Christmas in Sri Lanka is very popular and been celebrated by Christians and non Christian with joy & happiness for years. Preparations for Christmas begins months/days before Christmas. 01st of December is the majority of celebration begins.
On 01st December many Christian families will wake up early to play Christmas carols which will give them a feeling that Christmas is near by. Sri Lankan People are a friendly bunch and not only Christians celebrates Christmas in Sri Lanka. There are many non Christians celebrates this great festive period with joy & happiness.
Many shopping centers will begin to decorate their shops and Christmas atmosphere will spread throughout the Country, especially after 01st December. You will also be able to grab some of the best deals in Sri Lanka during Christmas shopping period.
Planning your Christmas holidays in Sri Lanka is a great way to celebrate Christmas and also will provide you the opportunity to explore this beautiful Island during the festive season. We would recommend that christmas holidays in Sri Lanka is planned in advance due to high demand.
Many hotels in Sri Lanka will be booked in advance. We have seen many tourist from UK, Europe, USA, Australia, UAE and tourist from Asian countries planning their Christmas holidays in Sri Lanka well in advance.
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Christmas holidays in Sri Lanka can be organised according to individual needs. Sri Lankan holidays are always diverse same as Sri Lankan People. Following are the most popular places to spend your Christmas holidays in Sri Lanka.
Hill country is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Kandy can be identified as the gateway to the hill country and an ancient city with a rich history. Nuwaraeliya can be identified as the second most popular holiday destination in hill country and is situated 2-3 hours away from Kandy. Find out more about Hill Country in Sri Lanka including places to visit.
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The beautiful white sandy beaches in Sri Lanka attracts many tourists from around the world. With no doubt beach holidays in Sri Lanka will always offer you a wonderful experience and not to forget the range of beach hotels available in Sri Lanka ranging from budget hotels to luxury hotels. Most popular beach holiday destinations includes Hikkaduwa, Bentota, Unawatuna, Galle & Negombo. Negombo perhaps can be identified one of the best location to spend Christmas eve in Sri Lanka as the majority of population in Negombo are Christians where you will be offered an unforgettable Christmas holiday in Sri Lanka. Find out more about Sri Lanka Beaches.
Sri Lanka accounts for a very rich and proud history hence exploring the history of Sri Lanka is highly recommended. Recommended historic attractions in Sri Lanka includes Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla and not to forget Kandy which is situated in the hill country of Sri Lanka.
There are several Hotels in Sri Lanka which is ideal for a Christmas Holiday and we would specially recommend Jetwing Hotels for a enjoyable holiday. Click on the links below to find out the latest deals from