About Sri Lanka
Set in the Indian Ocean in South Asia, the tropical island nation of Sri Lanka has a history dating back to the birth of time. It is a place where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where nature’s beauty remains abundant and un-spoilt.
Few places in the world can offer the traveller such a remarkable combination of stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, captivating cultural heritage and unique experiences within such a compact location.
A single line of footprints crosses the golden sand towards the Indian Ocean, which spills softly onto the beach. Beyond the stretch of calm, indigo-blue sea, a line of breaking waves marks the coral reef where recreational divers discover vividly coloured tropical fish and living corals. Sri Lanka offers over 1,300 km of idyllic sandy beaches.
There’s a beach for all tastes, budgets and seasons in the lovely island of Sri Lanka.
The adventure seeker is spoilt for choice in Sri Lanka.
SRI LANKA FACTS
Health: The health risks are very low. Standard malaria treatments guard against this risk, but actual cases of malaria are very rare.
In recent years a few cases of dengue fever have occurred in the Colombo area, though none on the (eastern) side of the island.
Currency: Pottuvil has two banks, the Peoples Bank and the Bank of Ceylon. You will be able to exchange foreign currency, you will need to produce your passport, and you should also retain the exchange docket they provide as you will not be able to exchange Rupees back to another currency without it. The Bank of Ceylon accepts NO Visa cards and no other type of credit card. No ATM facilities are available in Pottuvil – the nearest ATM machine is in Monaragala, about 70 kms away.
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