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Where to base in Sri Lanka for 3 months holiday

by johnbigmac Online Now May 17, 2011 at 4:08 AM

Arriving June 1st, looking for quiet village or small town HOMESTAY or small guesthouse ideal ,to get to know the people better than as a passing tourist. We are both 60,very adventurous,fit and used to local standards. Very experienced asia. Will also spend time in the mountains BUT WHERE?

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    Re: Where to base in Sri Lanka for 3 months holiday

    by erikdr Online Now May 17, 2011 at 9:01 AM

    Hi John,

    Afraid there is no easy one-size fits all answer. Suggest you start with finding a guesthouse in a smaller but still a bit touristy area, and from there find an more 'inland' homestay or GH. E.g. Mirissa or Tangalle, smaller southcoast coastal towns. Or Nilaveli/Uppuveli or Arugam Bay on eastcoast, having the best weather at present.

    All the best,

    & [Sandya]

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    Re: Where to base in Sri Lanka for 3 months holiday

    by jo104 Online Now Jul 25, 2011 at 5:27 AM

    To travel to the hill country Nuwara Eliya it may be an idea to look into flying via sea plane. Actually just realised you must have been already.

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