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Highlights in Sri Lanka
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- Sinharaja Forest Reserve
- Great Colombo City
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Sri Lanka
Holiday rentals 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 lettings in Hikkaduwa.Stunning holiday lettings in perfect locations
Holiday lettings 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 rentals 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 lettings 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 does it cost to book a holiday rental in Sri Lanka?
Considering the average price of A$166.25 per night, Sri Lanka lies at the lower end of the price range for holiday lettings in Asia.
What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Sri Lanka?
If you seek to make the most of your money, the most affordable months to visit Sri Lanka are May (A$138.8 the average price per night for accommodation), October (A$143.11), and September (A$154.87).
When does the price of holiday rentals in Sri Lanka go up the most?
When it comes to looking for a holiday letting in Sri Lanka, the months when it is most expensive are, in descending order, July, August and April with average prices per night of A$202.69, A$196, and A$175.02, respectively.
Is Sri Lanka a good location for a last-minute 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?
May, September, and April are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties available, with respective average availability figures of 82.6%, 81.5% and 81.5%.
Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is February (only 72% of properties were available on average in 2019). Followed by January (73%), and March (77.25%).
How many holiday rentals are there in Sri Lanka?
We have grouped together the holiday rentals and lettings from 10 different providers in Sri Lanka, so we can offer you around 6600 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!
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