Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is one of the most coveted holiday destinations in the world. Deciding to visit this magical island would be one of the best decisions which you have already made. But without adequately planning your stay you might not be able to make the best out of the time and investment you make for your holiday.

If you travel to Sri Lanka, you might need to shop but do you know where to shop? Well, there are many places to shop around, and in this piece, I’ll give you exactly that. Here are some best places to visit by Roughguides.com.

  1. Paradise Road

If you want to buy home products, paradise road has a special offer. They have hand-painted plates and mugs that look amazing. Apart from that, they have fantastic minimalistic house linen. If you visit their second floor, they have a room filled with white bowls and plates. They have a canvas painted bags Sinhala in the alphabetical order. They have a pillow cover that looks attractive.

  1. Good market

If you want all types of organic materials, then the good market is the best place to be. There are snacks, skin and hair treatments. They source all their products locally through a strict organic guideline. You can visit the Colombo area every Saturday, and you’ll find many vendors and small businesses that will sell you anything you want.

  1. TEAELI Tea Experience

TEAELI is the new tea experience in the area. It boasts of their handcrafted blends that make after dinner experience beautiful. You can take it home with a jar that’s measured and packaged on the spot. TEALI will cater to all the tea lovers with a tea tasting feast.

  1. Dilmah T-lounge

Another popular tea area in Sri Lanka is the Dilmah. It has several shops where you can get all types of tea varieties. Dilmah offers a variety of collection of tea. They’ll not only sell you tea but also sell you books that are published by Dilmah foundation. You can always get your favorite book about Sri Lanka, butterflies, birds, etc.

  1. The Design Collective

There are many great fashion designers around this place. Many talented artists join together and open boutiques where they showcase their talents of unique creation.

Now that you know where to shop around, what else do you need to consider?

Well, when traveling to any place, there are several things you need to put into consideration. You can’t travel somewhere without knowing what you want.

What are your expectations?

It’s worth noting that when you travel to such an island, you’ll look forward to witnessing all the hot spots and participating in the most exciting things. But you should be able to do this during your stay. Of course, your holiday will only last for a while. Therefore, it’s a good idea to plan the main events you want to do and a list of attractions that you should not miss. Also, try to set aside some free time so that you can take part in other activities that might be important when you are on the road. Prioritization is key and ready to avoid disappointment.

Get professional help

Several well-known travel agencies operate in the country to help you in this regard. Most travelers have never been to this country, or have only been there a few times before. Therefore, when traveling to any foreign country, it is best to pass a well-known service provider who will provide you with any special travel requirements for your vacation. Besides, they can assist you to determine the right accommodation options, arrange trips, and provide guided tours, if needed, to create a safe and enjoyable holiday.

What do you need to avoid?

Some travelers mistakenly believe that their schedule is not flexible enough. If you wish to participate in certain seasonal events, you will need to schedule your vacation to coincide with the time of these events. Also, don’t try to create a very compact schedule. Activities such as shopping on the island are very enjoyable and take some time. Although the size of the island is small, travel between different locations sometimes takes time, especially during peak seasons, so it is best to prepare for some delays.

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