Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Balapitiya

The beaches, riverfront and lake are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Balapitiya. This relaxing and walkable city entices travelers with its bird watching and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Balapitiya

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Balapitiya a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Natural Moonstone Mine (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Balapitiya

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, April, March, May and February are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Balapitiya

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Balapitiya. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ambalangoda Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Akurala Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Hikkaduwa National Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Bentota Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Hikkaduwa Beach (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Moragalla Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)

Where to stay around Balapitiya?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 149 vacation rentals near Balapitiya. From 18 Houses to 16 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Balapitiya for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Balapitiya?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Balapitiya. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Unawatuna Beach: 484 vacation rentals
  • Bentota Beach: 111 vacation rentals
  • Galle Fortress: 513 vacation rentals
  • St. Aloysius College: 511 vacation rentals
  • Galle International Cricket Stadium: 513 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Balapitiya?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 18 Houses in Balapitiya. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Balapitiya include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 rentals available
  • Villas: 102 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Balapitiya?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 56 vacation rentals with pool available in Balapitiya. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.