Sun Aqua is a villa style hotel on the Pasikudah beach. It has a great pool, good food and is quite kid friendly.
The Yarl Eat House is perhaps Sri Lanka's best street-diner, serving spicy crab, prawns, mutton and cuttlefish along with a solid rice and curry, all for a reasonable price.
The Loft Lounge and Cloud Cafe are Colombo Courtyard's two-in-one bar combo. The former is indoors while the latter is on the rooftop. As far as cocktails go, CC fares quite well, but the food leaves…
Café Noir's attempt to take over Colombo's caffeine industry is slowly reaching its peak as they opened a new branch at Thimbirigasyaya. Are they good, though?
Garton's Ark is a floating (boat) restaurant in the Nugegoda Wetlands Park.
A beautiful beach front luxury resort past Galle.
An incredibly beautiful luxury campsite which is a treat for eco-lovers, birdwatchers, and people who enjoy genuine rusticity.
A solid rice and curry spot in Malabe that's perfect for getting your rice and curry fix in order.
Garden Cafe is an awesome little tea lounge hiding behind a Noritake store in Duplication Road. They serve neat tall glasses of chilled tea, not to mention smoothies and brownies, and the prices are low.…
A BBQ spot in Hokandara that does a killer Crab Curry.
A chill pool bar and lounge overlooking the Indian Ocean.
A curated and ethical Saturday market focusing on local and sustainable products and produce
Not just the city's best Japanese restaurant, but one of the city's most seminal eateries, full stop.
Starbeans Ocean Restaurant & Cafe is yet another good restaurant in Galle, offering a bunch of good food, alongside the beautiful views of the down south coastline.
Awesome, jungle cottage & campsite in Yala with a swimming pool. Highly recommended for quiet and calm holiday.
Sushi Kai is one of the more reliable options for sushi. Their Okonomiyaki is fantastic.
The Habitat by Asia Leisure is a beautiful beach side resort that offers contemporary comforts to its guests with some delicious food.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
Viharamahadevi Park, known earlier as Victoria Park, is Colombo's only central park. It's been done-up for quite a while now and it looks great, especially in the evenings.
Gerard Mendis Chocolatier is a fancy chocolate manufacturer on Horton Place that also offers a range of other desserts. While they charge a premium for their bite-sized chocolates, we found very…
A restaurant specialized in pork-based dishes.
August By Mama Aida’s is the newest addition to Colombo’s Middle Eastern restaurant repertoire. With authentic dishes, exceptional service and a chic, relaxing setting, August looks like it’s here…
A large and full-service luxury beach resort on the idyllic Southern Coast.
Licensed to Grill used to be just another food stall to get your grilled meat fix in Kandy, but they've come a long way since then.