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“sea bath”(14 reviews)
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Mount Lavinia Beach is located just out of the Colombo city. This beach strip has a lot to offer for the locals as well as the tourists visiting Colombo. Along the beach there are many nice restaurants pubs as well as relaxing areas. As a tourist...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 77 670 0439
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All reviews nice beach sea bath colonial hotel beach side colombo city indian ocean sri lanka galle road tuk tuk waves railway stroll foreigners
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent hotel with old colonial spirit. Felt so spoiled by the wonderful staff! The rooms are very comfortable, the view tremendously out over the ocean. New Year’s Eve was a super party. Loved the choice and taste of food!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leoniev203
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful shallow sandy beach. Best for young children. Can get crowded in weekends and public holidays. Parking is minimal. You should park elsewhere and take a taxi or walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Suneth K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mesmerising colours of sky will colour your new year. Went to think about 2018 . It was great way to spend 31st evening.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chqndramali
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to enjoy a relaxing day with the family, best times are around 8-11am and 3-6pm. The beach is fairly clean and not many touts about the place, probably because there are several restaurants on the beach and I don't think that they would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IA72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Lavinia Beach is one of the family friendly beaches in Sri Lanka. It's relatively clean and has many restaurants operating along the line. Have a sea bath and chill with your family. it is closer to Colombo and well connected. Please leave the place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pabalu W
Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoy the sun & sea here.... specially in the evenings wonderful view with cool breeze. and lot of restaurant you can try out. but be careful with sellers who comes with different things to see for prices which doesn't worth.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Prabhath_Gunawardhan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to Enjoy with your family This the place where you can feel best ever.Its more suitable for walk in the evening.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Far_Zaw_Nah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mount Lavinia is very much closer to the city limit of Colombo and there are many restaurants and hotels in this area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lak_Sur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is very clean with lots of really night watery places. Safe and water is clear . Lots of activities done full day as well after sun set also. Lots of restaurants with full of sea food menus. Live performances. Full chill out location....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sudipto15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach.Refreshing .had the pleasure of witnessing some school students undergoing fitness training (cross fit)on the beach. Beach was clean ,safe and water was clear .we stayed at Berjaya adjacent to the beach.Railway line had to be crossed to reach the beach. Enjoyed the location...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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29 January 2017|
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Response from Sudantha  S | Reviewed this property |
sorry I could not find any detail. However go there and research the locals will help you for sure
28 December 2016|
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Response from Dhar S | Reviewed this property |
It's about 100KM to pinnawala.. you able to rent a vehicle for LKR 40 for 1km. Also you able to visit kandy on same day.. which is a heritage city in Sri Lanka..
Janet G
18 August 2016|
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Response from Charmaine S | Reviewed this property |
Best beach did surf lessons or serious surfing is Weligama beach down south. Plenty of places on the beach offering lessons