Amazing beaches in Sri Lanka – Enjoy the coastal bliss

Known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is an Island that has a gorgeous shoreline that extends up to 1340 kilometres and is home to a number of stunning golden sand beaches that are fringed with coconut palm trees and with spectacular views. Read on to know about some of the best…

Sri Lanka Cultural Triangle – of scenic views and iconic symbols

If one was to observe the pageantry of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, then one would be led through enchanting trails, deep into the heart of a bygone era. Choose a Sri Lanka hotel to come home to after exploring each fascinating sight. Heritance Kandalama which is rated among Sri Lanka hotels will be a good place worth considering on…

Abayagiri Stupa – a haven of ancient Buddhism

Surrounded by beautiful bathing ponds and great walls, the Abayagiri Stupa in Anuradhapura which was constructed by King Valagamba once served as a focal point of religious education. Thus for those of you who yearn for a history lesson of Sri Lanka, a visit to the stupa is sure to be an unforgettable adventure through…

Hendeniya Rajamaha Vihara – A 14th century relic of Kandy spirituality

The emerald hilltop city of Kandy is considered to be one of Sri Lanka’s cultural hubs, with its emphasis on Buddhist spirituality. This iconic city boasts such revered elements as the sacred temple of the tooth relic, the iconic “Esela Perehera” as well as the fascinating temples, which imbue the area with an air of…

Embekke Devalaya – A fine example of excellent craftsmanship

The ideal place to see some of the finest woodwork in Sri Lanka, Embekke Devalaya is a truly magnificent temple dedicated to worship Lord Katharagama. Finding a suitable Sri Lanka hotel to lodge in while you visit these premises would not be too hard as there are many Aitken Spence Hotels located within close proximity to the…