Living in Sri Lanka | from Switzerland
"On coming to Colombo, I was dreading the culture shock. However, expats and local contacts gave me some great advice. "
Living in Sri Lanka | from Belgium
"It was fun to find other cricket fans among the expats around here and watch some matches at a Colombo club together. "
InterNations - a trusted Network for Dutch in Sri Lanka
- Join our community and get to know members of Sri Lanka’s vibrant expat community
- Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Sri Lankan expat living
- Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Colombo, Kandy and many other regions
Meet Dutch Expatriates in Sri Lanka!
InterNations – Connecting Dutch living in Sri Lanka
Are you looking for fellow Dutch in Sri Lanka? Do you need advice and tips from your Dutch countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Dutch expats to discover attractions like the cultural heartland of Sri Lanka together?
Whether you are already living as an expat in Sri Lanka or still residing at home in the Netherlands to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Sri Lanka provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a sizable number of Dutch expats in Sri Lanka, planting their roots across the Netherlands - from North Brabant, over Zuuid Holland to Drenthe.
Fellow Dutch in Sri Lanka
Receive Information and Tips about Sri Lanka from Dutch Expats
Obviously, expat life in Sri Lanka is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with Dutch compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience to get accustomed to the Sri Lankan culture and people. InterNations helps you to get to know and exchange with other Dutch in Sri Lanka, living in Colombo, Galle, Kandy and many other places across the country. Just visit our network of Dutch in Colombo.
So, if you should ever feel like speaking your Dutch mother tongue, finding out where to shop for Dutch food or chatting about Oranje Zwart's latest match, join the Sri Lankan InterNations Community:
- Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from the Netherlands or Dutch-speaking expats in Sri Lanka.
- Receive and share advice in our Sri Lanka Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a Dutch-speaking nanny for your kids or where to shop for Leyden cheese and Frisian sugarbread in Colombo.
- Browse the InterNations Expat Guide for Sri Lanka to find institutions like the local Hollandse Club or the nearest Dutch embassy.
From the administrative capital and largest city to the spiritual heart of the country, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Dutch expats in Sri Lanka.
Take part in various Expat Activities to meet fellow Dutch in Sri Lanka
In addition, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and excursions taking place in Sri Lanka. Activities cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Colombo’s top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit cool highland hill retreats and other impressive landmarks across Sri Lanka.
This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from the Netherlandsand around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Simply request your personal invitation to become a member and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Welkom from our Dutch living in Sri Lanka!