How to Go to Wilpattu National Park from Kalpitiya

Trips with Kiteboarding Sri Lanka

While Kalpitiya is better known as a kiteboarding paradise, or a great destination for dolphin-watching, a day trip to Wilpattu National Park should be high on your list.Wilpattu National Park has  Leopards, Sloth Bears, and Elephants Sri Lanka’s largest national park, the name of Wilpattu describes the landscape of the area: ‘Willu’ stands for natural lakes in Tamil, and ‘pathu’ … Read More

Origin of cinnamon and Sri Lanka

ceylon cinnamon

The History of Sri Lanka and the History of Spice are intertwined to the extent that it leaves one to question whether this amazing country was discovered because of spice, or vice versa. Most historians will agree that Sri Lanka was the main hub of the ancient spice trade. And with regard to cinnamon, which originated here, was certainly the … Read More

What is sustainable tourism?

Accommodation at the Kiteboarding Sri Lanka resort

Tourism will never be completely sustainable as every industry has impacts, but it can work towards becoming more sustainable. The UN World Commission on Environment and Development adopted the idea of sustainability in the Brundtland report in 1987 and defined sustainable development as follows: Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of … Read More

How did Kitesurfing become a Sport ?

If you ever been to the beach, youll know that water sports are very popular. You will have probably seen surfers riding the waves on their boards; jet-skiers speeding across the water; and perhaps even the occasional wind-surfer. You may have also noticed a few people riding waves on boards similar to surfboards, holding on tightly to an unusually big … Read More

Why You Need to Visit Kalpitiya

Surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is the land of beautiful, scenic and natural landscapes, sandy beaches, thriving wildlife and a population of very amiable and hospitable people. It is definitely one of the most beautiful vacation spots that are fit for both kinds of tourists whether they are lovers of nature or are in search of adventure and … Read More