Leisure

Breeze into 2016 with Anantaya, Chilaw

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

  Anantaya Resorts and Spa, LAUGFS Leisure Ltd’s island getaway nestled along Chilaw’s pristine coast, is set to ...


Christmas Carols at the Taj

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

The Taj Samudra, Colombo herald in the Christmas season with bountiful goodies to get everyone in the festive spirit. The spirit of good cheer was ...


Seasonal greetings for Elephant House sausages lovers

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

Elephant House sausage range is vast varying from chicken to beef to pork concocted with a unique difference to drive the ultimate desire of food h...


Chinese Dragon Café opens newest branch at Ratmalana

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

From left: Manager Ajith Kumara, Director Saurabh Udeshi, Managing Director Naishadh Udeshi, Manager Jeromi Jayawardane and Branch Manager...


Master of fusion food – Michelin starred Chef Richard Toix at Cantaloupe Aqua

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

A rare gastronomic experience with Michelin-starred chef Richard Toix, chef-owner of the acclaimed Passions et Gourmandises restaurant, awaits all...


The call of Trincomalee

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Christmas in the big city or by the sea ... what will it be for families seeking a memorable if not unforgettable holiday ...


Let’s start the New Year right at The Kingsbury

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Sri Lankans are known for their love for celebrations. And one of the biggest celebrations is the dawning of the New Year....


Residence by Uga greets festive season with exciting calendar of events

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Residence by Uga Escapes, the Colombo boutique hotel owned by leading leisure group Uga Escapes Ltd., will herald the festi...


Indulge in sumptuous feasts on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at OZO Colombo

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  During the festive season, OZO Colombo is hosting special Christmas feasts at EAT Restaurant to help bring guests some holi...


Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Taprobana Wadduwa

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Taprobana Wadduwa where a countdown second to none awaits those who party at this awesome...


Christmas celebrations at Cinnamon’s city hotels

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  This Christmas, look no further than the popular Cinnamon’s city hotels – Cinnamon Grand, Cinnamon Lakeside and...


A Cinnamon curated dinner with celebrity chef Marco Pierre White

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Godfather of modern cooking Marco Pierre White, who is a three Michelin star celebrity chef and Judge of MasterChef Austral...


Cinnamon Lakeside’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Giving kids a unique picnic experience filled with fun games, food and teddy bears’; Colombo’s five-star urban ...


Chapter One Restaurant and Café: Serving up new experiences in taste

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Whether you’re in the mood for a wholesome healthy breakfast, an exotic lunch or a deliciously decadent dessert, Chap...


Christmas cheers at the Taj Samudra!

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Christmas comes alive at the Taj Samudra, Colombo this season. Come to where the Christmas is truly merry and the New Year super-cel...


Seasonal celebrations light up at Galle Face Hotel

/ Tuesday, 8 December 2015 00:04

The Galle Face Hotel that has been romanticised as a heritage hotel for many years and considered South Asia’s leading Grande Dame, is indeed...


Cinnamon Lakeside readies to unveil ‘tallest secret’

/ Tuesday, 8 December 2015 00:02

Having brought the longest yule log in Sri Lanka last year, the premier five-star urban resort Cinnamon Lakeside has come up with yet another spect...


British Scholars’Association of Sri Lanka X’mas party on 18 Dec.

/ Tuesday, 8 December 2015 00:01

The British Scholars’ Association of Sri Lanka has organized their Annual Christmas Party on Friday, 18th December at 7.30 p.m. at the Colomb...


‘Goodies Hut’ at the Galadari

/ Friday, 4 December 2015 00:00

  The wait is finally over the Galadari Hotel’s popular Goodies Hut will open at the Lobby as well as the Café 6...


Christmas comes alive at the Taj Samudra

/ Friday, 4 December 2015 00:00

  Experience a memorable Christmas at the Taj Samudra, Colombo as it heralds the Christmas season with bountiful goodies to ...


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