Sri Lanka, Ceylon or Serendib are some of the many names that were given to the now known as Sri Lanka, denomination born in 1972 and which means “shining island”. And what about Maldives! A destination that will exceed your expectations after having seen any image or read any article previously.
And to discover these two extraordinary destinations, today we bring you some of the best accommodation options for your dream vacation. Thanks to Uga Escapes in Sri Lanka and Six Senses in Maldives, we invite you to fly with us to paradise.
Uga Escapes Resorts
Ulagalla Resort, Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Ulagalla resort is a boutique hotel with a touch of traditional elegance that offers you a unique experience in a natural and uninhabited environment. Perfect to disconnect and connect with nature.
Nestled in a beautiful and extensive garden, it consists of 25 villas with private pools, cautiously built and designed to maintain the ecological balance of the environment. The views from the hotel are impressive: you can choose between the green fields, the lush neighboring jungle that will fill you with life or a calm lake with cozy waters.
The hotel is just 30 minutes drive from the archaeological sites of Anuradhapura and one hour from the great rocky fortress of Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the most incredible experiences that can be done in this area is a safari to contemplate the wildlife of elephant and leopard families.
Uga Bay, Pasikuda (Sri Lanka)
The Uga Bay is a luxury resort on one of the most iconic beaches in Sri Lanka, Pasikuda Beach.
Overflowing with coastal charm, the impressive architectural design of this property incorporates Mediterranean elegance and tropical simplicity. The complex is surrounded by natural wonders: golden sands, coral reefs full of exotic marine life and many wildlife sanctuaries. It is also close to several historical sites, including the ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa, submarine shipwrecks of World War II, and an old Dutch fort
Jungle Beach, Trincomalee (Sri Lanka)
This charming hotel will make you feel that you are in a luxurious tree house.
The place offers you a perfect combination of white sand beaches with the lush vegetation of the jungle, as well as exciting adventure activities.
The warm ocean waters, the beaches of soft and translucent sand and a vitality that reaffirms life, make Trincomalee a truly unique coastal destination. Jungle Beach has 49 luxurious modern villas that have been created in their natural environment, where you can enjoy spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and the nearby lagoon.
Residence, Colombo (Sri Lanka)
The Residence by Uga Escapes, located between the bustling Park Street and the quiet Buddhist temple by Lake Gangarama, is one of Colombo’s most luxurious boutique hotels.
Built in the 19th century by a rich lawyer named Sheikh Salehboy Moosajee, this Victorian house once welcomed governors, maharajas, nobility and the high colonial society of Ceylon.
Despite being in the center of the city of Colombo, the complex is located in an oasis of serenity, magically isolated from the hustle and bustle. In addition, the rooms of the Residence have been meticulously planned to incorporate urban elegance and supreme comfort, the perfect combination of colonial Sri Lanka and modern luxury.
Chena Huts, Yala Hotel (Sri Lanka)
Located between the golden dunes and the lush vegetation of Yala, Chena Huts combines the most famous features of Sri Lanka: its tropical beaches and exotic wildlife.
The Yala hotel has been designed taking into account the surrounding rain forests and the saline lake. Wrapped in a world of scenic splendor and exotic wildlife, its luxurious private cabins offer stunning views of nature and the surrounding seascape.
And now let’s make a jump to Maldives!
Six Senses Laamu, Maldives
Six Senses Laamu is the only complex in Laamu Atoll, deep in the Indian Ocean.
Just a plane trip between islands from Malé International Airport and a short boat ride, you will arrive at a place where dolphins swim.
This beautiful hotel in Maldives combines the construction of its villas with sustainable materials, and its paradisiacal surroundings lined with palm trees.
Among the activities you can enjoy during your stay in this magnificent hotel, is; Dive in the thousand-colored coral reef, parrot fish and even green turtles, surf Yin Yang, the most famous surf wave in the Maldives, as well as countless water activities to get to know the best way to an environment that never leaves you indifferent.