An island of many wonders, enchanting Sri Lanka offers unforgettable adventures each time you visit. It has something for everyone and these experiences are amongst its finest.
The country is blessed with golden sands nestled between palm trees and the cerulean waters of the Indian Ocean. The south coast is famed for its beaches and you can find hotels like Heritance Ahungalla right by the shore; you can laze in the sand, soak up the sun, catch magical sunsets and enjoy thrilling activities and excursions.
Wildlife safaris offer exhilarating encounters be it spotting wild leopards in Yala to witnessing “The Gathering” of hundreds of elephants in Minneriya. When it comes to whale watching, Mirissa, Sri Lanka is an ideal location as is Trincomalee where you have a chance to spot the largest animal on the planet, the blue whale!
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Within the island, you will find eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites each offering unique experiences; explore the ancient kingdoms of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura, ascend the Sigiriya rock fortress, visit Kandy’s Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, wander around Galle’s Dutch Fort and trek through the Sinharaja Forest Reserve.
The mountains of Sri Lanka provide a new perspective of the island including its colonial and cultural heritage be it in Kandy, Nuwara Eliya or Ella. You can also enjoy camping at the Knuckles Mountain Range and discover the secrets of Ceylon Tea; some tea factories are converted to hotels, making for truly unique stays!