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5 reasons to go to Sri Lanka in 2016?

by Guest Post & Amelia Curran

With a New Year comes new adventures and for those considering Sri Lanka as a destination, we have some exciting reasons why 2016 is a brilliant time to visit. From new luxury holidays, to exclusive resort openings, to new wildlife spotting opportunities, here we provide some of our top travel insights to inspire you with your planning.

train from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy among tea plantations in the highlands of Sri Lanka

1. New luxury Sri Lanka by seaplane holiday with special offer

We’ve recently launched a brand new holiday combining wildlife, beaches and stunning scenery with stays in luxurious hotels and travel by scenic seaplane. And, if you travel before March 2016, we’ll give you a £500 per person discount.

Tea Trails Sri Lanka 2014

2. Chena Huts opens near Yala National Park

Sri Lanka’s first luxury safari lodge opened its doors December 2015 to travellers visiting the famous Yala National Park, boasting the highest concentration of leopards in the world. Situated between the park and the Indian Ocean, it’s the perfect place to spot the country’s wildlife in style.


3. New family of leopards

A new family of leopards have made an area of shrubland in Uda Walawe National Park their home. See them as part of our Essential Sri Lanka holiday before the cubs “fly the nest,” so to speak.


4. New whale watching experience

Sri Lanka travel specialist Lauren, recently tried out our new whale watching experience on the south coast off Mirissa. It has been designed so that you spend time with the whales without disturbing them on their migration. Read more about her story here – or click here for more wildlife and nature experiences in Sri Lanka.


5. New hotel opening Tri

A new eco luxury resort has opened its doors to visitors of Sri Lanka’s south coast. Situated close to the UNESCO heritage colonial town of Galle, it’s a brilliant and relaxing base from which to explore.

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We hope you have found our highlights inspiring. If you wanted to talk about these experiences or our itineraries you can always phone on 020 3642 6771. There are absolutely no obligations and we’re here to offer advice for any stage of your holiday planning. If contact by email is easier, you can do so here

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