Sri Lanka is a tropical beauty with a thousand breathtaking views. It has verdant mountains with tea gardens, lush rainforest and miles of beautiful coconut fringed sandy beaches stretched along the coast. Those who like to explore will find exquisite underwater coral scapes, cascading waterfalls and ancient ruins. Sri Lanka is a feast for the eyes with a rich cultural life; there are unusual Buddhist temples, colourful festivals and pageantry and delicious food served in ethnic style. It is no wonder that it takes more than one name to describe the beauty of this Resplendent Island – Serendip, Ceylon, Teardrop of India, Pearl of the Orient and more. In brief, Sri Lanka is a tourists paradise!