From adventures in the mountains to sun-soaked shores and not forgetting thrilling encounters with creatures in the wild, Sri Lanka offers an unforgettable island getaway. Here are some of the best things to do when here.
Trekking in Ella
Nestled between mist shrouded mountains, Ella offers the perfect getaway amidst stunning natural backdrops. Trek up Little Adam’s Peak and Ella Rock, wander around emerald tea bushes and hike to Diyaluma Falls where you can enjoy a refreshing dip; outdoor adventures abound!
For some beachside adventure explore the south coast town of Kalutara. Things to do in Kalutara, Sri Lanka includes lazing on golden shores, visiting Richmond Castle and exploring the Kalutara Temple, close to Anantara Kalutara Resort. For more on what to do here, check out online blog sites like Travel Kalutara.
Surfing in Arugam Bay
The best surfing spot on the island, Arugam Bay draws surfers from all over the world. June to August is generally the best period for surfing, with surf spots such as Main Point, Peanut Farm Beach and Elephant Point providing lots of thrills on the waves.
Wildlife Safari in Yala
If you love wildlife, then a safari in Yala is a must. Here you get the chance to see the majestic Sri Lankan Leopard along with a host of other animals including elephants, sloth bears, monkeys and deer. There’s a range of colourful avifauna to keep birdwatching enthusiasts well occupied too!