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Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Accommodations, Resorts and Hotels, Travel Asia, Travel Destinations, Travel Resources, Travel Sri Lanka, Travel Style |

A Look at Some Great Resorts in Sri Lanka

A Look at Some Great Resorts in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, a beautiful tropical isle situated in the Indian Ocean, has been a favored tourism destination for a variety of reasons. Natural serenity, beautiful lagoons, white sandy beaches and abundant wildlife has made this country a perfect place for a leisure trip. The warmth of the locals and distinct traditions offer a number of avenues for travelers to explore and enjoy. Visiting the place is also quite inexpensive and there are a number of holiday packages that you can avail. Many resorts her cater specifically to tourists and here is a quick look at some of the best places to stay in Sri Lanka.

Club Palm Bay Hotel

Situated between Merawila Lagoon and Merawila Beach on Sri Lanka’s North West coast, it is the perfect setting for an idyllic holiday. It has a 9-hole golf course, outdoor pool, landscaped gardens and comfortable air conditioned rooms. Just one hour away from the Colombo International Airport, there are also a number of wildlife sanctuaries close by like the Wilpaththu National Park and Kalpitiya Beach.(image by Gary Palfreyman).

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Resort and Spa: This beautiful resort is set next to the beach on Passikudah Bay. The area is famous for its calm waters and beautiful coastline. It is ideal for swimming and water sports. Situated on the east side of Sri Lanka, it is just 35 kilometers away from Batticaloa. A five hour drive is all it takes to get to the beautiful capital of Colombo. This particular resort had unprecedented success and recent news found online discover that Centara set to open second resort in Sri Lanka.

Jetwing Blue

Situated at Negombo, this is another stylish beach resort from the Jetwing group of hotels. With contemporary comforts and traditional charm, it can provide a beautiful beach holiday experience for you and your family. This luxury beach hotel is just 20 minutes away from the Colombo Airport and its ideal location has made it a popular choice with tourists. It also boasts a spa, 600 seat ballroom and one of the best cuisine choices in the country.

Weligama Bay Resort

This resort is located next to Weligama Bay, and the surrounding beautiful beaches are its greatest allure. The town of Weligama is located on the southern tip of Sri Lanka and is famous for its traditional architecture and rich colonial history. It is located about 144 kilometers from the capital Colombo and is an ideal place to stay while exploring the southern regions of the country.

Paradise Road – The Villa Bentota:

On the beautiful Bentota Beach, this beach side resort offers a number of facilities to patrons. Staff can arrange diving, fishing and other water sports for clients. You will also have the chance to explore the two exquisite inland gardens of Lunuganga and Brief. The resort is on the west coast, about 92 kilometers from the capital.(image by Sri Lanka Tailormade).

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Apart from these, there are a number of other places to stay while on holiday here. The best part is that there are options available for pretty much any budget. Visa requirements for travel are quite simple and there are many agencies that can help you out with it. Visa can even be obtained on arrival. With so many options at your disposal, there is every reason to prepare for a memorable journey to this magnificent country.

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