Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Sri Lanka
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Highlights in Sri Lanka
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- Sinharaja Forest Reserve
- Great Colombo City
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Holiday homes and baches in Sri Lanka
Holiday homes in Sri Lanka are easy to find, mainly because the country's tourism is thriving. Securing a spot depends on your preference as a traveller. For example, you may want to stay in a city setting for shopping or nightlife. Colombo city is one of the most convenient cities with peaceful opulent neighbourhoods ready to host you during the holidays. Furthermore, you can get great places away from the masses, near forest reserves and mountains, for example, the Nuwara Eliya area. If you would love to wake up to a heart-stirring Indian Ocean view, then find holiday homes in Hikkaduwa.Stunning holiday homes in perfect locations
Holiday homes in Sri Lanka are epic, laced with magnificent Asian art - mainly of spiritual significance. They are affordable and accessible from most cities and villages. Most of these holiday homes are spacious and well equipped with modern bathrooms, and comfortable furniture. Since Yoga is a thing here, you will also find private meditation rooms within most of the buildings. They are ideal for couples, families, pet lovers and large travel groups. You can enjoy sizeable private pools, barbecues and free internet. The holiday homes are also under 24-hour surveillance and a responsive front desk.
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The area and getting around
Sri Lanka is an island in South East Asia. It's in the state of Tamil in the south-east coastal area and cut off from India by the Indian Ocean. The region is mainly plain, dominated by coastal island especially in the eastern and the northern side making it a perfect holiday spot for travellers who indulge in water sports like kayaking, scuba diving and windsurfing. The central and southern sides are highlands where you'll find impressive hilltops and snow-filled mountain tops, hence perfect for mountain climbing, especially in the central highlands.Colombo - The most relaxed city of Sri Lanka
Your trip to Sri Lanka is nothing to talk about if you don't try Colombo. It's a busy town and accessible with reliable transport including, cabs, bikes and tuktuks. Colombo is charming and warm as you will not regret exploring its natural attractions while enjoying a tuktuk ride. You can visit the National Museum, Gangaramaya Temple and enjoy street food. Colombo isn't a famous place, but strolling around the streets is worth a visit. The best time to tour Colombo is between January and April when there is less rainfall.
Travellers and activities
There are a lot of excellent outdoor activities to enjoy in Sri Lanka, from water sports to mountain sports. If you fancy water sports you may want to try white water rafting in Kitugala. It's 90km from Colombo city and the game takes place on the banks of river Kelani. April and November are the best months to indulge in white water rafting. There are other water sports like kayaking, deep-sea fishing and skiing. Do you love mountains? Adams Peak is one of the best mountains to try mountain climbing. It's also an excellent place for hiking and mountain biking.Sri Lanka for adrenaline junkies
Adrenaline junkies are a special breed of travellers. They are not looking for a random tourist place, but for thrilling activities that will blow their mind! Sri Lanka itself is exciting, but there are specific activities for you. One of the most exciting things to do is canoeing at River Maheveli (the longest river in Sri Lanka). But what's thrilling about a river? You'll enjoy the beautiful hills, mountain ranges, massive tea plantations in the central and dry land in the east. The better part is that the ride will end in a sandy beach.
Sri Lanka is the pearl and the teardrop of India because it's small and yet beautiful.
Top 5 travel tips in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is one of the most preferred locations for a spiritual retreat. Jaffna place has several spots like the Nallur Kovill - for learning Buddhist religion. Also, Jaffna fort is the place with the history of Sri Lanka.2. Go to Uloptha - the land of Ayurveda
There is something special about any Asian country -Yoga. Here you can practice Yoga which is only available for seven months a year. There are numerous retreat centres, and it feels like paradise here, as you can meditate amid nature with friendly yoga experts.3. Take photos at Tissamaharama
It's a picture-worthy place. You want to keep memories of your visit to Sri Lanka! It has well-maintained gardens, attractive buildings and a breath-taking Tissa Wewa artificial lake. If you're lucky, you can get a perfect shot of flying birds.4. Check out Sinharaja forest reserve
If you're looking to have a good time taking a stroll in a natural tropical land, then be in Sinharaja. You can do nature walks, see rare wildlife and take a drive in the reserve.5. Arugam Bay, the pristine beaches
Enjoying sunny days, seafood and water activities here is the best decision. The beach here is like no other!
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Sri Lanka
How much do you pay on average for holiday homes in Sri Lanka?
Based on its annual average price of NZ$180.45, Sri Lanka is not a country that stands out for being the most expensive or the cheapest in Asia.
Which month allows you to save the most on holiday homes and baches?
If you would like to save as much as possible during your visit to Sri Lanka, pack your bags and travel there in May (NZ$150.59 per night on average), October (NZ$155.27), or September (NZ$168.03) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday home in Sri Lanka?
When it comes to renting a holiday home in Sri Lanka, the highest prices are found in the month of July (with an average of NZ$219.92 per night), followed by August (NZ$212.66), and April (NZ$189.89).
Is Sri Lanka a good location for a spontaneous getaway?
When organising a trip to Sri Lanka, there is no need to plan well in advance, as the percentage of rentals booked is only 21%.
Which months offer the highest availability?
The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Sri Lanka are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 82.6% of the total in 2020), September (81.5%), and April (81.5%).
When are there fewer holiday home options available in Sri Lanka?
Holiday homes in Sri Lanka reach their peak in demand in February, with an availability rate of 71.8%. The second most requested month is January, with 74%, and the third is March with 77.25%.
Are there many holiday baches in Sri Lanka?
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