Top Secret is a very cool beach hangout in Hikkaduwa. We loved the ambience and the food is good without being too pricey.
The brand new Mövenpick Hotel Colombo's all-day dining restaurant.
Lighthouse is one place that we actually felt bad leaving. The hotel is really connected to its location so you feel quite comfortably wrapped in the sunset and beach. Truly an iconic hotel.
Sri Lanka's only health food chain now has a branch within the artsy Galle Fort.
One of the island's oldest and grandest colonial properties.
EDO Japanese Restaurant in CCC does some good Japanese fare.
Mango House is a wonderful retreat in the Galle Fort. It's a villa-meets-boutique-hotel, cosy, restful and not so expensive.
Saraii Village is a charming set of tree-houses and mud chalets near Hambantota. They also make an excellent rice and curry. Probably the best place to stay in the area.
Peradeniya's gardens now titled 'Royal Botanical Gardens' is probably the most popular garden in the country. It spreads through 147 acres and is said to attract close to 2 million visitors every year.…
Empire Cafe is a little restaurant-cum-cafe housed inside the Olde Empire Hotel, a 200 year old building, right next to the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy. It's a popular tourist hangout, is surprisingly affordable,…
Octagonal in shape with quaint yellow windows set against brick painted white, the Dondra Lighthouse stands fifty metres tall at the edge of a shady and well-kept garden
A decent yet cheap bar at the basement of Grand Oriental Hotel
Cafe 47 is one pretty restaurant in Thalawathugoda that serves up a variety of cuisines under the same roof.
A cozy cafe serving breakfast all day.
The Silva Treehouse is an amazing AirBnB getaway in Unawatuna. It's basically a beautiful large glasshouse - quiet, clean, with a soothing green view of surrounding jungle and the ocean in the distance.…
OZO is a big, modern hotel in the Kandy city center. The restaurant and the roof bar are worth checking out.
Jetwing Lagoon is a very cool luxury hotel in Negombo. What's unique about it how environmentally friendly they are, also their 100 meter long infinity pool.
A new cafe by Raffles.
Barefoot Cafe is the best place to hang out in Colombo. It's a chilled place to meet or make friends, see art, hear music, eat good food and drink affordable beer.
The Ocean By O! is a solid spot down Marine Drive that offers some fine cocktails. good food and beautiful views of the city.
A restaurant by The Barnhouse Studio that serves up some epicurean dishes in their most unique ambience.
Rustic chic in Galle's unspoiled outskirts.
Dilmah's charming tea lounge in the shadow of Dutch Hospital is still going strong, with a range of hot and cold teas and little and large bites.
Sri Lanka's newest, chicest eco-resort.