11.Feeling the Healing Ayurveda
If you start to feel the burden of the centuries while in Sri Lanka, you might appreciate an irony while you impression the pressures melt out of your body in an Ayurvedic sauna the strategy is more than2500 years old. Ayurveda is the earliest practice and its enthusiasts claim massive benefits from its therapies and treatments. Herbs, spices, various herbal oils, and more are used on and in the body to produce stability. Some people go on multi-week regimens in clinics others relish a pampering afternoon at a luxury spa. The west coast, mostly around Beruwela, is rife with these Ayurveda treatments.
12.Surfing at Arugam Bay
Home to Sinhalese, Tamil, and Muslim populations, Arugam basis easily the most multi-cultural beach resort in Sri Lanka with an eclectic character and laid-back vibe that entices a burgeoning ex-pat community. Located on the east coast of the island, the bay features a gorgeous palm-fringed beach and a well-known breakpoint that makes it particularly prevalent with surfers. Conventional tourism developments have been kept largely at bay so it's an excessive place to enjoy the best beach in Sri Lanka without the brashness of other more established resorts.
Arugam Bay, situated on the east coast, is very well-known for its surfing points that attract surfers from all over the world. Lots of them make Arugam bay their home during the surfing period. Yearly International surf competitions are organized in the Arugam bay season.
The best Arugam bay hotels to stay in during your holidays are Jetwing Surf, Coco Bay Hotel, The Blue Wave Hotel, Nice Place, The Danish Villa Hotel, and more.
13.The East’s Undiscovered Beaches
Truly wonderful beaches in Sri Lanka’s east and north are luring travelers away from their more well-known counterparts in the west and south. Skylinereaching ribbons of white sand are just awaiting discovery and your footprints. A prime place to start is in Nilaveli beach, just north of the nascent explorer hangout of Uppuveli beach. Picture-perfect white sand shaded by palms stretches on and on. There are no cafes, guest houses, or people. Pick any dirt lane off the lonely coast road for your private patch of paradise. The best beach hotels of Nilaveli are Anilana Nilaveli, C Beyond, Sea Zone Hotel, and more.
14.Savoring Rice & Curry
Venture into a huge Sri Lankan market and you’ll see and smell the nation’s rich diversity of foods and flavors. Anormal Sri Lankan cook spends hours each day diligently roasting and grinding spices while mincing, slicing, and dicing all manner of foods. The apparently humble rice and curry can contain dozens of intricately prepared dishes, each redolent of a rich and, yes, at times fiery goodness. You can enjoy superb rice and curries across Sri Lanka.
15.Whale-Watching at Mirissa
Whales can be seen all along the Sri Lankan coast but Mirissa is the best place to watch the blue whales that surge past Dondra Head. Individuals once visited the beaches of southern Sri Lanka to laze under palm trees and maybe go and peer at a few small fish on a diving excursion. Then somebody recognized that the deep blue was home to more than just schools of workaday fish. It realized that the waters off Sri Lanka are home to the planet’s largest creature, the blue whale.
16.Visiting a Tea Plantation, tea cultivation in Sri Lanka
It wasn’t actually all that long ago that Sri Lanka’s Hill Country was mostly a wild and ragged sweep of jungle-clad mountains, but then along came the British, who felt in need of a nice cup, so they cut down all the jungle and turned the Hill Country into one giant, verdant tea estate. Sri Lankan tea is now popular across the world. Visiting a tea estate such as the Lipton-built Dambatenne Tea Factory near Haputale and seeing how the world’s favorite cuppa is produced is unquestionably interesting.
One of the joys of visiting Jaffna is exploring the islands driving across the long straight causeways, enjoying the dry, flat and otherworldly scenery, and generally feeling at the ends of the world. The day tour of Jaffna’s islands can take in Kayts, and though there is nothing in particular to see, the Tamil and Dutch architecture are interesting and the remains of the Portuguese Fort at Urundi and St James’ Church are worth a stop. From Kayts, the next island connected by a causeway to Kayts, is Punkudutivu, the launching off point for ferries to Nagadipa and Delft Island. Stay at both in one day is potential, though hectic, so it might be finest to choose one or the other. Delft is over an hour's ride away, whilst Nagadeepa is just twenty minutes and the ferries are very common. Nagadeepa has Hindus and Buddhist temples. The short stretch of road between the two has a string of stalls, forming a marketplace, servicing the many travelers who come to worship at these holy sites. Delft is a generally more barren and far-off feeling island of Jaffna, with an eclectic array of local sites and curiosities. There are almost no vehicles and the real joy of Delft is the other-worldly feel and the barren remoteness of the landscape. A trip to Jaffna Sri Lanka is for those who really want to get off the beaten track.
Yes, the Brits were chased out at independence in 1948, but their legacy lives on in much more than an often impermeable administration addicted to forms. The heart of Colombo fort is where you’ll see the constructions of the empire at its most outstanding. Along with the capital’s wide, tree-shaded streets, the National Museum building evokes the British Empire. You'll find colonial legacies of the dutch and Portuguese as well, not just in Colombo’sfamous Dutch Hospital but in old fortresses that ring the nation’s shores.
19.Polonnaruwa’s Stupendous Structures
Arranged around a vast grassy quadrangle like the chess pieces of giants, Polonnaruwa’s intricately carved buildings and monuments offer a visitor-friendly briefing on what was the center of the kingdom some thousand years ago. Handy plaques are loaded with information, although you may find the buildings too surprising to switch your concentration to signage. Catch sight of the ruins at sunrise and sunset, when rosy rays of light bathe the complex in an idealistic glow. There are fabulous ruins, national parks, and a pretty lake all located in or close by Polonnaruwa. To make a visit here easy, it is also on a train line between Colombo and the east coast.the historical places in Polonnaruwa are royal place, Audience hall, Kuttampokuna and more.
20.Shopping in Colombo
Part of the magic of Colombo is plugging into the shopping maelstrom of the city. The timeless markets of Pettah heave with goods and just general chaos. Shouting porters will knock you aside even as a laden cart bears down on your back. It’s not for the faint-hearted, but it’s a sensory overload that will leave you bewildered and thrilled. And if you’d like something calmer and more stylish, the city has a growing collection of chic boutiques, stores and malls, and lovely quarters like Cinnamon Gardens.