Sri Lanka continues to receive numerous endorsements and achievements throughout the years and Sri Lanka has made its established mark on the global map as an ideal travel destination for those who love to explore and have the holiday of their life. Sri Lanka tourism is happy to announce another endorsement which added another feather in Sri Lanka’s cap- being among fifteen destinations which the National Geographic had selected to have the best spring trips in 2018. In the year 2017, Sri Lanka Tourism was able to clinch two prestigious awards as Asia’s Leading Destination and Asia’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination at the world travel awards ceremony held in Maldives, July 2017, and also received Conde Nast reader ‘s travel awards 2017, receiving the award as the favorite emerging overseas destination. Several other endorsements were made by the international press including ‘’where to go in 2017 –the 20 destinations that will be especially hot this year’’ by Bloomburg, ‘’Galle, Sri Lanka’s top winter trips of 2017 for the warm weather ‘’ by National Geographic Travel, and the ‘’ 10 hottest travel destinations of 2017 ‘’ by Vogue, UK. This latest endorsement has further proved that Sri Lanka is becoming a top travel destination which offers everything for the perfect holiday vacation.
East Coast Sri Lanka
Fishermen intraditional boats float along Arugam Bay Lagoon in Pottuvil at sunset. - ( PHOTOGRAPH BY PHOTONONSTOP/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO )
Sri Lanka’s East Coast is best explored by boat—whether SUP-boarding with dolphins, sailing beach to beach, or ferrying to Pigeon Island for prime-time snorkeling. On canoe tours through Pottuvil Lagoon, paddlers can scan the mangroves for lizards, macaques, water buffalo, crocodiles, and sometimes even an elephant or two. The clean, shallow waters of Pasikuda Beach are ideal for families with small children. In Trincomalee, travelers can watch traditional net fishing and visit ancient Hindu temple sites that date back over two thousand years.
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