A city well known for the importance of its harbor and trading capabilities, Colombo has now turned into a thriving and vibrant vacation destination
for many people around the world. It is the largest city in Sri Lanka
offering a mix of modern and historical buildings to its visitors. In recent times, a large number of high rise condominiums have been built to accommodate this growing city. Find accommodations and lodging in historic charm or modern simplicity. Vacation rentals and condo rentals are available.
Within this sprawling city is Beira Lake
, a 65 hectare body of water with many connecting canals that weave their way through the city. Restoration projects are taking place to make the lake more of a tourist attraction. Regattas and other events take place around the lake. An accommodation, vacation rental or condo rental near this location will put you in the center of it all.
Locals and tourists both enjoy spending the day on Galle Face Green
, a mile long stretch of green space and beach along the ocean. Viharamahadevi Park
is an urban park where you can see the large Buddha statue
. There are a number of other tourist attractions in the city including the National Museum of Colombo
, Town Hall, Gangaramaya Temple
and Pettah Floating Market
. Buses, taxis and rickshaws will get you to all attractions from your accommodation or vacation rental.
There are many different types of architecture within the city including Colonial, Buddhist, Hindu and Contemporary styles. You can marvel at this diversity in the Fort area of the city, here historic architecture mingles with modern skyscrapers
. The city also has many amenities and good infrastructure. Travelers visiting for either business or pleasure will find comfortable accommodations and vacation rentals through Owner Direct.