Welcome to the Paradise Island

Sri Lanka is home to many special wonders in Asia, giving it the name “Wonder of Asia” and “Paradise Island”. Sri Lanka was named the Number One Destination for 2019 by Lonely Planet. As Lonely Planet aptly describes “Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea and flavorful food make Sri Lanka irresistible”.

About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka gave the word “serendipity” to English, it is the “island of serendipity”, a name given by Persians. Sri Lanka is also named “Pearl of the Indian Ocean” as well as “Teardrop of India” because of its strategic location in the Indian Ocean. There are many interesting facts about Sri Lanka.

More than 1000km of Coastline

Sri Lanka is an island surrounded by 1340km of a coastline, of which more than 1000km is sandy beaches with tropical sun shining down.

26 National Parks

Sri Lanka is one of the best safari destinations outside Africa with 8,000km2 of national parks and nature reserves area with around 400 species.

Home for Tea and Cinnamon

Sri Lanka is the world’s fourth largest tea producer and third largest exporter, and third largest Cinnamon producer and exporter.

Destination Gallery

These are some of the places you can visit once you come to Sri Lanka.

Islands of Sea, Sun and Sand

Consisting of 1192 coral islands grouped in 26 atolls arranged from north to south, Maldives is a paradise of islands for both the romantic and adventure lover. It’s gift of nature’s clearest waters and finest beaches under tropical equator sun, where activities range from unlimited water sports to the art of doing nothing.

About Maldives

Legend says Maldives was populated by a Kalinga prince who was exiled from India. Today, they have their own culture and language with influences of Indians, Sri Lankans, North Africans, Arabs and Europeans. A destination for the sea ocean life seekers and romantic getaway lookers, Maldives is a paradise in the Indian Ocean.

South Asia’s Smallest Country

Maldives atolls are composed of sand bars and live coral leave and 90% ocean, and make it the smallest country in South Asia.

Coralline Sand Mine

The sandy beaches in Maldives are not made of quartz, but of coralline, which is present only in less than 5% of world’s beaches.

Climate

The Maldives are ranked the world’s third most endangered nation due to flooding from climate change and global warming.

Destination Gallery

Maldives is all about numerous activities you can do in and around the islands.