Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Galle is ready to explore

Enjoy the temples and other features of Galle. This trendy city is known for its sailing, yoga and spas. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Galle

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Galle a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea Turtle Hatchery Mahamodara (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Natural Moonstone Mine (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Galle

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Galle is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jungle Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Unawatuna Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Mihiripenna Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Koggala Lake (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Hikkaduwa Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Hikkaduwa National Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)

Can I find a vacation rental around Galle?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 453 vacation rentals near Galle. From 298 Villas to 66 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Galle for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Galle Fortress: 562 vacation rentals
  • St. Aloysius College: 560 vacation rentals
  • Galle International Cricket Stadium: 547 vacation rentals
  • Galle Harbour: 561 vacation rentals
  • Historical Mansion: 543 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Galle 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 Villas in Galle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 298 Villas in Galle. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Galle include:

  • Houses: 66 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 14 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 48 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 Galle?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 143 vacation rentals with pool available in Galle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.