Sri Lanka Has Beaches, Safari Parks, and Spectacular Tea Country – Here’s How to Combine All Three into the Perfect Trip

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The dedicated feature on Resplendent Ceylon is spread across 11 pages of the publication. Author Janine De Giovanni stayed at Tea Trails Wild Coast Tented Lodge and Cape Weligama. We’ve pulled out several of our favourite quotes:

A series of twisting jungle paths led us to our pod, where we found polished wooden floors, colonial-style furniture and a freestanding copper tub. There was also a small front porch where we could sit and watch deer and exotic, colourful birds come to drink at a watering hole just a few feet away.”

“At this idyllic spot (Cape Weligama), which lies a little way along the coast from Galle, Luca and I spent our days in the Indian Ocean. I brought my son into the ocean with me when he was just a few weeks old, and as a result we share a love of the water. Out on those azure seas, we spent hours just swimming, floating, dreaming.”

“Our days at Tea Trails were lazy and restorative. One morning we trekked to the nearby Dunkeld Estate and watched how leaves were made into tea; another day we walked in the languid hills. Mostly we read, swam and ate. The food was remarkable…”

Read her full story here »

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