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best beach close to Colombo city next to Mount lavinia Beach hotel.

This is the best beach between southern part of colombo city and Hikkaduwa. I like it to little... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Best sunset near Colombo

Mount Lavinia Beach is one of the safest and relatively clean Beaches near Colombo. There are many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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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
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best beaches in the Colombo area. There are so many restaurants for dine-in & for the other occasions. Its get too much crowded in the weekends. Great photo location. A little bit hard to find parking in this area.

Thank TS p
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the best beach between southern part of colombo city and Hikkaduwa. I like it to little bit more cleaner. It is very close to great mount lavinia beach hotel. this is a free beach area can be use by any body. there are...More

Thank RaviD353
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mt Lavinia was the perfect place for a wedding we had a huge markee on the beach the photos were lovely with the beach in the back ground & all the wedding party had beautiful rooms to stay

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Lavinia Beach is one of the safest and relatively clean Beaches near Colombo. There are many local restaurants and pubs with Private Beach areas as well. A great place to relax, swim, fly kits or play beach football.

Thank PesalaSampath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the nearest beach of colombo city after Gall face and more clean , food options available. We enjoyed a lot.

Thank Muhammad Imran J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A selection of good bars to be enjoyed as you stroll along the beach, and if you're there at the right time of year you may be fortunate enough, "as we were", to see a turtle come ashore to lay its eggs.

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely beach and very good FRESH fish at the `Mount Lavinia Hotel'. Four of us had three meals there and not disappointed by a single dish. Fireworks on the beach on one evening was a magical experience.

Thank asquill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this hotel on the beach, although it is starting to look a bit run down it has a colonial feeling and you are made to feel very welcome, even as a non resident of the hotel. The beach is lovely but the sea is...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was located in mount lavania it's a very nice beach n clean beach .And they is a lot of restaurant near buy

Thank mohammed n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful beach where u can enjoy a walk while the waves splash at you. Swimming is not allowed here, but you can play with your friends and family in waist deep water. The water is quite clear and clean. Live music and...More

Thank Saily P
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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 Vachintha | Reviewed this property |
Hi there... Distance from Mt. Lavinia to Pinnawala is around 100 km. Easiest way to get there is by a taxi which will cost you around 5,000 LKR (Pls note that the cost may vary depending on traffic, type of taxi, waiting... More
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