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We are always charmed by Sri Lanka’s rolling green hills, the ancient UNESCO sites and its rich history and culture. With the pandemic situation, we find ourselves missing the Pearl of the Indian Ocean quite a bit. But guess what? The country is now open again for tourism. Check out Sri Lanka Covid-19 Travel Requirements below! Travel requirements for fully vaccinated travelers If you are fully vaccinated, you can enter Sri Lanka without having to quarantine and no need to stay for a minimum number of nights or in a specific accommodation. The requirements are as follow: Must have completed the complete dose 14 days before coming to Sri LankaOriginal vaccination certificate (and English translation if applicable)A valid tourist visa. The visa needs to be applied online via www.eta.gov.lkYou do not need to show a negative PCR test upon arrival. You should carry the original vaccination certificate / card (and…

A teardrop-shaped island rising majestically in the middle of the Laccadive Sea, Sri Lanka packs in a delightful medley of laidback and thrilling adventures. If you’re considering your first trip to this sun-kissed island and know you want to wake up to the sound of waves crashing on the beach, read on for our guide of the best hand-picked beachfront villas (for moderate to luxury budgets) and what to do around the area! Nestled off the coast of India’s south-eastern coast, Sri Lanka is known for its inviting beaches, diverse culture and rich canopies of thick foliage perfect for hiking. Whether you feel like lying on a beach with a Toddy Tapper’s Punch- the local cocktail, or traipsing through the jungle in search of a hidden waterfall or embarking on a scenic rail adventure, there’s no denying that this island has something for just about everybody. Mirissa A beach town…

The weather of a particular destination is one of the most critical factors the will affect the entirety of your travel plans. It’s a good sign that you’re taking notes of when’s the best time to visit Sri Lanka. This sets you off on the right foot in planning your ultimate tropical getaway! The thing is, Sri Lanka is actually a year-round destination, and that’s the beauty that caps off this stunning tropical island. You can spend a sunny holiday here anytime, so long as you know where to go at a specific time of the year. Understanding Sri Lanka’s Two Monsoon Seasons First off, let’s get you familiarised with the island’s monsoon seasons—the southwest monsoon a.k.a. Yala monsoon and the northeast monsoon a.k.a. Maha monsoon. Yala monsoon: rains in the southwest of Sri Lanka between May and September. The wettest months are May and June. In this region, dry season…

How do you get from Colombo to Galle? How about that restaurant you plan to visit that’s about 20 minutes away from the villa? Find out which means of transportation best suits your time, budget, and lifestyle. Check out this article and you’ll be an expert in navigating around Sri Lanka in no time. Domestic flights in Sri Lanka Domestic flights within Sri Lanka are very limited. Cinnamon Air offers routes coming to and from Bandaranaike International Airport. However, the fare is definitely more expensive and the schedules are not as flexible as the other means of transportation. If money is not an issue and you really need to be in your destination as soon as possible, you can arrange a charter flight—via helicopter, private planes, or seaplanes—through Simplifly. You can get to any point around Sri Lanka starting at $3,000. Sri Lanka buses Buses are the staple means of transportation…