With a tropical minimalist/ homely Scandinavian aesthetic, The Kip is hosted by a lively, friendly young couple called Seddy and Phoebe and their equally charming canine companions.
In the ever growing international foodie scene of Colombo, Thai food is certainly having a moment. Especially popular with local residents with a penchant for spice, the ginger & lemongrass infused fragrances of Thai dishes can make a nice change in the City from the finest village style Sri Lankan rice and curries beyond.
Nestled along the coast of Hikkaduwa lies Villa Saffron, an architecturally striking building designed by one of Sri Lanka’s most renowned architects, C.Anjalendran.
Along the winding roads of Sri Lanka’s hill country through the rustic town of Haputale stands Thotalagala, a stylish refurbished Colonial bungalow owned by the Thomas Lipton Dambatenne tea estate.
If you could click your fingers and appear at The Wallawaa -something I wish I could do on a regular basis- you would never imagine you were in what would be described as an ‘airport hotel’.