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Mount Lavinia Beach

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Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number:
+94 77 670 0439
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mount Lavinia Beach is located just out of the Colombo city. This beach...

Mount Lavinia Beach is located just out of the Colombo city. This beach strip has a lot to offer for the locals as well as the tourists visiting Colombo. Along the beach there are many nice restaurants pubs as well as relaxing areas. As a tourist who is visiting Colombo, Mount Lavinia Beach is a must visit. The weekends could be crowded with locals though, during the week it is relaxing and peaceful. If you would relax at a pool overlooking the ocean or the sunset, The Mount Lavinia Hotel terrace is recommended. You can use the Mount Lavinia Hotel pool for an affordable fee.

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Awesome beach in the heart of Sri Lanka

It is a clean and beautiful beach just outside the colombo. There are lot of tourist hotels available in this area including five star hotels. Number of restaurant are available... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Hoor, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Beach Laying right down from Hotel Berjaya Lavinia and have nice fine sand and you can Walk long way out in the sea

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice to spend time with your love ones, great beach with great place to hang around, makes sure you be infront of the restaurant area and do not got go beyond that area

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a clean and beautiful beach just outside the colombo. There are lot of tourist hotels available in this area including five star hotels. Number of restaurant are available along the beach and they serve delicious food. Alcohol also available in some of these restaurants. Nice sandy beach and ideal for an evening fun.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mount lavania beach is not the best beach but there are a couple good places to eat and hang out with live music in the evenings. Good beach if you want to be close to the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice little area to kick back and chill out. Restaurant bar under a straw hut for shade or shelter from the rain. Nice quiet beach to check out.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mt Lavinia gives the impression of being slightly upscale and it probably is - the beach is good by general standards but is nothing compared to what lies nearby (Galle, Hikkaduwa etc). Lots of establishments on the beach as well. Not particularly dirty or crowded, but better options exist.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What would it take to clean up the beach? Two persons with a bin, twice a day, and you could quickly transform it into a must visit attraction. As it stands, too dirty, area around railway tracks feels unsafe, but surf looks and feels stunning. Easy to get to from Colombo with Uber taxi. Less than half an hour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and host in Colombo, and his family, were my guests for lunch yesterday at this beautiful hotel resort overlooking the Indian Ocean. We went for a short walk along Mount Lavinia Beach after lunch. Beautiful beach and scenic views but hot and humid .... Appropriate that this Beach was the last of several beaches I visited along Sri... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You dont feel like a stranger here, the owner and her staff make sure you feel at home. Just a few steps to the beach and close to the City as well. Shopping and Food all in walking distance. Facilities are clean and the garden nicely manicured. Overall a wonderful stay with squirrels, goldfish and colorful birds greeting you at... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach is clean and has a long sea front with great waves. Lovely place for families and friends. Only concern is that there is only one life savers which covers a long stretch. I did not see any Life guards doing a walk around to check up on things.

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