Sitting in the tip of the Indian Ocean off the southeastern tip of India, Sri Lanka is now open to the world again and has become somewhat of a cultural magnet for weathered Jetsetters and travelers after years of civil war. Travelers may consider Sri Lanka to be a beach destination but truly immerse yourself in the country’s history, go inland and tour the country's cultural triangle as it is an impeccable experience. Take a look at the recent accolades from International communities that Sri Lanka received due to its diversity.
Sri Lanka was selected as one of the best places to visit in 2020 by CNN Travels. CNN Travels wrote, Sri Lanka remains an essential destination, an epicenter of history, with relics and ruins, temples and palaces, wildlife running free, despite the recent tumult. "The South Asian island nation of Sri Lanka is as ancient as it is beautiful; as complex a civilization now as at any time in its 2,000-year history.”
Top 10 Asia’s Premier Publications ranked Sri Lanka first for the category of Asia’s Best Nation for Wildlife. Sri Lanka was recognized as Asia’s Best Nation for Wildlife Tourism at the Top Asia Corporate Ball 2019.
Sri Lanka has been named as one of the best places to visit for female solo travel in Asia by Lonely Planet as the best things about traveling alone is the freedom it affords the individual.
Globe- trotters looking for something off the beaten tourist path should consider Sri Lanka their next destination as Sri Lanka was listed under the top 20 warm destinations by USA Today to visit this winter if you just can’t take the cold anymore.
Sri Lanka was also named as one of the ‘Best Countries in the World at the 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards. With myriad of sacred sites, immense crystal blue waters, and scenic jade green tea estates, Sri Lanka offers untold charms to those willing to explore. The aphorism “big things come in small packages” certainly applies here.
It’s hardly astounding for a nation in the Indian Ocean, teeming with surfing beaches, beautiful wildlife parks, Hindu temples and tea plantations. Colombo Galle Face Hotel, Anuradhapura, Kandy, Ceylon Tea Trails, Koggala and a few top spots for a tasty and healthy cuisine such as Café Kumbuk and the Owl and Pussycat restaurant in Galle with delicacies like crab, vegetarian thali, appams and fish grilled were among the fourteen favorite places around the island according to Vogue Paris.
If you’re looking for your next travel destination, Sri Lanka should be the next stop as it wouldn’t disappoint you!