Wild Coast Tented Lodge

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 degree is one of our highest honours and recognises Dr Fernando’s great contribution to the tea industry and

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

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 southern Africa offer an unforgettable immersion in nature. Put the two together and you’ve got

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 published in the Sunday Times. Sunday October 6th 2019 The demise of the UK travel company