The largest city in Sri Lanka, Colombe, sits on the shore of the Lakkadia Sea in the eastern part of the country. There is constant high humidity, temperatures around 26-28deg all year round, and the mosquitoes are dominant, bringing heavy precipitation. Colombe is in a heavily populated region and has the largest population in Sri … Read more



Southwest of Sri Lanka is Halaise, the port city and capital center of the Southern Province. Its economy is based on the food, textile and textile industries. The tourism industry generates a significant share of the revenue. One of the significant historical monuments is the Granite Fort (listed on UNESCOs List of World Heritage Sites). … Read more

Arugam Bay


Arugam Bay Resort, located near a fishing village 3 km from the small town of Pottouville, is a great place to relax and is also one of the top ten surfing spots in the world. A huge sandy beach, safe even for inexperienced swimmers, extends to the high rock of Crocodile Rock, where you can … Read more



In the central part of Sri Lanka is Kandy, the administrative center of a single region and the capital of the Central Province. It is home to the famous shrine of Guba Buddha. Kandy, founded in the 14th century, is known as the ancient ancient capital city of Cheylon. In 1988, it was added to … Read more



Overall Score 2.8 Tap water: No, not drinkable Religious government: Non-religious Population: 810,000 people GDP: $3,910 / year Power outlets: 230V50Hz power-plug-g power-plug-m Internet: 9 Mbps Best wireless: Dialog Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners Tipping: Rs. 200 tip is enough at most upscale restaurants. Small change less than Rs. 100 is … Read more