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Hotels in Sri Lanka

Couched in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka has attracted traders and travelers for centuries. A languorous tropical isle of deep spirituality and serenity, Sri Lanka entered the Western imagination as the Tahiti of the East. Despite its smallness, it has garnered a plethora of names-Serendib, Ceylon, Teardrop of India, Resplendent Isle, Island of Dharma, and Pearl of the Orient-an accumulation that reveals its richness and beauty, and the intensity of affection that it has evoked in visitors.

Sri Lanka - Tourist Attractions

The capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo offers a host of attractions to the tourist. These include Buddhists temples, Hindu temples, mosques, Christian churches, Parliament building, parks, zoo, museums and art galleries. The historical cities of Sri Lanka are Anuradhapura, Mihintale, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambula, Arthalanthaya, Yapahuwa, and Aluvihara. Other places of interest include Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, and Ratnapura.

There are many beaches in Sri Lanka and they are found in the three coastal areas-north, west and east. In the west coast, the main beaches are-Negombo, Mount Lavinia, Beruwela, Bentota, Ambalangoda, Hikkaduwa, Galle and Weligama. Along the north coast, one can visit Jaffna. In the east coast, the prominent ones are Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Kalkudah, Nilaveli, and Arugam Bay.

The nature lovers can visit the Yala or Ruhuna National Park, Wilpattu National Park, Gal Oya National Park, Maduru Oya National Park, Uda Walawe National Park, Wasgamuwa National Park, Horton Plains National Park, and Bundala National Park. For ornithologists, the sanctuaries at Kumana, Wirawila, Bundala, and Kalametiya are all worth a visit. These are all lagoon locations in Sri Lanka's extreme southeastern coast. The Giant's Tank in the northwestern corner of the island is a huge ancient irrigation reservoir of 3,800 hectares. Sri Lanka has three beautiful botanical gardens-Peradeniya at an elevation of 488 m, Hakgala at 1,680 m, and Henarathgoda in the low country. Besides these, one can also find elephant orphanages at Pinnawela and zoological gardens in Colombo.

Sri Lanka - Hotels

From the southern most tip of India, Sri Lanka is just a few miles away. But the hospitality of Sri Lanka and tourist attractions offered are as different as they can be. The island country is now attracting the attention of travellers from all over the world and with quality infrastructure taking place; it is not far away that it will rival the similar destinations in South-East Asia in few years.

Sri Lanka - Hotel Reservations

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