Luxury Sri Lanka Travel Guide - Sri Lanka In-Style

  • Bunnik Tours
  • 12 Sep 23

Welcome to the Luxury Sri Lanka Travel Guide! In this blog, we will take you on a journey through the island of Sri Lanka, showcasing some of the best luxury travel experiences. Get ready to experience rich culture, breathtaking scenery, and bask in the lap of comfort.

Photo Credit: David Hein

Photo Credit: David Hein

Our Sri Lanka In-Style small group tour offers the perfect blend of opulence and adventure, making it an ideal destination for discerning travellers seeking a unique and unforgettable experience.




What is a Sri Lanka In-style tour? 

A Bunnik Tours Sri Lanka In-Style tour is the epitome of luxury travel. It combines the highest level of comfort and exclusive experiences to ensure an unforgettable journey.


What are the best luxury Sri Lanka experiences?

Every aspect of our tour is designed to immerse you in the epitome of a luxury escape in Sri Lanka while showcasing the diverse beauty and culture of the island. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect.


Learn about the tea-making process and sample Ceylon tea at a plantation

luxury Sri Lanka - tea pickers at a Ceylon tea plantation.Photo Credit: Marion Bunnik

Delve into the world of Ceylon tea with a visit to a tea plantation. Sri Lanka is renowned for its tea production, and exploring the lush tea estate is a must-do for any traveller. Learn about the intricate tea-making process, from plucking the leaves to the final infusion. Experience the captivating aroma and flavours of Ceylon tea as you sample different varieties, each with its own unique characteristics. It's a sensory journey that will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the art of tea.


Enjoy a walking tour of Galle 

luxury Sri Lanka - locals on a pushbike riding on a path along Galle Photo Credit: Roy Bisson

Step back in time as you embark on a walking tour of Galle, a historic city that transports you to the colonial era. A Portuguese settlement in the 16th century, Galle reached its peak of development before the British arrived in the 18th century. In South and Southeast Asia, it is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans. Stroll through the narrow cobblestone streets lined with Dutch and British colonial buildings, and soak up the charming atmosphere. Discover hidden gems, from quaint cafes to art galleries, and take in the captivating views of the Indian Ocean from the ramparts of the Galle Fort. This leisurely exploration allows you to soak in the rich history and cultural heritage of this UNESCO World Heritage site.


Luxury accommodation in Sri Lanka

We've handpicked the most exquisite hotels to ensure your stay is nothing short of extraordinary. From charming boutique hotels nestled in historical cities to luxurious private beach resorts overlooking the Indian Ocean, each property is a haven of comfort and sophistication. 


Heritance Negombo Beach Hotel, Negombo: An oasis of comfort located by the azure of the Indian Ocean

Situated along the unspoiled coastline of Negombo, Heritance Negombo Beach Hotel stands as one of the best resorts in Sri Lanka, providing a lavish escape accompanied by awe-inspiring vistas of the Indian Ocean. Indulge in world-class food, rejuvenate at the spa, or simply unwind by the poolside. This idyllic sandy beachfront paradise offers the perfect escape.


Water Garden, Sigiriya: Unwind at the enchanting aquatic paradise.

luxury Sri Lanka - view of Lion Rock from Water Garden, SigiriyaPhoto Credit: Water Garden, Sigiriya

Located in the heart of the cultural triangle, Water Garden in Sigiriya is a place amidst lush greenery. Relax in spacious villas, rejuvenate with Ayurvedic spa treatments, or take a refreshing dip in the infinity pool overlooking the majestic Sigiriya rock fortress. Water Garden promises a serene retreat that will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.


Jetwing Gallery, Kandy: An elegantly designed hotel with panoramic views

The Jetwing Gallery in Kandy, is a boutique hotel that redefines elegance. The harmonious fusion of contemporary design and traditional aesthetics creates a truly exquisite experience. Take a deep dive into the world of art, as the hotel showcases an impressive collection of Kandyan art and sculptures. Grab a drink at the rooftop bar, or simply soak in the panoramic views of the surrounding hills. Oh, and let’s not forget the hotel’s infinity pool overlooking the Mahaweli River, it’s the perfect place to unwind with a rejuvenating swim.


Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya: The one and only colonial escape

 luxury Sri Lanka - Grand Hotel, Nuwara EliyaPhoto Credit: David Reed

Transport yourself to the bygone era of colonial charm at the Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliya. Surrounded by lush tea plantations and mist-covered mountains, this grand estate is a beautiful mix of class and heritage. Swoon over the colonial architecture, enjoy a high tea amidst old-world charm, or explore the picturesque town of Nuwara Eliya. The Grand Hotel is for those seeking a luxurious colonial escape.


Jetwing Resort Yala: Your Safari Hotel Escape 

Embark on a wild adventure at Jetwing Resort Yala, a luxurious retreat nestled on the edge of Yala National Park. Experience the thrill of close encounters with exotic wildlife, including elephants and elusive leopards. The private villas boast panoramic views of the untamed wilderness. Surrender to the serenity of nature, relax by the poolside surrounded by lush greenery, or savour a sundowner overlooking the vast landscapes. Jetwing Resort Yala offers a unique blend of opulence and adventure for the safari enthusiast.


Le Grand, Galle: Modern luxury in a historic location

luxury Sri Lanka - ocean view from Le Grand, GallePhoto Credit: Harriet Holmes

Discover modern luxury in the heart of Galle at Le Grand. This contemporary boutique hotel seamlessly blends elegance with the rich history of its surroundings. Relax in stylishly designed rooms, savour delectable cuisine at the best restaurant in Galle, Blue, or unwind by the infinity pool while taking in the views of the iconic Galle Fort.


Shangri-la Hotel, Colombo: Elevated luxury in the heart of Sri Lanka’s capital

The Shangri-la Hotel in Colombo is a true icon of refined elegance. From its spacious rooms to the world-class dining options. Unwind at the spa, indulge in a rooftop cocktail, or take a dip in the shimmering pool overlooking the Indian Ocean. With its prime location in the heart of Colombo, this exquisite hotel invites you to experience opulence in Sri Lanka's vibrant capital.


Luxury Sri Lanka tour: FAQs


What is the most beautiful destination in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, making it difficult to pinpoint just one destination as the most beautiful. From tropical beaches to lush tea plantations, each corner of the island has its own unique charm.


Is Sri Lanka an expensive place to visit?

While luxury experiences can be found in Sri Lanka, the country is a relatively affordable destination compared to other travel hotspots. Accommodation options range from high-end resorts to boutique hotels, catering to different budgets. Gourmet dining, spa treatments, and other activities are also available at varying price points. With careful planning and guidance from a reputable touring company, like us of course! You can enjoy the best luxury travel in Sri Lanka without breaking the bank.

Our In-Style adventure starts from $7,495 per person. Airfares, many meals, accommodation and tour guides are all included.


What luxury experiences can I expect in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka offers a myriad of luxury experiences that cater to different interests and preferences. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or cultural immersion, there is something for everyone. From private beachfront villas to exclusive wildlife safaris, from indulgent spa retreats to gourmet dining experiences, travellers can expect nothing less than the best.

What are some other cultural experiences I will experience on the Sri Lanka In-Style tour?

While Sri Lanka is renowned for its natural beauty, the country also boasts a rich cultural heritage that is worth exploring. Other cultural experiences that are included in our tour are:

  • Exploring the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and marvelling at its well-preserved ruins.
  • Visiting the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy, one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world.
  • A visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya
  • Visiting the Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe
  • A cruise down the Madu River and a visit to the Moonstone Mine


Experience the trip of a lifetime on a Sri Lanka In-style tour

Our Sri Lanka In-Style small group tour offers a wealth of opulent delights for the discerning traveller. So, pack your bags, embark on this extraordinary journey, and prepare to be enchanted by the allure of luxury in the teardrop-shaped paradise.

Don’t hesitate, contact one of our friendly Travel Specialists on 1800 286 645 to learn more about this deluxe small group tour.


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