The Srilankan New Year, which marks the conclusion of the previous year and the beginning of the new one. The shift from March to April is marked with the celebration of the Sri Lankan New Year on April 13 and 14. The Sri Lankan New Year is a must-attend celebration due to its rich cultural heritage, delectable cuisine, and customary ceremonies.
Some of Sri Lanka’s prettiest sights can be found in Galle - a beautiful port town that boasts of beaches, cllonial mansions, churches and more. It is also home to iconic sights such as Japanese Peace Pagoda and Yatagala Temple Galle which highlight the influence of Buddhism in Galle.
The city of Galle is known for its immaculate beaches that are dotted with palm trees and glistening white sand. These beaches offer a wide range of fun water activities in Galle, for a memorable vacation.
Once a sleepy little town, Galle today is a mainstream beach destination brimming with watersport centres, boutique hotels, restaurants, and Ayurveda spas. If you are planning a trip to Sri Lanka, here is your guide to finding the best beaches and making the most of your holiday!
Sri Lanka has a long history of holistic health and well-being. Yoga, Ayurveda and Hela Wedakama are intrinsic to Sri Lankan alternative medicine and healing culture. At Owl and the Pussycat Hotel, your wellbeing is our priority. That’s why we take wellness so seriously, and integrate it into a variety of aspects of your stay.
There are so many reasons to visit OTP and the south coast of Sri Lanka that if we started to list all of them, we would never finish! So we thought of sharing our favourite twenty for 2022 with you!
In the months of December, January, February and March, Sri Lanka offers all travellers a pleasant, tropical weather with balmy breezes and temps around 26-30 degrees. While it is very much a year-round destination with similar climate the magnificent blue whales come to this beautiful part of the southernwaters only this time of the year.
Galle, the fortified city built by the Portuguese, is one of the most charming little European style towns in Sri Lanka known for its many little food stalls outside the ramparts. There are multiple food shops around Galle that attract foodies in search of exotic spices, teas, vegetables, meats and fish.
Koggala Lake or Koggala Lagoon is one of the most pristine and tranquil spots in Sri Lanka. It is home to small islands that have been alluring tourists for ages. There are multiple things to do at Koggala Lake. It is a sight to behold and guarantees to leave visitors speechless and in awe, a visit definitely worth your while!
The crowning jewel of Sri Lanka, Galle is a port and a city of historic significance, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A delightful city built by the Dutch beginning in 1663, Galle is reminiscent of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British rule, and the influence that colonization had on its architecture.
Weddings, by theory, should be romantic and dreamy - it should be a day that is the most memorable for the bride and groom! Though ‘a perfect wedding’ is subjective, and to please all the wedding guests is a tough job, a beach wedding in Srilanka is always the best bet!