Mention a trip to Sri Lanka and most people think of the cricket team or their famous Ceylon tea. Very few people actually know of the hidden charms that Sri Lanka truly has to offer holidaymakers. If you’re looking for a holiday that is full of natural beauty, adventure and has a rich cultural heritage then Sri Lanka should be on your travel bucket list.
Sri Lanka is home to some of the most pristine and untouched beaches in the world. Spend your days lazily swimming and relaxing on golden beaches with tropical rainforest as your backdrop. The more popular beaches have restaurants dotted along the coast, mainly specializing in seafood caught fresh that day. For some of the best snorkelling and diving on your Sri Lanka holiday head over to Pigeon Island National Park.
Go on a hiking adventure in Sri Lanka’s rugged, mountainous interior landscape. There are sacred sites and incredible viewpoints to be found when exploring. You can also visit the tea plantations where tea leaves are grown on the gently rolling hills which make for a mesmerizing and memorable visit.
From rainforests to endless miles of powdery, blonde sand beaches there are so many reasons to choose Sri Lanka as your next holiday destination. Try something off the beaten path and step into a fairly undiscovered country. Browse our Sri Lanka holiday packages below and don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions.
Arugam Bay Beach - Found on Sri Lanka’s south-east coast this beach is everything you could dream of...palm trees fan you as you sit on soft sands and stare out at a calm crystal ocean.
Visit a Tea Plantation - Take a tour of a tea estate steeped in colonial heritage. Watch the pickers in actions and buy your own tea samples.
Explore Yala National Park - Enjoy a safari in this national park off the island’s southern coast. This is also one of the best places to spot a leopard as it has the “highest density in the world”.
Temples of Colombo - Hidden in the bustling capital city of Colombo are some of the most beautiful temples in Sri Lanka.
Go on the Famous Rope Swing - A popular instagram spot this palm tree rope swing at Dalawella Beach makes for a great place to have fun and enjoy a beautiful sunset.
Ride the Train from Ella to Kandy - This 5 hour journey is said to be one of the most scenic train journeys in the world.