The Palms Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews The Palms Hotel Beruwala
Travel Blogs from Beruwala
... shopping time in the city.
The highlights of the trip are:
- white water rafting
- abseiling down the waterfall
- seeing elephants in Yala
- seeing a leopard in Yala
- jungle treking and crossing the river
- climbing the stairs to the king's palace
- the sunset at the "end of the world" ...
... tour, he went out of his way to show us a array of things, from making us necklaces from the national flower ( a water lily ) to a nice trip through the mangroves. On our return, we thought we would go and test the Indian Ocean again even though our foreheads and upper bodies were still glowing from yesterday. On the way I spied a shop selling what looked like long wraps in breadcrumbs and deep fried. I was determined to try the street food ...
... the start of the walk along the sea front and the decided to go forth into the city proper, big mistake! Each road, little side street looked the same, and consulting the map was basically a total waste of time. Added to this was every single tut tut driver stopped to see if we wanted a lift! Why would we? Have they not seen other white people walking in the hot weather, t-shirts sticking to their backs, with noticeable wet patches. ...
... prayer, and it sounded beautifu and peaceful. According to the book they kept an elephant there for good luck but I didn't see one, except for in pictures, so I feel like that information was outdated and that elephant has since past. Just down the road was a beautiful lake that we walked to and watched the sun start to set. From there we attempted to walk to a bar/restaurant but because it's Sunday it wasn't open, thus we ended up walking to the park on the beach. Tons of kids were ...
... Independence Square. A series of specialty shows housed within an older style building with absolutely no signage outside, and little inside. The others bought a few items here then we decided to head over to Odel, an outlet for Sri Lankan made international brands. However, it had started to rain so we had some 'short eats' while we waited for it to clear. It was still drizzling when we found a Tuk Tuk driver who knew where Odel was, and was prepared to drop the others off, get ...