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Updated by Raphael Fitzherbert on Mar 04, 2015
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Luxury Destinations in Sri Lanka – Indulge in the beautiful island magic

Sri Lanka is a highly popular tourist destination. Featuring natural beauty, a rich culture and a history that goes way back, there is plenty of great luxury travel destinations to enjoy.

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Galle

Galle is one of the must-visit luxury destinations in Sri Lanka. Featuring some of the most popular of Sri Lanka luxury hotels, Galle is one of the most frequently visited tourist destinations in the island. Galle is famous for the historic marvels that scatter the city's iconic coastline. The beautiful Galle Fort and the Galle Maritime Museum are among the most famous attractions in the city. As a luxurious travel destination, Galle is home to a wide selection of hip, artsy cafes and some great shopping opportunities in the newly restored Dutch Hospital complex. Choose a luxury holiday services provider such as Taya Finch to learn more about Sri Lanka's most famous luxury destinations such as the beautiful city of Galle and to take your pick.

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Negombo

Dubbed by the locals as "Little Rome" Negombo is another famous luxury travel destination in Sri Lanka. Featuring some of the most stunning stretches of beach, Negombo is easily the first destination that comes to mind when you consider a beach vacation. Offering a vivid selection of luxury hotels, resorts and spas, there is no end to the fabulous holiday delights offered at Negombo. Aside from natural beauty, Negombo also features a diverse selection of cultural attractions such as beautifully designed churches and the famous fish market.

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Kandy

Kandy is Sri Lanka's historic central. The beautiful city is full of fascinating historical attractions and cultural marvels that are adored by travellers from all over the world. The Temple of the Sacred Tooth is Kandy's crown jewel. The beautiful temple is not only a highly revered religious attraction but also a fascinating historic attraction that tells the story of the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha. The beautiful temple features traditional Kandyan architecture and hosts many religious events. The city of Kandy is also home to some great luxury hotels to enjoy a comfortable stay while you enjoy the many attractions.

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Nuwara Eliya

Locally referred to as "Little England", Nuwara Eliya is the epitome of Sri Lanka's natural beauty. Located at the highest altitude in the country, Nuwara Eliya is home to beautiful attractions such as the Horton Plains, Haggala Botanical Gardens and several extraordinary tea factories including one that has been converted into a luxury hotel. The beautiful city is a luxurious destination that attracts local visitors and international visitors alike due to its drastically different climate from the rest of the island. Featuring high-end luxury hotels, fantastic weather and lush natural surroundings to enjoy, Nuwara Eliya is one of the must-visit destinations in the country.

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Sigiriya

For those with a love of history, Sigiriya is a must-visit destination with much to offer. The Sigiriya rock is famous for its astounding engineering feats and magnificent works of art. For those who wish to enjoy the fascinating Sigiriya rock in style, then there are quite a few luxurious hotels and resorts to enjoy a comfortable stay among all the modern amenities. There are some particularly great luxury hotels that offer a more eco-friendly stay featuring close entwinement with the surrounding nature to make your stay at Sigiriya, extra memorable.