Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Mount Lavinia

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Mount Lavinia. Renowned for its zoo, seafood restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Mount Lavinia

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Mount Lavinia has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Royal Colombo Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Water World Lanka (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Guruge Nature Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Mount Lavinia

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, April, March, February and May are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mount Lavinia

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mount Lavinia is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Lavinia Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Diyatha Uyana (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Viharamahadevi Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Beira Lake (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Galle Face Beach (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Galle Face Green (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mount Lavinia

Fly into Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.4 mi (37.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mount Lavinia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 56 holiday lettings around Mount Lavinia. From 5 houses to 43 flats & apartments, 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 Mount Lavinia?

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 Mount Lavinia:

  • Pamankada West: 19 holiday homes
  • Kollupitiya: 26 holiday homes
  • Ibbanwala: 27 holiday homes
  • Wellawatte: 29 holiday homes
  • Colombo 07: 34 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 Mount Lavinia? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mount Lavinia. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mount Lavinia Beach: 188 holiday lettings
  • National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka: 192 holiday lettings
  • Traditional Puppet Art Museum: 194 holiday lettings
  • Sri Lanka National Museum: 203 holiday lettings
  • Sri Lanka Air Force Museum: 189 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Lavinia listed on 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 Mount Lavinia?

Yes, of course. offers 5 Houses in Mount Lavinia. Our other popular types of Mount Lavinia holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mount Lavinia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Mount Lavinia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.