Located in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is one of the top island countries in the world. The history and culture of this particular island meet with that of the Indian subcontinent. However, it is geographically separated from the continent by the Palk Strait and the Gulf of Mannar. Colombo is the capital and largest city of the country.
The human settlements here on this island date back to 3,000 years. Also, the Pali Canon that is first known as Sri Lanka's Buddhist writings goes back to the 29 BC. With the important geographical location and busy harbors, the country holds its strategic importance across the world.
Every year, thousands of foreign tourists head towards Sri Lanka to visit its endless beaches, fun trains, ancient ruins, and its irresistible food. The natural beauty of the country is alluring and the visit to its UNESCO World Heritage Sites can make your trip perfect. Since travelers constantly visit different parts of the country throughout the year, there are thousands of vacation rentals that are spread in all the tourist spots in the country.
What Sri Lanka Offers You
It can be a wonderful experience to spend your vacations with friends or family at a place you have never been to. The tourism in Sri Lanka also doesn't end only at Colombo and the 2000 years of culture and heritage of this beautiful island has much more to show you. Whether the legendary temples, high peaks, beautiful beaches, or ancient caves, you can have a full-scale tourism experience here.
What will be your feelings to visit the sacred home of the oldest living human-planted tree in the world? It’s ‘Anuradhapura’ here in Sri Lanka. On your visit to Sri Lanka, you can also get a chance to view the beautiful sight of the strolling of hundreds of elephants in ‘Minneriya’. Most importantly, the sunbath at its main beach and the meditation experience in its oldest temple is simply incredible.
What to Avoid Here in Sri Lanka
On your visit to Sri Lanka, you should be careful while talking about some sensitive subjects like politics and religions. When you are in a vacation rental or outside somewhere, you better avoid drunken arguments with people.
Moreover, if you are using a drone to capture videos, it's better not to film its government buildings from the top. Tattoos of religious figures are also not allowed for both local and foreign tourists. You may be deported at once if you are found with a tattoo of Buddha or any other prominent religious figure.
Tourist Attractions in Sri Lanka
Nuwara Eliya is beautiful hill station in Sri Lanka that is famous in both local and foreign tourists for its rail ride, mock-Tudor buildings, and 19th century’s colonial ambiance. It is considered one of the most beautiful destinations in Sri Lanka. With its dramatic serene rail ride, dramatic views of high mountains, mesmerizing view of waterfalls, and the surrounding tea plantations, the hill station attracts thousands of foreign tourists from far and wide places every year.
Adams Peak is also one of the most famous tourist spots in Sri Lanka. It provides a unique and breathtaking experience that you may not find anywhere else. All you need to do is to climb the slope at night and get ready to watch the soul-refreshing view of the sunrise at dawn. This amazing sunrise view will be hard to forget for you wherever you travel across the world.
This particular place is also a famous religious point because of ‘Sri Pada' that is considered as Buddha's footprints. Also, if you are comfortable with a little difficult hike, you can also reach to the top of the peak and can witness some really amazing views of this Adams peak's surroundings.
Colombo is the busiest city here. Your trip to Sri Lanka will remain incomplete unless you wander in the streets of this capital city. There are several places here in Colombo that attract tourists from different parts of the world. In fact, the beauty of this city cannot be described in words.
Once you have reached in this city, you can book a cab or tuk-tuk and can visit the various attractions of the city which include Beddagana Wetland Park, Diyatha Uyana, Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya, Seema Malaka, Colombo Dutch Museum, St. Lucia’s Cathedral, The Independence Square, Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, National Museum of Colombo, Beira Lake, Viharamahadevi Park, Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple, Dehiwala Zoo, Traditional Puppet Art Museum, and last, but not least, its Traditional Puppet Art Museum.
CuddlyNest can provide you highly vacation rentals at quite affordable rates anywhere in Colombo. You can easily spend comfortable nights in our vacation rentals with your friends or family and can enjoy day excursions of the city.
Other top tourist attractions in Sri Lanka include:
Nine Arch Bridge
Dambulla Cave Temple
Yala National Park
Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa
And many more
CuddlyNest Provides Vacation Rentals in Sri Lanka
CuddlyNest is a reliable platform for short-term vacation rental accommodation in Sri Lanka and different other countries. We provide houses, apartments, villas, condos, cabins, and all other rentals properties here in this country.
Whether you are searching for a professional platform to list your Sri Lanka rental property or looking forward to online booking of vacation rentals prior to your arrival, CuddlyNest is the right place for you. Having a skilled team of travel enthusiasts, we have revolutionized the online vacation rental advanced booking market not only in Sri Lanka but in the United States, UK, Spain, Mexico, Switzerland, and Argentina, and many other countries.
The vacation rentals we provide in Sri Lanka are highly facilitated and located on the best attractions in the country. So, pack your bags now and witness the beauty of this country with your beloved ones!