An island home that boasts a culture that reaches back through 2500 yearsA culture developed against the backdrop of stunning natural scenery
From the unforgettable allure of its palm shaded beaches and lush green tea plantations to the welcoming warmth of its people, it’s easy to see why Sri Lanka is such a beloved holiday destination. Originally named Serendib Taprobane, meaning the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, this incredible island of paradise offers an enticing balance of adventure and tranquillity.
Luxury holidays in Sri Lanka provide wondrous scenic experiences. Bathe in the beauty of the island sun on shimmering golden sand beaches or stroll leisurely through the carefully cared for botanical gardens. Travel out to the rolling high hills and visit the verdant tea estates or the tea loving town of Nuwara Eliya nicknamed “Little England” for its Georgian architecture and Anglican Church.
Rediscover our natural world on your holiday. With Sri Lanka’s 1,600km coastline, there are many chances for whale spotting from the shore. A must visit is the Yala National Park. Its vast expanse is bursting with wildlife of all kinds. Crocodiles, elephants, wild boars and bears all make their home in the park, as well as a myriad of birds visiting from all over the world.
Take a trip back through time at the Rock Fortress in Sigiriya. This ancient citadel was built in the fifth century AD and is widely accepted as the eighth wonder of the world. Discover Sri Lanka’s rich history or walk the beautiful recently-restored water gardens. Another fortress from long ago is Polonnaruwa where you can behold the temples, statues and suites of its royal residents.
Sri Lanka has plenty in store for the more adventurous among us. Surrounded by crystal blue waters the island provides first class dive sites making it the perfect place for underwater exploration. Sporting great breakers, it’s also a mecca for surfers.
Celebrated for its irresistible cuisine, Sri Lanka is a food fanatic’s paradise and its waters bear an astounding array of produce from fish, fruits and vegetables to incredible spices. Choose from slow-cooked curries, mouth-wateringly tender roasts and freshly caught sea-food or eat on the go and spoil your senses with some spicy street food. Whatever you eat, you can wash it down with ice-cold coconut water, served right from the shell all over the island.
An unmissable holiday experience
At Azure, it’s our goal to help you discover the very best this exceptional holiday destination has to offer. We provide a selection of luxury Sri Lanka packages and tours tailored to suit your dreams. Select from opulent hotels with stunning service to secluded boutique retreats tucked away in hidden water gardens surrounded by coconut groves, just footsteps in the golden sand from the sleepy blue ocean. We offer unparalleled travel experiences that will keep you yearning for your next adventure.
To discover more about the wonders of Sri Lanka and our luxurious holiday packages, please don’t hesitate to contact our team of friendly professionals here at Azure either by phone or live chat. Providing you with an unforgettable holiday experience is our only priority.
where to stay
Our specialists are experts at putting together complex holidays and can help you to tailor-make your perfect trip. Below is a selection of the hotels we love in the region, but it is by no means exhaustive, so do please give us a call on 01244 322770 and we can help you to create the trip of your dreams, complete with the hotels and experiences that are perfect for you.
Rosyth Estate HouseFrom...Rosyth House is an original colonial bungalow that dates from 1926. Situated within a private rubber and tea estate that stretches for over 20 acres, the property offers outstanding accommodation along with extraordinary experiences and exquisite dining.
Ceylon Tea TrailsFrom...
Ceylon Tea Trails is an iconic luxury resort set in five restored tea planter houses from the colonial era. The resort sits high in the hills in the centre of Sri Lanka, bordering the Central Highlands World Heritage Site. The panoramic views over mountains and emerald tea plantations are breathtaking.
Discover Sri Lanka’s elegant colonial past at Amangalla. This enchanting resort is set within the historic walls of the 400-year old Galle Fort on the Galle peninsula. Close to the southern tip of the island, it’s a two and a half hour drive away from Colombo airport.
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