Lighthouse at Galle fort

Best shopping spots in Galle Fort

Outside of cosmopolitan Colombo, you may be left wondering where to buy your holiday souvenirs. If this sounds familiar and you are looking for a bit of retail therapy, then Galle Fort is certainly one to visit. With stunning colonial…

Santa sat in front of the tree

Best Christmas Gifts in Sri Lanka

It’s that time of year again! Lights are up, carols are playing , you’ve booked your villa in Sri Lanka. Now it’s time to get all those Christmas gifts sorted.  If you want to avoid another year of socks and embarrassing jumpers…

5 Family-Friendly Activities in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has everything you could want for a family holiday. Whether you are looking for: adventure or relaxation, stunning views or delicious food, Sri Lanka has it all. With Villas in Sri Lanka offering home comforts and convenient locations…

Villa Spotlight: Villa Ambalama

What is an ‘Ambalama’? In one of the local language (Sinhalese) ‘Ambalama’ means a place where pilgrims travelling across the country can stop for the night and relax and recharge before recommencing their journeys which in the olden days took…

Whale watching in Sri Lanka

Located along the ancient silk route and modern shipping routes, Sri Lanka has had the pleasure of being visited by many a foreign traveler dating back centuries. A more recent discovery is that these same shipping routes are also favoured by…

7 things NOT to do when travelling in Sri Lanka

When you are travelling to a new country with a culture and lifestyle which is extremely different from what you are used to, it is very easy for actions and words to be misunderstood and miscommunicated. To make sure that…