One of the finest holiday destinations on the planet catering to all tastes and preferences, Sri Lanka promises its visitors a fantastic shopping experience with hundreds of thousands of shops offering a wide range of products, most of which are unique to Sri Lanka portraying the country's cultural richness. Sri Lanka is a fast developing country in south Asia and turning to be a shopper's paradise. Sri Lanka is most known for tea, spices, gemstones, garments, etc., and Ceylon tea, Ceylon cinnamon and blue sapphires are some of the world-renowned unique products of Sri Lanka.
There are plenty of stuff from gems, readymade garments and batiks to tea, spices, silverware, brassware and lacquerware which you could buy while holidaying in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan foods are also popular among overseas shoppers. These souvenirs & daily necessities are available in shops across the island.
shopping malls to small boutiques of readymade garments, gems & jewelries, handicrafts, designer items and also foods & snacks which are prepared according to Sri Lankan & foreign recipes. Tropical fruits & vegetables can be found in most of the supermarkets and fruit & vegetable stalls. Each of areas in Sri Lanka is specific for a particular industry; you can purchase brassware at Pilimatalawa, caneware at Weweldeniya, masks at Ambalangoda, Batik at Kandy and the like. There are also tea and spice sales centres located in popular tourist destinations throughout the island.
Sri Lankan is also world-renowned for quality garments and is regarded as a producer of “garments with no guilt”. Sri Lanka's garment industry has now turned to be a fashion industry. One can buy an excellent selection of children's wear, beach wear, casual clothing for men and women and warm padded jackets at attractive prices from the shops in all major cities. Undoubtedly you will have a fantastic shopping experience during your holiday in the tropical paradise Sri Lanka.