When the cast of UK TV megahit ‘Made In Chelsea’ was whisked off to Sri Lanka for some much-needed R&R, where better than the Shangri-La Hambantota, one of our most über-deluxe beachside resort hotels!
Forget everything you hate about airport hotels. Let the Wallawwa in Sri Lanka sooth your fevered brow!
As this writer for the upmarket Forbes business and lifestyle magazine says, “even the most luxurious airport hotel is often hardly worth a mention. The Wallawwa in Sri Lanka is the exception”.
When the US business magazine Forbes writes a 3,000-word story about a Sri Lankan hotel chain, it’s more than just a gratuitous pat on the back. Such is the case with Resplendent Ceylon’s three family-owned properties—Ceylon Tea Trails, Cape Weligama and Wild Coast Tented Lodge.
Back-to-nature sustainable eco-living is at the heart of lakeside Saraii Village in Sri Lanka’s deep south
Eco-tourism doesn’t get much more ‘part of the landscape’ sustainable than the lakeside Saraii Village in Sri Lanka’s deep south. The Sunday Times reports that Saraii “is not just about seeing the new, but about feeling and breathing in a rustic experience that touches the soul of the traveller”.
When the owl and pussycat put to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat they surely didn’t expect to make a landfall on Sri Lanka’s idyllic south coast. But they would undoubtedly have loved their namesake boutique hotel, which is nestled right on the beach a short tuk-tuk ride from Unawatuna and historic Galle Fort.
An outstanding example of Sri Lanka’s focus on sustainable eco-tourism is featured on Arch Daily, billed as the world’s most visited architecture website.