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Places to visit in Sri Lanka

Ambalangoda Beach Villa, The Max Wadiya

The Max Wadiya villa on Ambalangoda Beach is something totally different, for us and probably for you. We normally talk about value for money and how far your dollar will stretch in each country you visit. This time we won’t be talking price. Sometimes we throw a curved ball at you and hop on a cruise …

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Balapitya Beach – Sri Lanka Without the Crowds

Balapitya Beach is a peaceful stretch of shoreline punctuated with feature boulders forming sheltered rock pools on Sri Lanka’s west coast. Balapitya Beach is immediately to the north of Ambalangoda Beach and is south of Kalutara, north of Galle. We paid a little more than budget, for a luxurious stay at a secluded and relaxed …

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Sri Lanka Bandaranaike Airport, Colombo. Arrival at Night

Sri Lanka’s main international airport is not in Colombo, it’s about 35 Km outside Colombo Fort Station ( bus and train) via the expressway or 40Km on the old roads. Everyone’s worst travel nightmare must be arriving at night, stuffing up your plans and ending up with nowhere to sleep. When you travel with kids …

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Kandy to Dambulla, Sri Lanka

This post is about getting from Kandy to Dambulla to visit the Dambulla Cave Temples, the experience of visiting and the entrance fees. Dambulla is also a gateway for onward travel to Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Jaffna, or Sri Lanka’s East Coast.  Most people spend a few days in Kandy in Central Sri Lanka before travelling on to Dambulla and …

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Kandy Cheap Family Accommodation, Sri Lanka

UPDATE:  On our last visit to Sri Lanka this hotel had changed hands, the kind owners had gone and the prices had gone up massively. We’re sorry, but until we can get back to Sri Lanka, we can’t currently recommend a cheap place to stay for families. Very sorry about that. All at World Travel …

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Mirissa Accommodation for Families, Sri Lanka

Where to stay in Mirissa? Finding good, cheap Mirissa accommodation for families is generally easy, there is plenty of it and most places are really pleasant. We absolutely love Mirissa and we’ve visited multiple times. It’s our go-to beach destination in Sri Lanka for quieter stays and our kids’ favourite beach. We stayed at Celestial …

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