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Srilanka The tropical teardrop island at the toe of India, Sri Lanka is one of the most exotic and beautiful islands in the world – with mystical ancient cities, thick jungle, miles of palm-fringed beaches, a unique culture and warm, friendly people. We offer a selection of fabulous hand-picked Sri Lankan hotels, whether you want to unwind on a pretty beach resort or explore the fascinating cultural triangle on one of our exciting Sri Lanka tours.

          Sri Lanka holidays take you to an island in the Indian Ocean just off the south of India. Sri Lanka is just 270 miles long by 140 miles across at the widest point. Sri Lanka was formerly a British colony called Ceylon. A Sri Lanka holiday comes with the unhurried Sri Lankan lifestyle as well as the captivating sights and sounds.

         A Sri Lanka holiday really is a treat for the senses.

         Holidays in Sri Lanka – Fascinating and fabulously scenic Indian Ocean destination Holidays in Sri Lanka feature a splendidly picturesque country full of exotic colour, sounds and sensations. While Sri Lanka holidays inevitably centre on the fabulous tropical beaches, Sri Lanka holidays also offer lush green hills, sparkling rice paddies, scenic tea plantations, jungles and mountains, and echoes of its colonial past in its hill stations, estates and beautiful gardens. Holidays in Sri Lanka feature miles of superb palm-lined golden sand. Wide sandy Sri Lanka beaches enjoy the clear warm water of the exotic Indian Ocean and are idyllic for watching fisherman at work and fabulous sunsets. Sri Lanka beaches also attract watersports fans and diving enthusiasts. Sri Lanka holidays are at their best during the British winter. View our Sri Lanka hotels or choose from a wide range of fantastic Sri Lanka holiday offers.

Our tempting Sri Lanka holidays include:

        Sri Lanka Multi-Centre holidays
        Sri Lanka Beaches Sri Lanka Tours
        Sri Lanka holiday highlights
  • Visit capital city Colombo, a vibrant blend of buzzing modern life and traditional colonial-style buildings.
  • Escape the world on a relaxing beach holiday, wandering barefoot along glittering gold sands lapped by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.
  • Discover the island’s intoxicating heritage on an escorted tour, exploring ancient cities, ornate temples and idyllic beaches with a knowledgeable guide.

Our most popular tours include:

  • Ceylon Tour, a classic tour of the island’s most intriguing archaeological, historic and scenic sights.
  • All Inclusive Sri Lanka Tour, which takes in landmarks like Dambulla Cave Temple and the Temple of the Tooth with all meals and drinks included in the price.
  • Sri Lanka Panorama, exploring Sri Lanka’s historic sights, breathtaking scenery, fragrant tea plantations and more.
Visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage and watch these charming creatures bathing with their young. Combine Sri Lanka with other fantastic destinations, such as the incredible Maldives or buzzing Dubai.

Sri Lanka Honeymoons

All of our Sri Lanka hotels are romantic settings for your honeymoon, but throughout this section we've specially labelled a few of our favourite, most intimate retreats, which we think are the perfect choice for an unforgettable Sri Lanka honeymoon.

Sri Lanka Weddings

Getting married in Sri Lanka is a magical and memorable way to tie the knot. An exotic land of endless beaches and swaying palms as well as host to vibrant cultures and magnificent landscapes and wildlife, Sri Lanka is sure to infuse you with its beauty and wonder. Sri Lanka also offers fantastic value, look out for our ‘Wedding’ labelled Sri Lanka hotels for our specially negotiated Sri Lanka wedding packages. All of our Sri Lanka wedding hotels also offer Renewal of Vows ceremonies and many also offer special offers and discounts, please see the individual pages for details.

Sri Lanka Tailor Made

Our experienced Personal Travel Experts can help you tailor make your Sri Lanka holiday from scratch. Whatever you want to see and do, we’ll help you create your perfect Sri Lankan adventure. We Recommend:
  • Combining a relaxing beach escape with the treasures of the Cultural Triangle
  • Touring Kandy’s historic sites before retreating to Habarana’s woodland

Sri Lanka Holidays

Lanka Holidays – Superb tropical beaches

Most Sri Lanka holidays feature the Sri Lanka beach resorts running south from the colourful capital Colombo to the fascinating historic colonial port of Galle; a string of exceptional Sri Lanka beaches including Bentota and Beruwela. Animated coastal towns like Kalutara and easygoing Sri Lanka beach resorts like Negombo offer relatively lively Sri Lanka holidays. Holidays in Sri Lanka offer a selection of sophisticated hotels and stylish villas and guesthouses with modern amenities and fine gardens. The picturesque setting and quality Sri Lanka hotels with friendly service make Sri Lanka holidays a popular choice for weddings and honeymoons. Many Sri Lanka hotels offer Sri Lanka holidays on an all-inclusive basis.

Holidays in Sri Lanka

Exceptional wildlife excursions Sri Lanka holidays offer superb excursions. Holidays in Sri Lanka can include unforgettable Buddhist and Hindu temples, turtle farms, bird and elephant sanctuaries, atmospheric crocodile-spotting river trips, wonderful botanical gardens at Kandy and the Yala West National Park with its bears, crocodiles, buffalo and leopards. Birdwatchers on holiday in Sri Lanka head for the Bundala National Park. Sri Lanka holidays also offer superb opportunities for shopping in intriguing colourful bazaars.

Wildlife Safari

Experience the rich diversity of wildlife and nature in Sri Lanka with an enjoyable half day jeep safari at many national parks and wildlife reserves. A wide variety of animals can be seen up close such as the world's largest population of leopards, elephants, monkeys and bears. Natural habitats range from grassy open plains, jungle and wetlands and offer unmissable photo opportunities.


Sri Lanka's beaches are famed for their beauty with long stretches of perfect white sand that are ideal for water sports and sunbathing. Attractive bays are located virtually all the way around this large island and many within easy reach of the main tourist centres, yet remain untouched by development and often deserted. Popular spots include Trimcomalee, a lovely expansive tropical beach setting which also has a pretty natural harbour.

Festivals and Celebrations

With cultural and religious traditions dating back many centuries, Sri Lanka holds a rich and varied program of festivities throughout the year. Visitors can witness colourful processions, village rituals and sacred Buddhist and Hindu events. Many commemorate myths and legends and are often accompanied by days of wild celebration, dancing and even elephant racing.


Bicycle tours are easily arranged from the main beach resorts and offer rewarding views of the Sri Lanka countryside. Taking in mountains, tropical rainforests, temples and villages, a cycling tour is an ideal introduction to the island's diverse wildlife and ecology. Operating all year round, guided cycling can be combined with camping, trekking and canoeing activities for lovers of the great outdoors.


The turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean provide calm seas and high underwater visibility allowing for wonderful snorkelling opportunities. Fish life is abundant with many rare and colourful species and the coral gardens surrounding the island are in excellent condition. Unawatuna and Hikkaduwa are two of the best spots and also offer a range of other beachside activities and entertainment.

Historic Sights

There are no fewer than 7 world heritage sights in Sri Lanka and the island is blessed with an abundance of ancient monuments and buildings. Royal sacred cities, palaces, temples and forts dating back many centuries are available to explore and offer a glimpse into a unique civilisation. The Cave Temples of Dambulla and the mountaintop palace of Sigiriya are perfect examples of awe inspiring sights of interest.
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