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SRI LANKA - A PALACE ON THE SEA

Paris Match

This guesthouse is the product of a love story between a French lady and a Sri Lankan. La Maison Nil Manel has been checked out by Terres de Charme travel agency who thoroughly recommend it as a charming place to stay for a few days…

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GRAN LUSSO, IN SOLITUDINE

Corriere Della Sera – Style Magazine

A cavallo sulle spiagge dello Sri Lanka, l’antica isola di Ceylon. Nella pagina a fianco, vista serale de La Maison Nil Manel, ad Ahungalla, sulla costa occidentale a Sud di Colombo.

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SRI LANKA: GREEN PARADISE

Magazine “Avantages” Evasion

Breathtaking temples, tea plantations tumbling down mountainsides, beaches of golden sand fringed by natural parks and a certain British elegance… Cinnamon island lies to the south west of India and has found its smile once again after a devastating tsunami and years of ethnic conflict. Here in Ceylon… life is super sweet. By Isabelle Bourgeois. Photos by Pierre Biron

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THE FABULOUS DESTINY OF SPICE ISLAND

Figaro Magazine

Monique and Chanaka de Silva take real pleasure in showing off their country to guests and revealing the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine.

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THALASSA: THE MAGAZINE OF THE SEA

Magazine of April 4, 2010, presented by Georges Pernoud. France 3

A 20 minute report by journalist Claire Wanbergue and cameraman Olivier Le Hellard. After forty years of a civil war that kept tourists away, Sri Lanka, "the pearl of the Indian Ocean", aims to regain its rightful place in the list of dream destinations: Monique and Chanaka de Silva tell us why.

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A LADY FROM UPPER SAVOY FALLS IN LOVE WITH SRI LANKA

Hôtellerie Restauration Magazine

Hard affected by the murderous wave of December 2004, the Haute-Savoyard Monique de Silva and her husband Chanaka fight to make live La Maison Nil Manel, their hotel opened on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka - Nathalie Ruffier

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