.

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West Coast

West Coast

Sri Lanka's west coast covers the coastal belt just south of Colombo all the way down to Hikkaduwa. It has a proud and long-standing tourist tradition and offers broad tropical beaches for a mix of upmarket and budget travellers.

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Yala

Yala

Yala, situated in the south east corner of the island, is home to the greatest variety of Sri Lanka’s wildlife. Seek out sloth bear, elephants, buffalo, deer, crocodiles and the endangered Sri Lankan leopard in the country’s biggest game park.

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Accommodation

Signature by Amaya

Signature by Amaya

Signature by Amaya is an upmarket offering located within the premises of Amaya Lake, a sister property. It is made up of six identical villas, each of which has four luxurious, stylish rooms.

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20 Middle Street

20 Middle Street

Once the residence of a Dutch Merchant, 20 Middle Street is an exquisite five-bedroom villa dating back to the 1750s. This sprawling, privately-owned villa is one of the largest residences within Galle Fort.

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3 Sisters

3 Sisters

An informal colonial-period beach villa in the south coast town of Matara on Sri Lanka's southern tip. A swimming pool leads to a fenced garden and the beach beyond through a canopy of Pandanus trees which provide protection from the midday sun.

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41 Lighthouse Street

41 Lighthouse Street

41 Lighthouse Street is a charming three-bedroom villa tucked away inside Galle Fort. Offering a spacious living area, beautifully designed rooms, an exquisite swimming pool and well-maintained courtyard, this villa is a much sought-after sanctuary.

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98 Acres Resort

98 Acres Resort

The 98 Acres Resort is a 12 room eco-friendly, boutique hotel in Ella set amidst tea covered hills with magnificent views of the southern plains, Ella rock and Little Adam’s Peak. Accommodation is in individual stone chalets and the lounge and restaurant pavilion has breathtaking views.

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Aditya

Aditya

Aditya is another must-have property in Sri Lanka’s increasingly impressive boutique market. This artistic hotel oozes class and style and sits on a secluded stretch of beach in Rathgama, midway between the hedonistic beach resort of Hikkaduwa and the historic old town of Galle.

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Aga Surf View

Aga Surf View

Discover a peaceful coastal oasis when you stay at Aga Surf View, one of Red Dot’s best budget properties along Sri Lanka’s idyllic south coast.

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Aliya Resort and Spa

Aliya Resort and Spa

Aliya Resort and Spa is a modern, eco-friendly resort which offers a range of good accommodation including luxury tents and interconnecting rooms for families. It is perfectly situated for excursions in the Cultural Triangle and has a variety of facilities including a spa and an infinity pool with stunning views.

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Amaloh Boutique Resort

Amaloh Boutique Resort

Amaloh is a luxurious boutique hotel offering 20 stylish rooms with the feel of a traditional southern home and an unhurried atmosphere just south of Matara in Polhena, a convenient base for the exploring the deep south.

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Amangalla

Amangalla

Amangalla is a fabulous boutique hotel in Galle Fort seeking to offer the highest possible luxury in intimate, historic surroundings. The property is an amalgamation of buildings dating back over 400 years and offers excellent old-world luxury.

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Amanwella

Amanwella

Amanwella is renowned as one of Sri Lanka's most luxurious properties. This chic beach hotel is set in a small coconut grove sloping down to a crescent-shaped beach in Tangalle in Sri Lanka's deep south. This 30-suite hotel is owned by the exclusive Aman Group.

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Amaranthe Bay Resort and Spa

Amaranthe Bay Resort and Spa

Amaranthe Bay Resort and Spa is a 25 bedroom luxury hotel with picturesque river views, located in Uppuveli on the country’s Eastern coastline. This contemporary-style hotel offers two types of luxury rooms, delectable fusion food, water sports, and is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the sun and sea.

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Amaya Beach

Amaya Beach

Amaya Beach has a spectacular 300m beach frontage on the Pasikudah Bay, where seas are ideal for swimming and water-sports between March and September. The hotel is laidback and offers luxurious rooms and suites with sea views and Sri Lankan and international cuisine.

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Amaya Hills

Amaya Hills

Amaya Hills, one of Kandy’s best-appointed hotels, lies on a rocky outcrop, 15 minutes drive above the hill-country capital. This hotel has a traditional Sri Lankan feel and benefits from stirring views, standing amid steep, wooded hills about 15 minutes above the town, a peaceful land of beautiful sunsets and wispy morning mists.

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Amaya Lake

Amaya Lake

Amaya Lake is a simple hotel of four-star standard which enjoys a peaceful and beautiful setting by the banks of Kandalama Lake in Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle. An excellent eco-hotel with a personal feel that offers low-level cabanas in tranquil woodland.

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Amba Estate

Amba Estate

Amba Estate is a small organic farm and holiday retreat with a remote, escapist setting in the Southern highlands with views across Ella Rock and Lipton’s Seat. The estate is perched above the Ravana Ella waterfall, a windy 40-minute drive from Ella. Accommodation is in either a four-bedroom estate bungalow or a two-bedroom cottage nearby.

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Ambalama

Ambalama

Ambalama is a stylish beach villa set on a pristine beach at Dalawella, 7km south of Galle. It has four suites situated either side of an infinity pool with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean. Enter the house across stepping-stones set over a pool which lead all the way into the cool white interior of the villa.

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Anantara Kalutara

Anantara Kalutara

Global hotel, resort and spa brand Anantara brings its internationally recognised standards to its Kalutara Resort offering stylish accommodation in 141 rooms, suites and villas. Inspired by Geoffrey Bawa’s design, Anantara Kalutara offers views of the Indian Ocean and Kalu Ganga River.

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Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas is a collection of villas and residences scattered throughout the private island of Kihavah.

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Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

Situated on a rocky outcrop amidst a coconut plantation along a secluded section of the island’s southernmost coastline, Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven is a representation of all the versatile environments Sri Lanka has to offer.

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Anantaya Pasikudah

Anantaya Pasikudah

Anantaya Pasikudah is a stylish and well-regarded hotel on Sri Lanka's east coast, with an effort towards eco-friendliness and a perfect stretch of beach for a relaxing holiday.

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Anilana Nilaveli

Anilana Nilaveli

Anilana Nilaveli is a contemporary, stylish resort set on Nilaveli beach. It has a variety of rooms, bars and restaurants and beautiful views of the Indian Ocean, and is an ideal base for those interested in water-sports.

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Anilana Pasikudah

Anilana Pasikudah

Anilana Pasikudah is a luxurious beach hotel with minimalist interiors and an expansive pool on the picturesque Pasikudah Bay.

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Antic

Antic

Quirky and stylish, Antic is a charming guesthouse that offers good value accommodation within the walls of Galle Fort.

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Apa Villa

Apa Villa

Apa Villa is a delightful boutique hotel which overlooks a coral beach in Thalpe, a few miles south of Galle. It was named after Hans Hoefer, the founder of the Apa Guides – later to become the Insight Guides – and his photographer’s eye has ensured that this is a villa of beauty and elegance.

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Ashburnham Estate

Ashburnham Estate

Ashburnham Estate is an old planter’s bungalow that has been caringly renovated by its British owners. It lies on a 98-acre working tea plantation in the village of Elkaduwa, about an hour from Kandy in the Knuckles mountains. Six comfortable ensuite bedrooms are sold by the room – a great choice for walkers and nature lovers.

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Athulya Villas

Athulya Villas

Athulya Villas is a 19C Kandyan walawua (ancestral home) perched on a hillock in the village of Panabokke and has scenic mountain views and acres of lush gardens.

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Auraliya

Auraliya

Auraliya has a prime position in Thalpe, the beach settlement for Galle’s well-to-do. It is ideal for families, benefiting from a lovely swimming beach guarded by a coral reef. This spacious, six-bedroom courtyard villa has a swimming pool, formal dining area and a large tropical garden.

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Back of Beyond - Dehi Gaha Ela

Back of Beyond - Dehi Gaha Ela

Back of Beyond Dehi Gaha Ela is an eco-retreat off the beaten track, 20 minutes from Sigiriya Rock Fortress, and is suitable for those who are adventurous and delight in simplicity. It is one of three respected Back of Beyond properties owned by an ardent nature lover. Accommodation consists of two wooden tree houses and four cottages on stilts.

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Back of Beyond - Pidurangala

Back of Beyond - Pidurangala

Back of Beyond Pidurangala is a rustic eco-retreat at the foot of the towering Pidurangala Rock, walking distance to the historic Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Surrender yourself to nature and the enchanting feeling of living in the surrounds where history dates back to the 5th century AD.

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Bamboo

Bamboo

Bamboo is a modern three-bedroom villa with magnificent views of Victoria golf course, Victoria Lake and the Knuckles Mountain Range. Bamboo is constructed on split levels with high timber roofs, spacious and vibrant interiors, and wide verandahs. It has an informal feel which is ideal for families with older children.

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Bandarawela Hotel

Bandarawela Hotel

This slowly-evolving old colonial hotel in the equally unchanging highlands town of Bandarawela offers a sense of a bygone age at a highly affordable price.

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Bandos Island Resort and Spa

Bandos Island Resort and Spa

Bandos was one of the earliest resorts to open in the Maldives and has gradually grown into a stylish and relaxing destination with a great reputation for diving and water-based activities.

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Bay Villas Balapitiya

Bay Villas

Bay Villas is a stylish three-suite property overlooking the ocean in Balapitiya which promises a peaceful, private stay. It can be booked by the room or in its entirety.

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Bay Vista Hotel

Bay Vista Hotel

Bay Vista Hotel is located at the centre of Arugam Bay, conveniently positioned for the main surf point and the surrounding cultural and wildlife attractions. It has a relaxed atmosphere and is good value for money.

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Bethany 101

Bethany 101

Bethany 101 is a 170-year-old Moorish villa facing the tranquil Puttalam Lagoon in the north-west. This refurbished boutique villa has six bedrooms and is centrally placed to enjoy the natural splendor of the Kalpitiya peninsula as well as Wilpattu game park.

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Blue Magpie Lodge

Blue Magpie Lodge

Blue Magpie Lodge is a simple guesthouse set by a river with sweeping views of the misty mountains close to the entrance of Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka's last surviving rain forest.

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Blue Water

Blue Water

If you like water, you'll adore Blue Water: mini-ponds, streams and fountains are everywhere and its swimming pool is one of the largest in the world. Another creation of Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka’s celebrated architect. Wadduwa, the start of the west coast beaches, lies barely an hour south of Colombo, putting this luxury hotel within easy range.

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Borderlands

Borderlands

Borderlands camping is based in Kitulgala, a riverside village that offers Sri Lanka’s best white-water rafting experience. Accommodation is in tents and wooden cabins on stilts and built right over the river.

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Bougainvillea Retreat

Bougainvillea Retreat

Bougainvillea is a peaceful holiday retreat in tropical gardens within Victoria Golf & Country Resort. Accommodation is in well-appointed bedrooms set within the main house and separate cottages opening on to lush green gardens and mountain views.

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Boulder Garden

Boulder Garden

Boulder Garden is immersed in five acres of wilderness. Although just off the minor road to Sinharaja, you will feel enclosed in the depths of a damp and ancient forest, where monkeys and wild squirrels make malarkey in the trees, and eagles and hornbills fly.

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Boutique 87

Boutique 87

Boutique 87 is a two-bedroom boutique hotel tucked away in a 17-acre garden in Bentota. Designed by Sri Lanka’s most iconic architect Geoffrey Bawa, the villa is an ideal getaway for couples who love nature.

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Buckingham Place

Buckingham Place

Buckingham Place is a highly appealing boutique hotel on a five-acre estate overlooking the tranquil Rekawa lagoon in the deep south. This is a peaceful spot in a relatively undiscovered part of Sri Lanka, a stylish 11-roomed hotel, contemporary in design with tasteful interiors.

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C Beyond

C Beyond

If you love water, you’ll love C Beyond, one of the East Coast’s finest boutique properties. Chic yet informal, and positioned between a lagoon and the beach on the northern outskirts of Nilavali.

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Camellia Hills

Camellia Hills

Camellia Hills is a modern interpretation of a tea bungalow. Offering accommodation in five ensuite rooms overlooking the majestic Castlereagh reservoir and surrounding tea plantations, the bungalow is great for relaxation and operate on all-inclusive basis.

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Cantaloupe House

Cantaloupe House

Cantaloupe House is an exquisitely updated Sri Lankan walawwa which now operates as a chic boutique hotel less than a mile inland from the golden south-coast surfing beaches of Ahangama.

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Cape Weligama

Cape Weligama

Cape Weligama, a sister property of the acclaimed Ceylon Tea Trails group of hill country bungalows, offers 37 luxury suites and villas across 12 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking a beautiful spot on Sri Lanka's south coast. Appealing coastal accommodation for the discerning.

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Ceylon Tea Trails Castlereagh

Ceylon Tea Trails Castlereagh

Castlereagh, a colonial tea bungalow nestling in a wooded dell close to a lake, offers unrivalled lake views and superb garden suites. One of five wonderful tea-estate bungalows in the acclaimed Tea Trails collection in the south-west highlands.

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Ceylon Tea Trails Dunkeld

Ceylon Tea Trails Dunkeld

Dunkeld is a five-bedroom bungalow under the Ceylon Tea Trails collection located in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. It is furnished in a colonial-period style but offers all the modern amenities.

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Ceylon Tea Trails Norwood

Ceylon Tea Trails Norwood

The luxurious Norwood Bungalow commands a fine view of the Bogawantalawa Valley. Enjoy a traditional English cream served by authentically-dressed butlers, many descended from butlers of the colonial period. One of five wonderful tea-estate bungalows in the acclaimed Tea Trails collection in the south-west highlands.

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Ceylon Tea Trails Summerville

Ceylon Tea Trails Summerville

Summerville is a pretty chocolate box bungalow nestling among the rich green hills of the Dickoya region, more than 4,000 feet above sea level. One of five wonderful tea-estate bungalows in the acclaimed Tea Trails collection in the south-west highlands.

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Ceylon Tea Trails Tientsin

Ceylon Tea Trails Tientsin

Tientsin Bungalow was originally one of the first properties to be built for British tea estate managers in the days of the Raj. This luxurious bungalow is one of five wonderful tea-estate bungalows in the acclaimed Tea Trails collection in the south-west highlands.

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Ceylon Wild Safaris

Ceylon Wild Safaris

Ceylon Wild Safaris offers six comfortable tents hidden away in the buffer zone jungles of the Yala National Park about 40 minutes from the Katagamuwa entrance. A fully solar-power property with individual plunge pools.

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Chaarya Resort & Spa

Chaarya Resort & Spa

Chaarya Resort & Spa is a mid-range hotel with 20 comfortable a/c rooms, all with cable tv, in Tissamaharama in the deep south. Located on the Tissa – Kataragama road, this is a convenient location from which to explore the ancient temples of Tissa and the jungle shrine of Kataragama. Yala National Park is only 30 minutes away.

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Cinnamon Bentota Beach

Cinnamon Bentota Beach

Cinnamon Bentota Beach enjoys one of the finest beach positions in Sri Lanka, standing on a prime piece of land where the Bentota River meets the Indian ocean. A 5-star resort which was not just renovated but reimagined in 2019 and which once again can claim to be a prince among Sri Lanka’s traditional beach hotels.

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Cinnamon Citadel

Cinnamon Citadel

Cinnamon Citadel offers some of the most luxurious accommodation in Kandy. Now part of the highly-reputable Cinnamon brand, it provides tranquil riverside surroundings a 15-minute drive from the bustle of Kandy centre. Days begin to birdsong and perhaps a warm mist rolling away from the river.

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Cinnamon Dhonveli

Cinnamon Dhonveli

Cinnamon Dhonveli, gifted with one of the best surf points in the Maldives combined with its close proximity to the Male Airport, is a much sought-after resort. 

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Cinnamon Grand

Cinnamon Grand

Cinnamon Grand has a touch of grandeur and opulence which has long made it a favourite among Colombo five-stars. Central location, great restaurants and the added convenience of an adjoining shopping mall

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Cinnamon Lakeside

Cinnamon Lakeside

Cinnamon Lakeside is the largest and one of the most impressive Colombo 5-star. Sister hotel of the Cinnamon Grand, it has a private location alongside Biera Lake, slightly away from the hotel strip, and offers excellent all-round facilities.

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Cinnamon Lodge

Cinnamon Lodge

Cinnamon Lodge is blessed with a tranquil and picturesque 27-acre woodland location next to a beautiful lake. The large gardens are filled with tropical trees and tranquil waterways which provide a home for a variety of birds, grey monkeys and rock squirrels. The luxurious two-storey chalets have verandahs and balconies and offer much privacy.

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Cinnamon Red

Cinnamon Red

Cinnamon Red offers comfortable accommodation in the centre of Colombo. This ultra-modern hotel spans 26 floors and has fantastic views across the city centre. It has a pool, gym and rooftop bar and is decorated throughout with vibrant bursts of crimson.

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Cinnamon Wild

Cinnamon Wild

An atmospheric wildlife hotel with well-appointed cabanas on the fringes of Yala game park which is highly regarded by upmarket package tourists and by independent travellers.

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Claughton House

Claughton House

Claughton House is a five-bedroom beach villa perched on a hill top looking down on to the spectacular Tangalle Bay in the deep south. The villa, designed by Georffrey Bawa, has access to its own beach and is set on eight-acres of tropical gardens scattered with coconut palms.

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Clingendael

Clingendael

Clingendael, a magnificent boutique manor house situated within Victoria Golf & Country Resort, exudes a stately grandeur yet is also infused with the latest in modern technology and contemporary art on the walls. Clingendael's terraced gardens, cascading waterways, verandahs and tranquil setting is ideal for relaxation.

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Clove Villa

Clove Villa

Clove Villa is a Sri Lankan owned private villa 15 minutes from Kandy town which offers a personalised service and comfortable accommodation in seven good-quality bedrooms. Designed with high timber roofs and tall glass windows, Clove Villa spreads across three floors.

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Club Villa

Club Villa

Club Villa is an enchanting holiday retreat on a broad and peaceful stretch of beach on the southern outskirts of Bentota. This much-loved property, originally built by Geoffrey Bawa, is cherished by a loyal clientele for a peaceful atmosphere in a pretty coconut grove, immaculate service and good-quality food.

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Coco Bay

Coco Bay

Coco Bay, just minutes away from lively Unawatuna Bay, is a modern 12-room hotel blessed by a quieter aspect than the main beach strip. It has vibrant interiors and spaciousrooms with sea views.

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Coco Tangalla

Coco Tangalla

Coco Tangalla is a six-bedroom, colonial-period villa overlooking the south-coast beaches of Tangalle. The Main House and an adjoining annex lie at the highest point with the infinity swimming pool and gardens at lower levels. Managed by the owner of The Kandy House and The Last House.

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Coffee Bungalow

Coffee Bungalow

The Coffee Bungalow is a refined 19C colonial manor nestled in the serene hills to the south of Kandy lake within easy reach of all the chief attractions.

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Colombo Court Hotel & Spa

Colombo Court Hotel & Spa

From a three-storey high metal sculpture of a tree to bar stools made of recycled tractor seats in the Loft Bar, Colombo Court Hotel & Spa is an urban boutique hotel with a strong environmental focus that will appeal to those preferring something different to standard city fare.

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Corbets View

Corbets View

Committed walkers seeking simple – one could say primitive - accommodation in an unspoiled mountain terrain will be taken by Corbet’s View. This simple accommodation in the heart of the Knuckles range offers no frills, just overnight shelter. This is Sri Lanka’s hill country at its most escapist. Walkers’ territory, unadorned.

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Cove House

Cove House

Cove House is a refurbished, old southern home which has been brought back to life by its current American owner. The three-bedroom villa and the gardens spread across two acres and have spectacular sea views from a hillock just above the village.

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Crystal Sands

Crystal Sands

Crystal Sands is a contemporary all-Suite hotel at the northern end of the Galle Coast. It comprises 25 Sky Villas combining the luxury of a top-end hotel with the comforts and sense of belonging of home.

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Danish Villa

Danish Villa

Danish Villa is a homely five-bedroomed property set amidst an acre of tropical garden just a short stroll away from the magnificent beaches of the south-east coast.

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Deer Park Hotel

Deer Park Hotel

Deer Park Hotel stands in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle overlooking an ancient reservoir at Giritale. This cosy eco-resort has quite a compact setting but maintains high levels of style and comfort and a tranquil, natural feel.

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Dolce Casa

Dolce Casa

Dolce Casa is a bright and comfortable guesthouse in a quiet area of Colombo just a short drive from the city centre, ideal for those seeking affordable accommodation in a great location. Its restaurant, Dolce Italia, serves up sumptuous Western cuisine and fantastic coffee.

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Dolphin Beach

Dolphin Beach

Dolphin Beach is for those seeking laidback, barefoot living in natural surroundings. This is a property with a difference, with comfortable accommodation in four a/c tented chalets. A relaxed environment on a quiet stretch of Sri Lanka’s escapist north-west coast.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort

DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort

This modern, horseshoe-shaped resort lies on a promontory amid considerable greenery on the tranquil banks of Weerawila Lake and exudes relaxation. Well placed for both Uda Walawe and Yala game parks.

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Dusit Thani

Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives combines Thai hospitality with Maldives style and features the award-winning Devarana Spa which is suspended from the trees and has one-of-a-kind rooms amongst the coconut trees.

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Dutch House

Dutch House

The Dutch House is a two-bedroom villa perched on a hillock overlooking Bandarawela town at a distance and surrounded by mountains. Set on a two-acre garden filled with fruit trees and flowering plants, this highly-praised boutique property is flourishing again under new Sri Lankan owners.

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Earl's Regency

Earl's Regency

The Earl’s Regency, lying alongside the broad Maheweli River, offers modern and spacious four-star comfort on Kandy’s outskirts. Earl’s strives for a sense of grandeur, and can claim to be the best-appointed hotel in town, but some find it lacking in atmosphere for a Sri Lankan hotel. The most conveniently-situated hotel for Victoria golf club.

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Eka Beach

Eka Beach

Eka Beach has a glorious location on the edge of a picture-perfect beach in Thalpe where sea turtles can be seen swimming at sunset. Charming rooms, friendly staff and being within walking distance to popular restaurant Wijaya Beach combine to make this a great choice for those seeking good value accommodation in this area.

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Ekho Ella

Ekho Ella

Ekho Ella enjoys a prime location in the heart of Ella town with unrivalled views of the magnificent Ella Gap and offers comfortable rooms with modern facilities designed around a unique railway theme.

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Ekho Lake House Polonnuruwa

Ekho Lake House Polonnuruwa

Ekho Lake House, which overlooks Parakrama Lake near the ruined city of Polonnaruwa, has a history dating back to the colonial period and has regained much of its allure now that the owners, Ceylon Hotels Corporation, have upgraded the property to a small boutique hotel.

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Ekho Safari Hotel

Ekho Safari Hotel

Ekho Safari occupies a scenic position on the banks of the ancient Tissa Wewa. Previously known as Tissamaharama Resort, this four-star hotel with 50 rooms underwent a complete refurbishment. Located minutes from Tissamaharama town, this is a convenient base from which to explore Kataragama, Bundala and Yala.

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Elephant Stables

Elephant Stables

Elephant Stables is a six-room boutique villa set on a hillock looking over Kandy town and the Knuckles Mountain Range. Situated about 15 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Kandy town, it was once the ancestral home of a Ceylonese nobleman and even afer its extensive refurbishment it gives a flavour of the region.

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Elephas Resort

Elephas Resort

Elephas Resort is a small, eco-friendly hotel surrounded by wilderness and paddy fields which offers laid-back, chalet-style accommodation close to Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

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Ellen's Place

Ellen's Place

Once the home of a family who featured prominently in Ceylon’s independence struggle, Ellen’s Place is now an attractive boutique-style hotel offering good value accommodation in a tranquil part of Colombo.

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Ellerton

Ellerton

Ellerton is a splendid hill county property blessed with magnificent views. The 100-year-old planters' bungalow, recently refurbished by British owners, sits amid a nine-acre organic tea and spice estate in Gampola, half-an-hour deeper into the hills from Kandy. Choose between the old-colonial manor house and the main house.

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Elysium

Elysium

Elysium is a stylish tropical beach house - a small resort in itself – in Galle's upmarket beach settlement of Thalpe. Lounging and formal dining is in the main building while four separate chalets and a children's room open on to a swimming pool and gardens.

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Era Beach

Era Beach

Era Beach is a luxurious eight-roomed boutique hotel comprised of two refurbished colonial-period bungalows which house the main restaurant and lounge bar, and an additional two-storey building which houses the bedrooms. A large swimming pool is the focus of the property.

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Eraeliya Villas

Eraeliya Villas

A tranquil holiday retreat in Weligama poised on a hillock with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Set on an acre of tropical gardens, the resort consists of four individually-designed villas that are well suited for a romantic getaway or a family holiday.

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Ferncliff

Ferncliff

Ferncliff is a charming heritage property set in extensive gardens in a leafy suburb of Nuwara Eliya, only 10 minutes from the centre of town. Periodic renovations have maintained the charming ambience of this highly-praised bungalow

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Firsmead

Firsmead

Firsmead is a stately bungalow overlooking Lake Gregory in Nuwara Eliya offering a personalised service and plenty of modern comforts for a relaxing stay.

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Forest Edge

Forest Edge

Forest Edge is a four-bedroom holiday retreat with a picturesque hilltop setting 30 minutes from Kitulgala, Sri Lanka’s foremost destination for white-water rafting. It is set on a working tea plantation edged by a pine forest and surrounded by mountains

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Fort Bazaar

Fort Bazaar

Fort Bazaar is an 18-room luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of Galle Fort, its beautiful architecture and décor inspired by Portuguese heritage and contemporary design. The addition of a great restaurant makes this a must-visit place in the Fort.

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Fort Bliss

Fort Bliss

Fort Bliss is a refurbished colonial-period house located within Galle’s 17C Dutch Fort. Situated at the edge of the ramparts, the sea views from the second floor are wonderful. The four bedrooms are spacious and furnished with antique twin or double beds.

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Fort Printers

Fort Printers

Fort Printers offers the ambience of a villa and the convenience of a hotel in the heart of Galle Fort. A small property that has a glamorous feel whilst retaining a vital sense of simplicity and warmth

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Fox Jaffna

Fox Jaffna

Fox Jaffna is a chic boutique hotel featuring 24 luxurious rooms. Located in Kokuvil, Fox Jaffna is an ideal escape in the north of the island. The property is in close proximity to many attractions in Jaffna.

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Frangipani Tree

Frangipani Tree

Frangipani Tree is a stylish boutique hotel set at the edge of a secluded beach in the upmarket settlement of Thalpe. It has ten luxurious and utterly private suites, housed in four stylish villas.

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Gal Oya Lodge

Gal Oya Lodge

Gal Oya Lodge is a tranquil eco retreat made up of several bungalows and villas spread across a 20-acre forest. The property is edged by Gal Oya National Park and the Senanayake Samudraya, one of Sri Lanka's largest lakes. This is an escapist choice for wildlife lovers.

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Galavilla Boutique Hotel and Spa

Galavilla Boutique Hotel and Spa

There are few more escapist places to rest your head in Sri Lanka than Galavilla Boutique Hotel & Spa, an individualistic and tranquil hotel offering wonderful value which can be found in glorious mountain scenery about 50 minutes’ drive from Kandy.

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Galkadawala

Galkadawala

Galkadawala is a rustic eco-retreat offering an authentic back-to-nature experience in a remote part of the cultural triangle. This unassuming five-bedroom eco-retreat is an ideal holiday retreat for nature lovers. An appealing tropical wilderness that follows enlightened eco-friendly policies.

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Galle Face Hotel

Galle Face Hotel

Galle Face Hotel, originally constructed in the 19th century, incorporates traditional Victorian features with stylish contemporary design. It is an attractive alternative to Colombo’s modern business hotels: the stately wooden panelling and staunchly Victorian rooms are resonant of a bygone age.

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Galle Fort Hotel

Galle Fort Hotel

Galle Fort Hotel evokes a subtle sense of colonial grandeur. Enter through the unassuming doors, and watch as a dramatic interior of verandas, columns and arches unfolds. Interiors are elegantly furnished in a minimalist style, blending old and new.

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Galle Henna Beach House

Galle Henna Beach House

Galle Henna Beach House is a three-bedroom villa with a monochrome colour scheme that overlooks the renowned shores of Unawatuna, a lively bay south of Galle which offers plenty of watersports opportunities.

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Galle Henna Estate

Galle Henna Estate

Galle Henna Estate is an elegant manor house which sits on a peaceful fruit plantation in Kathaluwa, just inland from Galle. Its hilltop position provides wonderful views of the estate and paddy fields beyond.

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Ginganga Lodge

Ginganga Lodge

Ginganga Lodge is a six-bedroom nature retreat set on an old coconut estate, ten minutes away from Galle Fort. Surrounded by lush vegetation and bordering the Gin river, this property is ideal for couples seeking a tranquil setting and privacy within easy reach of the fort. 

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Goatfell

Goatfell

Goatfell is an excellent tea bungalow with a progressive outlook in the cool hills of Nuwara Eliya. With a large garden area and comfortable rooms, Goatfell is perfect for an intimate getaway and will ensure you leave rested and rejuvenated.

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Governors Mansion

Governors Mansion

A sprawling colonial-era mansion, once owned by a British governor, and now converted into an imposing hotel in the beautiful tea valley of Dickoya.

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Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel is the focal point of Nuwara Eliya, the largest and most popular town in the highlands. Once the 19C residence of a British governor, this Grand Old Dame of the Highlands seeks to attune its regular stream of package tourists to its sense of unhurried, old-time grandeur.

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Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort

Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort

Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort is a modern four-star hotel which lies just 10 minutes away from the Udawalawe National Park entrance. Set in seven acres of tropical gardens, this 57-room hotel is a welcome addition to an area where accommodation options are limited.

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Habaraduwa House

Habaraduwa House

Habaraduwa House is a luxurious four-bedroom beach villa fronting a pristine stretch of beach in the village of Habaraduwa on the Galle Coast. The same management as the much-acclaimed Kahanda Kanda promises good things in this spacious villa.

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Habarana Village by Cinnamon

Habarana Village by Cinnamon

Habarana Village by Cinnamon is a successful mid-range hotel in the Cultural Triangle with an excellent reputation for reliability among its mix of individual holidaymakers and package tourists. It is set on an acre of garden edged by a serene lake that brings nature right to the doorstep.

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Halcyon Mawella

Halcyon Mawella

There are few more restful spots on the Sri Lankan coastline than Halcyon Mawella. A purposefully refined, spot for those who want nothing more complicated than to relax in quiet and tasteful surroundings on the edge of a beautiful and often near-deserted stretch of coastline

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Haldummula Estate Bungalow

Haldummulla Estate Bungalow

Haldummulla Estate Bungalow sits in a small walled garden amidst an organic 50-acre tea estate in Idalgashina in Sri Lanka’s southern highlands and is a value-for-money option among Sri Lanka’s acclaimed tea country bungalows.

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Hanthana House

Hanthana House

Hanthana House is a four-bedroom homestay set high in the hills of Hanthana, 30 minutes from Kandy town. A winding uphill roadway leads you to this welcoming private home set amidst a peaceful and scenic setting.

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Haritha Villas and Spa

Haritha Villas and Spa

Haritha Villas & Spa is a sophisticated collection of upmarket villas attracting a wealthy global clientele in an attractive rural setting in Thiranagama, 1km inland from the west coast resort of Hikkaduwa and so offering the perfect combination of Sri Lankan rural life within easy reach of the beaches.

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Heritance Ahungalla

Heritance Ahungalla

Heritance Ahungalla is a large five-star west-coast beach property and an early creation of Sri Lanka's famous architect, Geoffrey Bawa. Rooms are well-appointed and spacious, leisure facilities are extensive and the hotel is designed to allow maximum views of a quiet beach and the Indian ocean beyond. Few beach properties are as reliable as this.

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Heritance Ayurveda Maha Gedara

Heritance Ayurveda Maha Gedara

The Heritance Maha Gedera is a wellness retreat on Sri Lanka’s west-coast resort of Beruwela and offers an ideal setting for those wanting to destress, detox and rejuvenate within a nurturing environment that promotes Ayurvedic wellness, yoga and guided meditation

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Heritance Kandalama

Heritance Kandalama

Heritance Kandalama is a minimalist contemporary hotel cleverly designed by Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka’s famous architecture guru.

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Heritance Tea Factory

Heritance Tea Factory

Heritance Tea Factory lies alone and unique on the steep slopes of the tea plantations in Kandapola in the sparsely-populated hills to the east of Nuwara Eliya. The Tea Factory was once exactly that, before it was painstakingly converted into a four-star resort.

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Hibiscus Garden

Hibiscus Garden

Hibiscus Garden is a homely guesthouse with 20 well-appointed rooms housed in four separate chalets. The chalets are located surrounding the swimming pool. A convenient money-saving option for Yala game park, about 40 minutes away, and the other attractions of the deep south.

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HIDE Ella

HIDE Ella

HIDE Ella is a uber-modern hotel with a distinctive glass-fronted design that makes impressive use of its wonderful position built into a steep, 60-degree slope in Ella Gap.

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Hideaway Arugam Bay

Hideaway Arugam Bay

Hideaway is a homely guesthouse with comfortable cottages and some a/c rooms situated on a six-acre estate which attracts plenty of birds and even the occasional monkey. Although Hideaway doesn’t have direct access to the beach, a five minute stroll takes you to one of the main surf points in Arugam Bay.

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Hideaway Beach

Hideaway Beach

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa is an exclusive all-suite resort geared for those seeking ultimate luxury and privacy. This award-winning destination features some of the largest beachfront villas in the Maldives.

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Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon

Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon

Hikka Tranz offers a successful blend of 4-star comfort with a laid back, informal feel. Inspired by the `Trance’ genre of music that is popular in this youthful beachside town, this old hotel has come alive once more with the spirit of Hikka.

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Hill Club

Hill Club

Britain's imperial age pervades the Hill Club, from its green, manicured lawns to its men-only bar, log fires and its insistence that gentlemen wear a tie for dinner. This granite mansion, first devised as a social club by a homesick British planter, has been quietly upgraded, but do not look to change it. Relish it as living history or look elsewhere.

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Horathapola Estate

Horathapola Estate

Horathapola Estate is a tranquil colonial-style plantation hotel that offers a perfect first stop for those seeking peaceful boutique accommodation after a long flight. It has been termed 'jet-lag heaven'. This beautiful four-bedroom British planter’s bungalow is situated on a working estate which grows coconut' mango, pineapple and spices.

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Hunas Falls

Hunas Falls

Hunas Falls enjoys one of the most scenic hotel settings in Sri Lanka. From the Hunasgiriya mountain range, a waterfall cascades through the steeply-banked tea and spice plantations to end in the small lake alongside which this hotel is situated. This is a land of fascinating sunsets and early-morning mist. It will appeal to guests seeking seclusion in a peaceful mountain retreat.

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Idal Villa

Idal Villa

Idal Villa, a hill-country villa built in unashamedly contemporary style, offers an alternative to the colonial-style bungalows this region speciaises in. This well-run villa benefits from a stunningly picturesque valley near the village of Idalgashinna deep in Sri Lanka’s southern hills.

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Illuketia

Illuketia

Illuketia, set in a 10-acre estate, is an evocative plantation house set in a botanical wonderland: a secluded haven of colourful flowerbeds, undulating lawns and tranquil waterways. Accommodation is in either an elegant villa or, out of sight, a Pond House. True rural charm.

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Imagine Villa

Imagine Villa

This modern villa, built in contemporary-colonial style, spreads spaciously over a beautiful stretch of white-sand beach in Kamburugamuwa, on Mirissa's upmarket southern outskirts. Ten rooms and impressive pool and restaurant.

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Ishq Talpe

Ishq Talpe

Ishq Talpe is a spacious four-bedroom beach-front property in Talpe, 15 minutes from Galle Fort, which offers its guests uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean and spectacular sunsets in the evenings. The villa is rented in its entirety and is ideal for families and groups of friends.

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Ivory House

Ivory House

Ivory House is a luxurious four-bedroom villa with swimming pool in the tiny village of Habaraduwa just 10 minutes inland from the Galle coast. This spacious villa spreads across acres of gardens and fronts lush green paddy fields.

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Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions is a luxurious and tranquil health resort located just minutes away from Negombo’s beautiful beaches. This hotel, which has won many accolades for its range of treatments, is an ideal last stop on a holiday in Sri Lanka where the ancient healing wisdom of Ayurveda will fill your being with renewed energy and inspiration.

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Jetwing Beach

Jetwing Beach

Jetwing Beach is tastefully designed along contemporary lines with Bawa influences, taking the surrounding seaside landscape into full view. Interiors are minimalist and elegant with cement floors and walls enhanced with dramatic contemporary art. The hotel is very much a home away from home, and has something special for everyone

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Jetwing Colombo Seven

Jetwing Colombo Seven

Jetwing Colombo Seven is comfortably one of the finest mid-range offerings in town, its crowning glory being a magnificent rooftop pool bar. The hotel's contemporary theme does not lack for warmth, making it that rare thing - an ideal option whether visiting for business or pleasure.

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Jetwing Jaffna

Jetwing Jaffna

Located in the Northern peninsula of Sri Lanka, Jetwing Jaffna offers 55 stylish bedrooms, impeccable hospitality and great cuisine.

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Jetwing Kaduruketha

Jetwing Kaduruketha

Jetwing Kaduruketha is a relaxing, modern eco-hotel hidden away around beautiful green paddy fields and sparkling streams in Wellawaya. A great stopping-off point enroute to Arugam Bay or for those approaching the highlands from the south.

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Jetwing Kandy Gallery

Jetwing Kandy Gallery

Built on the shores of a winding river with rolling green hills beyond, Jetwing Kandy Gallery enjoys a peaceful and scenic setting barely 30 minutes from Kandy’s city centre. As with all the Jetwing hotels, the service and facilities provided are exceptional.

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Jetwing Lagoon

Jetwing Lagoon

Jetwing Lagoon, 20 minutes' drive from the 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.

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Jetwing Lake

Jetwing Lake

Located in Dambulla, Jetwing Lake offers accommodation in 94 spacious and stylish bedrooms and is ideal for those who like modern accommodation and a wide range of facilities.

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Jetwing Lighthouse

Jetwing Lighthouse

Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel is an inspired creation from Sri Lanka’s foremost architect, the late Geoffrey Bawa. This five-star boutique hotel is a stylish haven built tight to the coastline just outside of historic Galle Fort. The 85 rooms and suites have elegant, understated interiors showing Moroccan, Chinese and Dutch influences.

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Jetwing Saman Villas

Jetwing Saman Villas

Jetwing Saman Villas, one of the most sought-after small hotels in Sri Lanka, is perched on a rocky headland in Bentota. This exquisite 26-room hotel seeks to pamper its guests without becoming intrusive. Children under 12 are discouraged to protect its peaceful atmosphere.

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Jetwing St. Andrew's

Jetwing St. Andrew's

Jetwing St. Andrew's is perched above Nuwara Eliya town centre adjoining the picturesque golf course. This stately Tudor-style colonial mansion has a stern exterior, but inside is a world of open fires and candlelit dinners.

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Jetwing Surf

Jetwing Surf

Jetwing Surf is an eco-friendly luxury hotel just out of Arugam Bay town, perfect if you are looking for a good spot of surfing or just a relaxing stay by the beach.

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Jetwing Vil Uyana

Jetwing Vil Uyana

Jetwing Vil Uyana spreads over scenic flatlands close to Sigiriya Rock. This immensely tranquil development reawakens the efforts of ancient Sinhala kings who developed and irrigated this area. Large, private cabanas, luxuriously appointed, blend seamlessly into a rural landscape of marshes, lakes, paddy fields and forest.

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Jetwing Warwick Gardens

Jetwing Warwick Gardens

Located amidst the mountains of Ambewela, on a six-acre estate, Warwick Gardens is a beautifully-restored bungalow with a beautiful, solitary setting on the road to Horton Plains.

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Jetwing Yala

Jetwing Yala

This stylish and modern hotel blends peacefully into 38 acres of parklands and woodlands close to Yala game park

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Jim's Farm Villas

Jim's Farm Villas

Jim’s Farm Villas is an escapist retreat set on a strikingly attractive, 50-acre coconut and spice estate near Matale. With Kandy and Dambulla both about an hour away, it offers a hill-country atmosphere in an entirely secluded setting.

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Jungle Beach

Jungle Beach

Jungle Beach is an upmarket eco-retreat set between the ocean and a tranquil lagoon, half-an-hour north of Trincomalee on Sri Lanka's north-east coast. The 48 spacious cabins offer comfortable accommodation and open on to private decks with lagoon or sea views. A sister property of the highly-praised Ulagalla Resort

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Kahanda Kanda

Kahanda Kanda

Beaches are beaches anywhere in the world but it is often said that the interior of a country is where the true spirit lies. Sri Lanka is no different and Kahanda Kanda provides the perfect example. Set on a hill amidst a working tea estate which slopes down to the Koggala Lake at one end, this stylish property was built in 2000 as a private villa and is now an award winning boutique hotel.

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Kalu's Hideaway

Kalu's Hideaway

Kalu’s Hideaway is the brain child of the former Sri Lankan cricketer Romesh Kaluwitharana. This comfortable and welcoming eco lodge sits on a five-acre garden edged by the Walawe River. Kalu’s Hideaway has 14-rooms and is an ideal, keenly-priced location from which to explore the jungles of Udawalawe.

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Kalukanda House

Kalukanda House

Kalukanda House is a charming five-bedroom villa in Weligama on the South Coast of Sri Lanka, minutes from the Weligama beach. The villa is an ideal holiday retreat for families looking to have their own space and is equipped with a pool.

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Kalundewa Retreat

Kalundewa Retreat

Kalundewa Retreat is a stylish, modern villa with a tranquil lakeside setting near Dambulla in the Cultural Triangle. Villas are rare in this region, and this one is particularly favoured by its setting on a sprawling plantation with shimmering hills as a backdrop. A tempting and convenient base from which to explore Sri Lanka's cultural sites.

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Karpaha Sands

Karpaha Sands

Karpaha Sands is on an idyllic beach retreat with a glamping feel on Kalkudah Bay on Sri Lanka's east coast, offering ample space and privacy in a blissfully designed space exuding artistry and elegance.

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Kassapa Lions Rock

Kassapa Lions Rock

Kassapa Lions Rock named after the legend that surrounds the magnificent Sigiriya Rock Fortress, is a peaceful holiday retreat with 51 individual chalets scattered over 10 acres of landscaped gardens in the heart of the Cultural Triangle.

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Kelburne Mountain View Cottages

Kelburne Mountain View Cottages

Kelburne Mountain View Cottages, three quaint, cosy cottages with timeless appeal, are clustered on a ridge close to Haputale, blessed by one of Sri Lanka's most breathtaking vistas. On a clear day, majestic views south and east stretch for more than 50 miles.

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Khomba House

Khomba House

Khomba House is a beautifully-designed two-bedroom beach villa situated within the Bar Reef Resort in Alankuda on the North West coast. The house is furnished with Dutch-period antiques, colourful soft furnishings, and opens on to the secluded sandy beaches. Dolphin spotting off the coast of Alankuda is utterly rewarding during the season from December to April. 
 

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Kings Pavilion

Kings Pavilion

Surrounded by greenery with views of the Hunnasgiriya and Knuckles mountain range, Kings Pavilion is located 10 minutes from the Kandy town and provides accommodation in 9 stylish rooms that are perfect for couples, families and friends.

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Kithala Resort

Kithala Resort

Kithala Resort, a three star hotel, lies in the deep south, in the town of Tissa. Wildlife enthusiasts will be particularly taken by its restful location close to the Tissmaharama reservoir. From your private balcony, relax on colonial-style cane chairs and watch an array of birds in the nearby rice fields, as well as the timeless rituals of paddy farming.

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KK Beach

KK Beach

KK Beach is a stylish beachfront boutique hotel in Habaraduwa, a quiet coastal town along the Galle Coast just a short drive from historic Galle Fort. Sister property of the highly-praised Kahanda Kanda.

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Koragaha Lodge

Koragaha Lodge

Koragaha Lodge is a cosy and well-managed lodge in an attractive rural setting and offering a hospitable stay in a mid-market property well placed for Yala

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Kottukal Beach House by Jetwing

Kottukal Beach House by Jetwing

Kottukal Beach House is a four-bedroom boutique villa in a peaceful beach setting close to Arugam Bay. It is ideally located for sun-bathing, surfing and exploring the nature and culture of the surrounding area.

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Kudakalliya

Kudakalliya

Kudakalliya consists of two delightfully simplistic eco-friendly bungalows on an untouched slice of beach on Sri Lanka’s east coast. It lies just south of Arugam Bay, one of the finest surfing spots on the island, and a haven for fiercely independent travellers.

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Kulu Safaris

Kulu Safaris

Kulu Safaris is a respected wildlife company that offers classic mobile tented safaris within the buffer zone bordering Yala National Park. This enriching experience allows you to savour the natural appeal of these wildlife reserves to the full.

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Kumu Beach

Kumu Beach

Kumu Beach is a 10-bedroom boutique hotel located in Balapitiya, between Bentota and Galle in the west coast. This contemporary styled hotel offers ocean facing rooms and is ideal for couples and friends.

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Kuramathi

Kuramathi

Kuramathi, settled on Rasdhoo Atoll, a tiny island surrounded by the calm waters of the Indian Ocean and abundant in greenery, was one of the first Maldives island resorts to welcome guests.

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Kurumba Villas

Kurumba Villas

Kurumba Villas offers five excellent cabanas and a gleaming swimming pool in an impeccably manicured coconut grove in the much-loved west-coast resort of Bentota. An appealing Simply Red option.

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Lagoon Paradise Beach Resort

Lagoon Paradise Beach Resort

Lagoon Paradise is a mid-range beach escape on a sparsely populated stretch of Sri Lanka’s south coast, near Rekuwa, home of a marine turtle sanctuary. It spreads across a five-acres of tropical gardens under a canopy of coconut trees which lead down to a lagoon and the sea beyond.

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Lake Lodge Kandalama

Lake Lodge Kandalama

Lake Lodge is a 12-room boutique hotel that enjoys scenic surroundings of gentle hills and Lake Kandalama beyond. Accommodation is in six two-storey chalets - upper floor rooms have with balconies opening out to picturesque jungle and mountains views

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Lakeview Villa

Lakeview Villa

Lakeview is a four-bedroom holiday villa occupying a breathtakingly beautiful spot at the edge of the picturesque Koggala Lake, just inland from the Galle Coast.

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Langdale by Amaya

Langdale by Amaya

A distinctive hill country property of considerable charm half an hour west of the famous hill country town of Nuwara Eliya with even a pool for the warmest days.

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Lantern

Lantern

Lantern is a modern, six-bedroom boutique hotel with a picturesque beachside setting. It offers spacious suites opening on to private balconies, fusion cuisine, and views across Mirissa Bay on Sri Lanka's idyllic south coast.

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Le Grand

Le Grand

Located just outside the historic Galle Fort, Le Grand is a modern hotel offering a wide range of facilities and activities in a convenient location.

 

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Leopard Safaris

Leopard Safaris

Leopard Safaris offers a genuine eco-friendly mobile camping experience on the borders of Yala National Park.

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Leopard Trails Wilpattu

Leopard Trails Wilpattu

Leopard Trails provides an expert camping experience within the buffer zone of Wilpattu National Park in the north-west. The campsite is immersed in the wilderness around 20 minutes from the entrance to Sri Lanka's most scenic park. This experienced company also offers a popular camping safari in Yala. The camp can host up to nine people: a minimum of two nights is recommended.

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Leopard Trails Yala

Leopard Trails Yala

Leopard Trails Yala provides a classic mobile camping experience in the buffer zone bordering Yala National Park. Located just 6 kms from the Katagamuwa entrance to Yala, the camp site is immersed in nature. Camping option also in Wilpattu.

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Lily Beach

Lily Beach

Lily Beach is a luxurious five-star beach resort set on its own coral island and is well-known for diving with access to over 50 dive sites. 

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Living Heritage

Living Heritage

Living Heritage Koslanda is a stylish and tranquil boutique retreat with four villas set on an 80-acre estate on the fringes of the southern highlands.

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Lunuganga

Lunuganga

Lunuganga offers guests a rare opportunity to step inside the private world of one of the world’s most celebrated architects. Geoffrey Bawa bought this former rubber estate in 1948 to craft into his garden idyll. After decades of careful, exquisite, creative thought and design, the home and grounds have become his legacy, a wondrous, inspiring place.

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Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa

Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa

Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa lies secluded on a pristine stretch of beach fronting the turquoise waters of Pasikudah Bay on the East Coast. Opened in June 2011, this idyllic beach escape became the first to open in Batticaloa after the dawning of peace in Sri Lanka. A blissful resort designed along the lines of a ‘wadiya’ or fishing village.

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Mahaweli Reach

Madulkelle Eco Lodge

Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge is set on a working tea estate in the little-visited Knuckles Mountain Range. Accommodation is in private wooden cabins looking out to sensational hill views.

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Mahaweli Reach

Mahaweli Reach

An intriguing mix of aristocratic Kandyan and colonial gives Mahawelli Reach a certain cachet: sumptious, refined yet not too stuffy. Its public areas are spotless, its buffets arguably the finest in town and a huge outdoor pool licks alongside the the tasteful terraced restaurant.

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Malabar Hill

Malabar Hill

Malabar Hill’s privileged setting in forested hills above Weligama Bay calls for a confident property with a sense of ambition – and this Indo-Islamic styled property is a treat.

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Malahini Kuda Bandos

Malahini Kuda Bandos

Only 15 minutes by speedboat from Malé airport, the laid-back resort of Malahini Kuda Bandos offers affordable luxury and a chilled-out barefoot vibe.

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Mandalay

Mandalay

Mandalay is a wonderful three-bedroom holiday villa that enjoys a tranquil lake side setting in Koggala just 10 minutes away from the Galle Coast.

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Mangrove Garden

Mangrove Garden

Mangrove Garden offers rudimentary wooden cabanas on a gorgeous stretch of beach in the south coast village of Tangalle. This deliberately rustic settlement has been an instant hit with independent travellers yearning for tranquil and natural surroundings. Marine Turtles often come ashore here at nights to nest.

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Maniumpathy

Maniumpathy

Maniumpathy is a luxurious eight-bedroom colonial villa located in a residential hub of Colombo surrounded by cafes and shops. Tastefully furnished with antiques and modern amenities, Maniumpathy is a great place to start or even wind down a well-deserved holiday.

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Meeru Island Resort and Spa

Meeru Island Resort and Spa

Meeru is one of the larger resorts in The Maldives, but this mid-priced resort wears its size well and provides an excellent range of facilities in a relaxing atmosphere.

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Melheim Resort

Melheim Resort

Melheim Resort is a contemporary 14-room hotel on a ridge in Sri Lanka's enchanting southern highlands where morning mists can rise wispily from the valley below to reveal a stirring landscape.

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Memo’s Beach

Memo’s Beach

Cute bohemian chic characterises this cosy beach-side property with strong ethical credentials in the east coast resort of Nilaveli.

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Mirissa Hills, Mirissa

Mirissa Hills

Mirissa Hills is 15 minutes inland from Mirissa Bay. The journey from Colombo’s international airport will take approximately three hours, or take an Air Taxi to Koggala, which is about 30 minute drive. If you are then heading into the hills, we offer competitive rates on a sea plane service between Koggala and Hatton.

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MO River House

MO River House

MO River House is a three-bedroom villa hidden in the outskirts of Hikkaduwa, away from the hustle and bustle of the beach life. Located on the riverbank of the Rathgama Lake, this 130-year-old villa was restored to its original state by the current owners, who have maintained its essence by furnishing it with antique furniture, but updated it with modern amenities.

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Mosvold Villa

Mosvold Villa

Mosvold Villa is a 12-bedroom boutique villa fronting a secluded beach in the fishing village of Ahangama on the Galle Coast. This is surfing territory, a convenient drive from Galle’s 17C Dutch Fort. Rooms have twin or double beds and enjoy spectacular sea views.

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Mount Havana

Mount Havana

Mount Havana is a four-room boutique hotel offering upmarket, contemporary accommodation in Gampola, an hour from Kandy en route to Nuwara Eliya. It stands on a hill on a working plantation and is a tranquil spot with spectacular views across the valley towards Adam’s Peak.

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Mountain Heavens

Mountain Heavens

Mountain Heavens is an eight-bedroom guesthouse in Sri Lanka’s Southern Highlands with a privileged clifftop location which has spectacular views of the Ella Gap and the Bambaragama waterfalls. Sit in the gardens and capture the beautiful sunset or the occasional progress of the Ella-bound train as it slowly winds around the mountains.

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Mountbatten Bungalow

Mountbatten Bungalow

Mountbatten Bungalow provides a colonial experience with all the luxuries of modern life. Surrounded by tea gardens, this accommodation has a peaceful atmosphere and stunning views, yet remains within easy distance of Kandy for daily excursions into the city.

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Nilaveli Beach Hotel

Nilaveli Beach Hotel

Nilaveli Beach Hotel is 10km north of Trincomalee and is one of the finest hotels on the east coast. The east coast beaches, unrivalled anywhere on the island, are most glorious from April to October.

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Nilaveli Beach Resort

Nilaveli Beach Resort

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.

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Nilaya

Nilaya

Nilaya is an idyllic two-bedroom beach villa nestled along the coastline of Habaraduwa on Sri Lanka's Galle Coast. It is influenced by Mediterranean style, decorated in hues of blue, and exudes luxury and comfort with undisturbed views of the sea.

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Nilwella Palms

Nilwella Palms

Set on quiet beach stretch next to lively Hiriketiya Bay on Sri Lanka’s south coast, Nilwella Palms is a six-bedroom villa ideal for families or groups of friends seeking a private coastal retreat.

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Nine Skies

Nine Skies

Nine Skies is an upmarket bungalow, full of warmth and comfort, in the chilly climes of Ella. It is a great option for couples and families alike.

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Niyagama House

Niyagama House

Niyagama House is a seven-bedroom holiday retreat offering an emphasis on yoga and meditation. It is blessed with a tranquil hilltop setting on a working plantation in the village of Niyagama, 9 kms inland from Galle and its nearby beaches

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Niyama Private Island

Niyama Private Island

Niyama Private Island Maldives, made up of two islands with a connecting bridge, has featured in several Best Resorts of the World categories and offers opportunity for an indulgent getaway.

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Nooit Gedacht

Nooit Gedacht

Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel, built in 1735 by a Dutch Governor, is a tranquil haven just a short walk from popular Unawatuna beach. It is surrounded by beautifully-kept gardens and is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day exploring the island’s south coast

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Number 11

Number 11

The late Geoffrey Bawa’s private villa in Colombo is now open to guests. Only the two-bedroom Visitor’s Suite in this heritage property is rented to guests with the rest of the property kept in its original state in memory of Sri Lanka's iconic architect.

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Nyne Hotels – Lake Lodge

Nyne hotels - Lake Lodge

This guesthouse is a modern, sophisticated accommodation option based in the heart of Colombo. It is within easy reach of restaurants and shops and one of the city’s most popular cultural sites, Gangarama Temple.

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Nyne hotels – Mayur Lodge

Nyne hotels – Mayur Lodge

Nyne hotels – Mayur Lodge offers much needed private accommodation in an area where villas are scarce. This two-bedroom villa is set in well-kept gardens and is minimalist in design, with interiors of polished cement and light walls and furnished in neutral tones. It offers a range of international cuisine cooked by the in-house chef, an open-plan living and dining space and small swimming pool.

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Nyne hotels – Rock Villa

Nyne hotels – Rock Villa

Nyne hotels – Rock Villa is a stunning beach villa of meticulous design adjacent to a quieter southern stretch of Bentota beach dominated by boutique properties. Concealed from the beach by mangroves and palm trees it offers high levels of privacy. Retreat to its peaceful atmosphere as you relax on your private veranda, or take a dip in the 50 ft. swimming pool.

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Nyne hotels – The Muse

Nyne hotels – The Muse

Nyne hotels – The Muse is a charming nine-bedroom boutique hotel located minutes away from the beach stretch in Bentota. Each room is individually designed and tastefully well-appointed with all modern amenities.

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Old Palm House

Old Palm House

The Old Palm House blends naturally into tropical vegetation in the low hills close to the historic south-coast town of Galle. The house has four bedrooms, sleeping seven, and there is a pool and pavilion at a lower level. A blissful and natural spot, within easy reach of the Galle coast's finest beaches.

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Omia Resort

Omia Resort

Omia Resort is an expansive and blissfully escapist setting, its eight chalets spaced across a coastal hillside to the oft-deserted beach of Rekawa in the lightly-populated south-east corner of Sri Lanka.

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Orchard House

Orchard House

Orchard House is a restored 18C colonial-style villa, with four bedrooms, situated within the walls of Galle Fort. White dominates this villa, which has a spacious living area, a pillared pavilion is perfect for al fresco dining and small swimming pool.

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Owl and The Pussycat

Owl and The Pussycat

Owl and the Pussycat is an quirky sixteen-bedroom hotel in Thalpe with a beautiful setting next to the sea. Based around the Edward Lear poem, the hotel has vibrant, unusual décor and a colourful exterior. There is a large pool, outside bar and dining area and a swimmable beach just 100m away.

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Palagama Beach

Palagama Beach

Palagama Beach is a tiny village in itself that spreads across acres of secluded private land in the north-west fishing village of Alankuda. This is an escapist area of wild beaches, sand dunes, and coconut palms. Guests have a choice of staying in one of three colourful wooden cabanas or one of two more spacious houses.

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PALM

PALM

PALM is a strikingly modern boutique hotel surrounded by shimmering, emerald paddy fields just minutes from the beautiful tropical beaches, water-sports and lively dining spots of the Galle Coast.

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Palm Paradise Cabanas

Palm Paradise Cabanas

Palm Paradise Cabanas offers rudimentary wooden cabanas on a gorgeous stretch of beach in an undulating palm grove near to the south coast village of Tangalle. This deliberately rustic settlement has enduring popularity and appeals to hardened, independent travellers yearning for tranquil and natural surroundings.

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Palmstone Retreat

Palmstone Retreat

Palmstone is a six-bedroom small luxury hotel in Kitulgala. It is a perfect place for couples and honeymooners who want to relax in a secluded hotel with beautiful surroundings, or for those who want to experience the water-based adventure sports on offer.

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Palmyrah House

Palmyrah House

Palmyrah House is a 14-bedroom boutique hotel on Mannar Island in the north west of Sri Lanka. This remote region is popular for birdwatching during the season from October to March when migrant birds in their thousands line the lagoons and water holes.

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Paradise Beach Club

Paradise Beach Club

Paradise Beach Club is one of Sri Lanka’s most enduringly popular budget hotels. It has a wonderful beach frontage facing the spectacular Mirissa Bay. Its laid-back atmopshere and idyllic location has won the hearts of many.

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Paradise Eco Garden

Paradise Eco Garden

Paradise Eco Garden is a three-bedroom eco-retreat set on a working organic agricultural farm near Kitulgala with spectacular views. Nestling in a sleepy hamlet close to the chief Sri Lanka base for white-water rafting and canoeing – Kitulgala, this is ideal for nature lovers.

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Paradise Island

Paradise Island

Paradise Island Resort is a proven Maldives resort conveniently situated only a short speedboat from the airport. A large and welcoming resort offering the classic Maldivian combo of bright white beaches and aquamarine lagoon.

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Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo

Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo

Paradise Road Tintagel, a century-old presidential mansion between whose walls much of Sri Lanka’s modern political history has been made, is now a luxurious, ten-room boutique hotel. A refined choice for the discerning traveller.

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Parawa House

Parawa House

Parawa House is a gorgeous “best budget” guesthouse with six bedrooms. Rich bursts of colour combined with the greenery of the courtyard gives the property a cheerful and happy vibe.

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Pointe Sud

Pointe Sud

Pointe Sud is one of the finest villas on the island of Sri Lanka. This exquisite five-bedroom villa sits on a cliff top overlooking the picturesque beaches of Mirissa on the South Coast. The five-acre property is scattered with coconut palms and manicured terraced lawns and offers much exclusivity. The villa is stocked with entertainment facilities.

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Polwaththa Eco Lodge

Polwaththa Eco Lodge

Polwaththa Eco Lodge is a rustic nature retreat situated on an 11-acre fruit and vegetable plantation in the remote village of Wepathana, which is about 45 minutes north of Kandy. Accommodation is in five simple earthy cottages. This simple spot, with no mains electricity, is in great walking country.

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Radisson Blu Resort Galle

Radisson Blu Resort Galle

Located a few minutes before Galle's town centre, Radisson Blu Resort Galle offers luxury accommodation in 172 tastefully designed rooms overlooking the Indian Ocean and a wide range of things to do.

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Radisson Hotel Kandy

Radisson Hotel Kandy

Centrally located in Kandy town, Radisson Hotel Kandy offers 122 stylishly-designed rooms with fantastic amenities for an affordable price.

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Rainforest Eco Lodge

Rainforest Eco Lodge

Rainforest Eco Lodge is a tranquil eco-retreat set on the 500-acre Enselwatte tea plantation in Deniyaya which is about 3,500 ft above sea level. This working tea estate borders the southern end of the Sinharaja with small patches of rainforest even within the tea estate. This project is backed by some of the most reputable travel businesses in Sri Lanka.

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Rainforest Edge

Rainforest Edge

Rainforest Edge, perched above the rolling hills of Waddagala, offers one of the most restful panoramas in Sri Lanka. From this appealing eco and ayurveda property, you can gaze upon rolling tea plantations, studded with tea bungalows and factories. Rustic style in harmony with nature is the essence of its appeal, an isolated, pollution-free environment without discomfort.

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Randoni Villa

Randoni Villa

Randoni Villa is a peaceful two-bedroom holiday retreat set by a river in the village of Radoluwa just 20 minutes away from Colombo’s international airport in Katunayake. This simple and laidback setting is perfect for recuperating after a long flight.

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Rangala House

Rangala House

One of the island’s secret escapes, Rangala House is a converted tea estate bungalow in the Knuckles Mountain Range, which provides a majestic backdrop for this property. Rangala House faces the luminous, tea-covered hills of the Dukwari Estate and has a pool set amidst abundant tropical foliage and birdsong.

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Ravana Garden

Ravana Garden

Ravana Garden, nestled in Sri Lanka’s deep south, is a sustainable luxury boutique hotel that will appeal to the most conscientious environmentally-committed traveller. From dining options to power sources, it follows a strictly eco-minded approach whilst providing a luxurious tropical getaway.

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Redcliffs

Redcliffs

Redcliffs is a magnificent three-bedroom villa of great historical significance and a prime vantage spot on a cliff top above Weligama Bay. This iconic villa was designed by Sri Lanka’s architecture guru, the late Geoffrey Bawa, who has ensured that breath-taking views of Weligama Bay are visible from every corner.

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Reef Villa & Spa

Reef Villa & Spa

Reef Villa & Spa is a seven-bedroom luxurious boutique hotel that is perfect for families as well as couples looking for a romantic escape.

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Residence by Uga Escapes

Residence by Uga Escapes

The Residence by Uga Escapes is a most attractive alternative to Colombo's five-star hotels, a charming manor house built over 200 years ago. Managed by Uga Escapes, owners of Ulagalla, Jungle Beach and Uga Bay.

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Roo Mansala

Roo Mansala

Roo Mansala is a six-room hotel set in a quiet countryside spot just a short drive from Sigiriya town. The hotel boasts magnificent views of both Sigiriya Rock and neighbouring Pidurangala Rock, and offers a good-sized swimming pool, restaurant and guided nature trails.

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Roseland Cottages

Roseland Cottages

Roseland Cottages is much-loved by many guests who fall for its simple charms. This organic farm lies on a hill to the east of Bandarawela, boasting mesmerising views of the mountains beyond.

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Rosyth Estate House

Rosyth Estate House

Rosyth Estate House is a refurbished planter’s bungalow on a working tea and rubber estate in Kegalle, an hour south of Kandy. The seven-bedroom bungalow, sold in whole or part, is set on a hillock with excellent mountain views. There is a pool and Wi-Fi.

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Royal Island

Royal Island

All-inclusive options are all the rage at Royal Island, a reliable, mid-sized Maldives resort in Baa Atoll. With meals, beverages and a selection of activities included in the price you don’t have to worry about maxing out the credit cards

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Rukgala Retreat

Rukgala Retreat

Rukgala Retreat is a yoga and wellness-orientated boutique hotel set on the edge of the scenic Victoria Reservoir and surrounded by the spectacular Knuckles Mountain Range.

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Salt House

Salt House

The Salt House in Hiriketiya has won a reputation among its youthful clientele as one of the coolest spots in Sri Lanka. A short stroll from Hiriketiya's secluded horseshoe bay, now a haven for surfers, it combines a Sri Lankan and Australian genius for laid-back living. Ranks among our best budget offerings.

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Samadhi Centre

Samadhi Centre

The Samadhi Centre is a wellness retreat located an hour away from Kandy focusing on the Buddhist philosophy of meditation. Created from an abandoned tea plantation on the edge of the Dumbara valley by Waruna Jayasinghe, antique dealer and organic farmer, the retreat provides Ayurveda treatments as well.

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Samudra Beach House

Samudra Beach House

Samudra Beach House is a modern beach villa on the Galle Coast with three en suite bedrooms and a large swimming pool set amid tropical gardens. Sea views are enticing.

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Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

Offering 18 rooms in the verdant mountains in Digana, Santani Wellness Resort & Spa specialises in Ayurveda treatments and is a great place to relax and connect with nature.

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Satin Doll

Satin Doll

This stylish four-bedroom beach villa provides some of the most chic accommodation that Galle's upmarket beach settlement of Thalpe has to offer.

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Seagreen Guesthouse

Seagreen Guesthouse

Seagreen is a family-run guesthouse housed in a narrow building that spreads across three floors. It has five bedrooms and is situated on Rampart Street that rings around the Fort. A simple but much-praised budget property benefiting from beautiful views of the Indian Ocean from its rooftop.

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Sergeant House

Sergeant House

Sergeant House, an exceptional boutique villa offered in whole or by the room, is immersed in tropical gardens and is rare for Unawatuna where beachside guesthouses and mid-range hotels are the norm. Two pavilions and an old southern villa, plus gym and pool, have distant sea views and can house up to 11 in style

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Shangri - La Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa

Shangri - La Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa

Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa is the only golf resort in Sri Lanka and offers 300 bedrooms sprawled across 53 acres and a host of activities as well as a full 18 holes for the avid golfer. Overlooking the azure blue coast, this expansive hotel with a renowned brand name will appeal to active holidaymakers seeking upmarket quality.

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Shangri La Colombo

Shangri La Colombo

The second Sri Lanka hotel of global franchise, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Shangri-La Colombo offers accommodation in 500 rooms and 41 furnished apartments across 32 floors overlooking the Indian Ocean. The hotel's city centre location provides easy access to many places of cultural and historical interest, shopping complexes and restaurants.

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Shinagawa Beach

Shinagawa Beach

Shinagawa Beach is a modern 26 room boutique hotel in Balapitiya on Sri Lanka's west coast with a fine pedigree: it is the sister hotel of the excellent River House, just inland nearby, and Tamarind Hill in Galle. Impressive rooms have great ocean views, there is comparatively safe sea swimming in peak season, a large swimming pool.

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Sielen Diva

Sielen Diva

Sielen Diva is a quiet seven-bedroom boutique beach hotel in Thalpe, about 2.5 hours from the airport. This is an ideal stop for your beach stay and is in close proximity to the Galle Fort and Mirissa for whale watching.

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Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka

Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka

Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka is a contemporary hotel located a few minutes from Dambulla, situated in a tropical oasis of mango trees and paddy fields. This resort is a beautiful place in which to relax after a day spent seeing the surrounding cultural sites.

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Sigiriya Village

Sigiriya Village

Sigiriya Village is a an old favourite: an eco-themed hotel wonderfully placed close to the magnificent Sigiriya Rock Fortress and set amidst tropical trees, foliage, ponds and waterways, all of which attract numerous species of birds and monkeys. Accommodation is in the form of individual cottages or dwellings located in secluded landscaped gardens.

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Sihina

Sihina

Sihina is a stylish five-bedroom beach villa situated on an exclusive stretch of Kosgoda beach, perfect for those seeking tranquillity and the chance to relax in luxurious surroundings under the tropical sun.

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Simpson’s Forest

Simpson’s Forest

Simpson’s Forest offers attractive boutique accommodation on a sprawling tea plantation in the heart of the Hunnas Giriya range, about 45 minutes north-east of Kandy. An escapist choice for nature lovers seeking good comfort levels.

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Sir John's Bungalow

Sir John's Bungalow

Sir John’s bungalow is a century-old planter’s bungalow that was opened for guests in May 2011 following a complete refurbishment by caring Sri Lankan owners. Nestled into the north face of the Knuckles, the bungalow is surrounded by picturesque mountains and the Knuckles wilderness

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Sisikirana Villa

Sisikirana Villa

Sisikirana is a three-bedroom villa designed in a typical southern style tucked away in a quiet backstreet in Unawatuna, moments from the popular beach front. This beautiful property is an oasis of peace in a convenient location for the beach and visiting Galle Fort, and has a large pool which will delight adults and children alike.

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Sisindu C

Sisindu C

Sisindu C is a two-storey, bright and airy beach villa with a Mediterranean feel. Enter through the antique doorways into a spacious, open-plan living room which flows seamlessly onto a wide verandah and swimming pool. There are two a/c bedrooms and the room sofas that can serve as day beds.

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Skye House

Skye House

Skye House is a beautiful five-bedroom holiday villa set on a pristine stretch of beach in Habaraduwa on the Galle coast. This family beach house has a swimming pool, study room, living and dining rooms as well as an imaginative children's room with six bunk beds enabling it to accommodate up to 14 guests.

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Slightly Chilled Yellow House

Slightly Chilled Yellow House

Slightly Chilled Yellow Guest House is aptly named, for it has a vibrant, informal feel that delights its active clientele. This cheery budget accommodation is ideally suited for those wishing to attempt the Adam’s Peak climb. It has spectacular views of the Peak from the dining area and bedrooms. Interiors are light and airy, with a profusion of colours.

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Soneva Fushi

Soneva Fushi

Soneva Fushi is owned by the renowned Six Senses Resorts and Spas and its commitment to luxury living comes with has a green conscience and a sense of social responsibility that has benefited the resort’s natural environment and Maldivian fishing communities.

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Soul Resorts

Soul Resorts

Soul Resorts is a boutique hotel on an unspoilt beach stretch in Dickwella on Sri Lanka's south coast. Offering comfortable yet stylish accommodation, Soul Resorts does not compromise on space and is perfect for families with children of all ages.

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South Point Abbey

South Point Abbey

South Point Abbey is a restored colonial property situated by the beachside in the fishing village of Kathaluwa, just south of Koggala on Sri Lanka’s south coast. The villa dates back to the Dutch colonial period and has retained the old architectural features of verandas, high ceilings and large airy rooms.

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South Point Villa

South Point Villa

South Point is an impressive Sri Lankan south coast villa, situated by the beachside in the fishing hamlet of Kathaluwa, just south of Koggala. South Point has three bedrooms and smart, modern interiors and a wonderful mini-headland location that sees the property poke out into the turquoise waters of the bay.

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Sri Sharavi Beach Villas

Sri Sharavi Beach Villas

Sri Sharavi Beach Villas is a luxurious holiday retreat with a fabulous beach side setting in Mirissa on Sri Lanka's south coast. Four contemporary villas front a 45 metre swimming pool and the sea beyond.

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Sri Villas

Sri Villas

Sri Villas’ three charming villas – Araliya, Nisala and Sagara - sit on a secluded stretch of coastline in Induruwa on the West Coast. The villas offer refined luxury and is popular with couples and small families wanting stylish accommodation with direct sea views on a safe swimming beach.

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St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

St. Regis Maldives is part of the Marriot chain of hotels and is home to the largest 3-bedroom over-water villa in the Maldives, boasting large terraces paving the way to the blue ocean and infinity pools.

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Stafford Bungalow

Stafford Bungalow

Another in Red Dot’s extensive collection of tea bungalows, Stafford Bungalow is a refurbished colonial-period bungalow nestled amidst the Stafford tea estate in the village hamlet of Ragala in the hill country. This four-bedroom tea bungalow dates back to 1884 and has been refurbished, retaining original features.

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Stella Beach House

Stella Beach House

Stella Beach House is a four-bedroom, modern holiday villa fronting the turquoise seas of Mirissa on the south coast. Stella Beach Villa – another wonderful four-bedroom beach villa, is next door. Mirissa Bay’s beautiful crescent beach is good for swimming and surfing most of the year.

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Stella Beach Villa

Stella Beach Villa

Stella Beach Villa is a four-bedroom villa which opens out to the spectacular Mirissa Bay on Sri Lanka’s south coast. The villa is effectively designed to allow you to make the most of the surroundings, a rolling two-acre estate with a 400 metre beach frontage. There are two surf breaks right in front of the villa that attract many surfers from the world over.

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Stone House

Stone House

Stone House is a luxurious boutique villa immersed in nature with stunning mountain views. Located 15 minutes outside of Kandy, this accommodation provides peace and privacy whilst remaining within easy distance of the ancient cultural sites of the city.

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Stonyhurst

Stonyhurst

Stonyhurst is an exquisite stone cottage situated down a secluded, leafy by-road in Nuwara Eliya, near the golf club. Set on a manicured lawn with flowering hedges, it has six bedrooms and warm and welcoming interiors.

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Suite Lanka

Suite Lanka

Suite Lanka is one of the most appealing small beach hotels on Sri Lanka’s west coast. On the upmarket southern fringes of Hikkaduwa, this little gem is an astute choice for those seeking an air of informality and expertise.

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Sun House

Sun House

The Sun House can rightly claim to have been the forerunner among Sri Lanka’s boutique hotels around the turn of the century and this enchanting colonial-style home once again glistens with a sense of worth, and subtle grandeur.

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Sun Island Resort & Spa

Sun Island Resort & Spa

Sun Island Resort and Spa is one of the biggest in the Maldives and offers a large number of activities to suit the most restless soul whilst also maintaining a strong environmental commitment.

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Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is an outstanding five-star resort in the Maldives surrounded by the turquoise blue Indian Ocean and soft white sand with views of palm trees in the distant.

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Sun Siyam Olhuveli

Sun Siyam Olhuveli

Sun Siyam Olhuveli is an ever-popular mid-range resort with smartly designed villas curving across a turquoise lagoon, an array of recreational facilities and a popular spa offering a range of relaxing massages.

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Sun Siyam Pasikudah

Sun Siyam Pasikudah

Sun Siyam is located on the unspoilt sandy shores of Pasikudah, one of the most popular tourist spots on the east coast. This contemporary-style hotel provides great accommodation and delicious food.

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Sundara by Mosvold

Sundara by Mosvold

Set on a quiet, beautiful tropical bay in Balapitiya, Sundara by Mosvold is a boutique beach retreat of Bawa-esque design offering a restful haven on Sri Lanka’s west coast.

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Suriyawatte

Suriyawatte

Suriyawatte is a charming five-bedroom beach villa perched on a hillock with magnificent views of the Indian Ocean. The villa is situated close to Weligama Bay and is about 40 minutes away from Galle. Suriywatte is ideal for families and can accommodate up to 10 guests.

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Tabula Rasa Resort

Tabula Rasa Resort

The Tabula Rasa Resort is a well-appointed and sharply-priced property in Habaraduwa consisting of an apartment, bungalows and deluxe bedrooms with enticing views down to the coast about 1km away.

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Taj Bentota

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa

The Taj group is intent upon spreading its reputation for 5-star service from the city to Sri Lanka’s west coast. Taj Bentota Resort & Spa is situated on its own rocky headland, with glorious views over Bentota beach, the most expansive beach in Sri Lanka. Enjoy a wide range of sporting facilities. Rooms are bright with ocean views and balconies.

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Taj Samudra

Taj Samudra

The imposing frontage of Taj Samudra, one of the first city hotels in Colombo, is a well known city landmark. Owned by the Taj group of hotels, its interiors are a mix of Indian ethnic design and modern day living.

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Talalla House

Talalla House

Talalla House is a stylish seven-bedroom villa on the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka, minutes away from a secluded beach stretch. The two-storey villa is fully-equipped with an infinity pool, a kid’s pool, kitchen and a private roof top terrace with a garden where guests can use for yoga, sunbathe or enjoy evening cocktails with views of the sunset.

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Talalla Retreat

Talalla Retreat

Tallala Retreat, which consists of eight two-storey villas, has a placid, almost ethereal feel, tempting the thought that Kiera Knightley or Gwynneth Paltrow might slip peacefully by at any moment. The 32-bedroom property is themed as a retreat centre offering yoga, tai chi, spa and Ayurveda escapes and will delight the arty sun-worshippers among you.

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Talaramba Reef Sulanga

Talaramba Reef Sulanga

Talaramba Reef Sulanga is one of two adjoining villas owned by Talaramba Reef. These spacious villas are set in sprawling gardens edged by turquoise seas in the village of Talaramba near the gorgeous south-coast bay of Mirissa. Each has separate facilities including swimming pools. Talaramba Reef Sulanga also has a well-equipped kitchen.

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Talaramba Reef Vatura

Talaramba Reef Vatura

Talaramba Reef Vatura is one of two adjoining villas owned by Talaramba Reef. These spacious villas are set in sprawling gardens edged by turquoise seas in the village of Talaramba near the gorgeous south-coast bay of Mirissa. Each has separate facilities including swimming pools. Vatura also has a tv lounge.

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Tamarind Hill

Tamarind Hill

Tamarind Hill is housed in a 250-year-old stately mansion, which was once the residence of a British Admiral. This imposing 14-room luxurious hotel has an ambience of a typical southern ancestral home

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Taru Villas 906

Taru Villas - 906

Taru Villas 906 is a charming holiday haven tucked amongst the pristine beaches just south of Hikkaduwa on Sri Lanka's west coast. The two-bedroomed private villa is one of Hikkaduwa's finest accommodation options

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Taru Villas - Maia

Taru Villas - Maia

Taru Villas - Maia is one of the best boutique villa options in Habarana, indeed in the whole cultural triangle. An air of boutique minimalism and blend of outdoor and indoor living characterises this refined, upmarket property.

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Taru Villas - Mawella

Taru Villas - Mawella

Taru Villas - Mawella consists of two separate villas located on a secluded stretch of beach in Sri Lanka’s south-coast fishing village of Mahawella near Tangalle. Two self-contained villas, Main House and Pool House, can be rented either separately or as a whole.

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Taru Villas - Rampart Street (25)

Taru Villas - Rampart Street (25)

Taru Villas - Rampart Street is an appealing four-bedroom villa with pool and a prime position inside the historic Galle Fort.

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Taru Villas - The Long House

Taru Villas - The Long House

The Long House is a chic boutique hotel overlooking the golden sands of Bentota in the prime upmarket strip just south of the town. Another great offering in the Taru Villas collection.

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Taru Villas

Taru Villas - The Tangalle Social

The Tangalle Social is a three bedroom boutique hotel owned by the highly-reputable Taru group, resting by a secluded stretch of beach in Mawella just to the west of Tangalle. Offering twin rooms, swimming pool and a restaurant and bar it is ideal for small groups who would like to enjoy some beach time.

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Thaala Bentota

Thaala Bentota

Thaala Bentota is beach hotel of excellent quality fronting the confident and broad beach of Bentota, a much-loved family resort on Sri Lanka's popular south-west coast. It was originally designed by Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka's iconic architect, and was refurbished and rebranded in 2011.

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Thalduwa Island Villas

Thalduwa Island Villas

This group of four luxury villas have Dutch colonial-period architecture and look out over a peaceful river, just half an hour from Galle Fort. 

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Thambapanni Retreat

Thambapanni Retreat

Thambapanni offers secluded surroundings on a tropical hillock at a favourable price within walking distance of the vibrant Unawatuna Bay.

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Thaproban Beach House

Thaproban Beach House

Thaproban Beach House is one of the favourite eating spots for a largely youthful crowd that is attracted to Unawatuna by its beautiful horseshoe bay and its laid-back mood. But this compact, colonial-style building also offers simple, good-value accommodation only metres from the beach.

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Thaproban Pavilion Resort

Thaproban Pavilion Resort

Thaproban Pavilion Resort takes its architectural inspiration from the nearby Galle Fort and offers some of the classiest accommodation in the predominantly budget atmosphere of Unawatuna Bay. It has 16 luxurious suites, an in-house restaurant serving a range of international cuisine and a swimming pool. A sister property of Thabroban Beach House and Thambapanni, both nearby.

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The Argyle

The Argyle

Located in Hatton, the Argyle is a modern hotel offering a comfortable getaway in the hill country. The Argyle in Hatton commands a fine view of the hill country and Sri Lanka’s famed Adam’s Peak.

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The Bartizan

The Bartizan

The Bartizan is an imaginative mid-priced hotel which successfully blends ancient and modern and which is blessed by a wonderful position in Galle Fort with views over the Indian Ocean

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The Beach House

The Beach House

The Beach House Mirissa is a six-bedroom boutique hotel that combines luxurious living with modern and eclectic design. The secluded beach front which is ideal for sunset cocktails or a romantic dinner under the stars.

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The Beach House Villa

The Beach House Villa

Nominated as one of the top 20 villas in the world, The Beach House Villa is a truly exceptional holiday property. The villa faces south over gardens towards a sandy cove just outside Sri Lanka’s southern fishing town of Tangalle. Tangalle’s wonderfully sunny micro-climate also makes this a fabulous place to do nothing.

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The Fortress Resort & Spa

The Fortress Resort & Spa

The Fortress Resort & Spa is a luxurious boutique hotel with a prime location on the broad sands of Koggala, only a few miles south of the historic city of Galle on the southern coast of Sri Lanka.

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The Glenrock

The Glenrock

The Glenrock, hidden on the banks of the River Belihuloya in the southern fringes of Sri Lanka’s hill country, is one of the finest nature lodges in Sri Lanka.

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The Heritage

The Heritage Hotel

The Heritage Hotel is a 17-bedroom hotel offering a competitively-priced stay within Galle Fort in an authentic heritage-style hotel setting rather than an upmarket villa.

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The Ibis, Wilpattu

The Ibis, Wilpattu

Located 20 minutes from the Wilpattu National Park, The Ibis is a rustic styled bungalow that offers comfortable accommodation in two bedrooms with all modern facilities that overlook the nearby lake.

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The Kandy House

The Kandy House

The Kandy House is a brilliant boutique hotel offering stylish and private accommodation, personal service, and delicious food - all in a stunningly beautiful natural setting. The manor house, has been refurbished to blend the old with the new- light white interiors, polished hardwood floorboards, Jack wood staircase, Dutch style antique furniture and careful injections of colour.

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The Lake House

The Lake House

The Lake House is a wonderful five-bedroom holiday villa perched on a hillock overlooking the picturesque Koggala Lake, just 10 minutes inland from the Galle coast. It is immersed in an acre of lush tropical gardens sloping down to the lake

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The Last House

The Last House

The Last House, so called because it was Geoffrey Bawa's architectural swansong, is positioned on an idyllic strip of land - lagoon on one side, beach on the other - on the outskirts of Tangalle. It has long been one of best villas in the south coast and also operates as a small boutique hotel. Few villas have a better beach.

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The Mudhouse

The Mudhouse

Share a simple lifestyle with welcoming hosts in the rural splendour of Sri Lanka’s north-west coast. The Mudhouse is a secluded eco retreat nestled at the foot of the ancient Parmakanda Rock temple in the lightly-populated district of Puttalam. It is set amidst six acres of untouched wilderness, tranquil lakes and abundant fauna and flora.

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The Notary's House

The Notary's House

The Notary’s House is a large mansion with plenty of outdoor space and overlooking a lake in Makandura. One hour at most from the airport, it is an ideal first stop that immediately introduces you to Sri Lankan living.

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The Oliphant Boutique Villa

The Oliphant Boutique Villa

The Oliphant Boutique Villa is a charming seven-bedroom British colonial house amidst tea estates and mountains a short distance from the Nuwara Eliya town. Located in Shanthipura, the highest village in Sri Lanka, this mansion was built by the son of Sir Anthony Oliphant, the eight Chief Justice of old Ceylon and is perfect for couples.

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The Planter's House

The Planter's House

The Planter's House is a striking colonial-style boutique hotel in the hills within the confines of the iconic Lipton tea estate. An infinity pool, gym and spa treatments make it an appealing base for a hill country stay.

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The Radh

The Radh

The Radh is a modern boutique hotel with a prized position in the bustling city of Kandy, close to the Temple of the Tooth. Accommodation is in 30 comfortable bedrooms opening out to the cosmopolitan beauty of Kandy.

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The River House

The River House

The River House, spread over seven acres of lush tropical gardens, is a haven of style and tranquillity alongside the broad Madhu Ganga (river),a few miles south of the west coast resort of Bentota. Five luxurious suites can be bought by the room in this expansive and luxurious property. There are few more entrancing holiday locations in Sri Lanka than this.

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The Saffron House

The Saffron House

This spacious villa sits in three acres of terraced gardens and is perched on a headland with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. The villa is situated near Dickwella on Sri Lanka's beautiful south coast. Exclusive use of a four-bedroom villa with an infinity swimming pool.

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The Thinnai

The Thinnai

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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The Wallawwa

The Wallawwa

Nestled amongst acres of beautifully manicured gardens, this colonial manor house, or Wallawwa, is now a luxurious boutique hotel. This old and new concept provides guests with unrivalled setting and style just 15 minutes from the airport. 18 bedrooms, Asian fusion cuisine, Z spa and The Wallawwa’s swimming pool – all set amongst one of the finest private gardens in Sri Lanka.

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Theva Residency

Theva Residency

Theva is a uniquely-designed boutique hotel offering luxurious accommodation overlooking the Hantane Mountains in Kandy. The building has been constructed to provide breath-taking mountain views from each and every space in the hotel and the interiors are light and airy and contemporary in design, with a mix of glass, wood and polished cement floors.

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Thotalagala

Thotalagala

Thotalagala is a stylish seven-bedroom boutique hotel in the central highlands of Haputale. This former tea planter’s bungalow pays homage to tea planters that helped shape the history of the tea sector in the Uva province.

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Tri Koggala

Tri Koggala

Tri Koggala is an eco-friendly luxury boutique hotel in Koggala set on the edge of beautiful Koggala Lake. This property is ideal for nature lovers and those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the world.

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Trinco Blu by Cinnamon

Trinco Blu by Cinnamon

Trinco Blu, which lies midway between Trincomalee and Nilaveli, has the white sands of the beautiful east coast beach in front and thick foliage as its backdrop. This retro-chic beach hotel is among the best hotels leading the east coast’s return to popularity.

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Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay is a beachside boutique hotel with seven bedrooms perched on a hillock with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. It is reached through the Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary and is about half-an-hour from Tangalle in Sri Lanka’s deep south.

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Ubuntu Villas

Ubuntu Villas

Ubuntu Villas is a stylish eight-bedroom hotel on the beachfront of Kamburugamuwa, south of the popular South Coast resort of Mirissa and is the sister property of Lantern situated nearby.

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Uda Kanda Villa

Uda Kanda Villa

Uda Kanda is a charming holiday villa perched on a hilltop in the village of Akuressa in Galle, 10 minutes from the beaches of the Galle coast. Set on a three-acre private rubber estate and immersed in tropical gardens, Uda Kanda has three bedrooms, 50ft infinity pool, living and dining area and small TV room.

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Uga Bay

Uga Bay

Uga Bay is a luxury beach resort in the re-energised beach settlement of Pasikudah on Sri Lanka's east coast .The resort is set on a seven-acre property scattered with coconut palms leading to a beautiful bay where the waters are safe for swimming and water-sports for much of the year.

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Uga Chena Huts

Uga Chena Huts

Yala’s first boutique hotel, Uga Chena Huts is comprised of fourteen private cabins sprawled across seven acres of scrubland, edged by the ocean and just five minutes from the entrance to Yala National Park. This luxurious accommodation offers exquisite food, excellent service and a peaceful atmosphere. There is a pool, spa, and each cabins is complete with a private plunge pool.

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Uga Riva

Uga Riva

Uga Riva is one of a select band of luxury heritage properties within easy range of Colombo’s international airport, so offering the most restful start or end to a journey around Sri Lanka

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Ulagalla Resort

Ulagalla Resort

Ulagalla Resort is the most luxurious choice close to the ruins of the ancient capital Anuradhapura. Individual villas are set amidst 58 acres of lush woodland, paddy fields and the Ulagalla Reservoir. Among the many activity options, Ulagalla even has its own riding stables, enabling you to explore the area on horseback.

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Ulpotha

Ulpotha

Ulpotha is not just a yoga retreat - more a search for life’s true meaning. It is a tranquil place where guests seek a spiritual quality to existence, a sanctuary for idealists yearning for a more serene and harmonious lifestyle. Here, visitors stay in wattle and daub huts with oil lamps, and mosquito nets and eat traditional curries cooked in a pot over a hearth.

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Victoria

Victoria

There are few beach villas that allow you to unwind as completely as Victoria. Built as a contemporary interpretation of a traditional Sri Lankan house and furnished with antique furniture, Victoria is set in a coconut grove on the beach with landscaped gardens falling into the Indian Ocean.

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Victoria Golf Chalets

Victoria Golf Chalets

The Victoria Golf Chalets offer exceptional value and are perfect for the golf enthusiast, who wants to waste no time before getting on the first tee. The Victoria Golf & Country Resort also offers a host of recreational activities that even non-golfing travelling partners as well as children will enjoy. All chalets have private verandahs with stunning views of the Knuckles Mountain Range.

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Villa 46

Villa 46

Marvan Atapattu, for many years a stalwart of the Sri Lanka cricket team, and his wife Neluni are the team behind the development of Villa 46, a modern four-bedroomed property with a carefree ambience and a great location looking onto the broad expanse of Narigama beach on Sri Lanka's west coast.

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Villa Ahasa

Villa Ahasa

Villa Ahasa is a three-bedroom villa just footsteps from Koggala Beach, a long stretch of picture-perfect tropical coastline close to Galle. Villa Sulanga, its sister property, is just next door.

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Villa Araliya

Villa Araliya

Villa Araliya, a sister property to Serendip Stone Bungalow in Kandy, consists of stylishly-designed rooms and apartments set amidst peaceful gardens. Good value, moodily lit, with street-cred attitudes.

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Villa Atulya

Villa Atulya

Villa Atulya – joined by a faithful replica alongside, Kanchana Villa – offers travellers on a budget a great taste of traditional villa living. Kick back and enjoy the simple pleasures of life in a great-value property. This little gem lies just south of Mirissa on Sri Lanka's south coast.

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Villa Bentota by KK Collection

Villa Bentota by KK Collection

Villa Bentota by KK Collection is one of hottest west coast beach properties. This chic colonial-period villa is set amidst extensive tropical gardens with the Indian Ocean a brief stroll away and is ideal for a romantic holiday. Now under the excellent management of the KK Collection.

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Villa Don Hendrick

Villa Don Hendrick

Villa Don Hendrick lies 5kms inland from the south coast beach town of Tangalle, and consists of a beautifully-restored bungalow and three individual villas, all in traditional style. An infinity pool, expansive gardens and a serene adults-only setting

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Villa Hundira

Villa Hundira

Villa Hundira is a 12-bedroom boutique hotel nestled in tropical gardens overlooking the picturesque Negombo Lagoon. Situated in the village of Thalahena, it lies just 20 minutes away from Colombo’s international airport, making it a good spot to recuperate after a long flight.
 

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Villa Kubura

Villa Kubura

Villa Kubura is an affordable four-bedroom villa, overlooking a vast lush green paddy field, 15 minutes off the Hikkaduwa beach stretch in Sri Lanka's south-west. The villa is well-appointed with tasteful décor, a pool, large garden and a kitchen that offers a comprehensive menu of local and continental dishes.

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Villa Le Maas Tota

Villa Le Maas Tota

Villa Le Maas Tota is a luxury villa flanked to the north by stirring mist-covered mountains and surrounded by a relaxing vista of paddy fields and waterfalls, so offering a relaxed and picturesque environment.

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Villa Mahakanda

Villa Mahakanda

Villa Mahakanda is a bungalow with a host of cosy living spaces and an indoor pond and waterways running through the house. Just half an hour out of Kandy, the villa has a large terrace facing the beautiful mountain views.

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Villa Modarawatta

Villa Modarawatta

Villa Modarawatta is a refurbished 150-year-old walauwa offering great value on the banks of Koggala Lake only five minutes from the Galle coast beaches. This caringly renovated property has four double bedrooms and sits in sprawling gardens with a swimming pool overlooking the lake.

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Villa Océane

Villa Oceane

Villa Oceane is a charming five-bedroom property hidden away by the Madiha surf point, between Matara and Mirissa on Sri Lanka’s South Coast. This is a convivial, well-run place with the extra attraction of possessing a secluded spot a short distance away from the coastal road.

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Villa Perpetua

Villa Perpetua

Located in Bandarawela, Villa Perpetua is an eight-bedroom villa which offers good accommodation complimented with great food and breath-taking views of Ella and Bandarawela.

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Villa Rosa

Villa Rosa

Villa Rosa is a Red Dot favourite: an enchanting upmarket guest house which benefits from stunning views over the Mahaweli River and of the Knuckles Mountain Range beyond. This is Kandy at its most serene. No pool, but bags of atmosphere.

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Villa-Saffron

Villa Saffron Hikkaduwa

Just to the south of Hikkaduwa, on the more select bay of Narigama, Villa Saffron possesses style and flair in both its five strikingly large bedrooms and communal areas and benefits from an excellent pool and a splendid beach that remains lightly trod even in peak season. Beach flair that rivals much the Galle Coast can offer.

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Villa Serendipity

Villa Serendipity

Villa Serendipity is a contemporary five-bedroom villa which looks out over the serene waters of Koggala Lake. With its landscape gardens, infinity pool and private jetty for kayaking and boat rides, Villa Serendipity is perfect for a family holiday.

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Villa Sulanga

Villa Sulanga

Villa Sulanga is a three-bedroom villa just footsteps from Koggala Beach, one of the most sought-after beach destinations in Sri Lanka. Villa Ahasa, its sister property, is just next door.

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Vivanta Colombo Airport Garden

Vivanta Colombo Airport Garden

The Vivanta Colombo Airport Garden is a traditional airport hotel set on a 38 acre coconut plantation leading to Negombo Lagoon. Owned by the Taj group, it has 110 rooms and is only 5km from the airport.
 

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W15

W15

W15 is a contemporary boutique hotel with modern architecture, situated in Weligama. Its vibrant, upbeat atmosphere makes it ideal for the young – and the young at heart.

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W15 Escape

W15 Escape

This six-bedroom boutique hotel, set on a hillock above Ahangama on Sri Lanka’s idyllic south coast, blends Asian and Scandinavian design with luxurious tropical living. A century-old village home has been completely refurbished in eclectic style, maintaining the old architectural features of columns and verandahs.

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W15 Hanthana Estate

W15 Hanthana Estate

Poised high in the hills of the Hanthana Mountain Range, W15 Hanthana Estate is a peaceful ten-room escape boasting grand architecture and spectacular views, within easy reach of the main tourist attractions of Sri Lanka’s last royal capital.

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Walaa Kulu

Walaa Kulu

Walaa Kulu is an unapologetically contemporary property featuring large glass panes and panoramic views which provides a strikingly upmarket option within easy reach of Sri Lanka’s busiest and youngest hill country tourist town.

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Water Garden

Water Garden

Water Garden Sigiriya is a luxurious 30-bedroom hotel located in the Cultural Triangle with panoramic views of the majestic Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Accommodation is in comfortable, elegant villas, scattered across 35 acres and set amidst a water garden.

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Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa

Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa

Located in the southern coast of Weligama, the Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa is the first Sri Lankan hotel of the international hospitality chain, Marriott. Offering luxury accommodation in 198 rooms with sea view across 11 floors, the hotel offers all facilities available at a five-star resort.

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Why House

Why House

Why House, inland from Galle's upmarket beach resort of Thalpe, consists of a spacious main house, a garden villa, and two cottages in three acres of tropical gardens. The architecture is typical of Sri Lanka's south with verandahs, courtyards and high timber roofs.

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Wild Coast Tented Lodge

Wild Coast Tented Lodge

Settled on the buffer zone of Yala National Park, Wild Coast Tented Lodge is the newest addition to Resplendent Ceylon’s collection of high-end hotels. Offering accommodation in 36 uniquely designed Cocoons prepare to have a luxurious campsite experience in Sri Lanka’s second largest national park.

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Wild Culture

Wild Culture

A stylish 4-star resort, of contemporary design yet also possessing an intimacy that successfully creates a relaxing and welcoming environment. Set in glistening paddy fields a short distance from Kiranda beach and Yala National Park.

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Wild Glamping Knuckles

Wild Glamping Knuckles

Go truly off the beaten path when you stay at Wild Glamping Knuckles, a comfortable yet minimalist campsite in a remote part of the picturesque Knuckles Mountain Range which offers a variety of walking opportunities led by expert naturalists.

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Wild Grass Nature Resort

Wild Grass Nature Resort

Wild Grass is a luxurious eco-retreat 15 minutes from Sigiriya Rock which offers seven smart villas that deserve to be ranked alongside the best accommodation in the Cultural Triangle. Surrounded by jungles, a small lake and hills, Wild Grass is set in 30 acres of unfenced jungle which is frequently visited by birds, wild rabbits, deer and even the occasional elephant.

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Wilpattu Safari Camp

Wilpattu Safari Camp

Located in the buffer zone of Wilpattu National Park, 10 minutes from the park entrance, Wilpattu Safari Camp offers 4 large tents on an all-inclusive basis and includes two game drives, all meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
 

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Itineraries

Adventurous Sri Lanka

Adventurous Sri Lanka

An action-packed tour around some of Sri Lanka's varying landscapes that will satisfy energetic holidaymakers seeking more than just a beach holiday.

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All-Inclusive Sri Lanka

All-Inclusive Sri Lanka

This leisurely all-inclusive Sri Lanka holiday covers three picturesque locations with gourmet dining and unique travel experiences at some of the island’s premium hotels.

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Bawa Gems

Bawa Gems

Explore the influences of Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka's most influential architect in this specially-created island tour. Bawa remains revered today.

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Birdwatching in Sri Lanka Tour

Birdwatching in Sri Lanka Tour

Our Sri Lanka birdwatching tour has been planned by experts and comes with a specialist guide. It takes you to some beautiful parts of rural Sri Lanka and can satisfy both the committed twitcher and amateur bird lover.

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Boutique Sri Lanka

Boutique Sri Lanka

Relax in upmarket boutique accommodation that has won global acclaim in a leisurely tour around the most absorbing and beautiful parts of Sri Lanka

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Classic Rajasthan

Classic Rajasthan

Rajasthan’s fantastical palaces, led by the incomparable Taj Mahal, and huge forts stand as living monuments in an awe-inspiring desert landscape

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Classic Sri Lanka Tour

Classic Sri Lanka Tour

The Classic Sri Lanka Tour showpieces the highlights of this tropical island - ancient cities, tea-clad hills, wildlife parks, stunning beaches and gorgeous hotels.

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Eco Sri Lanka

Eco Sri Lanka

Go back to basics on our Eco Sri Lanka tour and connect with local life through off-the-beaten-track, eco-friendly activities and accommodation.

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Explore Kerala

Explore Kerala

Red Dot's Explore Kerala itinerary takes you on a classic route through Kerala's diverse landscapes, from Fort Kochi and the serene backwaters to its south-west beaches.

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Flavours of Sri Lanka

Flavours of Sri Lanka

This food-focused tour allows you to savour the full diversity of the Sri Lanka’s distinctive cuisine as well as the beauty and history of the island.

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Golfing in Sri Lanka tour

Golfing in Sri Lanka tour

A Sri Lanka holiday for the golf enthusiast. Test yourself on some of Asia's toughest courses, experience the island's heritage, hills and beaches.

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Green Rajasthan

Green Rajasthan

Green Rajasthan is a special 12-day trip designed for those who prefer to forego the most arid parts of India’s most popular tourist destination.

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Honeymoon Sri Lanka

Honeymoon Sri Lanka

For a wonderful honeymoon in Sri Lanka, nothing rivals our most romantic Sri Lanka holiday, designed using the island’s most intimate boutique hotels.

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Jewels of South Asia

Jewels of South Asia

Discover the delights of three nations on this extended tour which takes you from regal Rajasthan to the idyllic beaches of the Maldives.

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Kerala & Maldives Combo

Kerala & Maldives Combo

Our Kerala & Maldives Combo gets you in the mood for an enchanting beach stay at a top Maldives resort with an energetic opener in the south of India.

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Luxury Rajasthan Safari

Luxury Rajasthan Safari

This luxury tour around the highlights of Rajasthan mixes stunning desert landscapes with a visit to Ranthambore national park - and Rajasthan’s finest wildlife safari

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Luxury Rajasthan with Desert Camp

Luxury Rajasthan with Desert Camp

Sample the highlights of Rajasthan, India’s awe-inspiring desert state, on a luxury tour which also offers the chance also to camp under the desert stars.

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Sri Lanka and Kerala Tour

Sri Lanka and Kerala Tour

Enjoy the best that Sri Lanka can offer before hopping across to Kerala to experience the sights and sounds of Kochi, Alappuzha, and Kumarakom.

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Sri Lanka and Maldives Tour

Sri Lanka and Maldives Tour

Experience Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage and tea-carpeted central hills before spending five days relaxing on the pristine beaches of the idyllic Maldives.

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Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Healing

Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Healing

Find total mind and body rejuvenation through Red Dot’s Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Healing tour.

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Sri Lanka Beach Hopper

Sri Lanka Beach Hopper

Sri Lanka Beach Hopper is a treat for those who swoon romantically over every sunset they see. Because nearly everybody loves a beach.

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Sri Lanka Cricket Tour

Sri Lanka Cricket Tour

This Sri Lanka cricket tour covers some of the finest cricketing venues in the island and is ideal for schools and clubs of all standards.

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Sri Lanka Cultural Tour

Sri Lanka Cultural Tour

Travel back into history to sample Sri Lanka’s remarkably rich cultural and religious history and uncover little-known remains of its cultural past.

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Sri Lanka East Coast for Families

Sri Lanka East Coast for Families

Our family holiday of Sri Lanka’s East Coast can cater for children of all ages and dispositions and ensure everybody gets the break they deserve.

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Sri Lanka East Coast Tour

Sri Lanka East Coast Tour

For a tropical holiday during the European spring and summer, Sri Lanka’s east coast glistens with possibilities, offering white-sand beaches and escapist rural locations.

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Sri Lanka Family Holiday

Sri Lanka Family Holiday

Sri Lanka Family Holiday is recommended for families with young children whose priority is to enjoy lots of fun-filled activities within a safe and friendly environment.

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Sri Lanka Guesthouse Explorer

Sri Lanka Guesthouse Explorer

Experience the many attractions of Sri Lanka on a tight budget in keeping with our commitment to provide quality tailor-made holidays at affordable prices.

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Sri Lanka Island Hop

Sri Lanka Island Hop

The Sri Lanka Island Hop is a cost-conscious and popular tour that seeks quality and value while guiding you through Sri Lanka’s celebrated landscapes.

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Sri Lanka Nature Trek

Sri Lanka Nature Trek

This is a relaxing holiday designed for ramblers, nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts who want to amble through Sri Lanka’s most splendid scenery away from the tourist trail.

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Sri Lanka Tea and Beach

Sri Lanka Tea and Beach

Sri Lanka Tea and Beach is a popular snack which takes in the stirring peaks of the hill country, the golden South Coast beaches and Galle Fort.

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Sri Lanka Wellness Tour

Sri Lanka Wellness Tour

Nurture your mind, body and soul through our Sri Lanka wellness tour, a tranquil island journey that focus on yoga, Ayurveda and the great outdoors.

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Sri Lanka Wildlife and Beach Retreat

Sri Lanka Wildlife and Beach Retreat

Sri Lanka Wildlife and Beach Retreat is a get-away-from-it-all tour where you can relax amid quiet wildlife areas and peaceful tropical beaches.

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Sri Lanka's Northern Heritage

Sri Lanka's Northern Heritage

Sri Lanka’s Northern Heritage takes you towards the seductive beaches and the colourful, complex culture of Jaffna.

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Sustainable Sri Lanka

Sustainable Sri Lanka

Reconnect with nature through our Sustainable Sri Lanka tour, a holiday with a low environmental impact designed especially for the eco-conscious traveller.

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Undiscovered Sri Lanka

Undiscovered Sri Lanka

Undiscovered Sri Lanka takes you off the beaten track, through remote regions of Sri Lanka away from the main tourist trail. Enjoy a mix of beaches, rural bliss and culture.

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Walk Sri Lanka

Walk Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s hill country is a land of tea-laden hillsides, gurgling waterfalls, stirring mountains and clear hill-country air.

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Wildlife of Sri Lanka Tour

Wildlife of Sri Lanka Tour

Our Wildlife of Sri Lanka tour takes you on a journey of discovery through Sri Lanka’s most enchanting landscapes in search of Sri Lanka’s most astounding wildlife.

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Activities

6 Best Water-Sport Activities in Sri Lanka

6 Best Water-Sport Activities in Sri Lanka

Discover the 6 best water-sport activities in Sri Lanka, from athletic surfing, kite-surfing and windsurfing to laidback snorkelling and sailing trips.

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Adam's Peak

Adam's Peak

Adam’s Peak is sacred to all four religious groups in Sri Lanka. Attempt the enthralling and challenging climb at night to reach the top in time to witness one of the most stunning sunrises in Asia.

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Aluvihara Cave Temple

Aluvihara Cave Temple

Aluvihara Cave Temple, which can be visited easily from Kandy and the Cultural Triangle, is where the oral teachings of Lord Buddha were first put into writing in the 3rd century AD.

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Ambalangoda Art Tour

Ambalangoda Art Tour

Accompany an award-winning craftsman on a fast-paced tour of traditional art workshops in Ambalangoda, before visiting a local temple which houses Asia’s largest reclining Buddha statue.

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Anawilundawa Wetlands

Anawilundawa Wetlands

Located near to Kalpitiya, Anawilundawa (meaning ‘seven wetlands’ in Tamil) refers to a cluster of freshwater tanks within the sanctuary. It is a very important wetland for many migratory birds.

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Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura

Discover the majestic remains of Sri Lanka’s first capital, originally built in the 4th century BC, the ruling place for over 100 Sri Lankan kings. You can explore these extensive ruins by bike.

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Ariyapala Mask Museum

Ariyapala Mask Museum

Traditional masks have played an important role in Sri Lankan culture and folklore for centuries, Used for both theatrical performances and traditional rituals.

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Ayurveda Background

Ayurveda Background

Ayurveda is an ancient natural healing method which promotes general well being and seeks not only to cure disease but also to rejuvenate the body by increasing immunity against disease.

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bawa-architecture

Bawa Architecture

The late Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka’s most influential architect, was responsible for linking the ancient architecture of this island with that of the modern world. 

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Bellanwila Raja Maha Viharaya

Bellanwila Raja Maha Viharaya

Located just three kilometres from Colombo’s city limits, Bellanwila Raja Maha Viharaya is one of the oldest temples in Sri Lanka’s capital, and it has a long and hallowed history.

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Birdwatching in Jaffna

Birdwatching in Jaffna

Bird watching in Jaffna during the migrant season from September – March is a highlight for nature lovers. Migrant birds along with other waders in their thousands flock to the lagoons.

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Birdwatching on Mannar Island

Birdwatching on Mannar Island

Mannar Island, one of the most lightly-visited areas of Sri Lanka, is one of the best spots in the island for spotting migratory birds, as well as other animal species.

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Bogoda Wooden Bridge

Bogoda Wooden Bridge

Bogoda Wooden Bridge is the oldest surviving wooden bridge in Sri Lanka, dating back to the 16th century. Of particular note are the striking roof tiles which have Kandyan artistic influence.

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Brief Gardens

Brief Gardens

Brief Gardens are the architectural landscaping masterpiece of Bevis Bawa, the brother of iconic Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa.

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Buduruwagala

Buduruwagala

The ancient rock carvings at Buduruwagala date back to the 8th century. Seven gigantic Buddhist figures are sculpted into a 70ft cliff, including a colossal image of Lord Buddha spanning over 50ft.

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Bundala & Tissa Wetlands

Bundala & Tissa Wetlands

Bundala & Tissa wetlands combine 20km of beach, lagoons and scrub hosting more than 150 bird species and should delight bird lovers in Sri Lanka.

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Bundala National Park

Bundala National Park

Bundala National Park, which neighbours Yala, is one of the best places for birdwatching in Sri Lanka, and is also home to sloth bears, elephants and deer.

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Canyoning in Kitulgala

Canyoning in Kitulgala

A three-night action-packed adventure of white-water rafting, canyoning and hiking in remote Kitulgala on the western fringes of Sri Lanka’s hills. This activity is run by Borderlands, a reputable company committed to providing high-quality guiding and safety equipment.

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Chundikulam National Park

Chundikulam National Park

Chundikulam National Park is slowly regaining recognition as a birders’ paradise as the Jaffna peninsular gradually begins to attract travellers once again.

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Colombo by Tuk Tuk

Colombo by Tuk Tuk

See Colombo as the locals do – from the back seat of a tuk tuk, the three-wheelers which rove the island’s capital. Visit the city’s main attractions, lesser-known spots and enjoy the cool breeze.

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Colombo Fort and Pettah Architecture

Colombo Fort and Pettah Architecture

Now the commercial centre of Sri Lanka, Colombo’s Fort was first built by the Portuguese in the 16th century, before being further changed by the Dutch and British colonisers.

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Colombo Guided Walk Religion and Culture

Colombo Guided Walk - Religion and Culture

Explore Colombo’s fascinating religious and cultural diversity on this dynamic guided walking tour, which takes you to iconic religious buildings and through the lively streets of Pettah.

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Colombo Restaurant Guide

Colombo Restaurant Guide

Explore Colombo’s wide range of restaurants, cafés and street food options, which offer a wide range of traditional local dishes as well as cuisine from around the world.

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Colombo Tea Factory Tour

Colombo Tea Factory Tour

Can’t find time to travel to the hill country? Explore the world-renowned Ceylon tea industry during this Colombo tea factory tour, which takes you through how the leaves are picked, processed and packaged.

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Colombo's Hidden History

Colombo's Hidden History

Walk through the city of Colombo, the commercial hub of Sri Lanka, with an expert guide and find out about the history hidden within these streets.

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Colombo's Street Food Walk

Colombo's Street Food Walk

Savour the local delicacies of Colombo as you weave your way through busy streets brimming with people, food, culture and stories. Be sure you’ve got your adventure cap on for this one.

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Cricket General Information and Supporter Tours

Cricket General Information and Supporter Tours

It was cricket that brought Red Dot to Sri Lanka and no one is better equipped to arrange cricket tours of this beautiful island.

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Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple

The most famous cave temple complex in Sri Lanka, the ancient Dambulla Cave Temple boasts the largest number of Buddha statues to be housed in one place, as well as stunning ceiling paintings.

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Degaldoruwa Cave Temple

Degaldoruwa Cave Temple

Serene and beautiful, the Degaldoruwa temple in Amunugama has stood as a place of spirituality while one century gave way to the next since the late 1770s, when it was first built.

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Dhowa Rock Temple

Dhowa Rock Temple

Believed to have been the refuge for King Walagama in the 1st century BC, Dhowa Rock Temple is a lesser-known hill country attraction which boasts a stupendous, albeit incomplete, statue of Buddha.

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Dutch Reformed Church

Dutch Reformed Church

The Dutch Reformed Church was finished in 1755, built on the site of a destroyed Portuguese convent. It has interesting architectural features, such as a gabled roof on the eastern and western walls.

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Explore Sri Lanka's Village Life

Explore Sri Lanka's Village Life

Spend a morning walking through the picturesque rural countryside in the foothills surrounding Kandy. Great for birdwatching.

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Gal Oya National Park

Gal Oya National Park

Gal Oya is one of the most remote and stunning national parks in Sri Lanka. Inclusive of the largest reservoir in the island, take a boat safari at sunset as well as doing a morning game drive.

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Galle Boats and Bikes

Galle Boats and Bikes

Explore the rural villages around Galle, first by boat as you sail down the Kapu Ela, then by a scenic 9km bike ride through the surrounding paddy fields. Finish with hoppers and tea in a mud hut.

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Galle Dutch Fort

Galle Dutch Fort

Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site originally built by the Portuguese before it was further developed by the Dutch and British, covers nearly 4sqkm and houses a range of old colonial buildings.

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Galle Guided Bicycle Trails

Galle Guided Bicycle Trails

Cycle through Galle’s beautiful countryside, passing paddy fields dotted with iconic white egrets and water buffalo, quiet villages, tea and rice fields. Choose from a range of routes.

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Galle Restaurant Guide

Galle Restaurant Guide

Galle offers a range of charming cafes, bars and restaurants within the ancient Dutch Fort: choice ranges from simple snacks and Sri Lankan rice and curries to five-star fusion cuisine.

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Gangatilaka Vihara

Gangatilaka Vihara

This relatively-modern Buddhist temple boasts a gigantic white dagoba, believed to contain sacred relics, as well as fascinating murals that depict the life story of Lord Buddha.

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Geoffrey Bawa's Lunuganga

Geoffrey Bawa's Lunuganga

The late Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka’s most influential architect, came up with his own style of ‘tropical modernism’ to create unconventional living spaces.

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Guided Tour of a Spice Farm

Guided Tour of a Spice Farm

Explore a working fruit and spice farm in Matale with a local planter and learn about the various trees and crops grown here and their use in traditional Sri Lankan cuisine. End with an authentic lunch.

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Guided Walk of Galle Fort History and Architecture

Guided Walk of Galle Fort History and Architecture

Explore the enchanting streets of 17th century Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a guide who has a deep knowledge of the Fort’s complex colonial past and the architecture which remains.

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Guided Walk of Galle Fort Past to Present

Guided walk of Galle Fort: past to present

Your host will take you on an architectural journey through the fort’s colonial history, from the spot where the first Portuguese boats landed to the moment the English departed.

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Hike in the Knuckles

Hike in the Knuckles

The Knuckles Mountain Range is perfect for hiking – a land of mystical peaks, chattering waterfalls and hidden hillside villages, with breathtaking visas and a remoteness that will appeal to experienced and novice hikers alike.

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Horton Plains National Park

Horton Plains National Park

An undulating 2000m-high plateau covered in grassy plains interspersed with small patches of forest which is home to a rich array of wildlife. Trek to ‘World’s End’, the park’s most dramatic feature.

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Intrepid Hike in Knuckles

Intrepid Hike in Knuckles

A two-night hiking adventure through the remote Knuckles Mountain Range with stays in a rural village and in the middle of the jungle.

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Jaffna Crab Curry Cooking Class

Jaffna Crab Curry Cooking Class

Learn how to clean fresh sea crabs and how to prepare traditional Jaffna crab curry, a dish renowned throughout the island, before sitting down to one of the best meals you will have in Sri Lanka.

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Jaffna Dutch Fort

Jaffna Dutch Fort

It was the Dutch who expanded Jaffna Fort in 1680 and, more than three centuries later, they are financially supporting its renovation.

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Jaffna Islands

Jaffna Islands

The Jaffna islands are fascinating to explore. Spend a day out at Delft Island with its small village homes, wild horses that roam the plains, and ruins of a Portuguese Fort.

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Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary

Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary

Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary is a beautiful, mellow spot with just you and a boatman punting a boat around the lagoon.

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Kaludiya Pokuna

Kaludiya Pokuna

Trek through the tranquil Kaludiya Pokuna Forest near Kandalama in search of a ruined ancient Buddhist temple abandoned over 1,200 years ago. Absorb the peaceful atmosphere.

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Kandy City Walking Tour

Kandy City Walking Tour

Discover Kandy’s rich history which includes incredible art and architecture, Buddhism, British colonial rule, and its vibrant multicultural present.

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Kandy Perahera

Kandy Perahera

A `Perehara’ is a cultural procession, an ancient historic ritual where tradition, religion, and the arts all come together. The annual Kandy Perahera is an astonishing spectacle.

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Kandy Restaurant Guide

Kandy Restaurant Guide

Kandyan cuisine has a distinct flavour. Ambul Thiyal, for example, is a popular sour fish curry. Kandyan sweet meats including Kavum, Kokis, and Pani Walalu are delicious treats not to be missed.

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Kandy tea hills trek

Kandy tea hills trek

Traverse some of Sri Lanka’s most historic and scenic tea estates on this two-day trek around Deltota in the picturesque Kandyan foothills.

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Kandy Temple and City Walk

Kandy Temple and City Walk

Delve into the most revered temple in the island as your host takes you through the Kandy city and the Temple of the Tooth, then head to the local market for a final feast for your senses.

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Kandy to the Hill Country by train

Kandy to the Hill Country by train

Praised as one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world, the train ride winds out of Kandy and up through the Hill Country, providing panoramic views of the spectacular tea-covered hills.

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Kandyan Cultural Show

Kandyan Cultural Show

Stemming from various ancient dance rituals, Kandyan dancing became widespread across the island and is now a core part of Sri Lankan culture. It is a highly-theatrical, thrilling show to see.

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Kanneliya Rainforest

Kanneliya Rainforest

Trek through this forest area which lies just 35km from Galle. Accompanied by an experienced wildlife tracker, absorb the tranquil atmosphere whilst looking out for tropical birds and other animals.

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Kataragama

Kataragama

An ancient pilgrimage site visited by Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims and Christians. It is believed that King Dutugemunu built a shrine here for the worship of the Kataragama God in the 2nd century BC.

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Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya

Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya

Thought to have been visited by Lord Buddha in 523 BC, the ancient Kelani Raja Maha Viharaya is renowned for its glorious paintings, which show the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

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Kitesurfing in Sri Lanka

Kitesurfing in Sri Lanka

The best place to go kitesurfing in Sri Lanka is along the north-west coast, in Negombo and Kalpitiya, both of which are laidback beach towns that are also home to a vast lagoon.

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Kitulgala-Kelani Forest Reserve

Kitulgala-Kelani Forest Reserve

The Kelani Valley Forest Reserve in Kitulgala offers breath-taking scenery. Sail down the river, or journey through the jungle-clad hills and tea and rubber plantations on foot or by mountain bike.

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Knuckles Mountain Range

Knuckles Mountain Range

Trek through the Knuckles Mountain Range, named thus because of its resemblance to a clenched fist, five mountain peaks spanning 155sqkm which host a wide range of rare endemic flora and fauna.

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Koneswarum Kovil

Koneswarum Kovil

The newly-restored Koneswaram Kovil, the original of which was built in 205 BC, is poised on a sheer cliff which stands 350ft above sea level and offers stunning views over Trinco’s natural harbour.

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Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Of the seven species of marine turtles, five come ashore to nest in Sri Lanka and the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery which primary operates as a hatchery, is a great place to observe collected and rescued eggs hatch.

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Kovils in Colombo

Kovils in Colombo

Sri Lanka’s capital has several Hindu Kovils, decorated with colourful statues and which house shrines dedicated to different gods and deities.

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Kumana National Park

Kumana National Park

Kumana National Park is a birders’ paradise. Hidden away in the south-east of Sri Lanka, it was one known as East Yala, but it is best approached from the laid-back coastal settlement of Arugam Bay on Sri Lanka’s East Coast.

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Lipton's Seat

Lipton's Seat

The favourite viewing point of Sir Thomas Lipton, Lipton’s Seat offers one of the most spectacular views of Sri Lanka’s Hill Country. Drive to the top, or walk up through the surrounding plantations.

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Little Adam's Peak

Little Adam's Peak

Although this climb is relatively easy, the views from the top of Little Adam’s Peak are sensational. Begin the climb with a gentle stroll through a sloping tea field, passing endless neat rows of terraced tea plants. 

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Lunugamvehera National Park

Lunugamvehera National Park

Positioned between Yala and Uda Walawe, Lunugamveherea National Park is home to 184 species of bird and a wide variety of other Sri Lankan animals.

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Maligawila Buddha Statue

Maligawila Buddha Statue

The Maligawila statue, the largest freestanding image of Lord Buddha in Sri Lanka, dates back to the 7th century BC. It stands at 14 metres tall and is carved out of a single block of limestone.

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Mask-Making Workshop

Mask-Making Workshop

A hands-on workshop which introduces you to the use of masks in Sri Lankan culture and demonstrates the stages of traditional mask carving from start to finish as you attempt to make one yourself.

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Mihintale

Mihintale

Mihintale was recorded as being the birthplace of Buddhism in Sri Lanka in 3rd century BC. The peak is home to magnificent pieces of ancient Sri Lankan architecture and a majestic 40ft dagoba.

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Millenium Elephant Foundation

Millenium Elephant Foundation

Learn about the key role elephants play in Sri Lankan culture and issues which arise from this. Accompanied by an expert, walk with, bathe and feed the elephants that are looked after here.

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Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park is a small but popular wildlife park home to a wide range of Sri Lanka’s wildlife. It is also the site of the world-renowned wildlife event ‘The Elephant Gathering’.

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Mulgirigala Rock Temple

Mulgirigala Rock Temple

Situated 30 minutes inland from Tangalle, the ancient Mulgirigala temple complex is perched on an enormous boulder more than 200m high which provides magnificent coastal views.

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Muthurajawela Wetlands

Muthurajawela Wetlands

Muthurajawela is situated just south of Negombo. It has a diverse eco-system that is teeming with life: mangroves and other types of flora host numerous types of birds, butterflies and pythons.

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Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil

One of Sri Lanka’s most prominent Hindu temples, Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil was originally built over 1,000 years ago. It boasts many beautiful pieces of colourful and dramatic architectue.

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National Museum

National Museum

The National Museum of Colombo is the largest in the country. Opened in 1877 by Sir William Gregory, it houses many precious relics including the throne and crown of the last Kandyan monarchs.

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Night city cycling tour of Colombo

Night cycling tour of Colombo

Go on a guided night cycling tour around Colombo, using quiet roads and appropriate safety equipment, and see how this lively city changes after dark. 

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Nine Arch Bridge

Nine Arch Bridge

Located in Ella, the Nine Arch Bridge is one of the most iconic bridges in Sri Lanka and is a stunning example of the incredible engineering prowess behind the island’s railway system.

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Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

Set amidst the tea plantations of the central highlands, Nuwara Eliya Golf Club is a charming course with spectacular views which was built by a Scottish soldier in 1889.

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Pidurangala Rock

Pidurangala Rock

Whilst building Sigiriya Rock Fortress in the 5th century AD, King Kasyapa moved the monks who lived around Sigiriya to Pidurangala Rock, and an ancient cave temple still remains here.

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Pigeon Island

Pigeon Island

Go snorkelling at Pigeon Island, one of Sri Lanka’s two marine national parks, and see intricate corals, small colourful fish and black-tip reef sharks, as well as endangered marine turtles.

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Play a Sri Lankan drum

Play a Sri Lankan drum

Sri Lanka resonates to the sound of drumming, and with the help of Red Dot, a teacher from a long line of professional drummers can reveal the basics of how to play as well as understand the history and importance of drums in Sri Lanka.

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Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa

Sri Lanka’s medieval capital from 1073 until the late 1200s, the ruins of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa are incredibly well-preserved and include magnificant granite sculptures of Lord Buddha.

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Rekawa Turtle Watch

Rekawa Turtle Watch

Five of the seven species of marine turtle come ashore at Rekawa to lay their eggs. Join the night watch to observe these fascinating creatures up close.

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Ritigala

Ritigala

Ritigala is nestled deep inside a jungle-covered nature reserve, the ruins of an extensive Buddhist monasty which was abandoned during the invasions of the 10th and 11th centuries.

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River Cruising

River Cruising

Slow down and travel silently by tiny boat up a Sri Lanka river to get a real sense of the beauty of this tropical land.

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Royal Botanical Gardens

Royal Botanical Gardens

The Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens is the largest of its kind in Sri Lanka and the finest in Asia. Explore the beautiful surroundings with an expert, or simple enjoy a relaxed stroll in the sun.

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Royal Colombo Golf Club

Royal Colombo Golf Club

The Royal Colombo Golf Club dates back to 1879 and offers a peaceful oasis just a short distance from the centre of Sri Lanka’s busy capital.

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Sailing in Trincomalee or Pasikudah

Sailing in Trincomalee or Pasikudah

Set out from the shores of Trinco or Pasikudah in a catamaran and explore the splendour of Sri Lanka’s eastern coastline. Go to beautiful private coves and snorkel off colourful reefs.

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Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka

Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s eastern coastal belt is a wonderful place for scuba diving. The reefs, colourful corals and an array of exotic marine life, have attracted many sea farers for centuries.

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Secrets of Cinnamon

Secrets of Cinnamon

Walk through a cinnamon plantation in the South and be enlightened on the process of cinnamon peeling, quilling and oil extraction. Don’t forget to enjoy the views while you try your hand at some cinnamon peeling.

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Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most majestic, awe-inspiring and stunning historical locations in the world, built in the 5th century AD by ‘mad’ King Kasyapa.

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Sinharaja Rainforest

Sinharaja Rainforest

Moist, murky and mysterious, an experience of Sinharaja is like nothing else in Sri Lanka. Trek through this magnificent landscape, the last surviving stretch of virgin rainforest on the island.

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Slave Island Walking Tour

Slave Island Walking Tour

This hosted walking tour takes you from historic Galle Face Hotel to Beira Lake, wiggling through the vibrant streets of Slave Island which relfect Sri Lanka’s multiculturalism.

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Southern Tea Factory Tour

Southern Tea Factory Tour

Go on a guided tour of a scenic, modern tea plantation located just outside of Galle and explore one of Sri Lanka’s most iconic industries. A great option if you are not visiting the hill country.

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Sri Lanka canoe expedition

Sri Lanka Canoe Expedition

Canoe down the Mahaweli River from Kitulgala to Polonnaruwa with a guide, and spend three nights camping under the stars. This is a magical expedition which takes you through some of Sri Lanka’s most remote areas.

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Sri Lanka Hot Air Ballooning

Sri Lanka Hot Air Ballooning

Rise at dawn and soar above the wide plains and clusters of jungle which cover the Cultural Triangle, an area of Sri Lanka which is littered with dramatic ancient ruins dating back over 2,000 years.

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Sri Lanka Plantation Walk

Sri Lanka Plantation Walk

Explore a vast estate in the foothills of Kandy with a highly-engaging and knowledgeable host, before enjoying a mouth-watering traditional rice and curry lunch afterwards in your host’s ancestral home.

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Sri Lanka Waterfalls

Sri Lanka Waterfalls

More than a hundred waterfalls are scattered across Sri Lanka’s verdant central hills, and whilst some are fairly small or inaccessible, many are worth hiking to. We've highlighted our top five.

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Sri Lankan Cooking Class with a Family

Sri Lankan Cooking Class with a Family

Sensationally flavoursome rice and curry is a staple in Sri Lanka. A plate of rice and curry is comprised of various curries, cooked vegetables, sambols and steamed rice.

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Surfing in Sri Lanka

Surfing in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a fantastic choice for a surfing holiday, and has been a popular surf destination since the 1970s.

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Take a Sri Lanka surfing lesson

Take a Sri Lanka surfing lesson

Learn to surf the waves at Weligama Bay on Sri Lanka's blissful south coast with the extra assurance of your own instructor to guide you every step of the way. For beginners and those seeking to improve their style.

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Talangama Wetlands

Talangama Wetlands

The Talangama Wetlands, located in the Kotte surburbs of Colombo, are comprised of tanks, canals and paddy fields which offer excellent opportunities for birdwatching.

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Temple of the Tooth

Temple of the Tooth

Tradition relates that a sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha was brought to Sri Lanka in 4th century A.D. and has been enshrined in the Dalanda Maligawa, or Temple of the Tooth, since the late 1500s.

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Temple of the Tooth with a local

Temple of the Tooth with a local

Join an expert in exploring one of the most revered temples in the island, housing a relic of the Lord Buddha. Witness rituals performed daily and learn about the history behind this place of worship that is a haven to many a Buddhist.

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The Aukana Buddha

The Aukana Buddha

One of the most spectacular statues in Sri Lanka, the Aukana Buddha has stood 12m high since it was made in the 5th century. It is free-standing, carved from a single rock.

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The Life of Geoffrey Bawa

The Life of Geoffrey Bawa

Geoffrey Bawa is Sri Lanka’s most iconic architect. Go on a guided tour of his Colombo house and studio and browse through some of his old designs before visiting the beautiful floating temple at Beira Lake.

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The Monkey Kingdom of Polonnaruwa

The Monkey Kingdom of Polonnaruwa

Quite apart from the incredible ruins of this medieval city, Polonnaruwa is home to a large monkey population who were famously featured in Disney’s engaging documentary film ‘Monkey Kingdom’.

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Tissamaharama

Tissamaharama

Tissamaharama is a sacred town scattered with lakes and Buddhist temples that was the capital of the ancient Ruhunu Kingdom in the 2nd century BC. 

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Tour a Sri Lankan tea estate

Tour a Sri Lankan tea estate

Red Dot's Tea Estate experience takes place in one of the most beautiful organic tea estates in the Sri Lanka hill country, hidden above Ravana-Ella Falls and with breathtaking views of Ella Rock and Lipton's Seat.

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Traditional Sri Lankan Cooking Class

Traditional Sri Lankan Cooking Class

After visiting the vibrant Galle Market, journey along the river towards a secluded rural village and learn how to make a variety of traditional Sri Lankan dishes in the cool of a wattle-and-daub hut.

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Traditional Sri Lankan Village Life

Traditional Sri Lankan Village Life

Hop into a bullock cart and explore the village life of the island. Walk through lush paddy fields, take a boat ride along Hiriwaduna Wewa and finally, savour a traditional Sri Lankan meal to wrap up your sojourn in the village.

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Treks and Tea at Amba Estate

Treks and Tea at Amba Estate

Experience tea, glorious treks and total tranquillity during this four-night stay at Amba Estate, an organic farm on the outskirts of Ella in Sri Lanka’s hills. One of our Extended Activities.

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Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home

Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home

Visit the Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe National Park, a rehabilitation centre for orphaned elephant calves.

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Uda Walawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park is one of the best places to see elephants in Sri Lanka – up to 500 elephants, along with other wildlife, are found here.

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Victoria Golf and Country Resort

Victoria Golf and Country Resort

There are golf courses that are scenic, but the Victoria Golf and Country Resort is simply spectacular. Even non-golfers will love it here, as a range of other activities are on offer.

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Visit Temples in Aluthgama and Ambalangoda

Visit Temples in Aluthgama and Ambalangoda

The Kande Vihara in Aluthgama and the Galgoda Sailatalaramaya Maha Vihara Temple and Sunandaramaya Mahavihara in Ambalangoda attract devotees from all parts of the island.

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Visit to Hot Springs in Keerimalai

Visit to Hot Springs in Keerimalai

Located in Jaffna, the Keerimalai hot springs is a renowned mineral water spring that is shrouded in folklore, believed to have healing properties. Separate entrances for women and men.

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Visit to Nainativu Island by Boat

Visit to Nainativu Island by Boat

Take a 30-minute boat ride to Nainativu, one of the smallest inhabited islands in the Gulf of Mannar. The name of the island alludes to the folklore inhabitants, the Naga people, considered one of the first tribes in Sri Lanka.

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Visit to Point Pedro

Visit to Point Pedro

Point Pedro, also known as Sakkotai Cape, is the northernmost tip of Sri Lanka. An unpretentious spot replete with significance, it was once a trading port.

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Walk with the Veddas

Walk with the Veddas

The Veddas, the aboriginal people of Sri Lanka, live in small communities in utter isolation from the outside world. Discover their ancient traditions as you walk with them through the forest.

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Walking in Ella

Walking in Ella

Ella is one of the most beautiful spots in the hills for walking, offering trails of varying levels of difficulty – make the short climb up Little Adam’s Peak or hike to the summit of Ella Rock.

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Wasgamuwa National Park

Wasgamuwa National Park

Wasgamuwa National Park is comprised of dry evergreen forests, grasslands and wetlands, and is known for the elephants which frequent the Mahaweli River which runs along a boundary of the park.

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Whale Watching in Mirissa

Whale Watching in Mirissa

This modern catamaran complete with professional crew sets out from Mirissa Harbour at 6:30am, beating the other boats in order to have the best dolphin and whale sightings.

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White-Water Rafting and Canoeing

White-Water Rafting and Canoeing

Enjoy an exciting rafting adventure in a jungle paradise. The Kelani River is famous for its white-water rafting and boasts rapids suitable for beginners and those with more experience.

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Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park is arguably Sri Lanka’s most beautiful park. Its varying natural habitats – coastal belt, natural lakes, scrublands, open grasslands and dense forest – house numerous animals.

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Windsurfing in Sri Lanka

Windsurfing in Sri Lanka

Windsurfing in Sri Lanka was first started in Negombo, which continues to be a popular spot for windsurfing during the season from December to April, as is Kalpitiya, another north-west coastal town.

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Yala National Park

Yala National Park

Yala National Park, situated in the south-east corner of the island, is home to the greatest variety of Sri Lanka’s wildlife including the island’s big game – elephants, leopards and sloth bears.

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Yapahuwa

Yapahuwa

Yapahuwa, a shortlived Sri Lankan medieval capital, is an enormous yet little-visited rock fortress built in the 13th century around a vast granite rock which rises 100m above the surrounding plains.

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Yatagala Temple

Yatagala Temple

Little-visited Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya is a small Buddhist temple just inland from Galle.

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East Coast Sri Lanka Special Offer

Save up to 26% on our East Coast Sri Lanka special offer, an 11-night tour which takes you to Kandy, the fringes of the island’s tea hills, various historical hotspots and the family-friendly beaches of Pasikudah in the east coast.

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Save up to 19% on our Essential Sri Lanka special offer, a two-week journey which offers you a taste of Sri Lanka’s rich history, scenic tea hills, diverse wildlife and spectacular tropical beaches.

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Save up to 22% on our Luxury Sri Lanka special offer, a 12-day tour which takes you to the tea hills, Yala National Park and Sri Lanka’s stunning southern beaches.

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Save up to 18% on our Taste of Sri Lanka special offer, an eight-day tour which takes you to the tea hills, Yala National Park and Sri Lanka’s stunning south-west beaches.

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