Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Gampaha

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in Gampaha

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

  • 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 traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Gampaha. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Gampaha

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

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

Where to stay around Gampaha?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 50 vacation rentals near Gampaha. From 15 Houses to 8 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 Gampaha for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Gampaha:

  • Wellawatta North: 21 vacation rentals
  • Kollupitiya: 24 vacation rentals
  • Bambalapitiya: 25 vacation rentals
  • Havelock Town: 27 vacation rentals
  • Pamankada West: 27 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 Gampaha?

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

  • St. Sebastian's Church: 78 vacation rentals
  • Lanka Hospital: 160 vacation rentals
  • Bally's Casino: 166 vacation rentals
  • Sri Lanka National Museum: 150 vacation rentals
  • Negombo Beach: 77 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gampaha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 15 Houses in Gampaha. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gampaha include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Studios: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gampaha?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Gampaha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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