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Sri Lanka is known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean because of it’s natural beauty, shape and location in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It is also often known as ‘the nation of smiling people’ and you will receive a very warm welcome here. It is famed for it’s vast tea plantations, spectacular beaches, stilt fishermen, exotic wildlife, and many temples. With a history dating back three thousand years, it is home to many religions, ethnicities and languages, with a rich Buddhist heritage.
Sri Lanka is known as "the Pearl of the Indian Ocean" because of its natural beauty and its location in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It’s famed for its tea plantations, its spectacular beaches, its fishermen, its wildlife, and its temples. With a history dating back 300 years, it’s home to many religions in particular Buddhism.
Whichever holiday you choose in Sri Lanka, you will stay in high quality hotels with excellent food and service. Many are luxury beachfront hotels, others are heritage style, each with their own distinct style. Enjoy authentic Sri Lankan dishes such as rice and curry, pittu, Kiribath, roti, wattalapam, kottu and hoppers, often traditionally served on a plantain leaf. Choose to enjoy a spa treatment if you wish, or simply relax and enjoy the atmosphere.
Our adventures on the island cover the area from Dambulla, all the way south to the fortified city of Galle, built by the Dutch in the 15th century. Enjoy varied landscapes from tea plantations to long stretches of white sandy beaches and discover markets, toddy tappers, whale watching, rice growers and much, much more.
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