We are Tropical Vacations Ltd a boutique; luxury; fully tailor-made tour operator mastering and re-defining the art of travel in Sri Lanka & Maldives offering its best to the discerning traveller.
We are from the Indian Ocean, based in Sri Lanka traveling the region regularly.
Tropical Vacations was born to serve the discerning traveller personal than any other. It means lot of work and lot of focus on the tiniest details for every single client who book through us. We listen and engage with our clients probably few steps ahead of anyone else in the industry.
‘Explorers by profession’ is a tagline that was given to us by our clients. We are based in Sri Lanka most of our times. The directors travel the region frequently simply because there is always a better way to explore and there is always much to reveal these millennium old civilizations. So you can rest assure that our insights are true, up-to-date and most importantly catered relevant to your preferences better than any other.
Tropical Vacations is a product of extremely passionate travel duos, a couple, husband and wife. Its spirit remains perfect harmony of this two director who are involved in every client who book with us for every step of the way. They brings two different perspectives which strengthen what we deliver constantly.
We believe our chauffeur guides are our ambassadors. They spend the entire holiday with our clients. We have spent a lot of time finding the guides who are best fit for our clients. Currently we are proud to say that we own the most experienced chauffeur guides in Sri Lanka and the best English speaking drivers in India. Often our clients states that the guide who we allocated made his holiday special.
They are usually allocated depending on our clients preferences. i.e. if you are love fishing / diving / Colonial history etc we allocate someone who has the same knowledge and passion for what you love as yourself.
Our holidays are fully ATOL Bonded meaning you can be rest assured that the money you spend is secured when you travel with us. Please read more here.
While we are a British tour operator, our operations team is based in Sri Lanka. This creates the opportunity for us to be direct without having to go through any middleman and fully aware of the best rates to secure for our clients. We are constantly in the lookout for best resorts, excursions and activities and work on the.
We are really a handpicked luxury and offer its best for less.
The sophisticated system with us, the expertise and the fully committed team, help us to become probably the fastest in turn around time compare to any. For an ex an average turn around time for a tailor-made holiday to Sri Lanka is under 24hrs and for a resort booking in Maldives is within just couple of hours.
All our clients receive an in-detail- welcome pack atleast two weeks prior to their travel. This contains all the essential documentation, facts, what to pack in your luggage, tips for best restaurants to eat out, emergency contacts and more.
On arrival, you will be welcomed by our staff at the airport and handed in a mobile phone which you can use to contact the local team or even make international calls. All our vehicles also include Wi-Fi onboard to create extra convenience for you so you can be in touch with your friends / family.
At Tropical Vacations, we care about these tropics. Its animals, flora and fauna, the ancient ruins and cuisine are a part of us. As a result we became one of the first tour operators to stop promoting all elephant riding activities in all format.
Responsible travel also unfolds to our service too. We take responsibility in what we deliver. Our team often say No to what is not advisable protecting our client and their dream holiday to the Indian Ocean. We are driven by the ethics of delivering genuine insights As It Is.