A music school and cafe by day and concert venue by night, Musicmatters is focused on high quality music education.
One of the island's oldest and grandest colonial properties.
Owned by the Ceylon Hotel Corporation, the Grand Ella has a great view, okay service, and mediocre food.
Whipping up some mouthwatering Sri Lankan and Western/ Fusion cuisine, Kaduruketha's restaurant is elegant and mouthwatering.
Jetwing K. is one of the latest hotels by the popular chain, with a stellar line up of food, and a very rural, agricultural set-up.
The kitschy new bar in town
They're supposed to be a tea room, but they serve rice & curry, lamprais and other random stuff.
Licensed to Grill used to be just another food stall to get your grilled meat fix in Kandy, but they've come a long way since then.
August By Mama Aida’s is the newest addition to Colombo’s Middle Eastern restaurant repertoire. With authentic dishes, exceptional service and a chic, relaxing setting, August looks like it’s here…
The Black Cat Café serves up amazing sandwiches, coffee, and fresh fruit juices. They're also a B+B.
China Manor is a new hotel in Maradana with an authentic Chinese restaurant. Their crispy chicken is amazing.
Elephant Corridor is a luxury boutique in sight of Sigiriya. Open since the 90s, it's one of the oldest boutique hotel on the island. With just 22 rooms and a vast premises, EC is ideal for a few…
Icebair is a small, underrated, Swiss-owned outlet in Negombo with a great, rustic atmosphere.
The aptly-named Flamingo House is the newest—and probably funkiest— addition to Colombo’s restaurant repertoire. The food is inconsistent but interesting, but the excellent cocktails and crazy…
Lantern is a well-equipped boutique hotel in Mirissa.
This is truly a chill spot with beanbags, good food and decent WiFi.
BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
Grand Thai is a relatively new Thai restaurant which resides at the former basement of The Grand Hotel. Taking the experience as a whole, we were very impressed. Good food, beautiful interior…
Jetwing Yala is a geat place to stay over at when you're visiting Sri Lanka's wildlife central - huge pool, great views and a unique luxury-outdoors concept.
Have you seen all Colombo has to offer? Suba Gaman encompasses a good bit of everything in Colombo and is an excellent choice for tourist groups.
Here's a guide to going sailing on a yacht and snorkeling in Pasikuda, thanks to Sail Lanka - and it's surprisingly not too pricey either.
Anilana is one of Pasikuda's big beachside hotels. They've got killer ambience late in the evening, and they do a very good Jaffna crab curry.
Jetwing Lagoon is a very cool luxury hotel in Negombo. What's unique about it how environmentally friendly they are, also their 100 meter long infinity pool.
OZO is a big, modern hotel in the Kandy city center. The restaurant and the roof bar are worth checking out.