Mount Lavinia is located 16km south of Colombo
along the western coast of Sri Lanka
. This large suburb features a variety of accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals. The city is known for its “Golden Mile” of beaches and has no shortage of beach activities. You will find a laid back and vibrant nightlife just steps from your lodging, accommodation, vacation rental or condo rental
. As the sun sets you will have no problem finding the nightlife since it centers around the beach. You will find a very liberal atmosphere in Mount Lavinia; the city hosts the annual gay pride and Rainbow Kite Festival
for the island. Aside from the party vibe, this city has a lot more to offer.
Soak in the city’s history and the origins of its name with the story of Lady Lavinia and the governor who loved her. Check out one of Asia
’s largest gardens, the National Zoological Gardens
. Visit Our Turtle Conservation Project
or the Sri Lank Airforce Museum
. Relax at the Anarva Ayurveda Spa
, enjoy an elephant ride
on the beach or spend the day scuba diving
. There are no shortage of activities in Mount Lavinia. Everything is a short bus, taxi or tuk-tuk ride from your accommodation or vacation rental.
If you’re searching for accommodations and vacation rentals in a warm holiday destination, Mount Lavinia offers that. With an average temperature between 30°C and 33°C it’s toasty warm all year long
. The dress here is modest, especially for women. Bikinis are acceptable on the beach but to respect the locals, having something to cover your shoulders and knees when wandering town, will be appreciated.