Alila’s newest property sits on Koggala Lake on the idyllic southern coast of Sri Lanka. The property has 36 suites and villas with views of the lake, and a wide range of facilities and experiences that include two restaurants and a beach grill and bar, private dining in special locations, signature treatments at Spa Alila, a beachfront swimming pool, gymnasium, Kids’ Club, yoga garden, library, and Events Center as well as complimentary Wi-Fi and afternoon tea. Within short distance of the resort is the historic fort city of Galle, biodiverse rainforests, sandy beaches for surfing, swimming and fishing, whale and dolphin watching cruises, and ideal for delving into Sri Lankan local life and culture. The resort is a two-hour drive from the airport or a 30-minute seaplane ride.
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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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With seaside, ancient stupas, rustic rural hamlets, and abundant wildlife, Sri Lanka’s east coast is a holistic island experience.
Travelogues speaks with Malik Fernando of Resplendent Ceylon, proprietor of some of the finest accommodations on Sri Lanka, including Wild Coast Tented Lodge, Ceylon Tea Trails, and Cape Weligama.
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The tiny island of Sri Lanka has endured a lot, both in the past and in recent memory. Torn apart by civil war and a devastating tsunami, this strong and determined little country has fought its way through the hard times and come out on the other side not only with its beauty and culture intact, but also with its eyes on bigger rewards.
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