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Where to stay for England’s Cricket tour of Sri Lanka 2020

Joining the England cricket team on its tour of Sri Lanka in March? Here are some of the best boutique hotels close to every venue.

6 striking hotels designed by Geoffrey Bawa in Sri Lanka

Geoffrey Bawa is synonymous with Sri Lankan architecture. Here are six hotels he designed and how you can stay in them.

8 of the coolest cafés in Colombo

Whether you want scrummy brunch, the best coffee in the city or a chic space to work, these are the top spots to hang out in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital.

Colombo quarters: where to stay in the city

Don’t skip the city: these boutique boltholes will make for a truly special stay in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital.

6 of the best places to stay on Sri Lanka’s South Coast

Sink your toes into the south-coast sand at these superb spots.

Top evening spots for drinking & dining in Colombo

Don’t believe the hype: Colombo is hip, hop and happening. Here are the top spots.

5 books about Sri Lanka to read before you visit

Looking for Lankan literature? Try these page-turners.

5 reasons why now is the perfect time to visit Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is bouncing back. Here’s why you should visit right now.