• Is it safe to travel in Sri Lanka
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    Is it Safe to Travel in Sri Lanka?

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ⇷☓⇸ At the start of this year Sri Lanka was revealed as Lonely Planet’s best destination for 2019 and for good reason. Due its beautiful exotic beaches, great surfing, dense jungles and wildlife, tourism has accelerated in recent years becoming a ‘must visit’country.  What happened? However, that foundation was suddenly rocked to its very core after a series of bomb attacks occurred on Easter Sunday 2019 and left 253 people dead which included eight Britons and other nationalities from around the world. The focus was on St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo and St Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo as well as the Shangri-La, Kingsbury and Cinnamon Grand hotels.…

  • Movenpick Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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    Movenpick Hotel

    LUXURY IN COLOMBO ⇷☓⇸ This beautifully modern and regal five star hotel is based in the centre of Colombo city which is only 35 minutes from the main airport making it the perfect location. Mövenpick stands an impressive 24 floors high, boasting a magnificent rooftop infinity pool overlooking the ocean and is the best place for sunset. The rooms are spacious and very impressionable, leaving them lingering in your memory and causing you smile as you remember the mirror and chrome bathroom, the breathtaking views and comfortable surroundings. Treat yourself to a spa treatment, or have a wander around Colombo and visit its attractions or just simply indulge in the…

  • Cinnamon Red Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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    Cinnamon Red Colombo

    COLOMBO’S FINEST ⇷☓⇸ The Cinnamon Red Colombo is located in the centre of Colombo, Sri Lanka and is a 3 Star Lean Luxury hotel boasting some incredible views, incredible professional service and a huge refreshing rooftop infinity pool. With a fantastic restaurant, modern gym, rooftop bar and chill out area, there’s a little of something for everyone here. Not to mention that all the best attractions are only a stones throw away! If you find yourself in Colomobo, Sri Lanka I would highly recommend booking a few nights stay at the Cinnamon Red Colombo. Highlights Relaxing rooftop infinity pool and loungers Extremely modern, spacious and clean rooms Excellent central location in…

  • Tri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka
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    Tri Lanka

    A TASTE OF LUXURY ⇷☓⇸ Tri Lanka is a beautiful sustainable luxury design hotel which blends the exoticness of Sri Lanka and contemporary architecture into something magnificent. Only a short distance away from Galle, it can be found nestled among the trees on the shores of Koggala Lake and within reach of the local beaches. It is a fantastic place to relax, unwind and really appreciate the heart and soul that has been poured into the resort. With a wellness spa on site, the lake, and refreshing swimming pools you won’t really want to leave during your stay. If you do however, manage to pull yourself away, then you can…

  • Indie Beachouse, Galle, Sri Lanka
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    Indie Beachouse

    GALLE’S BEST AIRBNB ⇷☓⇸ Indie Beach House is one of those boutique luxury homes that can be found hidden away from the bustling world of Sri Lanka in a sophisticated urban oasis that has been inspired by nature and local culture. Its the little things that add up and makes your stay here truely fantastic. With its recently completed gorgeous three bedroom, three bathroom home that embraces wonderful and unique Sri Lankan interiors with western influences and includes a 10m pool and garden that leads directly to the pristine white beach and clear ocean. If you find yourself in Sri Lanka, then I would highly suggest booking a few nights…

  • The Owl & pussycat hotel, unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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    The Owl & Pussycat Hotel

    UNWATUNA’S BEACHFRONT PARADISE ⇷☓⇸ This beautiful hotel is heavily designed around classy nautical themes, invoking mystical legends of western world ships navigating around the world and Arabian night style stories. It is a luxury hotel, on the beach front with views for days, and it is a place where you can just be yourself. The name itself is very unique and surfaced from the poem ‘The Owl & The Pussycat’ by Edward Lear. ‘The poem spoke to me about an age of innocence, of less sophistication and more fun. – Reita Gadkari Boasting a beautiful and refreshing swimming pool, it overlooks the tropical coconut trees and beachfront instantly setting you…

  • Triple O Six, Mirissa, Sri Lanka
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    Triple O Six

    MIRISSA’S BEACH HAVEN PARADISE ⇷☓⇸ This luxurious slice of exotic beauty is perfectly located in the bustling and ever growing popular town of Mirissa and only a stones throw away from the lush beach and Instagrammable Coconut Point. The origin of the name Triple “O” Six is a rather unusual one but one that denotes passion and devotion. It is also the Defender vehicle registration number of Mr. Prinith Manamperi who is an ardent 4×4 off road racer. They truely take luxury to the next level in Sri Lanka, providing exceptionally comfortable rooms, dining areas, facilities and the small things you would never usually think of. Not only does it…

  • RHO Sigiriya Lake Edge Retreat, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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    Lake Edge Retreat – Sigiriya

    SRI LANKA’S BEST VIEWS ⇷☓⇸ The Lake Edge Retreat is located in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka and is only 3.5km away from the famous Lion Rock and only 4km from Pidurangala Rock – both of which are well worth the climb and visiting.  At this beautiful retreat you are tucked away in a beautiful secluded part of the country where there is a calm lake and a spectacular infinity pool overlooking the incredible landscape. With an extremely friendly owner, lovely rooms and some impressive wildlife its a great choice. If you find yourself in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka then I would highly recommend booking a few nights at the Lake Edge Retreat. …

  • Tri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka
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    Accomodation in Sri Lanka

    ⇷☓⇸ These are a selection of places that I have stayed at in and around Sri Lanka with reviews on locations, amenities, facilities, activities, places to eat, places to drink, rooms and much more! Whether you are travelling as a couple, family or a group there is something for everyone here with the pros and cons of each. For any other enquiries please do not hesitate to contact me. Here are my favourite places: Colombo Movenpick Hotel Cinnamon Red Hotel Colombo Beach Hostel Sigiriya RHO Lake Edge Retreat Trincomalee 108 Palms Beach Resort Kandy Jays Bunks Hostel Nuwara Eliya Heidi’s Homestay Arugam Bay Kadjan Villas Yala Tringa Villas Yala Mirissa…

  • The best destinations to visit in 2019
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    Popular Travel Destinations for 2019

    WHERE WILL YOU HEAD TO NEXT? ⇷☓⇸ It is almost that time of year again when you have explored most of 2018 and now it’s time to add some new exciting destinations to your list for 2019.  With so many to choose from, I have narrowed it down to six new and exciting places to visit – whether you’re looking for chilled out vacation days, a bit of exotic explorations or a change of scenery, there is a bit of something for everyone.  Be sure to keep those passports up to date, your bags packed with your best travel gear and head to your nearest airport for some holidays of…