The best Simpler Stays in Sri Lanka

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AMBA Estate, Bandarawela

    Rooms from £35 a night

Hidden up in the tranquil Uva hills, charming AMBA Estate is an old-school farmstay and impressive social enterprise, with scenic hikes, river swims and organic homegrown tea to sip and savour.

Salt House, Hiriketiya

    Rooms from £60 a night

A barefoot hangout in one of the south coast’s hippest spots – especially recommended for surfers, yoga lovers and beach bums.

Lime & Co, Midigama

    Rooms from £38 a night

A simple, laid-back surf haven set along one of the south coast’s most popular stretches. Think Indian Ocean waves, yoga, fresh food and good company.

Thambu Illam, Jaffna

    Rooms from £50 a night

A charming, recently restored property with four cosy rooms set around a traditional open-air courtyard. A top spot for exploring Jaffna.