Mount Lavinia Beach
Mount Lavinia Beach
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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 who is visiting Colombo, Mount Lavinia Beach is a must visit. The weekends could be crowded with locals though, during the week it is relaxing and peaceful. If you would relax at a pool overlooking the ocean or the sunset, The Mount Lavinia Hotel terrace is recommended. You can use the Mount Lavinia Hotel pool for an affordable fee.
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  • Mr Happy Traveler
    Kandy, Sri Lanka32 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mount Lavnia Beach
    Calm and good place to relax and be with your loved ones. After six you cannot bath in the beach and lifeguards will always make followups. Finding right place to park you vehicle is key here. You can come with yout pet and enjoy.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 6 August 2023
  • nilu rupasinghe
    Colombo, Sri Lanka100 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Late lunch
    Visited Governor's restaurant for late lunch. Had french onion soup and Baramundi fish with chips. Quick service with a smile by Akini who served us. She was very friendly and promoted the Hotel. And she wants me to come more often and enjoy the same.The food quality and size of potion was excellent as before. Prices was very reasonable . I would recommend to anyone to come here and enjoy as much as i did. As a Earlier priority member, i think Priority Card given to regular guest will be an added support to the hotel.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 August 2023
  • Sushi M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mount Lavina Trip
    We had an absolute amazing time at Mount Lavina and will be looking for a return trip soon! The staff are extremely kind and go above and beyond. We had a wonderful waitstaff named Aruni who constantly checked on our family to make sure we had everything. The food, the staff and the view are unsurpassed!
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 November 2023
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nadia089
Huddersfield, UK627 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Disappointed with this beach after staying at other beaches along the coast,the sand is very dry and gritty and quite a lot of rubbish was left around,the sea is a drop down so if your sitting in a restaurant you can hardly watch the sea,sun loungers are few and far between and most don’t have cushions.There are about a dozen restraunts/bars along the beach and adjoining sugar beach.There is a turtle conservation site and we were lucky to see the eggs being dug up and the same evening helping to release them…. Which was wonderful.There are no water sports on this stretch of beach.
Written 18 February 2024
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Sushi M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
We had an absolute amazing time at Mount Lavina and will be looking for a return trip soon! The staff are extremely kind and go above and beyond. We had a wonderful waitstaff named Aruni who constantly checked on our family to make sure we had everything. The food, the staff and the view are unsurpassed!
Written 27 November 2023
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HR
New Delhi, India391 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Mount Lavinia Beach is a delight. The beach is pristine, slightly rocky, but clean and a pleasure.
Written 28 October 2023
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radenko
Central Serbia, Serbia137 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
A long and beautiful sandy beach between the railroad and the sea. They stretch from the Mount Lavinia area to Colombo. I like the part south of the Mount Lavinia hotel the most, because there are not many people.
Written 6 October 2023
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nilu rupasinghe
Colombo, Sri Lanka100 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Visited Governor's restaurant for late lunch. Had french onion soup and Baramundi fish with chips. Quick service with a smile by Akini who served us. She was very friendly and promoted the Hotel. And she wants me to come more often and enjoy the same.The food quality and size of potion was excellent as before. Prices was very reasonable . I would recommend to anyone to come here and enjoy as much as i did.
As a Earlier priority member, i think Priority Card given to regular guest will be an added support to the hotel.
Written 21 August 2023
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Mr Happy Traveler
Kandy, Sri Lanka32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Calm and good place to relax and be with your loved ones.

After six you cannot bath in the beach and lifeguards will always make followups.

Finding right place to park you vehicle is key here.

You can come with yout pet and enjoy.
Written 7 August 2023
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Christina P
London, UK14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Very attentive staff lovely rooms right on the beach sea view great location food was good staff very cheerful
Written 7 March 2023
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aruna s
Colombo, Sri Lanka317 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Friends
Nice place.
Need to go evening or morning .
Need to be clean .
Plenty of resturant near by.
PLZ DONT DESTROY THE BEACH
Written 2 February 2021
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Kekin2011
Mumbai, India301 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We were here on an early Saturday morning. It was quite busy but in a good way. People were walking, exercising and sunbathing as well. Our hotel, Berjaya was right beside the beach and we had an over-bridge to reach the beach from our hotel (there was a train track under the bridge). There were a few restaurants that were literally on the beach itself.

It's a fairly long beach. There were some watersports activities happening. I remember jet skiing. Although, we didn't do any.
Written 31 January 2021
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Séline
Brussels, Belgium21 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
the beach is beautiful and has some unexploited potential. I found it ok but couldn't swim as the season for swimming was off and stream was strong and dangerous. Bars and restaurants do not offer anything special and look like expensive to me. You get annoyed by some beach boys; drug addicts look for clients and sell coconut and may keep your change. Beware, be straightforward and firm about what you want and don't want. Women, beware as well. Lots of people on weekends and holydays. I stayed two months in the area and found it rather sad and boring. I am not sure if people were friendly or hypocrit
Written 16 August 2020
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