Sri Lanka is cloaked in a long, turbulent, and fascinating history, and visitors to the area are often intrigued by its rich, colorful culture. This is a tropical country, and beach resorts are a big draw for visitors. Amanwella, located on a tranquil crescent white sand beach, surrounded by the azure colors of the Indian Ocean, is one of the world’s most exclusive beach retreats. Those who wish, however, to immerse themselves in the wonder of Sri Lanka’s culture, ought to check out Heritance Kandelama, in the country’s cultural triangle. This architecturally-astounding building is shaped like a bird with its wings spread, and is thought to have been standing since as far back as the 7th Century BCE. Sri Lanka, also being one of the world’s top tea exporters, also has large amounts of visitors wishing to visit its tea plantations. One of the best places to embark on such an adventure is at Ceylon Tea Trails, nestled in the hills of the country’s tea region, where the culture of tea permeates the luxurious experience, highlighted by a personal butler for each villa.