Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
24th November 2021
Warleigh Church
Driving through the winding roads in Dickoya, you can easily miss the Warleigh Church. Located at a bend in the road, the Warleigh Church is an Anglican church built in 1878 by an Englishman called William Scot and overlooks the...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
5th November 2019
Bohemian Style Wedding at Wild Coast Lodge
Wild Coast Lodge hosted their first wedding at the property recently. Congratulations to Lori and Ranil. Thank you for sharing your special day with us! Different ‘Bohemian’ elements came together for a memorable wedding. From the beautiful flower arrangements adorning the dinner table and the “poruwa” (traditional wedding arbor), a separate area arranged...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
5th May 2020
Sri Lankans Rally around Message of Resilience
What started off as just a simple message created by Resplendent Ceylon, Sri Lanka’s leading collection of luxury resorts, has evolved into a national message with Sri Lankans from across the spectrum coming forward to share it. As a...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
4th November 2019
FORBES: Tablet Reveals the 25 Coolest Hotels in the World and a New Beginning after Being Acquired By Michelin
Wild Coast Tented Lodge was recently featured in the Forbes article highlighting 25 of the coolest hotels around the world by Tablet! “The Sri Lankan coast is an extraordinary place for a holiday, and the luxury-tent safari camps of...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
25th October 2019
Safari Anecdotes: 3 Cubs Go In For a Kill
Ranger Anjallee had an amazing sighting recently in Block 5 of Yala National Park, of three cubs stalking their prey. Here is her account of how the drama unfolded. We watched in complete silence anticipating an attack from the female...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
8th November 2021
Resplendent Ceylon Declares a Climate Emergency
Sri Lanka is one of the most at-risk nations in terms of climate change. Our coastlines are at risk of inundation, our forests are at risk of climate-induced die-back, our endemic species are nearing extinction while global business...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
6th May 2020
Resplendent Roundtable with Oliver Tomalin
Resplendent Roundtable is a series of discussions with thought leaders in travel, sustainability, entrepreneurship and related areas. These are curated by our own editors and the purpose is to provide readers with additional information...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
14th October 2019
Yala’s Leopard Personalities (Part 1)
On our game drives into Block 1, we encounter multiple individual leopards (Yala has one of the highest densities of leopards in the world), but there are a few leopards in particular who are sighted often and have made a name for...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
10th October 2019
Recalling Thomas Cook’s Role in Ceylon’s Fledgling Tourism Industry
With the demise of Thomas Cook, Dr R. P. Fernando reminisces on the distinct charm of Sri Lanka when it was a relatively undiscovered travel destination, and Thomas Cook’s role in launching and developing the Tourism industry here. As...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
25th September 2021
Resplendent Ceylon : Creating local, meaningful journeys
This year, World Tourism Day focuses on tourism and rural development, two areas that are significantly interlinked. Here in Sri Lanka, we have a wide variety of case studies of how tourism has been the primary driver of hyper-local...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
10th August 2021
Ceylon Tea Trails Receives Global Recognition
Ceylon Tea Trails has been recognised at this year’s TripAdvisor awards in the Travellers’ Choice World and Asia categories. The TripAdvisor awards are prestigious and coveted globally, as it is the largest online travel community, with...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
2nd October 2019
Baby Dilmah’s Birthday!
Dilmah Wildlife Conservation has supported the Elephant Transit Home (ETH) in Udawalawe National Park since 2007 through many initiatives. Most recently, they sponsor ‘Baby Dilmah’, a calf found orphaned in Mattala by the Department of...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
12th May 2022
Celebrating the 68th Anniversary of Relais & Châteaux
Their story began 68 years ago. Today, Relais & Châteaux is a name synonymous with impeccable standards of luxury, service and commitment towards creating authentic, enriching and novel experiences.Present across five continents and 64...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
11th July 2022
Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
Sri Lanka is experiencing a sea change. It is at times like this we believe our strengths and a sense of renewal comes to the fore.Here are five reasons why a traveller should visit our island home now...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
9th June 2020
Sri Lanka is Open
In late April, we at Resplendent Ceylon sent a message, a story of resilience, encapsulating the belief that we will rise again together. All three of our resorts opened on the 1st of June, 2020 and since then, we have been operating...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
1st October 2019
Wild Coast Lodge Shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2019 – World’s Best Buildings
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
17th July 2017
Lonely Planet reveals the Top 10 must-see places in Asia for 2017
An escape from the heat of the country’s coastline, Sri Lanka’s hill country is vivid with colour and culture. Ceylon Tea Trails is ideally located to experience the peace and tranquility of the serene hill country of Sri Lanka, which...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
6th July 2017
Leopard and Biodiversity Research and Conservation in Norwood area
Leopard and Biodiversity Research and Conservation in the Norwood, Castlereigh and Bogawanthalawa Valley areas bordering Peak Wilderness Sanctuary Dunkeld Conservation Station, June 2017. Continued research being carried out by The...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
15th May 2020
Emirates pays warm tribute to Merrill J. Fernando on his 90th birthday
The shared passion that attracts like-minded organisations to each other was clearly articulated when Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, greeted Dilmah founder Merrill J. Fernando recently, on the occasion of the 90th...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
2nd May 2019
Sri Lanka status update
We are saddened and shocked by the attacks that took place on Easter Sunday and share our deepest sympathies with those affected. Sri Lanka has remained a peaceful island for the past decade and the attacks were unrelated to previous...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
4th March 2021
The Story of Refuge
Resplendent Ceylon presents “The Story of Refuge”, the second chapter in our series. Narrated by Hope Rajasinghe, this video invites you to escape to paradise, leave the worries of the world behind and find refuge at Resplendent Ceylon...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
7th May 2020
Resplendent Ceylon launches SafeStay Initiative
RResplendent Ceylon has launched “SafeStay” a dedicated Health & Safety Guide for hotels, to monitor and manage stringent health and safety measures.Despite comprising low density resorts in isolated locations, Resplendent Ceylon...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
10th April 2020
Giving Through Travel – Mankada Pottery Centre
Mankada, the Dilmah MJF Centre for Empowerment through Arts and Crafts in Uda Walawe, is an artisanal pottery centre that seeks to provide employment to women living in the area. Mankada was set up to support the local community with a...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
3rd February 2021
The Story of Sound
Resplendent Ceylon presents The Stories of Resplendent, a sensory chronicle of who we are, what drives us and our sources of inspiration. At the beating heart of the series is the island of Sri Lanka; it’s history, culture, people and...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
28th June 2017
Empower Culinary & Hospitality School’s inaugural graduates felicitated in international event
The Empower Culinary & Hospitality School, Sri Lanka’s premier culinary and hospitality facility with World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS) recognition, is an outcome of the philosophy of MJF Foundation Settlor Merrill...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
13th March 2020
Resplendent Ceylon – COVID-19 Update
As COVID-19 continues to spread, we want to reassure you of the rigorous procedures we have in place to protect our guests and staff during this period. At Resplendent Ceylon, the safety of our guests is our top priority and all three...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
2nd December 2021
The Sri Lankan Safari Guide
Planning A Safari In Sri Lanka? With diverse biodiversity and the numerous national parks, Sri Lankan safaris are quite unlike any other safari experience. In this blog, we share a few tips and suggestions for travellers looking to...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
1st October 2016
Tea Trails launches pioneering leopard conservation centre
Sri Lanka’s first tea resort partners with The Wilderness and Wildlife Conservation Trust to introduce first-of-its kind conservation research and Tea Trails nature tours Oct 2016 – Budding naturalists and wildlife enthusiasts can...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
20th February 2020
Resplendent Weddings
Create intimate, bespoke, and memorable destination weddings that are tailor-made to suit your taste and planned with intricate attention to detail. Each distinctive location, resort design and architecture, and ambience lends itself to...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
1st December 2019
Dilmah Tea Founder Merrill J. Fernando has been capped as a Doctor of Science by Massey
In recognition of his strong leadership in ethical business within the food and beverage industry, our chairman and founder of globally renowned Dilmah Tea was capped as Doctor of Science by Massey University in New Zealand. “This...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
28th October 2020
Resplendent Ceylon resorts recognised in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards.
Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with all three Resplendent Ceylon’s resorts remarkably among the top 10 hotels in the Asia Category. Ceylon Tea Trails was voted number 3, Wild Coast Tented...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
1st May 2020
Jungle Chronicles
The world is a little quieter with travel restrictions in place at the moment – but the rhythm of Sri Lanka’s jungle carries on unabated. So, the rangers at Wild Coast Lodge are putting together a series of short IGTV videos called...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
18th November 2019
Surfing in Weligama: an Overview
Petter Tolleman, founder of Ceylon Sliders Surf School - Cape Weligama’s Surf Experiences partner, loves the bay of Weligama for its year-round surfing. He breaks down what the subtle changes in weather mean for a surf experience in...
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