Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon is a beautiful teardrop island surrounded by the Indian ocean. If you are a travel junkie, this is an island you should not miss out on! Here are just a handful of ideas on places to visit in Sri Lanka (ofcourse, after the pandemic):
Take a trip towards the coastal line to enjoy the golden sandy beaches that are sure to take your heart away. With the most amazing sunsets, the beach is ideal either for a quick getaway or even a long stay vacay. Relax and unwind as you get tanned while sipping away an exotic island cocktail to beat the heat. Opt to stay at a luxury hotel like Jetwing Beach that is located on the coast itself that will give you a never ending view and the sea breeze in your hair. Designed by Geoffrey Bawa, Jetwing Beach is a contemporary masterpiece that offers 75 deluxe suites and 3 exclusive Suites to choose from. End your day by indulging in a variety of culinary styles on the beach at ‘The Sands’ an open-air dining restaurant that looks out into the horizon over the Indian Ocean.
Areas like Nuwaraeliya and Hatton are a must visit if you are a first timer. You are bound to fall in love with the cool atmosphere and the lush greenery hills covered in tea trails. Treat yourself to a stay at a luxury resort such Ceylon Tea Trails by Resplendent Ceylon; consisting of 5 restored tea-planters’ bungalows, where you can spend the day strolling through tea estates simply relax in your suite and immerse yourself in a warm bath as you enjoy the view of the Castlereagh Reservoir. In the evening, indulge in a high tea experience like no other with a hot pot of tea that is freshly sourced. Ceylon tea is filled with aroma and flavour that is sure to have a calming effect. Just in case you don’t want to miss it too much, you could order a box for yourself through Dilmah Tea online shop that offers the finest Ceylon Black Teas and it will deliver right to your doorstep.
What better way to go on an adventure than taking a trip to the wild side. Going on safaris in Sri Lanka national parks is a major tourist attraction. If you are a nature and wildlife lover, this is the perfect place to sight a variety of fauna and flora. From majestic animals like leopards and elephants to exotic flowers and plants that are rare. The most famous national parks to visit would be Minneriya, Udawalwe and Yala as they have the most experienced rangers that will take you through the world of wilderness.
If you have already fallen in love with this beautiful country, learn more about its rich history and cultural heritage at Tales Of Ceylon which will uncover intriguing stories and legends that have transcended through time.