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InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Sri Lanka

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Sri Lanka? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the spiritual heart of the country with?

InterNations Sri Lanka offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Sri Lanka or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Sri Lanka is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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      Tips and Advice on Sri Lanka from Your Fellow South African Expats

      Obviously, expat life in Sri Lanka goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Sri Lankan mentality and way of life. South Africans in Sri Lanka are a part of our community, calling cities such as Galle, Kandy, Colombo, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Colombo, for example.

      Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Sri Lankan InterNations Community!

      • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
      • On the Sri Lanka Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Colombo, etc.
      • The InterNations Places database for Sri Lanka has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

      From the spiritual heart of the country to the administrative capital and largest city, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Sri Lanka on InterNations.

      Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Sri Lanka

      Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Sri Lanka. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Sri Lankan rice and curry, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Colombo’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Sri Lanka? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the cultural heartland of Sri Lanka and other beautiful landmarks.

      Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Sri Lanka!