Zylan Luxury Villa
Travel Blogs from Colombo
... headed off to our boarding gate to await our Emirates flight to Dubai.
The long wait in departures gave us time to reflect on our first visit to Sri Lanka. It was interesting to hear Trevor’s comments as he had been the most vocal about not wanting to visit to Sri Lanka. Trevor voted that SL was a great place and he would gladly return there any time. Sally and I had similar views as we had both enjoyed our time there immensely. Aaron and ...
... engaging in their sunday promenades,energetic kiting plus some rather timid fully clothed frolicking in the surf. After a street side dinner of Sri Lanka Curry in a curry house where the staff seemed more interested in me than anything else, I have retired to a bar for the tennis. As I finished my evening meal the waiter smiled and said "you had better eat all your curry sir, you would not want to loose weight...eh.!" I have a feeling I will easily adapt to Sri ...
... of the opportunity. It took about four rounds of explaining that I just wanted to watch the military parade before he got the message.
A few minutes later another guy smiled and said hello. In sporadic bursts of conversation he mentioned that he worked at the nearby Taj Hotel and asked if I knew there was a gem auction going on nearby and it was into it's final day! My total lack of interest seemed to do the job quicker this ...
... being used for businesses and for much coveted living spaces. We walked along the wall for a while but really couldn't wait to get back into the air conditioned van!
Rohana had suggested a few other sightseeing options for our last day, but after that, we thought we'd rather go to the hotel he had organized for us to spend a few hours at before our flight, especially when we found out it had a pool! Anyway, I'm sure Rohana was pleased ...
... behind and the sea in front, we visit independence square, go to Viraramahadevi park where elephants are working but not looking very willing and visit a beautiful Buddhist temple built on a lake (the name has escaped me but it was stunning). After all of that, I am very glad I didn't decide to do it all walking or on public transport as the heat was unbearable and I would not have had time for them all! My last day I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center