UNIQUE SRI LANKA & MALDIVES
Explore Sri Lanka in style, staying at some of the country’s most sumptuous boutique hotels. Then escape to the Maldives, an archipelago of small islands with white sandy beaches, turquoise seas, and magnificent coral reefs. This is an intimate and luxurious holiday that is ideal for couples.
15 NIGHTS / 16 DAYS
Day 1: AIRPORT
Arrive. Transfer to the Wallawwa, a luxurious hideaway housed in a refurbished colonial bungalow just 15 minutes from the airport. Relax with a rejuvenating massage at the Z Spa or indulge in a sumptuous candlelit dinner on the verandah.
Day 2 & 3: CULTURAL TRIANGLE
Explore Polonnaruwa’s ancient ruins, and Dambulla’s cave temple and climb up to the magnificent Sigiriya Rock Fortress – all UNESCO-protected World Heritage Sites. We recommend a wildlife safari in Minneriya National Park where elephants gather in large herds. Stay at Vil Uyana, an eco-friendly lifestyle boutique hotel.
Day 4 & 5: KANDY
Visit the Temple of the Tooth, be dazzled by traditional Kandyan dance and drumming, and perhaps visit the Peradeniya Botanical gardens with its orchid collection and 600 acres of landscaped gardens. Stay at Kandy House, a stylishly renovated old colonial mansion amidst tranquil gardens.
Day 6 & 7: HILL COUNTRY
Nowhere in the Sri Lankan highlands is more acclaimed than Tea Trails, a collection of tea planters’ bungalows offering sumptuous standards if you can bear to depart from this blissful setting, trek, cycle, or kayak at a nearby reservoir.
Day 8: COLOMBO
Be pampered at Tintagel – a luxurious boutique hotel housed in one of Sri Lanka’s most famous ancestral residences belonging to the family of Sri Lanka’s former president. Experience Colombo’s colonial architecture with a visit to Colombo Fort. You may also wish to do some quick shopping at Paradise Road, Barefoot, or ODEL. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight to the Maldives.
Day 9 – 15: MALDIVES
Enjoy the white sands and turquoise waters surrounding the Maldives. Bask in the sun, go snorkeling, scuba diving windsurfing, or island hopping. Dine under the stars or in the privacy of your own romantic beach villa. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
- 15 nights BB accommodation on a double-sharing basis.
- Maldivian speedboat transfers to Angsana Resort & Spa Ihuru.
- A/C car and English-speaking driver for Sri Lanka tour and transfers.
- Entrance fees: Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Dambulla Cave Temple, Kandy’s Temple of the Tooth.