Sri Lanka is blessed with a naturally beautiful coastline, tranquil seas, the sunshine, cool highlands and friendly people making Sri Lanka an outstanding family Holiday location. Sri Lanka is a destination that offers various exciting attractions and activities for families on holiday such as wildlife and jeep safaris, dolphin and whale watching, rafting, and relaxing on tropical beaches that will definitely be memorable for everyone.
The Pearl of the Indian Ocean is a wonderful holiday place for children of all ages. There is so much to experience, whether it is seeing an elephant in the wild for the first time, spotting a blue whale in Mirissa, learning how rice grows, discovering the health properties of spices and rainforest plants, taking a tour of the tea plantations or understanding the basic ideas behind Buddhism by visiting some of the island’s temples, Sri Lanka offers you endless attractions to keep any individual of any age enthralled.
In addition, you could take a ride in a Hot Air Balloon, go for a walk in the Horton Plains National Park and see World’s End or visit the elephant orphanage in Pinnawala. Most of the hotels and villas in the country are equipped to welcome families with fantastic facilities, and gracious, qualified staff. The concept of family is as significant in Sri Lanka as anywhere else and actually, enriches your journey through the island with your children and loved ones.
If you are considering a family holiday in Sri Lanka with older children, there are plenty of other adventure activities to try. These include white water rafting in Kithulgala, which was used as filming location for the movie 'Bridge over the River Kwai'. Another wonderful way of truly discovering Sri Lanka is walking through the Knuckles Mountain Range where you will encounter remote villages and waterfalls with stunning views. Families who are interested in history and culture will find their imagination coming alive in Sri Lanka’s ancient cities. Anuradhapura is home to sacred dagobas and Sigiriya Rock Fortress is also fascinating as you can immerse yourself in the history of King Kashyapa, who lived there in the 5th century.
Begin your most memorable holiday ever by traveling to one of the best tropical cities in the world. There are many travel options available varying from public transport to private Car Hire. Colombo based rent a car service provider; Kings Rent A Car offers their clients attractive rates which will help make their stay a memorable one with the opportunity to discover an absolutely incredible diversity of landscapes, climates and activities in Sri Lanka.