The southern capital of Sri Lanka has always been one of the most popular destinations on our island. And not just for holidays – for ancient trade too! Once the southern expressway came up, Galle became even closer, seeing hordes of travellers make their way down the coast everyday.
Once a sleepy mountain town, now a buzzing hive of activity and adventure – Ella has become one of Sri Lanka’s hottest destinations for travellers from all over the world.
Often regarded as Sri Lanka’s original backpacker haven due to its convenient variety of budget accommodation, Hikkaduwa (AKA Hikka) has always drawn the world to its shores.
Unawatuna has always been one of Sri Lanka’s favourite beach destinations – even before the era of day-trip dashes on the southern expressway. In fact, the Discovery Channel named Unawatuna the best beach in the world back in 2004!
So, you’ve just landed in Colombo - you’re on a mission to see everything. But you only have a day to spend in one of the many budget hotels in Colombo. Here's what you can do before heading elsewhere on your Sri Lankan expedition.
Although an unlikely tourist destination, Haputale makes for a surprisingly enticing upcountry staycation. With just the right amount of experiences on offer you can conquer Haputale on any weekend, or even within 24 hours. Here’s how.