With beautiful sandy coastlines, wildlife safari and water adventures, Sri Lanka is an incredible holiday vacation spot for persons of varied interests. Below are some factors why you should think of Sri Lanka for your future holiday vacation.
- It’s magnificently sunny all year round
As an island located in the Indian Ocean Sri Lanka is perfect for vacationing throughout the year.
- Friendly Nation
Sri Lanka offers a multi-cultural experience: the main nationalities are Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims, Malays & Dutch, and even Chinese. It’s a fascinating mixture of cultures and the smiles and the hospitality of kind Sri Lankans are legendary and definitely worth an experience. Sri Lankans are a friendly nation who always welcome visitors with a ready simile.
- Sri Lanka’s Unbelievable Wildlife
Wilpattu, Yala, Minneriya are destinations that are well-known for wildlife adventures Those parks offer visitors a unique and unforgettable experience of viewing majestic wild elephants and tropical birds that you will not experience anywhere in the world.
- Fascinatingly Beautiful Beaches
Glittering white sand and palm-lined Sri Lankan beaches are extremely loved by visitors. Not only that, Sri Lanka has a vast selection of lagoons, rivers, lakes, and above all, an unbelievably beautiful array of waterfalls.
- Diversity of Landscapes
Sri Lanka may be a small island, but it has great diversity in landscapes and climate. The central part of Sri Lanka is called the Hill Country. This area is cooler than other parts of the country, and is very popular due to beautiful views of panoramic mountain ranges, waterfalls and tea plantations. The Hill Country of Sri Lanka is the best for adventure seekers.
- UNESCO Heritage Sites
This small island is proud of eight UNESCO World Heritage sites. The main cultural attractions of Sri Lanka are located in the north-central region. There you will find the Cultural Triangle that connects the ancient kingdoms of Dambulla, Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura. You can tour UNESCO heritage sites like Sigiriya, explore ancient ruins and visit temples in the Cultural Triangle. There are other historic places like Galle and Matara in the south of the Island with their famous forts from the Dutch colonial period. In the heart of Sri Lanka, the Charming city Kandy, the hidden kingdom and the religious capital, also awaits to be discovered.
- Sri Lanka’s Mouthwatering Cuisine
You can enjoy observing the vibrant local life and sample delicious local cuisine that is famous for their spices. Sri Lankan delicacies are a variety of fresh new seafood and other tropical ingredients. Prawns, lobster, crabs and all patterns of sea fishes and famous Hoppers and Kottu are immensely loved by visitors.
- Water Sports
With over 1,600km of coast, Sri Lanka is an ideal location for wind-surfing, water-skiing, surfing, sailing, scuba-diving, snorkeling and more. Sri Lanka possesses over 100 hundred rivers, together with lagoons and lakes, so there are plentiful opportunities for kayaking and canoeing.
Sri Lanka has numerous traditional festivals, some of which are not to be missed. The Aluth Avurudda, the Sinhala and Tamil New Year’s festival in April. For two days, life takes a new turn with music, fireworks and delicious food. The Vesak festival in May is the most important festival of the Buddhists, which marks 3 important occasions in the life of Lord Buddha. Roads and houses are decorated with ornate lanterns and all of Sri Lanka looks like a sea of lights. At the Kandy perahera Festival (July/August) visitors get an unforgettable experience of ancient costumes, vibrant dances, music and decorated elephants parading the streets exhibiting ancient traditional charms.
- Ayurveda & Spas
Well-being for all senses is part of Sri Lanka’s tradition: Ayurveda, the 2000 year old medicine, is still very popular in Sri Lanka and many visitors are coming to the island for Ayurveda treatments. Those who don’t have the time for a two or three week stay at one of the ayurveda resorts in Sri Lanka, can find Ayurveda massages, meditation, yoga lessons or spas in many hotels. Sri Lanka is definitely a perfect place for relaxation.
You should not miss to visit Sri Lanka at least once in your life – and such an adventure is better experienced with your significant other. Enjoy a romantic stay for two at Amaya Hunas Falls, one of the premier honeymoon hotels in Sri Lanka and enjoy the best of what this beautiful island paradise has to offer. Check dates for availability and book your stay today.