With the best time to visit Sri Lanka being in September-October, here’s giving you reasons that’ll entice you to give this beautiful island a shot.

      1. Affordable Airbnbs

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You’ll find homes with million dollar views and great design aesthetics, and end up befriending locals while savouring delicious Sri Lankan food at their homes.

2. Sri Lankan cuisine

From great seafood options in Lagoon at Cinnamon Grand and Ministry of Crab to local wood-fired curries, Sri Lankan cuisine is a delight to the senses.

3. Cool water-sports

Kite-surfing, scuba diving, white-water rafting or plain surfing – you name it, and the Sri Lankan waters will beckon you for the experience. 

4. Wildlife

Sri Lankan leopard, sloth bear, elephants and baby jumbos, different kinds of bird species – the wildlife safaris and bird sanctuaries here are some of the best in South Asia.

5. Posh hotels & resorts


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If luxury is what you’re looking for, Sri Lanka has some gorgeous properties. From Taj Samudra, Cinnamon Grand to Wild Coast Tented Lodge, you’d be surprised at the warmth and hospitality.

6. Train rides through tea plantations


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Early morning train rides from Ella to Nuwara Eliya will give you a scenic view of tea plantations on either side. It is known to be one of the most beautiful train routes in the world!

7. And, the beautiful beaches

There are tonnes of those – Dalawella, Nilaveli, Passikudah and Weligama are some of the best of the lot.