By Devashree Sanghvi, Thecrazyindianfoodie.
Crystal clear beaches, stunning landscapes, intriguing wildlife, spectacular greenery, crazy tuk-tuk rides and wonderful people make the island country of Sri Lanka a must visit. There are so many things to do in Sri Lanka that you will be spoilt for choice!
A luxury hotel brand, Cinnamon Hotels has beautiful properties all over this magical destination which has also been voted as the top destination to visit this year by Lonely Planet.
From grand 5 Star hotels in the capital city of Colombo to mesmerising resorts in the smaller towns, Cinnamon is where you should be staying at if you’re in Sri Lanka.
Majestic, Regal & Spectacular, Cinnamon Grand Colombo with its 500+ rooms, 10 Restaurants & Pubs + rooftop pool & mall is an experience in itself within the beautiful city of Colombo.
Get bedazzled by the grand lobby as you check in to this glamorous hotel. The golden arches, mighty chandeliers, well spread out coffee shop & impeccable hospitality make for an unforgettable experience in this mega city!
The spacious rooms were well equipped with all modern amenities and offered sparkling city views! Take a dip in the rooftop pool or pamper yourself to a spa treatment.
Indulge in a hearty breakfast at Taprobane or enlighten your senses with authentic Sri Lankan Food at Nuga Gama! Grab a beer at Cheers pub or have an authentic Pan Asian meal at Noodles. The dining options at Cinnamon Grand Colombo are endless!
This is undoubtedly one of the BEST hotels in Colombo!
Situated 21 kms from the Kandy train station is the spectacular Victoria Golf & Country Resort.
With acres & acres of lush greenery, spacious rooms, activities like nature trails, horse riding & bird watching, this resort is my idea of paradise.
A perfect place to unwind & relax, this imperial property is home to one of the world’s 100 best golf courses, designed by Donald Steele & Co in 1997.
I stayed at one of their luxurious chalets that blends classic colonial architecture with all modern amenities. Soak in the lush greenery from the comfort of your verandah or indulge in one of the many activities this beautiful property has to offer.
Plan an exciting game of golf or learn horse riding, take a dip in their jacuzzi equipped pool, discover tropical birds on their nature trail or enjoy a hearty breakfast amidst stunning views. Victoria Golf Resort is an absolute must visit!
How to get there : Take a 3 hour train/drive to Kandy from Colombo followed by a 30 Min Car ride to the resort.
Situated in the fishing village of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, this beautiful beach resort with multiple dining options, whitewashed rooms, a large pool and of course beach access is a must visit.
Enjoy breakfast in bed or go whale watching, take an excursion to Pigeon island or sway to live music in this lovely resort.
The plush interiors of their suites & rooms overlooking the blue waters of the gigantic swimming pool offer a surreal experience.
Dig your toes into the soft sands as you devour a delicious meal at ‘The Crab’ or treat yourself to a spectacular multicuisine buffet at Captains Deck. Get a relaxing massage at the spa or dive into the waters of the Arabian Sea! This gorgeous resort is a must visit!
How to get there : Take a 45 Min Cinnamon air flight to and fro from Colombo/ you can also drive the 250kms from Colombo.
The next time you plan on visiting Sri Lanka, don’t forget to stay at one of Cinnamon Hotels‘ many properties in this gorgeous island country.
Overall, I had a splendid experience at TBC Asia 2018! Also won a Sri Lankan airlines award for coverage & Photography (Food, Culture & Tradition) making me one of the world’s top 30 most influential travel bloggers!
To check out my Sri Lankan airline’s flight review click here.
To know more about things to do and see in Sri Lanka/ complete travel guide to Sri Lanka click here.
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