Sri Lanka

Indian Ocean

Sri Lanka

It is no coincidence that Serendipity is also the local name for the incomparable holiday island of Sri Lanka.

Often known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka scores where tradition accepts modernism in every aspect, capturing the best of all worlds.

It basks in year round glorious sunshine, and no less than seven world heritage sites.

With its mix of culture, religion, art, craft, festivals and costumes, visitors cannot help but be enchanted with this holiday island.

Good To Know about Sri Lanka


Sri Lanka

Visa Requirements

ETA Visa needed for UK citizens. Everyone else needs to check with their embassy.

Languages spoken

Sinhala, Tamil & English

Currency used

Sri Lankan Rupee

Area (miles2)


Highlights of Sri Lanka

  • Discover the captivating mix of ancient architecture, rich culture and vibrant natives
  • Visit one of the island’s UNESCO World Heritage site, The Rock Fortress of Sigiryia
  • Take in the varied climate that blesses these shores
  • Enjoy 800 miles of palm-fringed beaches, calm waters and energetic water sports
  • Get lost in the spectacular bird life and the wild safari opportunities.
  • Do a spot of Whale and dolphin watching in the calm ocean
  • Best time to go: A year-round destination boasting of balanced rain and sun
  • Flying time: 11 hours
  • Our preferred airlines: Sri Lankan Airlines, Emirates and Qatar

Sri Lanka Escapes

Last Minute Offers
RIU, AHUNGALLA, SRI LANKA, £1500 per person, As part of our best ever last minute offers series, we are delighted to present an all-inclusive beach holiday deal to Sri Lanka!
All Inclusive Special
The beach is calling… Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort, Sri Lanka. Avail of this very special last minute deal to Sri Lanka. A tropical year round beach destination that is not to be missed.
Overlooking the Indian Ocean on the south west coast of Sri Lanka lies the stylish, beach paradise 4* Turyaa Kalutara. Bordered by unspoilt, golden sandy beaches with stunning views amidst the swaying palms, excellent on-site facilities and extremely attentive staff, this really is the perfect place to unwind on your singles holiday.
9 Days
Combining two stunning, tropical destinations in our exquisite Sri Lanka and Maldives package, we are able to offer honeymooners the ultimate, cultural site seeing tour followed by relaxation and tranquillity at a serene coral island retreat.
16 Days
Here at Barefoot Traveller your safety and well-being are important to us. We understand that having endured many weeks of isolation, many of you will be keen to travel and enjoy a well-earned holiday once Government guidelines permit; or course whilst remaining mindful of protecting yourself and your family.
16 Days
Sri Lanka and the Maldives makes one of the best honeymoon destinations with its beautiful, panoramic landscapes and our tour gives you the chance to combine a culturally rich experience with a relaxing beach holiday at the end of your romantic getaway. An ideal honeymoon combination!
16 Days
This 15-night multi-centre adventure holiday in India, Sri Lanka and Dubai is sure to exceed all expectations and delight all travellers. Combining stunning scenery with the rich heritage and history of India, a luxurious stay in one of Sri Lanka’s finest 5* stunning beach resorts and a chic city break in Dubai, this Indian Ocean escape has it all.
16 Days
For an exhilarating multi centre honeymoon holiday combining the spectacular scenery of Sri Lanka, a luxury beach break in the Maldives and a chic city break in Dubai, this 13-day adventure holiday makes for an ideal escape.
13 Days
Having endured many weeks in lockdown following the Covid19 pandemic, we can fully understand your need to travel again and enjoy a well-earned holiday once it is deemed safe to do so and government guidelines permit.
8 Days
Our 10-day tour of ‘Honeymoon to Sri Lanka’ makes for the perfect romantic getaway break for Honeymooners / couples wishing to combine culture, adventure and relaxation.
10 Days