Kosgoda (beach) – this beach is also an eco-tourist destination, since visitors are likely to find lots of turtles here. At night marine turtles come ashore, dig a hole and lay their eggs, covering them up before heading back to sea. To avoid predatory acts, several private turtle hatcheries have been set up along the […]
Koneswaram Temple (Trincomalee) – located 5 ½ hours (311 km.) northeast of Colombo), Koneswaram Temple of Trincomalee is a Hindu house of worship venerated by Saivites throughout the continent. It is built atop Swami Rock, a rocky promontory cape overlooking Trincomalee, a classical period harbor port town. The primary deity is the Hindu God Lord […]
Galle Face Green (Colombo) — Galle Face Green is a magnificent place to witness a marvelous sun set over Colombo’s shore line. Visitors always enjoy and cherish an evening by the Gall Face Green. It was laid out in 1857 by the governor Sir Henry Ward and one of the popular spots during sun set, […]
Beruwala & Bentota (beaches) – these are major exotic beaches located on the Colombo-Galle road about 65 km from Colombo and separated by Bentota river. A lagoon set in the tropical greenery, River Bentara Ganga is dotted with islets rich in birdlife. Found here is a number of luxury resorts with spa facilities to meet […]
Alankuda Beach — a stretch of beach recently developed in the Kalpitiya (northwestern coast of Sri Lanka), this is an ideal point for off-shore Whale Watching and Dolphin watching. In fact there are range of water sports that visitors pursue here — such as sailing, wind surfing, kayaking, canoeing, kite surfing and snorkeling.
Majestic City Shopping Centre (Galle Road, Colombo) – located near Unity Plaza, this is one of the oldest shopping malls in Sri Lanka, and with 96 retailers remains a “go to” place for shoppers. The site went through a renovation in 2008 and also has a multiplex theater and amusement center (attracting a number of […]
Liberty Plaza (R A de Mel Mawatha, Colombo) – this is another major shopping center in Colombo (in existence since the late 1980s) – offering an array of retailers (from electronics and photo equipment, to apparel, CDs, etc.). There is also a movie theater and a food court with local and international fast food options […]
Kandy City Centre (Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe Mawatha, Kandy) – opened in 2005, this is one of the most modern shopping malls in the country (located a short distance from Kandy’s ancient marvels). Both international and regional retailers are present within this 10-level structure, along with mall amenities like eateries, banks, etc.
Crescat Boulevard (89 Galle Road, Colombo) – located just steps from the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, this is a small, three-level shopping place but the items offered by the high-end shops are of the finest quality in Colombo. There’s also a food court (with both local cuisine and international fast food outlets) and a supermarket on […]
Zaza Bar (231 Galle Road, Colombo) – located within the Casa Colombo Hotel, this trendy bar is surrounded by glass walls and a magnificent glass ceiling. ZAZA bar will give you the impression of being in a glass cube next to swirling water with a wonderful view of Casa Colombo Collection, Colombo’s ornate exterior and […]