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If you are looking for an unforgettable and affordable holiday that ticks the boxes for the whole family – the tiny island jewel of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, is the spot.

You will find comfort and relaxation with The Unique Sri Lanka Collection, an exclusive portfolio of privately owned Sri Lankan boutique hotels. These stunning properties are scenic and historic destinations in every corner of this tiny island nation.
Experience the Beauty
From epic train rides through terraced tea plantations surrounded by mist-covered mountains to exploring ancient ruins and fortresses, Sri Lanka offers adventures that captivate even the trickiest youngsters and teens. From thrilling wildlife safaris in national parks teeming with elephants and leopards to serene boat rides along scenic rivers or surfing off some stunning palm-fringed beaches, there is no shortage of experiences to create lasting family memories.
Indulge in Authentic Cuisine
Sample the flavours of Sri Lanka’s delicious and diverse cuisine. Every meal is a culinary adventure, from aromatic rice and curry dishes bursting with local spices to freshly caught seafood in traditional styles. Delicious street food sprinkled with cinnamon, coconut, cloves, and other locally grown spices served by the friendliest locals you will ever meet will delight.
Unwind in Affordable Luxury
After a day of exploration, unwind in luxurious accommodation that caters to families, perhaps on or near the coast at the beachfront KK Collection KK Beach or The Villa Bentota or in one or more of the hill country planters’ bungalows operated by Teardrop Hotels – GoatfellCamellia Hills and Nine Skies. Over at the eco-friendly Water Garden Sigiriya, luxury meets nature, surrounded by lakes and water.
Create Lasting Memories
Sri Lanka is not just a destination. It is an experience that will create lasting memories for your family. Whether you are exploring ancient cities steeped in history, learning traditional crafts from local artisans, or simply relaxing on sun-kissed beaches, every moment in Sri Lanka is filled with wonder and excitement.
Start planning today and let Sri Lanka captivate you with its beauty, culture, and warmth. At the same time, you create unforgettable memories that your family will cherish long after you’ve returned home.

Tourist eVisa: All Australians need a visa for Sri Lanka in the form of an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETC), which can be purchased online. A Tourist eVisa costs USD50, grants double entry to Sri Lanka, and is valid for 30 days. There is no charge for children under 12.

Flights: Sri Lankan Airlines flies direct from Melbourne to Colombo daily and from Sydney to Colombo four times weekly.

Jet Lag: Sydney is 4.5 hours ahead of Sri Lanka, so jet lag is minimal.

Top Tip: Even though Sri Lanka is a small country, different parts are best visited at other times of the year. To head west, on the south coast or the hills, go between December and April.
The east coast and north are better from May to November.
Hire a Driver: The average cost is AUD80 – AUD100 per day for a car and driver to take you and your family on your journey from arrival into Sri Lanka, from place to place and return to the airport.
For further information, rates and bookings for The Unique Sri Lanka Collection, contact svetlana@uniquetourism.com or visit www.glenrossliving.comwww.kkcollection.comwww.teardrop-hotels.com,  www.watergardensigiriya.com.