Enjoy relaxing spas, azul pools, massages, beach views, delicious dishes and the best of Lankan hospitality at these handpicked luxury hotels in Sri Lanka
Comfortable stays, good food and ocean vistas, Tripoto's list of the best mid-range hotels will let you witness the charms of Sri Lanka without having to spend a fortune.
Sri Lanka has a plethora of budget options with incredible facilities that will make you say, "How can this be so cheap?" Find one from Tripoto's list of the best budget hotels in Sri Lanka
Homestays are the perfect way to gain insight into the unique Lankan culture and lifestyle. Or, you can stay at these happening hostels with happening crowds.
Peak season to visit Sri Lanka is December to March when the country sees little to no rain and the temperatures are warm and pleasant throughout.
Shoulder Season: May to September is when the temperature ranges from hot and dry to wet and agreeable. From May onwards, some parts of the country see intermittent showers, bringing temperatures down.
Off-season: April and October to November. In April, early mornings and evenings are a good time to sightsee, though you should stay inside in between. October to November is when the country welcomes the heavier of its two monsoon, which affects the whole country.
For Budget Travellers: INR 500-700 a day
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1500-2000 a day
For Luxury Travellers: INR 6,000 and upwards
Before setting off for Sri Lanka, apply for a 30-day visa online. Log on to the Electronic Travel Authority website for this. Follow the process online, pay the fees and once your visa is approved, take a printout. It is possible to get a visa on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport as well. But this could take time, so it’s best to get your visa before entering the country.