Sri Lanka Holidays
Sri Lanka Holidays
Sri Lanka is the perfect exotic holiday destination and it is now attracting more visitors than ever before, however it is still serene and retains a peaceful tranquillity. A holiday to Sri Lanka not only offers relaxation, it is a place that is steeped in history and that has wildlife in abundance. This is all set against the most perfect backdrop.
Sri Lanka is set in the Indian Ocean and the capital city is Colombo. This is the largest city and it is a hive of activity. Here you will find busy colourful markets, Buddhist temples, boutiques and a port.
Highlights on Sri Lanka Holidays:
The golden beaches that stretch around the expansive Sri Lankan coastline are impeccable and the most amazing you will ever see. Palm fringed, pristine and with clear blue sea. You can laze in the sunshine to perfect your tan, or participate in one of the many water sports offered there. You can choose between windsurfing, kayaking, water skiing or scuba diving. The latter being most popular, due to the fabulous marine life in the clear crystal waters.
Inland the verdant lush forests and mesmerising natural waterfalls are a sight to behold, as are the green tea plantations and timeless ruins. There are many tours, walking and biking trails, or you can hire a jeep to discover the amazing sights Sri Lanka has to offer. The Temple of the Sacred Tooth is Sri Lanka’s most important relic, it houses the tooth of the Buddha. It is kept in a guarded room within a gold casket. The complex it is kept on has many other temples and museums worth viewing.
Nature & Wildlife on Sri Lanka Holidays:
There are several National Parks, including Yala. Here you can see leopards, crocodiles, elephants, water buffalo and 215 different species of birds. There is an Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela where they not only successfully breed elephants, they also care for the sick and injured. Here they allow you to feed the baby elephants, therefore an ideal place for families to visit.
They know how to party in Sri Lanka and there are many festivals held in the streets throughout the year. There are also many bars and clubs to enjoy, in Colombo in particular. Here you will also find a casino. There is a choice of nightlife in many of the resorts and the majority of the hotels all provide nightly entertainment too.
Accommodation in Sri Lanka varies from the old colonial to the more luxurious, fabulously lavish and opulent first class hotels. Many have their own private part of the beach, along with a beach bar, which offers you both privacy and tranquillity.
Food & Drink on Sri Lanka Holidays:
Food in Sri Lanka is a mix of recipes and aromatic spices that have been developed throughout the generations. However be warned these local dishes can be extremely hot and fiery! There are restaurants that cater to more reserved tastes and serve international cuisine; as do all of the hotels.
Sri Lanka is the ideal place for family holidays, as well as a romantic place to go on holiday for your honeymoon. Whether you are looking for a great holiday deal to Sri Lanka or a luxury VIP holiday call us today, we can tailor the perfect holiday for you.