Sri Lanka has a wide choice of places to stay from the plushest of international five-star hotels in the capital, Colombo to safari tents under the stars for aficionados of adventure travel that brings them closer to the wild side of the country. There is something to suit every taste – and every budget.

Beach hotels and hotels in the hills and the country’s heritage sites range from those offering four and five star luxury to homely B & Bs and small family-run hotels that offer guests a friendly welcome and personalized service. There are many interesting options for those who like the unusual. Enjoy the country’s colonial legacy in the old hotels and the converted mansions of the Dutch and British settlers which re-capture past splendours in their soaring columns, shining wooden floors and sweeping staircases. Architectural interest, scenic beauty and reflections of the country’s historical past characterize the many hotels designed by the country’s celebrated architects. Eco-lodges offer a back-to-nature experience combined with the rural life-style still in evidence in much of the country-side. Boutique hotels each have their special characteristics or stories of past glories to share. A relative newcomer to the travel scene, ayurveda spas soothe and pamper their clients with traditional relaxation, rejuvenation and healing practices that date back over many centuries. Bungalows and villas come in all shapes and sizes from the old planters homes along the tea trails in the hill country to cosy cabins of just the right size for a couple. Traditional rest houses combine simplicity with the excellent cuisine and service for which they have long been famous. Holiday homes and guest houses abound offering the traveler the option of a sojourn in the relaxed atmosphere of a Sri Lankan home.

Whatever your desire is, we at Pearl Island can find exactly the right place to stay that will suit your mood of the moment.

Sri Lanka has much to offer the traveler to its shores. For the historically minded its old royal cities offer a glimpse into a 2,500 year old past.
  Sri Lanka offers many possibilities. Cosmopolitan Colombo provides a range of activities and places to visit from museums and temples to street markets.
  Pearl Island Tours has put considerable thought and effort into finding exactly the right places for our guests to stay.