Destinations around Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is one of the most exotic getaways in the world. Surrounded by the azure Indian Ocean, this island paradise has contrasting landscapes, stretches of golden sandy beaches and a wealth of wildlife and culture to discover. It is home to 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 15 national parks showcasing spectacular wildlife and nearly 500,000 acres of lush tea estates. The island is blessed with waterfalls, rivers, jungles, rain forests and fertile lands for an abundance of rice fields. Sri Lanka is a year-round destination. The best time to experience the south-west coast, where most beach resort are found is from November to April. The ancient city areas as well as the eastern coastal regions are usually visited from April to September, whilst the central highlands are pleasant and cool from January to April.