Global Encouragement and Praise
Sri Lanka continues to emerge as one of the world’s best tourist destinations with accolades from various travel guides, travel magazines and travel web sites including Lonely Planet, Travel lemming web site and Bloomberg web site etc.
Sri Lanka was selected by travel influencers as top destination in Asia for 2019, and Sri Lanka was given the Emerging destination award in 2019. Sri Lanka also gained the travel lemming readers award 2019 among world’s top destinations by traveliing web site. Also, I scape web site UK ranked Sri Lanka as one of the 10 best places to visit in 2019. Subsequently, the BBC good food team named Sri Lankan Cuisine as the no:1 trending cuisine in 2019 on their list. Travel+Lesuire magazine and web site ranked Sri Lanka as one of the the best Islands in the world 2019. Sri Lanka has claimed the top spot in the world’s leading travel guide, the Lonely Planet, as the best travel destination in 2019. Sri Lanka was ranked as top destination for winter travel by USA today in 2019.
CNN travel’s ranked Sri Lanka as one of the 20 best places to visit in 2020. The destination was again featured as one of the Top Destinations to travel in February 2020 by conde Nast Traveler – Middle East. In 2021, Sigiriya became one of Bloomberg’s new 7 wonders of the world. Sri Lanka was ranked one of the top 25 islands voted by readers of travel + leisure magazine for 2021 with many UNESCO heritage sites, beaches, wildlife parks and hill country resorts bottled up in to a small space . Sri Lanka is undoubtedly one of the best holiday destinations waiting to be discovered and celebrated.
In 2021 , Sri Lanka won another accolade as one of the best countries to travel to by Conde Nast Traveller Readers choice awards , and in parallel to that , globally ranked as a wellness tourism destination.
Sri Lanka makes it to the Top 10 Most Instagrammable Places in the world for 2023
Discover the beauty and wonder of Sri Lanka, now ranked as one of the top 10 most Instagrammable places in the world by Big 7 Travel.
With over 13 million Instagram hashtags and 16.4 billion TikTok views, Big 7 Travel highlights that Sri Lanka offers a unique blend of cultural, natural, and historical attractions. From the ancient rock fortress of Sigiriya to the stunning beaches of the south coast, every corner of Sri Lanka is a picture-perfect moment waiting to be captured. So pack your cameras and come explore the timeless beauty of Sri Lanka in 2023Read more
Looking for that perfect, dreamy destination for your next romantic getaway or family vacation?
The Independent's list of The best destinations to travel to in 2023 mentions Sri Lanka as one of the tourist hotspots this year.
Galle Fort, Tea Country Trail, and Uga Elephant Research Centre are a few highlights of the article.Read more
The world's safest countries to travel to: top 13 destinations.
Sri Lanka is one of the most amazing countries to visit and we have now made it into the list of safest countries to visit in the world!
With a large majority of the countries' culture being Buddhist, this makes it a pretty safe place to travel as their mannerisms tend to be calm and welcoming. Sigiriya is a must-visit when travelling Sri Lanka - an enigmatic summit with remains of an ancient palace at the top? Who wouldn't want to see that! Overall, there are some incredible top-destinations in Sri Lanka, but it's recommended to go off the beaten path and discover it for yourself.Read more
Sri Lanka continues to be a favourite among travellers being listed in 17th place on the list of Top 20 Places to Travel by Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 by Conde Nast Traveler.
Europe dominated this year’s list of Reader's Choice Awards winners for the world's best countries to travel to, matching what we were hearing anecdotally (and seeing on Instagram) about where travelers have been choosing to go. Here are the best countries in the world, according to you.Read more
Sri Lanka ranks among the top 10, Friendliest countries in the world: 2022 Readers' Choice Awards by Condé Nast traveler.
From children to the elderly, the people of Sri Lanka are known for their love of visitors, and genuine desire to help. On the south coast, set sail on a whale watching expedition in Mirissa, shop the colourful boutiques of the fort city of Galle or shack up at the uber-luxe Cape Weligama hotel, occupying a cliff next to the ocean.Read more
Sri Lanka ranked #2 in Women Solo Travel Index - The safest cities for women traveling alone.
International Women's Day is approaching. For this reason, the colleagues at the holiday home search engine Holidu have taken on the topic of "women traveling alone" and created the "Women Solo Travel Index". To do this, they rated "relevant" cities around the world according to criteria such as perceived safety, the development of the crime rate, how the corona pandemic was dealt with, women's rights in the respective country, but also the prices of one-room apartments.Read more
Best vegan travel destinations to visit in 2022
Best vegan travel destinations to visit in 2022. Sri Lanka might just be the ultimate vegan travel destination. As a primarily vegetarian culture, most local dishes are made naturally vegan from ingredients like lentils, jackfruit, coconut and aubergine. Not only is Sri Lankan food delicious and nutritious, it’s some of the most affordable food in the world. Most local meals in Sri Lanka won’t set you back more than £1. Yes, you heard that right!Read more
Where to Travel in 2022 - CNN Endorsement
If you’re wondering which destination to visit this year, CNN’s “Where to Travel in 2022” has got you covered! Sri Lanka’s cosmopolitan commercial capital, Colombo, is featured on the list with much to explore and experience.Read more
Sri Lanka is a hotspot for wellness Tourism - India's Best Awards 2021
Sri Lanka is proud to announce that Santani Wellness Resort & Spa has been recognised as the World’s Best Wellness Retreat by Travel+Leisure India.The concept of this beautiful resort in the hills revolves around ayurvedic spa treatments, yoga and makes for the perfect digital detox worth your trip!Read more
Sri Lanka Ranked Wellness Tourism Destinations Globally
According to the Global Wellness Institute, Sri Lanka ranks at the top of the world's Wellness Tourism Destination for 2021! The island has long been a sought-after destination for those looking for inner healing and being close to nature. With a rich history of herbal medicine and Ayurvedic practice and home to some of the most luxurious spa treatments, Sri Lanka is just perfect for those travellers looking to restore their vitality and bring peace to their minds. Visit us soon!Read more
Sri Lanka is One of the Best Countries to Travel to in Conde Nast Traveller 2021 Reader's Choice Awards!
The paradise island was ranked by 800,000 readers of Conde Nast Traveller. Wanderlust beckons and Sri Lanka awaits your arrival.
Explore the natural beauty, visit ancient cities, eat delicious food and embrace the rich culture of the island called Sri Lanka!Read more
Sri Lanka is one of the top 25 islands voted by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine for 2021
Sri Lanka is one of the top 25 islands voted by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine for 2021. The island was picked for its breathtaking beaches, ample history and culture making it the ideal paradise destination that inspires wanderlust in travellers. The islands that made it to the top 25 were rated on their food, friendliness, natural attractions, beaches and sights.Read more
Sigiriya is one of Bloomberg's New 7 Wonders of the World
In the reality of post-pandemic travel, it is no longer the former 7 wonders of the world that would attract a traveler's attention, but the new ones. Sigiriya is just one of those places with a tragic backstory and ancient feats of engineering that baffle the mind.Read more
Sri Lanka featured as one of the Top Destinations to Travel in February 2020 by Condé Nast Traveller Middle East!
After a dip in tourism following the Easter 2019 attacks, Sri Lanka's tourism is slowly on the increase again. A four and a half hour flight from Dubai, the south and west coast of the island in the Indian Ocean is basking in sunshine during February, making it the perfect time to visit from the UAE. Beautiful beaches, friendly locals and famous tea trails - this is the place to head in February to switch off.Read more
Sri Lanka ranked CNN Travel's 20 best places to visit in 2020
Sitting in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this island nation is more than a good beach spot.
Sri Lanka also has a 2,000 Year history, and its former capital, Polonnaruwa, is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
SL ranked as top destination for winter travel by USA Today
Ready to fly the frozen coop? Pack your bags for these sun-drenched spots across the globe.
Jetsetters looking for something off the beaten tourist path should consider Sri Lanka. An overlooked gem, this exotic island in the Indian Ocean seduces everyone who steps foot with its stunning unspoiled wilderness, colorful history, and flavorful cuisine.
Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2019
Sri Lanka has claimed the top spot in the world's leading travel guide, the Lonely Planet as the best travel destination in 2019.Read more
The 15 Best Islands in the World
Located just south of India, this roughly 25,000-square-mile island tempts travelers with a diversity of experiences. Along the stunning coastline, the marine national parks make this destination a surfer’s, snorkeler’s, and diver’s dream.Read more
BBC Good Food team has named Sri Lankan cuisine as the No.1 trending cuisine in 2019 on their list.Read more
I Escape Web Site UK ranked Sri Lanka 10 Best Places to Visit in 2019
Here’s a striking thought: Sri Lanka is smaller than Ireland but it contains golden beaches, gorgeous waterfalls, wild elephants, sacred temples, epic mountain ranges, modern cities and probably your last chance to spot a leopard in the wild. And that’s just scratching the surface. Take a stunning train ride, surf the southern coasts, or just relax with the best cup of tea of your life.Read more
Sri Lanka voted by travel influencers as top destination in Asia for 2019
From dreamy surf coasts to quiet jungle retreats, to incredible wildlife and history, Sri Lanka has all the makings of one of the greatest travel destinations on the planet. And with two very distinct rainy seasons on each side of the island, there's always somewhere that's "in season," meaning there's no bad time to visit. Just hurry up and get there before everyone else does.Read more
Sri Lanka Selected Top Global Safety Destination For Women Travelers In 2018: Tops List Of 20 CountriesRead more
Best Spring Trips 2018
Sri Lanka’s East Coast is best explored by boat—whether SUP-boarding with dolphins, sailing beach to beach, or ferrying to Pigeon Island for prime-time snorkeling. (National Geographic)Read more
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