Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau
Sri Lanka – The perfect getaway for a memorable experience
If you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of your busy life and need a break, head off to Sri Lanka which will give you an experience worth your money. Sri Lanka is one amazing destination to have the perfect holiday of your choice, or to experience a different culture and destination all together. Nicknamed as the ‘’Pearl of the Indian ocean’’,and rich in it’s cultural, natural and historic heritage, Sri Lanka is a compact island blessed with everything that you need to have a relaxing holiday either in the misty mountains, surrounded by lush greenery, while enjoying a steaming cup of freshly brewed Ceylon tea. Enjoy a perfect beach holiday by getting suntanned while sipping a king coconut, by the shore of Sri Lanka’s pristine line of beaches in the Southern and Northern coasts. Arugambay is best known for its surfing activities and water sports in the northern coast. Enjoy the mouthwatering Sri Lankan cuisine and liven up your taste buds to the maximum. Having all these experiences within one day is what makes Sri Lanka so unique, and a 365-day destination. Sri Lanka is also known as the ‘’Land of Smiles’’ with its hospitable and friendly people who are keen to help when needed.With its romantic locations and story book sceneries, Sri Lanka is alsosought after as a preferred destination for holding wedding ceremonies, and having four natural harbors gives it a sophisticated touch as a cruise tourism destination. Developing Sustainable destinations has been given top priority by Sri Lanka Tourism. Sustainable tourism is a long-term goal for Sri Lanka, and the importance of sustainable tourism cannot be underestimated for Sri Lanka to work towards a positive overall balance in environmental, socio-cultural, economic and experiential impacts for tourists and locals.The country is blessed with unparalleled natural resources, wildlife, unique cultural heritage and warm and friendly locals. Being the number one designation means that we will see a tremendous growth in tourists visiting the island in the years to come. We have initiated sustainable policies to implement a clear cut sustainable tourism strategy supported by rigorous projects and programmes. This will ensure that our nation will substantially benefit from the economic growth spurred by the tourism sector and in return our resources are preserved and protected. Welcome to Sri Lanka.