How to plan a luxury bespoke tour in Sri Lanka?

by | Feb 21, 2023

What is luxury travel?

Those who seek a great deal of comfort and quality and wish to eliminate all stress and hassle during their holiday are categorized as luxury tourists. Their travel experience is comparatively elevated, has minimum displeasure, and maximum amenities. Luxury travelers are specific about certain things they require throughout their vacation, in order to experience an enriched Sri Lanka luxury tour. A recent study has revealed that the luxury travel market is expected to rise in the coming years (Research Dive).

What is included in a Sri Lanka luxury tour checklist?

  • Maximum relaxation
    With an aim to completely disconnect from work and other day-to-day routines, luxury travelers want to focus on a very relaxing vacation amidst the scenic hills and exotic beaches of Sri Lanka. Access to accompaniments such as a spa treatment or massage therapy when needed is a must.
  • Quick service
    Whether it is in regards to flights, hotels or restaurants, these travelers always expect quick and efficient service.
  • Maximum comfort
    Luxury tours in Sri Lanka do not compromise comfort at any cost and are the foremost aspect of what is considered in all aspects of the itinerary.
  • High quality of food
    Luxury travelers are almost always big-time foodies. Therefore, they will require food to be authentic and very appetizing, based on what they do and do not prefer to eat.
  • 24/7 Service
    Luxury travelers must have access to service around the clock as they will want to appreciate the comfort and beauty of a resort on their own terms.
  • Elegance is mandatory
    There is a reason they are called luxury travelers – they want a pleasure-seeking, exclusive and elegant experience, and the ability to avail all the amenities they are entitled to.

What are the resorts that fall under ‘luxury tours’ in Sri Lanka?

  1. Teardrop Hotels
    This collection of small and stylish boutique hotels are highly service-driven, ensuring no shortcomings for their guests. With their exclusive interiors and enhanced natural landscapes, the hotels bring out the rich history of the island, and their friendly staff reflect upon the warm and open-hearted local citizens. Also, their well-crafted fusion menus exhibit a wide variety of fresh local produce in Sri Lanka.Teardrop Hotels are renowned for contemporizing heritage buildings and vintage tea bungalows that are centuries old and offer gorgeous views in distinct parts of the country. Each of their properties are defined by destination, thus inspiring tourists to explore the region and create unique memories.

    • Colombo and Negombo: The Wallawwa
    • Galle: Fort Bazaar
    • Balapitiya: Kumu Beach
    • Hill Country: Camelia Beach, Nine Skies and Goatfell
  2. Resplendent Ceylon
    In its effort to provide bespoke luxury to travelers, Resplendent Ceylon aims to create a meaningful journey. From the perfect tea country to the golden beaches and the wilderness of National Parks in Sri Lanka, each of their branches guarantee exceptional hospitality and service to their guests.Ceylon Tea Trails, Cape Weligama and Wild Coast Tented Lodge – are the three exclusive properties that belong to the family of The Resplendent Ceylon resorts, Relais & Chateaux. Exemplifying the gold standard of service and hospitality, these properties offer the best of the best.
  3. Uga Properties
    Uga is a leading luxury resort operator in Sri Lanka. In offering a unique experience to their guests, Uga unites Sri Lankan charm with warm hospitality of the local folk. Each of their resorts embody personalized guest services and are meticulously created keeping in mind maximum sustainability. The team at Uga Escapes is committed towards ensuring their guests are not just comfortable but luxuriously comfortable. Blending contemporary facilities into the design, the resorts allow guests to indulge and sink into the surrounding beauty.

    • Anuradhapura – Uga Ulagalla
    • Trincomalee – Uga Jungle Beach
    • Pasikudah – Uga Bay
    • Colombo – Uga Residence
    • Yala – Uga Chena Huts

Planning a luxury tour in Sri Lanka

Begin your luxury tour at The Wallawwa, just a few minutes’ drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport. Relax and indulge in the atmosphere offered at this Teardrop Hotels property. You can then move on to Dick Oya to stay at Camelia Hills and indulge in the gorgeous views there. Moving on, you can choose to continue your tour at all other properties of the Teardrop Hotels or opt for a selection of Teardrop, Resplendent Ceylon and Uga Escapes so you get to try and differentiate the luxury experiences offered in Sri Lanka. Depending on the duration of your tour – 7 days, 10 days or 14 days, Blue Lanka Tours can help you plan your route and carefully select the luxury properties to stay at. We have specially designed itineraries for each of these chain of hotels or you can customize your Sri Lanka tour with a mix of hotels. Get in touch with our team and plan your holiday now!