Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Gampaha

The area's temples and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Gampaha. Renowned for its forests, mountain views and island views, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Gampaha

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Gampaha a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guruge Nature Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Water World Lanka (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Royal Colombo Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gampaha

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gampaha. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Negombo Beach (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Henerathgoda Botanical Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Muthurajawela Visitor Centre (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Diyatha Uyana (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Viharamahadevi Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Beira Lake (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gampaha

The nearest airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Gampaha Railway Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gampaha?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 68 holiday lettings around Gampaha. From 22 Houses to 9 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gampaha?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gampaha:

  • Pamankada West: 17 holiday homes
  • Mount Lavinia: 50 holiday homes
  • Kollupitiya: 17 holiday homes
  • Ibbanwala: 16 holiday homes
  • Colombo 07: 22 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gampaha?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gampaha. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Negombo Beach: 108 holiday lettings
  • Sri Lanka National Museum: 159 holiday lettings
  • Sri Lanka Air Force Museum: 152 holiday lettings
  • Kayman’s Gate Belltower: 179 holiday lettings
  • Ave Maria Convent: 109 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gampaha listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gampaha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 22 Houses in Gampaha. Our other popular types of Gampaha holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gampaha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Gampaha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.