EIGHT The Residence

Tucked away in central Colombo, EIGHT is a five bedroom private residence. Enclosed within high walls guaranteeing complete privacy, EIGHT is a 45 minute drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport and just minutes from the buzzing day and nightlife of downtown Colombo. An unassuming doorway reveals a tropical garden as you enter EIGHT. Tranquil by [...]


Sri Lanka has been known by many names over the centuries. During the years under the British occupation it was known as Ceylon and many years before that it was called Serendib, a word now used to describe utter tranquility and relaxation. Click Here To See Full Page

Tranquil Luxury At The Three

In keeping with its reputation as Sri Lanka’s premier hospitality brand, Jetwing announced the latest addition to its unique villa collection – The Three by TPV – located in Ahangama. This extremely luxurious and elegantly designed villa will be known as The Three by Jetwing, and will feature the high standards of hospitality expected from [...]


By Suddha I had been searching for a suitable weekend retreat, somewhere far enough away from Colombo as to be ‘out of contact’ and yet didn’t require a day to get there, when friends mentioned in conversation that they had recently visited Hikkaduwa.  It sounded ideal, beautiful beaches, nice shops, good restaurants, not far from [...]

Island Adventure Through Expat Eyes

By Sarah Botham 18 months ago I received a phone call from my father saying, “Book yourself a flight to Sri Lanka, we are going to take a walk there”. Now this in it self is not such an uncommon request from Dad, however, I had never been to Sri Lanka for a holiday, nevermind [...]

Amazing ‘Baywatch Eco Village Resort’ Showcases Kalpitiya Tourism

The Joe Berger Column Tucked away on what is possibly one of the most pristine and unspoilt areas in Sri Lanka, is a real ‘gem of a find’ as one visitor told us. The area is Kalpitiya and the subject of our interest this week is ‘Baywatch Eco Village Resort’ a brand new 16-chalet, 10-luxury [...]

A Lighthouse In Galle

On the famed south western coast of Sri Lanka, in the ancient Dutch outpost of Galle, hotels line the shore and are many and varied. But amongst them all, one stands out – distinctive as a beacon of light in the dark; and named likewise. Known and loved the world over, Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle, embraces [...]

From War Zone To Tourist Zone

The North of Sri Lanka is remembered and recognized for the bitter 30 year war which destroyed not just the infrastructure but also the lives of thousands of people. Today, more than four years after the war, the North, particularly Jaffna, has become a hot-spot for tourists, not just those from overseas but even locals [...]

Fits Margosa An Oasis In Jaffna

The drive to Jaffna from Colombo is long and tiring and when you reach Jaffna there is nothing better than being able to relax in a comfortable place – in a peaceful environment. Located a short distance away from the Palaly airport at Chunnakam is Fits Margosa, a boutique hotel with luxurious facilities.   Click [...]

About Town

Deshyabimani M. Chakravarthy and Mrs Janaki Chakravarthy celebrated the marriage of their nephew Jaiprasad to Shalini in Chennai recently. Chakravarthy is a local politician turned hospitality sector professional with a long history of involvement with Savera Hotels. He is currently Chairman of Avanthi Foods in Chennai. His Sri Lankan honour of Deshyabimani was conferred to [...]

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