Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Mount Lavinia

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Mount Lavinia. Renowned for its zoo, seafood restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mount Lavinia

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Mount Lavinia

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

Where to stay around Mount Lavinia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 48 vacation rentals near Mount Lavinia. From 40 Condos/Apartments to 2 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mount Lavinia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mount Lavinia?

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 Mount Lavinia:

  • Wellawatta North: 15 vacation rentals
  • Kollupitiya: 17 vacation rentals
  • Bambalapitiya: 18 vacation rentals
  • Havelock Town: 15 vacation rentals
  • Pamankada West: 16 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 Mount Lavinia?

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

  • Mount Lavinia Beach: 138 vacation rentals
  • Siddhalepa Ayurveda Hospital: 139 vacation rentals
  • Traditional Puppet Art Museum: 140 vacation rentals
  • National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka: 140 vacation rentals
  • Lanka Hospital: 140 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Lavinia 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 Condos/Apartments in Mount Lavinia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Condos/Apartments in Mount Lavinia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mount Lavinia include:

  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mount Lavinia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Mount Lavinia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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