Hideaway is the best restaurant and probably the best hotel in Arugam Bay. It has excellent food and accommodation and thoughtful family management.
Good bean bags. 'nuff said.
Cookies and You claims to deliver Love at First Bite, and they live up to this promise. Their baked goods taste as great as their Instagram feed looks.
YUMI is Taj Samudra's resident Japanese restaurant. What they lack in terms of variety they make up for with some delicious, specialized sushi in arguably the best setting for a Japanese restaurant…
One of Sri Lanka's original South Coast boutique luxury hotels.
Che Che's is a home-based take-out venture specializing in Chinese dumplings.
Mirissa seems to love its roti, and no one does it better than No.1 Dewmini Roti Shop. It's a small, family-run restaurant that offers an impressive variety of dishes, along with some of the best…
The Grand is a little coffee shop along the bustling Colombo Road in Negombo. They serve really good drinks and some killer cheesecake for very decent prices.
Praneetha is a small eatery that serves up a great rice and curry with the option of every kind of meat, from prawns to pork.
Jetwing Yala is a geat place to stay over at when you're visiting Sri Lanka's wildlife central - huge pool, great views and a unique luxury-outdoors concept.
If you're around Kandy, you might want to stop by the National Seminary in Ampitiya - a beautiful expanse of old buildings and wild trees, home to young would-be priests.
Cremalato is a local gelato manufacturer that actually delivers frozen confections. We tried a bunch of their new flavours and we think they're pretty awesome.
Giovanni's is a little Italian pizza place run by a chef who uses his own recipes, and serves fresh from a clay oven.
Check out the amazeballs portrait-graffiti in Slave Island by French artist C215.
If you're looking for a clean, charming and authentic meal in Jaffna, we highly recommend the vegetarian Malayalan Cafe.
There are a lot of reasons to be at the Galle Fort rampart - from the super view of the sea and corals, to the snake charmers and guys who dive off small cliffs.
The Galle Dutch Hospital is small but super nice. It's a beautifully restored colonial building with a great and growing selection of places to eat, drink and shop.
Mayura Hotel serves great rice and curry on banana leaves, and excellent Jaffna crab.
Chatham is a luxury watch boutique that offers some of the most prestigious watch brands in the world including Omega, IWC and Jaeger-LeCoultre. With a great selection and highly knowledgeable…
906 is the name of a Taru Villa in Hikkaduwa - they've also got similarly beautiful holiday-getaways in Bentota and Colombo. 906 is a very comfy, private relaxing space for about six people, the service is…
Sigiri is a small but excellent Sri Lankan restaurant located in Manhattan, New York serving an authentic and impressive representation of Lankan cuisine.
Geoffrey Bawa's impact on Sri Lanka is unparalleled. His legacy as an architect and writer is etched in local history. Lunuganga is arguably the most famous of his works, a country home set in…
Really tasty burgers, but not cheap.
Mini Mago Inc is a store down Ward Place that has the coolest mini-scale houses you have ever seen. Trudi Malalgoda Amadoru, its meticulous designer, not only makes dollhouses and everything in them…