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    • Airport shuttle

      Bentota Mar 28, 2014 at 6:10 AM

      Can anyone suggest a good taxi firm that runs a service from Bentota to Colombo airport?



    • modes of travel in srilanka

      Bentota Mar 25, 2014 at 12:05 AM

      we are 4 adults and 1 child. Want to know the best way to travel from Colombo airport to bentota. and later from bentota to kandy

    • A swimwear/ bikini shop in Unawatuna

      Unawatuna Apr 8, 2014 at 8:57 PM

      Hi, I am arriving from Rishikesh, in north India. Are there any shops close by Unawatuna for swimwear?

    • August Itinerary - HELP NEEDED

      Sri Lanka Apr 6, 2014 at 10:09 AM

      Hello all. I am planning a 15 day trip in August for myself and my boyfriend (both mid 20s). Please can you let me know your thoughts on whether it's feasible (or if we're missing something important?). We want a good balance of beach, exploring local cultures & authentic food. Our priorities are at least one beautiful beach resort (weather permitting) with luxury accommodation, one safari experience (with tree hut lodge stays), and some great local food / markets. We would enjoy some evening nightlife for some of the trip too. Our plan so far is:

      Colombo - head straight to Negombo for 2 nights
      Kandy for 3 nights
      Nuwara Eliya for 2 nights
      Yala National Park for 2 nights
      Ella for 1 night
      Beach Resort (Tangalle / Mirissa) for 4 nights
      Galle for 1 night
      Train to Colombo for flight home

    • List of Halal food in Sri lanka

      Sri Lanka Mar 31, 2014 at 9:46 AM

      I'll be travelling in sri lanka soon. Therefore would be glad if anyone could share the list of halal eateries that they have been to. Especially to this following places:
      - pollonuwara
      - nuwara eliya
      - hambantuta
      - galle
      - colombo

      Appreciate your kind help.

    • modes of travel in srilanka

      Bentota Mar 25, 2014 at 12:05 AM

      we are 4 adults and 1 child. Want to know the best way to travel from Colombo airport to bentota. and later from bentota to kandy

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      Car and driver

      Sri Lanka Mar 16, 2014 at 5:41 AM

      Hi all i have booked a car and driver via my travel agent for when we tour srilanka for 5 days, has anyone done this and is it a good idea.

    • where is averiwatte bus station?

      Negombo Feb 4, 2014 at 11:20 PM

      where to get bus from airport to negombo?

      2 Answers Feb 5, 2014 at 5:44 AM
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      avani hotel

      Kalutara Jan 27, 2014 at 1:44 PM

      Hi we are coming in August to Sri Lanka for the first time staying at the Avani. Does anyone know is there a shuttle boat that takes people to Kalutara? What are the top things to do and see in the area??


      5 Answers Mar 24, 2014 at 8:07 AM
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      Entry Visa & extensions

      Colombo Jan 24, 2014 at 10:05 PM

      How long is Sri Lanka's entry visa good for & can one get visa extensions up to a year?

      5 Answers Jan 29, 2014 at 3:59 AM
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      accomodation close to airport

      Negombo Jan 20, 2014 at 11:29 PM

      Can someone recommend a good place to stay (clean, but budget or mid-range) for catching an early flight on the way out?

      9 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 4:50 AM
    • Renting a house / Homestay

      Colombo Jan 9, 2014 at 1:23 AM

      Are there trustworthy agents who can help me rent out a house in/around Colombo for a short term? Who are they?
      You may know personal friends who either have used such facility or those who rent their house out to tourists. Can you pm me with their details? Thanks!

      10 Answers Jan 28, 2014 at 8:28 PM
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      Hotel as a "day room"

      Colombo Jan 3, 2014 at 10:57 PM

      I'll be departing Colombo at about 2am and was looking to get a hotel room for the afternoon/evening.

      I'm staying in Bentota for a week and will just pass through Colombo on the way to the airport. I was after a fairly central location so I can arrive at about 3 or 4 and see the city briefly before leaving for the airport at midnight. The hotel would just be for storing bags and having a quick shower. The Shalimar is available for about $40AU which seems like a good option, but what is the location like?

      10 Answers Jan 27, 2014 at 3:12 AM
    • passengers list

      Colombo Dec 29, 2013 at 8:35 PM

      what are the passengers list of 31st december 6.50pm in srilankan airlines flight

      4 Answers Dec 30, 2013 at 3:59 AM
    • Hindu temple in Negombo

      Negombo Dec 13, 2013 at 2:00 AM

      I like to see a Hindu temple in Negombo. Recommend a place.

      3 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 8:36 AM
    • Martial Arts in Negombo ??

      Negombo Dec 9, 2013 at 8:44 PM

      Are there any Martial Arts schools in Negombo and if so what schools/styles are being taught there ?


      4 Answers Dec 14, 2013 at 4:40 AM
    • Sambodhi chaitya

      Colombo Dec 9, 2013 at 8:55 AM

      Is it possible to climb stairs to reach the entrance? Are tourists allowed

      2 Answers Dec 9, 2013 at 7:19 PM
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      Where to go ?!

      Wadduwa Dec 4, 2013 at 6:43 AM

      Hello :) guys, what's the best place here to go for having fun ? :)

      3 Answers Dec 4, 2013 at 7:43 PM
    • Bentota-Pinnawala

      Western Province Dec 3, 2013 at 4:35 AM

      We have finally booked a trip to Sri Lanka in january and will be staying in Bentota. (that we have visited Before) We are travelling wth 2 kids, age 1 and 3, and want to visit Pinnawala, preferably with an overnight stay (in Pinnawala or around). Is it easy enough to arrange that in Place, or could it be booked full?

      What could a rough price be? We need nothing fancy but Clean. I guess most drivers have their deals with hotels so maybe its easier to let them put together a package?

      Thanks for input.

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2013 at 11:43 AM
    • train times

      Negombo Nov 20, 2013 at 7:57 AM

      have you the times for the train from Negombo to Kandy and return

      2 Answers Nov 20, 2013 at 8:49 PM
    • Wadduwa with children?

      Wadduwa Nov 14, 2013 at 12:50 AM

      Hello, we are planning a trip for 2-3 weeks to Sri Lanka in jan/feb next year, and are looking at Wadduwa. How is the beach? And are the currents bad? We Went to Bentota 2 years ago (with one Child), and loved it, now we have 2 Children (1,3 years old) and are going more on a budget/midrange. Is there a few restaurants in the village/Town?
      The transfer time seems reasonable, and we Think that we have found a nice Place to stay, Since we have the small Children, most of the time will be spent at the beach or Close surroundings.
      Would be happy for input!

      9 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 8:36 AM
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      railway ticket agents

      Colombo Nov 11, 2013 at 1:04 AM

      itickets from colombo to Trincomalee ( boarding Polgahewala ) for 2 people required. Can you suggest ant travel agents with contact details

      9 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 8:36 AM
    • Traveling with kids??

      Colombo Nov 2, 2013 at 6:57 PM

      I am traveling with my wife, and two kids, ages 5, and 2. Would you recommend renting a car and self drive, or taking taxi to and from places? From what I read the buses seem to get overcrowded and the long buses only stop once maybe twice on trip. We have 1 med-large backpack, 1 suitcase, and 2 small backpacks with us. We just arrived in Colombo late last night, and have a month to explore Sri Lanka.

      5 Answers Nov 12, 2013 at 10:25 PM
    • Evening in Colombo?

      Colombo Oct 30, 2013 at 10:30 PM

      I am travelling down from Kandy to Colombo by train on the 12.50 arriving 15.27. We then dep Colombo airport 00.40 the following morning. Is the station anywhere near the Galle Face and Mount Lavinia Hotels? Is it easy to catch a driver at the station to take us there? How long would that take?

      I really want to have drinks over sunset in one and a meal in the other to get to enjoy both great hotels. Is this a practical plan and which would you choose for each event?

      Thank you! Rachel

      5 Answers Oct 31, 2013 at 12:43 AM
    • plenty to do outside of hotel complex?

      Kalutara Oct 27, 2013 at 7:21 AM


      Me and my girlfriend like to get out of the hotel complex to do day trips and est in lical restaurants. Are there a lot of activities to keep us engaged for a weeks stay?


      1 Answer Oct 27, 2013 at 8:57 AM
    • Storage in Colombo

      Colombo Sep 5, 2013 at 2:37 AM

      Hi, I'm looking for a safe storage space to stack house holdings. please let me know if you know a place

      1 Answer Sep 5, 2013 at 12:26 PM
    • Places to sit and work on the laptop for long

      Colombo Aug 28, 2013 at 1:24 AM

      What are places in Colombo, or preferably places between Colpitty and Moratuwa where we could plug in a laptop, sit and work peacefully for long hours? Somewhere we could go quite often (as in, several days of the week)?

      4 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 4:45 AM
    • Changing money

      Beruwala Aug 8, 2013 at 4:13 AM

      Hi. Where are the best places to change money. We are taking around £50 worth off rupee's just to keep us going and £400 cash sterling. We then want to use our cash card whilst we are over in Beruwala.Is the best thing to do or shall we take travellers cheques or US$?

      Kind regards

      1 Answer Aug 8, 2013 at 4:44 AM
    • things to do

      Wadduwa Aug 7, 2013 at 3:17 AM

      Hi we are going to wadduwa in dec this year for 6 days, we are a group of 10.... family and friends , youngest 18. oldest me....a very young minded 52 yr old. we would love to make the most of our 6 days , so don't want to miss out on anything going on..... day & eve. would very much welcome ideas and tips . thanks . laura

      3 Answers Sep 25, 2013 at 8:52 AM
    • Wondering about area?

      Beruwala Aug 2, 2013 at 10:56 AM

      Hi. Is it safe to walk around unaccompanied both in the day and at night in Beruwala?

      9 Answers Aug 5, 2013 at 12:16 AM
    • Bakery's

      Beruwala Jul 22, 2013 at 6:16 AM

      Hi. Can anyone advise whether Beruwala has any bakeries to get snacks from? I have just read that they are quite an inexpensive source of tasty food for lunches or snacks.

      5 Answers Jul 23, 2013 at 1:15 AM
    • Supermarkets

      Beruwala Jul 19, 2013 at 3:04 AM

      Hi. I am travelling to Beruwala on the 9th August for a self catering holiday, staying at the Raajmahal Villa with 11 family members. We have a chef to cook whatever we desire but on arrival, we are planning a 'Big' shop to get all our necessary essentials.
      Can anyone advise if there are any supermarkets or places where we can buy in bulk which are reasonably priced and of good quality?
      Once we have these then we can explore and find for ourselves.
      Thanks in advance.

      7 Answers Aug 6, 2013 at 4:30 AM
    • General Info

      Beruwala Jul 12, 2013 at 2:00 AM

      Hi. My Fiancee and I and 9 other family members are staying at the Raajmahal Villa Beruwala in 4 weeks time. We have never been long haul before and are a little in the dark with regards to many aspects of the country.
      My biggest fear is the weather for the time of year as we have read various forecasts. Also we have a chef on site to cook us what ever we like but are supplies readily available within reasonable travelling distance and how do local prices compare to the UK?
      I ask because I have no idea whether to take £1000 or £5000 for the 2 week stay?
      Thanks in advance.

      7 Answers Jul 14, 2013 at 11:25 PM
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      Visa for 4 days on arrival

      Colombo Jun 23, 2013 at 10:53 AM

      I would like to ask about the visa or transit visa on arrival at srilanka? Is it open or we have to apply for visa from our country before coming there?

      1 Answer Jun 23, 2013 at 2:37 PM
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      Visa for 4 days on arrival

      Colombo Jun 23, 2013 at 10:53 AM

      I would like to ask about the visa or transit visa on arrival at srilanka? Is it open or we have to apply for visa from our country before coming there?

      1 Answer Jun 23, 2013 at 11:04 AM
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      Negombo or Colombo?

      Negombo Jun 14, 2013 at 1:51 PM

      Which one is the best place for visit including beaches and nightlife?

      6 Answers Jun 25, 2013 at 5:14 AM
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      First time in Colombo, Please guide.

      Colombo Jun 9, 2013 at 4:01 AM

      Hi everyone, We will be 3 or 5 guys staying in colombo for 4 days. Kindly guide for few things:

      1) How can we get to the city from Air port? Bus or Train?
      2) where we can find an adequate accmdtn but in cheaper prices? any hotel suggestion?
      3) what about food? Halal available? Cheaper or expensive? MCdnlds, Kfc Available?
      4) Places to visit specially beaches? not very far but few beaches nearer to colombo that we must do?
      5) What about night life in colombo? bars or clubs? suggestions of some bars not very expensive?
      6) Any upcoming events on 29th June to 2nd July?

      8 Answers Jun 10, 2013 at 4:50 PM