Serendib Guest House is located in a very quiet area, 5 minutes walk to the beach and Beach street, where is a lot of restaurants and small shops for the turist. Distance to the airport is only 8 km enabling rapid accomodation after long flight as well as short time on departure. Serendib Guest House offers nice and quiet garden with two swimming pools, oudor and indor living and dining room,, all rooms are equipped with A/C, ceiling ventilator, mosquito net and bathroom with shower or bad. Our guest can use two big living rooms with TV and two fully equiped kitchens to prepare free coffee or tea. In the refrigerators they can stor their drinks or fruit.
In our massage salon you can enjoy a great ayurvedic massage and after than rest in a quiet, green area between palms and mango tree.
Other pool provides privacy and is very suitable for couples on their honeymoon. We devote further attention and service at the pool to them.
Reseption is open 24 hours, possible room service. The price includes a rich breakfast and fruit plate. By prior arrangement also prepared Sri Lankan breakfast.
Upon your wish we can collect you on the airport after arrival and drop on departure. This service has to be paid. We can organise tour in Sri Lanka with our car and reliable English speaking driver or help you with informations in planning your tours as long as you want to do with the bus and train. You can also rent our bike to explore Negombo and the surrounding area or use our tuk tuk with English speaking driver. We look forward to your visit and we will try to make your stay comfortable and make you feel at home.
Wellcome - Natasha & Pradeep
Buddhism has been the biggest influence in moulding the variegated cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. In addition, much of the culture of south India have also made inroads into the social fabric of the island. The Europeans, particularly the Dutch and the British who colonised the island , added their own cultural hues, thus, creating a motley blend which is embellished by the architecture, sculpture, paintings, dances, theatre, cuisines et.
Art, Arcitecture and Crafts
The classical architecture, sculpture and painting of the island bear the Buddhist trademark. Buddhist Stupas are scattered all over the countryside, and there are several exquisite Buddhist sculptures, especially at Aukana and Buduruvagala. Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa showcases the archaeological legacy of Sri Lanka.Today, Kandy is the cultural hub of the country. Dutch forts, churches, British residences, clubs and courthouses are reminiscient of the colonial era. The city of Galle is home to the finest colonial monuments of the country. Woodcarving, weaving, pottery and metalwork bear the touch of rare artistic finesse. Sri Lanka is renowned for its gems. While the best of Sri Lankan masks come from Ambalangoda, Ratnapura is the honey pot of Sri Lanka's gem trade.
Sri Lanka's population practices a variety of religions. 70% of Sri Lankans are Theravada Buddhists, 15% are Hindus, 7.5% are Muslims and 7.5% Christians. Sri Lanka was ranked the 3rd most religious country in the world by a 2008 Gallup poll, with 99% of Sri Lankans saying religion is an important part of their daily life.
Wild Life and Echo Tourism
Sri Lanka is home to roughly 91 species of mammals, 41 of which are threatened (9 critically). 16 of the species are endemic, of which 14 are threatened, including the large Sloth Bear, the endemic Sri Lanka Leopard and Sri Lankan Elephant and the Sambar. Bats have the highest amount of species (out of 11 mammalian orders), with 30 different species. Sri Lanka's surrounding waters are home to 26 species of Cetaceans.