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Sri Lanka island

Ultimate guide (May 2018)
Sri Lanka - country in the northern Indian Ocean. The island has few good beaches, but most of the beaches looks extremely depressive. The main attractions located inside the island are giant Sigiriya rock and Adam's Peak mountain. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. [edit]

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This island ranks #16 of the "Best islands in the Indian Ocean"
Rating: 8.3 - 52 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 7.706196, 80.727788

Hotels [edit]

There are lots of hotels in the island, and they are very cheap in general.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Colombo International Airport (CMB). Next follow by taxi, by bus or by train.

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When to go [edit]

From December to March, and in July-August. Rest of time it is the rainy season in the island.

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Useful information [edit]

For many years, most of the northern and eastern coast of the country was the scene of civil war between government army and rebels. However, only small area in the north of the island remains dangerous now.

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[2018-01-06] Palmer

FlyDubai has international route to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport - MRIA (HRI). This airport is good for those wishing to get to the south-east of Sri Lanka.

FlyDubai makes technical stop in Colombo airport (CMB), that lasts about half an hour.


[2017-12-17] Mixie

Does anybody knows about Marawila beach? It's a bit to the north from Negombo. I've booked the hotel there. How strong are the waves in December?


[2017-11-27] Lucien

Uber is a great transportation option in Sri Lanka! It is comfortable and cheap (like everywhere in the world).

The best is to order it from/to airport. But large distances can also be very good. You may use calculator on their web site to understand what prices can be for your route.


[2015-05-15] Sara

Prices are quite the same everywhere in Sri Lanka. And there's nothing like Pattaya. The most funny places in Sri Lanka are Hikkaduwa, Mirissa and Weligama.


[2015-05-15] Kenny

Is there something cheap and funny like Pattaya, but in Sri Lanka?


[2015-03-05] George

Yala is beautiful. There ara jeep salaries on a day trip basis. Leopards, elephants and so on. Even better than Kenia or Tansania!


[2015-03-05] User

Yala National Park in south eastern Sri Lanka. It it worth to visit?

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