Claire & Colin
England, January/February 2020
What did you like most about Sri Lanka?
History / climate / culture / food / friendliness of people.
What did you like most about Maldives?
Beach / snorkelling / quality and variety of food / service. [Angsana Ihuru]
What did you like least about Sri Lanka?
Driving in Sri Lanka can be frightening!!
What did you like least about Maldives?
Ugly pipe coming out of sea near our bungalow (#41). Should be hidden / camouflaged.
What is your opinion of your accommodation in Sri Lanka?
All fantastic but our ranking:
1. The Notary’s House [Makandura] – beautiful room and great service – lovely pool – restful.
2. Mountbatten Bungalow [Kandy] – beautiful setting and pool. Service v. slow despite being only residents!!
2. [The] Fort Printers [Galle] – lovely room – great service – good food – good central location.
4. Lake Lodge [Kandalama, Dambulla] – lovely setting – food fussy and small portions – good service – noisy polecats in the roof :( !
5. Zion View [Ella] – busy family hotel – beautiful views – food adequate – service good.
How would you rate your resort in Maldives?
Accommodation – 5/5
Beach – 4/5
Diving – N/A
Food – 5/5
Responsible and/or sustainable travel – ?
Service – 5/5
Snorkelling – 5/5
Spa – N/A
Transfer to and from Malé – 5/5
Overall experience – 5/5
What is your opinion of your chauffeur guide in Sri Lanka?
Excellent / prompt / courteous / caring / knowledgeable / fun – cannot recommend highly enough. [Mahesh]
What is your opinion of your flights to and from Sri Lanka and Maldives?
Etihad [Airways] flights – Manchester-Abu Dhabi / Abu Dhabi-Colombo – v. cramped.
SriLankan Airlines [from Colombo] to Malé – v. roomy.
Etihad [Airways] flights – Malé-Abu Dhabi – v. roomy; Abu Dhabi-Manchester – v. cramped.« All feedback