THE CITY

The city

The city Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka as well as the biggest city and main harbor of the country, holds within itself all the colors and cultures that make up the island, merging them in a mosaic of markets, gardens and buildings of any kind, all of which is

FOLKLORE

Folklore

Music and folklore Sri Lankan music is rooted in antique popular rituals and in Buddhist religious traditions besides being influenced by the near India and the influence derived from either military or commercial European colonization. Music is also combined with Ceylonese dances, which, through acrobatics, agility and symbolism tell popular

ELEPHANTS

Elephants

Elephants Tamed or wild, the elephant is an integral part of Sri Lanka’s landscape. Do not miss the visit to Pinnawela orphanage where tourists can feed the puppies. Bundala’s reserve hosts whole herds of wild elephants, while the Wirawila reserve will be interesting for ornithologists as infinite bird species are

ELEPHANTS PARTY

Elephants Party

Elephants party The dry season, which is from June to September, would be the ideal period to visit the 8.890 hectares of the park, when the lake dries and herbs and shoots sprout. During this period it is possible to see herds of elephants feeding and bathing together with macaques,

BUDDHA TEMPLE

Golden Temple

Buddha temple The temple is composed by five caves, converted in reliquary. The caves, built under a rock high 150 meters during the reign of Anuradhapura (first century B.C. – 993 p.C.n) and of Polonnaruwa (1073 – 1250) are by far the most imposing of Sri Lanka. The access is

SEA

Sea

Sea and beach The sea is a short distance from Villa Alice and Friends. A sandy beach is ready to welcome you for a sunbathe or sea diving in the comfort of a completely furnished surrounding at free disposal for our clients who, upon request, can use for free a