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A small country with a great deal to offer, Sri Lanka combines modern cities and ancient architecture grandeur, tropical beaches and exotic animals, and continuously exhibits both its Western and Eastern influences. Here, you can purchase handmade goods at a local bazaar and discover the famous Ceylon tea estates as well as view the spectacular landscape.

Maalu Maalu Resort and Spa Opens in Sri Lanka
Situated on Sri Lanka's east coast, the resort's Ayur Vie spa specializes in classic Ayurvedic techniques such as abyanga and pancha karma.

Guest chalets at Maalu Maalu Resort and Spa in Sri Lanka

Taprobane Island in Sri Lanka
Taprobane Island
Nothing exudes luxury more than a decadent 5-suite villa on this private island. Located within wading distance from the shore of Sri Lanka, it has played vacation host to everyone from queens to writers and boasts jaw-dropping views, tropical gardens and a remarkable infinity pool.

For general information, visit Sri Lanka Tourist Board at

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(Updated: 12/28/11 CT)

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