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The Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum is the house of Martin Wickramasinghe - one of Sri Lanka's best known novelists who is considered to be the author of some of the greatest work of Sinhalese fiction. The restored house provides an insight into his literature and features collections of photographs and other personal belongings of Martin Wickramasinghe. Museum exhibits range from puppets to mask costumes to other interesting instruments. The museum also houses a range of artefacts from folk dances and cultural ceremonies, allowing visitors to get a better understanding of Sri Lanka's fascinating folk culture. The museum includes a bookshop where Wickramasinghe's works can be purchased and a visit is recommended for travellers who are sight-seeing in Unawatuna.   ...more

Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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The Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum is the house of Martin Wickramasinghe - one of Sri Lanka's best known novelists who is considered to be the author of some of the greatest work of Sinhalese fiction. The restored house provides an insight into his literature and features collections of photographs and other personal belongings of Martin Wickramasinghe. Museum exhibits range from puppets to mask costumes to other interesting instruments. The museum also houses a range of artefacts from folk dances and cultural ceremonies, allowing visitors to get a better understanding of Sri Lanka's fascinating folk culture. The museum includes a bookshop where Wickramasinghe's works can be purchased and a visit is recommended for travellers who are sight-seeing in Unawatuna.  

Ticket Price

Tickets cost around Rs. 200/=

Opening Hour

Open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 30 minutes – 1 hour

Suitable For

Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children  

Must See

The folk dance artefacts

Prayer Facilities

Though designated prayer facilities at the Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum will not be available for Muslim travellers, private area will be available around the museum premises to make use of during prayer times. Finding a mosque in Unawatuna can be difficult and Muslim travellers who wish to visit a mosque will need to go to some of the mosques in Galle which are located not too far away.

Halal Food

Though Halal food in Unawatuna is relatively difficult to find, there are a few Muslim-owned resorts that serve Halal food. For more dining options, Muslim travellers can visit some of the prominent Halal restaurants in Galle such as the Crêpe-ology Restaurant and the Indian Hut which are both located within the Galle Fort.

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  • Glamorous Camping! You Need To Try These Top 10 Glamping Spots In Asia

    If you’re not familiar with the term “glamping”, fear not – you’re not alone. The first time I heard the word “glamping” I didn’t know what it meant. Clearly I’m not following the trend. When I looked into it though, I realised it was exactly the kind of thing I enjoyed – being one with nature minus all the icky stuff: the heat, bugs, and make-shift bathrooms! Glamping is basically the words ‘glamorous camping’ put together. And who wouldn’t like some of that? via GIPHY We scoured all the glamping spots we could find in Asia to come up with these top 10. They have adventure, relaxation, the modern comforts that you are used to, and all the nature you want to be a part of. Even with all the luxury the rooms afford that makes it feel like you’re in a bubble, the view right outside your window and door reminds you that you are a world away from your regular life and its responsibilities. Get ready for a rejuvenating trip! 1. Trizara Resorts, Indonesia Picture Credit: Trizara Resorts Facebook You’ll feel like you’re camping alright, in these tent-like structures. Trizara Resorts believes in disconnecting from electronics and connecting with nature, and whether you are a solo traveller, couple or a group, they have a host of activities to make that possible!  Picture Credit: Trizara Resorts Facebook There’s nothing like making new friends on your travels, and some of the best ways to do that are through team sports. Engage in an archery battle, relax with some yoga, go paintballing, or play futsal. There’s the bungee trampoline, flying fox or high rope for those adrenalin junkies, an Amazing Race or Treasure Hunt for some afternoon fun.  Picture Credit: Trizara Resorts Facebook They also have off-site outings like hiking and off-road for those who want to explore. All this and more with the home comforts of a good bed to ensure a great night’s sleep and an attached bathroom amid other luxuries! In line with their policy, they don’t have a TV though, because they don’t think you need it! Address: Jalan Pasirwangi Wetan, Lembang, Bandung. Jawa Barat.Price Range: From SGD$227/nightContact: 022 82780085Email: trizararesorts@gmail.comWebsite: www.trizara.com 2. La Cocoteraie Ecolodge, Indonesia Picture Credit: La Cocoteraie Ecolodge, Indonesia Facebook If you’re looking for a place to go for a special occasion, look no further. La Cocoteraie Ecolodge is a small hotel set in the middle of breath-taking beauty. The staff is like family, which makes your experience there that much warmer, friendlier and more comfortable, and they are willing to decorate your room according to your requests, which makes for the perfect special holiday.  Picture Credit: La Cocoteraie Ecolodge, Indonesia Facebook There are no motor vehicles allowed on the island of Gili Trawangan which means you get there by boat, and then take a horse and cart, cycle or walk to the hotel. It also means that the beauty and peace of the island is undisturbed, allowing you to have a holiday of another level. Lounge by the pool, explore the island (it only takes about an hour to walk around the whole place) or seek adventure in the sea.  Picture Credit: La Cocoteraie Ecolodge, Indonesia Facebook You get a bicycle and snorkelling gear to use for free once you arrive, so you can get those muscles working, or simply lie on the beach with the sky as your screen to enjoy the sunset or star-gaze. The perfect place to go glamping in Indonesia. Address: Gili Indah, Pemenang, North Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara 83352, IndonesiaPrice Range: From SGD$105/nightContact: +6281907976985Email: lacocogili@gmail.comWebsite: www.lacocoteraiegili.com 3. The Canopi, Bintan Picture Credit: The Canopi The Canopi is known for its water sports, so if you feel like a fish in water, check it out. You can take it slow while still toning those muscles on the water tricycle, have a bit of a Wipeout experience by attempting to scale obstacles in the water, of shoot for the sky in the Jetovator!  Picture Credit: The Canopi Water slides keeps kids happy, kayaking, parasailing and more are all part of the Water Experience. If you want to take a break on dry land, try your hand at the shooting range, or explore Treasure Bay Bintan’s private forest in a UTV or an ATV off-road adventure.  Picture Credit: The Canopi Based on what kind of nature buff you are, you can pick the Garden Tent, Lagoon View Tent, Safari Tent or the Glamping Deluxe Tent. Each one features a four-poster bed, air conditioning, wifi, mini fridge and more. Address: Jln. Raya Haji KM 01 Kawasan, Pariwisata, Teluk Sebong Lagoi, Bintan, Kepulauan Riau 29152, Indonesia.Price Range: From SGD$165/nightContact: +62 770 - 69 - 2252 / 2253Email: reservation@thecanopi.comWebsite: ​www.thecanopi.com 4. Glamz at Genting, Malaysia Picture Credit: Glamz  Not too far away from Kuala Lumpur, you can forget that the city even exists. Have a vacation at the all new Glamz at Genting, with tents that are pretty cosy but offer you creature comforts like no other regular tent does! The indoor facilities are comparatively less than the other places mentioned above, but the surrounding nature and the cool weather that you immerse yourself in makes up for it.  You can opt for a cozy night in one of the Bell Tents or experience the one-of-a-kind dome room. The dome rooms are mostly for couples on vacation or even for families with children. The dome rooms are relatively spacious for its price! However, if you're traveling with friends or looking for a more 'camping-like' experience, we definitely recommend the bell tents! To elevate your glamorous experience, you might even want to try the VIP Dome with Private Jacuzzi ;) Address: 1, Jalan Meranti, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, MalaysiaPrice Range: From SGD$86/nightEmail:  hello@glamz.com.myWebsite: glamz.com.my 5. Kamu Lodge, Laos Picture Credit: Kamu Lodge Kamu Lodge differs from the rest of the glamping resorts by providing you with the opportunity to integrate yourself with the locals. Allowing you live like and observe the locals, Kamu Lodge’s speciality is slow travel, which helps in creating memories that last a lifetime. Picture Credit: Kamu Lodge Facebook They encourage their guests to get up close and personal with the paddy fields and process of harvesting rice, net fishing and gold panning (an easier method of mining and you can keep anything you find!). You can also trek through the forest and have a picnic at the waterfall, try your shot at the archery range available, or get a massage at the Kamu Spa, with all the local curative herbs being used to soothe your body. The lodges are hybrids and environmentally friendly. Picture Credit: Kamu Lodge Facebook They have thick walls to keep the elements out, solar panels to source the electricity, and built with natural resources but still including a bed and a hot shower. They may not be luxury tents, but you still have basic comforts that give you a good night’s sleep! Address: Ban Nioy Hai, Muang Nga District, Oudoumxay Province, 06000, LaosPrice Range: From SGD$185/night (April to October); SGD$227/night (November to March)Contact: +856(0) 20 5603 2365Email: info@kamulodge.comWebsite: kamulodge.com 6. Hintok River Camp at Hellfire Pass, Thailand  Picture Credit: Hintok River Camp at Hellfire Pass หินตก ริเวอร์ เเคมป์ ณ ช่องเขาขาด Facebook Home to two World War 2 sites, Hintok River Camp is a favourite amongst history buffs. Even if history is not your thing, Hintok is worth a visit as they have been honoured with many titles, including one of the top 10 adventure resorts, top 7 gorgeous places to go glamping in Thailand, Thailand Boutique Award and 3rd Amazing Back-to-Nature Hotel in Thailand. Picture Credit: Hintok River Camp at Hellfire Pass หินตก ริเวอร์ เเคมป์ ณ ช่องเขาขาด Facebook Hintok River Camp is a tented camp that sports gorgeous views along with their natural spring pool – the perfect place to lounge about and drink in the view. The tents are air-conditioned with private bathrooms, a hot shower and more, and you step out of it into another world of beauty. On-site activities include the museum, mountain biking, a sheep enclosure, Thai massage, a trekking trail, and more. In the vicinity of the Camp is Treetop Adventure Park to satisfy your adrenalin cravings with their zip line, flying fox, tightrope, and more. You can also enjoy canoeing, bamboo rafting, exploring The Lawa Cave and gorgeous waterfalls. Address: 109 Moo 9 Ban Wang Khamen, Tambon Thasao, Saiyok, Kanchanaburi 70150, ThailandPrice Range: From SGD$230/nightContact: +66(0) 81 754 3898Email: info@hintokrivercamp.comWebsite: www.hintokrivercamp.com 7. Elephant Hills Floating Luxury Camp, Thailand Located close to popular destinations like Phuket, Krabi and Koh Samui makes getting to Elephant Hills easy, but it still manages to feel like another world once you get there. Elephant Hills is Thailand’s first luxury camp, and it consists of luxury tents on solid ground as well as the floating tent camp on the Cheow Larn Lake. You have to book a tour package with them – you cannot book rooms individually – so your stay will include experiencing both tented areas, as well as interacting with and observing elephants in the most ethical way possible. Don’t worry, they are all about conserving wildlife as well! In addition to offering you little luxuries in your tent like a comfortable bed, a hot and cold shower, and electricity amongst other amenities, their rooms are built responsibly, using solar and wind energy and a unique waste management system for sustainability. Elephant Hills is set is some of the most beautiful natural landscape, and part of your tour allows you to go trekking and explore on of the world’s oldest evergreen forests. The Jungle Lake Safari gives you a well-rounded experience by letting you roam in the wild, as well as taking you to civilisation – the market, to be precise – where you get up close and personal with the people, food and culture. There is a guide on hand to translate as and when you need it. You aren’t always chaperoned though! You are free to enjoy the scenery and gorgeous sunset from your tent deck, jump into the lake like it is your backyard pool from that same deck, and explore the surroundings in a kayak by yourself. It is a truly rejuvenating experience and something everyone should try at least once in their life! Address: 170 Moo 7 Tambon Klong Sok, Panom District, Suratthani 84250 ThailandPrice Range: From SGD$850 for 3D2N Safari Tour+ Package (room included)Contact: +66 5200 1186 / +66 5200 1196Email: info@rainforestcamp.comWebsite: rainforestcamp.com 8. Jungle Beach Camp, Ahungalla, Sri Lanka Standard Glamping Tent Deluxe Glamping Tent Picture Credit: Jungle Beach Ahungalla Jungle Beach Camp is another great location to lose yourself in nature. On the tropical island of Sri Lanka that offers diverse landscape like green mountains and blue seas, Jungle Beach Camp is set in the south which is the prime location for beach holidays. Take your pick between the Standard Glamping Tent and Deluxe Glamping Tent (the former can host four people while the latter, six) whether you are a couple, family, or a group of people. Picture Credit: Jungle Beach Ahungalla Their thatched roofs and wooden structure makes you feel like you’re roughing it out in the wild but with the comfort of an en-suite bathroom, shower, and a warm bed to name a few. Experience Sri Lankan hospitality through the service, delicious food, a relaxing Ayurveda massage, and more. Soak up the sun on the beach, try your hand at the waves, or get involved in a game of volleyball. Picture Credit: Jungle Beach Ahungalla Watersport Get your adrenalin going on a jet ski ride, diving, snorkelling or deep sea fishing, or whale watching. Your holiday here is what you make of it! Address: Wathuregama, 80562 Ahungalla, Sri LankaPrice Range: From SGD$222/nightContact: +94 776 216 328 or +94 775 959 40Email: junglebeachahungalla@gmail.comWebsite: www.junglebeachahungalla.com 9. Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge, Sri Lanka Picture Credit: Madukelle Set in the Knuckles Mountain range lies Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge. Waking up to breath-taking views of green mountains and blue skies as far the eye can see, to the chirping of birds and morning nature sounds, you feel like you’re in another world. Sri Lanka is known for its tea plantations which make for some of the best views. Honeymoon Suite Picture Credit: Madukelle The deluxe room is a sturdy canvas tent – which makes you feel like you’re camping in Asia – with a bed, desk, attached bathroom, hardwood floors and a porch where you can sit out and appreciate the incredible beauty at your feet. There are also net-covered windows (much like ones found in tents) that can be closed off with the canvas or opened up to let in the breeze and view from the comfort of your bed. They also offer honeymoon suite that comes with a private dining facility, a bathtub, and many more little details to make your stay enjoyable. There is a family lodge available as well. The Lodge offers a dining area with incredible views, a library with internet, an infinity pool, little cosy spots within the plantation – perfect for getting lost in a book, amongst other facilities. There are many places nearby to go hiking, trekking, wildlife watching, or even to the city if you’re missing the city life. Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge offers day trekking, night camping, cooking Sri Lankan dishes with a chef, waterfall excursions, tea picking and a plantation visit, and a few other activities to get you up close and personal with the surroundings. Each activity is priced differently and is not included in the cost of the room. There is plenty to see and do at Madulkelle, and it is perfect for an adventurous holiday or a relaxing one. Address: Madulkelle - Habaragala Road, Kandy, Sri LankaPrice Range: From SGD287/nightContact: +94 (0) 813801052Email: info@madulkelle.comWebsite: www.madulkelle.com 10. Jetwing Kurulubedda, Sri Lanka Picture Credit: Jetwing Kurulubedda The Jetwing range of hotels manages to integrate luxury with nature beautifully, and they have a whole range of locations in different natural surroundings for just that purpose. Located in the southern region of Galle that is commonly known for its beaches, history and food, Jetwing takes you instead to the jungle a little away from the coast, to a world of its own, hidden away among the lush greens and paddy fields. Hosting 6 luxury villas, Jetwing allows you to be one with nature in absolute comfort. Picture Credit: Jetwing Kurulubedda Views of paddy fields and the sound of a flowing river nearby never sounded so good! Spacious rooms, polished wooden floors, attached bathrooms, air conditioning, a tea and coffee making facilities are just some of the comforts they have thought of in the basic deluxe room. Picture Credit: Jetwing Kurulubedda Take your holiday a step further by getting the booking one of two stilted Dwellings that offers a rain shower, private plunge pool and the symphony of birds that share the habitat. Get lost in this world within itself or head out nearby to one of the top beaches in the world – Unawatuna Beach, for the Mahamodara River Safari, the Kottawa Conservation Forest, the Handunugoda Tea Estate, get behind the scenes of a Cinnamon Peeling Centre, or explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Galle Fort. Address: Jetwing Kurulubedda, Galle, Sri LankaPrice Range: From SGD$181/nightContact: +94 91 2223744, +94 114 709 400Email: resv.lighthouse@jetwinghotels.comWebsite: www.jetwinghotels.com/jetwingkurulubedda...

  • The 5 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Sri Lanka

    So you're planning to tie the knot with your significant other. After all wedding preparations have been made, then comes the preparation for the honeymoon. Although you could travel to a destination within your home country, it doesn’t beat the thrill of flying abroad and visiting new places with your beloved spouse, and if you're looking for a country with captivating scenery, peaceful and romantic surroundings, friendly and sociable people, and new places to explore. Then Sri Lanka is a country that you must have in your list! Sri Lanka Halal Holiday Packages More honeymoon ideas This little island has so much to offer for a halal traveller, whether you want a honeymoon getting sun-kissed at the beach, or a honeymoon among the cold and quiet mountains, or even an urban honeymoon, anything is possible in Sri Lanka, or if you're a fan of all of them, you could mash it up all together and have a combo honeymoon! Whatever your preference is, your trip to Sri Lanka will grant you an exciting range of amazing hotels to choose from, a variety of different tastebud-tingling dishes (if you are big on spice and chilies, the Sri Lankan cuisine is going to be something that you'd love!!), various locations for you to sightsee with your loved one, and rich and unforgettable experiences that'll leave you coming back for more! So here are some of the best honeymoon destinations in Sri Lanka along with prime locations for the happy couple to visit, and also the best hotels in the area that I recommend during your romantic getaway at Sunny Sri Lanka!   Colombo Picture credit - Anuradha Dullewe Wijeyeratne, commons.wikimedia.org The country’s commercial capital is the ideal location for an urban honeymoon. The city can offer you all the luxuries you need to spend your honeymoon in the most classy way. Colombo is the city which has a variety of different hotels and shopping destinations to choose from. Some of the best things to do in Colombo are: Shopping at prime locations such as: Majestic city, Odel departmental store – Townhall and Crescat Boulevard and Liberty Plaza. Enjoy romantic and peaceful walks at Viharamahadevi park (formerly Victoria park) or enjoy the beautiful 3D road paintings at Diyata Uyana. Dine in some of the best and classy restaurants in Sri Lanka. Experience different concerts and events that take place throughout the city. The best hotels in Colombo with state of the art facilities that I recommend to spend your honeymoon in Colombo are Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, The Hilton Colombo, The Kingsbury Hotel, Hotel Galadari, Shangri La Hotel Contact Majestic city: 0112508673, 0112588827, 0112588829Odel: 077 0128128Liberty Plaza: +94 11 2 575935Diyata Uyana: 076 659 5304 Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo: +94 112 491 000The Hilton Colombo: +94-11-249-2492The Kingsbury Hotel: +94 112 421 221Hotel Galadari: (+94) 11-2544 544Shangri La Hotel: (94) 11 788 8288   Nuwara Eliya This is my favorite location in Sri Lanka, and I believe Nuwara Eliya's natural sights are the epitome of Sri Lanka's natural beauty. If you head to this beautiful hilly city of Sri Lanka which is four hours away from Colombo you would be astonished as to how the entire surrounding and climate would change during that short period of time. You'd be dazzled by the green mountains, colorful flowers and lush vegetation that surrounds Nuwara Eliya. This is an ideal location if you want a quiet and calm honeymoon where you can simply relax and unwind. Here are some suggestions of things to do to engage you and your significant other on a beautiful adventure in Nuwara Eliya. Go on a long 6 hour hike at the Hortain Plains National Park and Reserve and witness the ever famous "World’s End" which is a 4000 ft. drop off a cliff, and also witness the variety of flora and fauna that surrounds the park. Even though you are signing up for a bit of strain on your legs, to be with nature out in the open is definitely something you must not miss out on. Admire the beauty of a number of waterfalls including the Devon falls, St. Clair's falls and the Lovers' Leap waterfall Treat yourself to a yummy strawberry treat and witness how this amazing fruit is grown at a number of Strawberry gardens around Nuwara Eliya. Are you a fan of all things dairy ? Then surely the New Zealand farm is a location that you must visit. You'll be able to see how dairy is produced and also have a taste of the most delicious fresh milk and cheese in Sri Lanka. Witness how beautiful flowers can be at the Hakgala Botanical Gardens. The garden has one whole area dedicated for roses. How romantic, right? Enjoy a peaceful walk and go on a boat ride at the Gregory lake park situated in the heart of the beautiful hill city. Apart from these magnificent locations, here is a list of suggestions of the best hotels that will make your stay at Nuwara Eliya a very comfortable one. Grand Hotel Nuwara EliyaThe Heritance Tea FactoryAmaya LangdaleAraliya Green Hills Contact Hortain Plains National Park and Reserve: 0523 539 042New Zealand Farm: +94 77 000 0000Hakgala Botanical Gardens: 0522 222 182Gregory Lake Park: +94 77 604 3599 Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya: +94 (0) 52 2222881-7The Heritance Tea Factory: +94 52 5555000Amaya Langdale: +94 114 767 888Araliya Green Hills: +94 522 224150 - 59   Down South Picture credit - fromicetospice.com Down South in Galle, Bentota and Mirissa, if you are looking for a honeymoon with the sun and sea these locations are just for you. I included all three locations because they're situated in close proximity, and they each have their own unique adventures to offer . All three locations are situated in the south coast of the island and is home to a variety of beautiful beaches that will give you the perfect sunny and sandy honeymoon that you always wished for. If you and your darling loved ones are crazy about water sports such as surfing, snorkeling, jet skiing, banana tube riding, skiing and river safaris, the south coast of Sri Lanka awaits you! Some of the top things you can do: Swimming, sunbathing and all beachy activities at some of the most breathtaking beaches of Sri Lanka (the most famous beaches in the area include the Jungle beach and the Unawatuna beach) A stroll in the magnificent Galle fort, one of the iconic monuments dating back to the 16th Century  Catch a glimpse of the history of Sri Lanka at the National Museum of Galle The best hotels in the area that I would recommend for your stay are: The Jetwing LighthouseThe Galle Fort HotelAmari GalleThe Fortress Galle Contact Galle fort: +94 (0) 91 223 2568/9National Museum of Galle: 0912 232 051 The Jetwing Lighthouse: +94114709400The Galle Fort Hotel: +94 76 665 8080 / +94 91 223 2870 / +94 91 224 5780Amari Galle: +94 91 203 0500 The Fortress Galle: +94 914 389 400   Kandy Kandy is yet another city in the hilly part of Sri Lanka. The city is a perfect fusion of urban luxury and peaceful tranquility. If Kandy is your honeymoon destination, you'll be able to witness the culture of Sri Lanka at its most vibrant, the beauty of nature, and take part in one-of-a-kind experiences. The top things to do in Kandy includes: Take a Romantic walk through the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya that's home to the biggest collection of gorgeous plants and flowers of Sri Lanka.  Have a shopping extravaganza at the Kandy City Centre. Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic which is a magnificent monument of that reflects Sri Lankan history . Have a blissful boat ride along the Kandy lake. Feed and nurse elephants at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (Pinawala is a location which is on the way to Kandy, just pass the kegalle town) Kandy is home to an abundance of hotels unique in their own way, but here are the four most top notch hotels that you should definitely try out! Amaya Hills – KandyCinnamon CitadelThe Earl’s Regency Hotel by Aitken SpenceSantani Resorts and Spa Contact Royal Botanical Gardens: 0812 388 088Kandy City Centre: +94 812 202 844 / 8Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage: +94 35 22 66116 Amaya Hills Kandy: +94 114 767 888/800Cinnamon Citadel Kandy: +94 (0) 81 223 4365/6The Earl's Regency Hotel by Aitken Spence: +94 (0)81 2422122Santani Resorts and Spa: (+94) 11 255 9755 (Reservations) / (+94) 81 222 8000 (Resort) Trincomalee Trincomalee is a location along the eastern coast of the Island and is home to a number of untouched beaches with crystal-clear blue waters. It is a far more rural escape than Galle and has a less urban landscape. So if you are looking for wonderful beaches, this is the honeymoon location for you! Some of the highlights of this magnificent area is the Fort Fredrick and the gorgeous Marble beach of Trincomalee. With regards to choosing the perfect hotel with a beautiful and romantic atmosphere, here are some recommendations: Trinco Blue by CinamonAmaranthe Bay Resort and SpaThe Ananthama Hotel Contact Trinco Blue by Cinnamon: (+94) 2 6222 1611 / (+94) 2 6222 2307Amaranthe Bay Resort and Spa: +94 26 20 50 200The Anathama Hotel: (+94) 26 205 0250 Find a Mosque near you in Sri Lanka Find a Halal Restaurant near you in Sri Lanka...

  • 3 of Galle's Best Beaches, Sri Lanka

    3 of Galle's Best Beaches, Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka could be by far the best beach holiday destination worth traveling to. If you are about to embark on your very own Sri Lanka beach holidays, a trip down south would most certainly be on top of your list. There are quite a number of breathtakingly beautiful beach spots that line the entire coast and out of these Galle is one location that stands out as one of the best places to be. To help you enjoy all the luxuries this coastal city provides we have put together a list of the very best beaches in Galle that are perfect for your Muslim-friendly beach holiday in Sri Lanka. So pack your sunglasses, camera and whatever you would need, and get set to enjoy the sunny side of the southern capital of Sri Lanka.   Check out Muslim-friendly holiday packages to Sri Lanka.     Credits - giphy.org   1) Mirissa Picture Credit - greenholidaytravels.com   For those of you who are looking to enjoy the ultimate beach holidays in Sri Lanka, Mirissa is a spot not to be missed. Apart from being one of the most beautiful beaches, you will be in for a special treat. Mirissa is one of the best places in the world for dolphin and whale watching. The best time to visit Mirissa to experience the most fun is from October right through to about mid-April. Since this season is just around the corner, you might want to plan you stay without further delay. Aside from sailing off into the deep blue sea to be greeted by these beautiful cetaceans the beach is also a great place to enjoy other super fun beach activities like sunbathing and surfing. You could even catch a glimpse of stilt fishermen out at sea, as the sun sets in the horizon creating one of the most remarkable scenes to feast our eyes on.Book Halal-Friendly Sri Lanka Holiday Packages on HalalTrip   2) Unawatuna   Picture Credit - www.unawatunabeachresort.com If you ask around to find out what are the best beaches in Sri Lanka, there is no doubt Unawatuna would come off right at the top of the list. This site is extremely popular as it is perfect for any type of holiday including best beach holidays for families Sri Lanka. The wide stretch of beach gives travelers the ability to enjoy the perfect setting to have endless amounts of fun, which is why it is one of the most visited beaches in the entire island. Extending from the main beach area, you would find the Thalpe beach. This is known to be one of the best honeymoon holiday destinations and a perfect location for those who want to enjoy more private Sri Lanka beach holidays. Here you will also find Era Beach by Jetwing, the best beach resort to stay in Sri Lanka to enjoy the finest luxuries left behind from the Colonial Era.Book Muslim-Friendly Tours Online   3) Hikkaduwa Picture Credit - www.marvelloussrilankalk.blogspot.com   Looking to enjoy the most fun during your Sri Lanka beach holidays? Then Hikkaduwa is the best place to be. This beach is known for the vibrant and lively atmosphere perfect for those who want to enjoy a youthful holiday experience. Hikkaduwa is also home to one of the best coral reefs. Therefore it is perfect to engage in diving to explore the colourful splendour of marine life or you could even book a boat ride and witness what lies beneath from the glass bottom of the boat. Because Hikkaduwa is a very popular tourist destination it is home to quite a number of beach hotels in Sri Lanka. Hikka Tranza, formerly known as Chaaya Tranz, from Cinnamon hotels is one of the leading Crescent rated hotels in Sri Lanka making it an ideal pick for your stay.   Right now, you must be very eager to enjoy your Sri Lanka beach holidays after reading this article. So why not check out our very own Sri Lanka beach holiday tour packages that have been carefully designed to help you enjoy the best Muslim-friendly beach holiday in Sri Lanka.   Muslim Friendly Honeymoon Destinations You will Love   ...



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