Sri Lanka formerly known as Ceylon is a beautiful exotic island full of nature, culture and wildlife and delicious food. The beautiful sandy shores and the gushing sound of the waves will definitely make you feel relaxed and calm. Whether you’re a family traveler, a foodie, a person seeking wellness or an adventurous adrenaline junkie Sri Lanka has something for everyone. Here are four places you must visit when you visit the island.
The City of Galle
Located a few hours away from Sri Lanka’s busy and bustling commercial capital, Colombo, Galle is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the southwest coast of the island. The Galle Fort is home to many boutique hotels and extraordinary cafes and restaurants that serve cuisines from all over the world. AQUA Forte is one of the best Italian restaurants in Sri Lanka. The restaurant is set in a beautifully restored Dutch colonial house and serves some of the best dishes using quality ingredients and traditional recipes that will truly feel like you are journeying through Italy.
Weligama, located on the southern coast of the island nation is a popular tourist destination among both local and foreigners. Over the years Weligama has become a popular destination for finishing, diving and many other water sport activities. It is also a popular surfing destination that offers classes for beginners at an affordable price. It is also home to some of the luxurious resorts on the island. Cape Weligama by Resplendent Ceylon is one such luxury resort that offers the best accommodation and serves truly authentic Sri Lankan food prepared with fresh ingredients. The high tea experience offered by the hotel is an experience you must try out; it will let you experience the roots of Sri Lanka’s tea heritage. If you're wondering how you could taste the delicious flavours of Dilmah Tea even after leaving the hotel, you could simply order them online and get it delivered right to your doorstep no matter where you are in the world.
The Bustling City of Colombo
Colombo also known as the commercial capital of Sri Lanka is home to many skyscrapers, luxury hotels and shopping malls. The city is divided into 13 districts and accommodates roughly 5.6 million individuals. Colombo has also become a hot spot for premium restaurants serving some of the best cuisines in the world and some of the most delicious Sri Lankan dishes. If you enjoy shopping Colombo is the best place. The city is filled with shopping malls that offer great products. The city is also the best place to purchase Sri Lankan souvenirs. The island has always been famous for its beautiful handlooms, precious gems and Ayurvedic treatments. If you are looking for a place that provides a good ayurvedic experience Spa Ceylon is the best. Spa Ceylon combines Ayurveda wisdom, fine natural ingredients & contemporary design to bring you the ultimate in Ayurveda luxury - for health, well-being & relaxation. The range includes treatment oils, massage balms, massage and bath oils, essential oils, and many products.