Sri Lanka is home to some of the best traditional ayurvedic healing centres in the world. It combines its long tradition of spa treatments with luxurious coastal resorts, a lush interior rising to the country's famous tea plantations plus a wealth of historic cities and towns harbouring sacred temples and ancient palaces.
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A historical destination where Indians, Portuguese, Dutch and British have all left their marks here making Sri Lanka a delightful mix of ancient cities, filled with cultural and natural treasures. From its lush mountainous regions, to its perfect beaches, from its unparalleled wildlife population to its matchless historical monuments, Sri Lanka is again becoming a holidaymakers' favorite destination.
Flights available from all major UK airports, and the approximate journey time is 11 hours, 15 minutes.
Since 1 Jan 2012, it is no longer possible for foreign nationals (except Singaporean and Maldivian nationals) to get 30 day visas on arrival at the airport in Sri Lanka. Tourists must apply online through the Electronic Travel Authority. All travellers should check full entry requirements prior to travel by visiting the FCO website or by contacting the relevant embassy.
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Best time to visit Sri Lanka is during its dry seasons which are between April to November. The monsoon seasons start between May to September in the western and southern parts of Sri Lanka. The northern and the eastern areas are affected between October to January.
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Vaccination & Health
No compulsory vaccine needed for travellers coming from Europe, but we strongly advise you to get vaccinated against hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Polio, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, Rabies, Measles, mumps, rubella and Tetanus- diphtheria, bearing in mind this could differ against other destinations. As health requirements change please consult with your GP or a specialist.
This health resort is a purpose built in the town of Negombo on the west coast of Sri Lanka famed for its palm fringed beaches and quaint fishing villages. Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions offers holistic treatments including Yoga, meditation and music therapy complemented by Ayurvedic cuisine.View full hotel spa details
A fantastic Sri Lankan spa and beach resort on the island's south west coast, some 60 kilometres from Colombo and next to the golden sands of Bentota Beach. It combines a secluded spa centre with plenty of sports and activities plus delicious cuisine.View full hotel spa details