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Pasikudah Lifestyle Journey

Experience authentic Sri Lankan culture during this two-hour excursion. Beginning with a tour of buzzing food markets, move on to a traditional temple before finishing the day with a visit to a nearby village, giving you a glimpse into daily life.


How long: A few hours
Cost: Chargeable

Arabic Heritage Tour

Learn about the history of Sri Lanka’s Muslim community on this informative excursion. Our knowledgeable guides take you through the museum’s fascinating collection, before visiting celebrated local sights. Lunch at a nearby restaurant is included.


How long: Half day
Cost: Chargeable

UNESCO Polonnaruwa & Minneriya Safari

Spend the morning exploring the ancient kingdom of Polonnaruwa by bicycle, before climbing aboard your own private jeep in search of wild elephants. Adventure through the Minneriya National Park on the lookout for these majestic creatures, keeping your eyes peeled for any of the park’s 160 species of bird along the way.

How long: Full day
Cost: Chargeable

UNESCO Dambulla Safari

Travel to the heart of the island and tick this awe-inspiring temple off your bucket list. Step inside the largest preserved cave complex in Sri Lanka and wonder at one of the 160 historic sculptures, before getting lost amongst 2,100 square metres of beautiful murals.


How long: Full day
Cost: Chargeable

Eternal Youth Spring & Forest Dweller Tour

Wash away your worries at Mahaoya hot water wells, a sacred natural spa believed to hold healing powers and anti-ageing properties. After bathing, visit the local village of Dambana – home to aborigine forest dwellers whose way of life hasn’t changed since the dawn of their ancient tribe.


How long: Full day
Cost: Chargeable

Culinary Gastronomy

Accompanied by our head chef, explore the local market on the hunt for fresh produce. Once back at the resort, our team will dish up a lunch menu personalised for you, sharing culinary hints and tips along the way for you to recreate back at home.


How long: Half day
Cost: Chargeable

Journey through Buddhist Culture

Discover a new sense of spirituality as you climb the sacred hill, following in Lord Buddha’s footsteps before visiting two sites that house his remains. Our guides will be on hand as you hike to the summit, sharing cultural insight along this beautiful trail.


How long: Full day
Cost: Chargeable

UNESCO Sigiriya Safari

Marvel at one of Sri Lanka’s most famous sights, Sigiriya Rock. Formed from the magma of a long extinct volcano, climb to the summit of this ancient rock fortress to admire the Sky Palace’s 1600-year-old frescos, before taking in the incredible panoramic views.


How long: Full day
Cost: Chargeable

Wine Tasting & Gourmet dinner

Spend an evening with our sommelier, who’ll guide you through an international tasting of some of our favourite vintages. Sample four different wines, perfectly paired with gourmet dishes, followed by dessert wine and cheeses served on the beach or at our exclusive cellar.


How long: A few hours
Cost: Chargeable

Whale watching tour

Come and meet our resident whales in Trincomalee, where these gentle giants dwell in their natural habitat. We leave early by boat every morning but please note: this activity is only available during certain seasons.


How long: Half day
Cost: Chargeable