Colombo city is the Commercial capital of Sri Lanka situated 37 Km from the Bandaranaike International airport, on the West coast of the island. It is a vibrant city with a perfect blend of different cultures, which prevailed for more than six centuries. Its importance as an ancient trading port, due to its harbour and its strategic location along the East west trade route, increased after the arrival of the Arab traders and Portuguese to the island in the early 16th century and continued to develop under the Dutch and British. Today, it shows the marked influence of all those cultures from the Islamic mosques, the Catholic Dutch Reformed and Anglican churches. Some of the main highlights of the city are the Colombo Fort, The Pettah, Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi park formerly known as (Victoria park), The Colombo Racecourse, Planetarium, University of Colombo, Nelum Pokuna, Bandaranaike Memorial & International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo Lotus Tower, The Independance Square and the Colombo National Museum. Colombo is replete with a grand array of speciality restaurants, offering tantalising gastronomic delights. Stardust Casino, Bally’s Club, Bellagio and MGM are among the Sri Lankan casino’s providing live entertainment, complimentary liquor, food and beverages. Exclusive Night clubs, Karaoke bars and pubs, are some of the other entertainment available in the city. After a hectic tour of the city, age old ayurvedha and modern luxury spa’s are available in the city and suburbs, offering wellness and therapeutic treatments, by local and Thai therapists to sooth your senses and prepare you for the holistic experience the natural way, to enrich your body, mind and soul.