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Sri Lanka continues to receive numerous endorsements and achievements throughout the years and Sri Lanka has made its established mark on the global map as an ideal travel destination for those who love to explore and have the holiday of their life. Sri Lanka tourism is happy to announce another endorsement which added another feather...
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We’ve been calling Sri Lanka the next It destination for the past five years, however, tourists have always flocked to the coast (and with good reason). Sun and surf will remain a big draw, especially with new beach retreats recently opened on the south coast near Galle. But in 2017, we’ll also see Sri Lanka...
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Sri Lanka has continued to receive a number of achievements for its recognition as a compact travel destination across the globe, and received another endorsement recently becoming one of the emerging destinations and one of the most popular global destinations from the key findings of the 2018 Virtuoso Luxe- Australian edition report. In parallel to...
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The ever smiling, mischievous dolphins will put on a show while some of the oldest and the largest sea creatures, the humpback and the blue whales, will nonchalantly  glide past you, when you embark on a whale/ dolphin watching excursion off the Southern, Eastern or the West coast of Sri Lanka. The ideal locations for...
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Sri Lanka has become a popular location to spot blue whales as they swim close to the shore off Sri Lanka’s southern coast. Other species including sperm whales are also found. Located within the borders of the International Whaling Commission’s Protected Zone in the waters of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is gradually turning out...
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After being mostly off limits to travelers for 26 years while a civil war raged between Tamil separatists and the Buddhist Sinhalese government, Sri Lanka has been climbing the lists of tourism hot spots since the war’s end in 2009. There are various reasons: the UNESCO designated archaeological ruins of kingdoms spanning 2000 years, the...
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I fell in love with what little I saw of Sri Lanka faster than I did that one dude on Tinder who knew the difference between “their” and “there”. And — just like it was with Brett, 27, from Manly — I wasn’t the only one to have fallen. Sri Lanka’s tourism revenue has surged...
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Accommodation in Sri Lanka has been transformed in recent years. Initially, Sri Lanka’s beach resorts were aimed primarily at the package holiday crowd and traditional travel operators and were only located on the west coast. But the past decade has brought a major change, with the growth of villas, boutique hotels, and small independent hotels...
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In the center of Sri Lanka, an immense column of rock rises out of the forest surrounding it. The rock is nearly 200 meters (660 feet) tall and is home to the ruins of a fortress as well as an ancient palace complex. It was constructed during the reign of King Kasyapa, which lasted from...
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Sri Lanka may be a small island in the Indian Ocean but that’s the only thing small about it. The country, formerly known as Ceylon, boasts an ancient civilization, golden sandy beaches with their swaying coconut palms, mountains, and rubber and tea plantations. While visiting the island, you’ll see colonial architecture from the days when...
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