Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Kalutara

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kalutara. Well-liked for its restaurants, spas and bird watching, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Seasonal weather averages in Kalutara

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kalutara

Kalutara is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Kalutara is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kalatura Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Brief Garden, Bevis Bawa (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Moragalla Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Bentota Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Panadura Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kalutara

The nearest airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), located 42.4 mi (68.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Kalutara?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 61 vacation rentals near Kalutara. From 20 Houses to 9 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 Kalutara for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Kalutara?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kalutara:

  • Wellawatta North: 15 vacation rentals
  • Havelock Town: 15 vacation rentals
  • Pamankada West: 16 vacation rentals
  • Mount Lavinia: 48 vacation rentals
  • Wellawatte: 24 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Kalutara Bodhiya: 107 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Castle: 117 vacation rentals
  • Bentota Beach: 110 vacation rentals
  • Mount Lavinia Beach: 138 vacation rentals
  • Sri Lanka Air Force Museum: 140 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kalutara 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 Kalutara?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 20 Houses in Kalutara. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kalutara include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Villas: 25 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 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 Kalutara?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Kalutara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.