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Colombo Holiday

What are the best places to visit in Colombo?

We've got all the red hot sightseeing tips for your next trip to Colombo. Grab your travel planner and get ready to start topping up your itinerary.

Encounter challenging ideas and brilliant artwork at National Art Gallery. It displays a rotating roster of exhibits that are sure to interest art fans. There's a fabulous range of things to do in this destination. If the kids are bored with sightseeing and need to expend some energy, why not take them to Galle Face Green? It's the ideal spot to have a running race and throw a ball around. Still got time on your hands? Whether they're surrounded by imposing mountains or an oasis in a barren landscape, there's something magical about lakes. Head on out and see what the view is like at Beira Lake.

What are the most popular activities for a Colombo holiday?

When we look back on our travels, we usually remember experiences rather than our nice hotel room and its view of the sea. Ready to make some new travel memories?

Start off your trip to Colombo by trying out some of these activities:

If you'd like to take a look at a full list of activities, jump onto our Colombo things to do page.

What types of accommodation options are available in Colombo?

After a big day of exploring in Colombo, rest your head in one of 118 accommodation. The greatest cheap holidays and luxury getaways are only the beginning at Expedia.

Room service, deep bathtubs and top-notch furnishings are just a few of the things you should find waiting for you at the Residence by Uga Escapes (Park Street) and the Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo (65 Rosmead Place). Reserve a room now for a taste of the high life! If travelling on the cheap is more your style, you (and your wallet) might like the Omega Regency (324, Galle Road), or the CityRest Fort (46 Hospital Street).

Is there an airport in Colombo?

Got the tickets booked for your trip to Colombo yet? When you get there, prepare to step out into Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB). It's 18 miles from the terminal to the main streets of town.




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Ocean Edge Suites & Hotel Colombo AU$85
Reviewed on 16 Sep. 2019
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Ocean Edge Suites & Hotel Colombo

Ocean Edge Suites & Hotel Colombo

Marine Drive (Kollupitiya), 10th Lane, No.24, Colombo
     
    3.4 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Overall a good experience. I would stay here again.

    Marino Beach Colombo AU$96
    Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020
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    Marino Beach Colombo

    Marino Beach Colombo

    590 Marine Drive, Colombo, WP
       
      4.6 of 5
      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      There was absolutely nothing to moan about we were treated so well doors opened for you to chairs pulled out made us feel really special each and everyone of the staff your top class x

      Mövenpick Hotel Colombo AU$125
      Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020
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      Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

      Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

      24 Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo, Western
         
        4.3 of 5
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Wonderful and accommodating staff; clean and spacious. Overall a great stay in a convenient location. Pool is on upper floor.

        Taj Samudra AU$187
        Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020
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        Taj Samudra

        Taj Samudra

        25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo
           
          4.2 of 5
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Excellent hotel with great staff and nice pool and great breakfast service. Club lounge has great staff.

          Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo AU$259
          Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020
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          Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo

          Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo

          1 Centre Road, Galle Face, Colombo
             
            4.7 of 5
            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            We like the friendly staff, comfortable room and the beautiful view. We were v happy with tight security 24/7. Toilet shower area tend to accumulate water. Perhaps during civil work, sloping was not done properly

            Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo AU$136
            Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020
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            Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

            Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

            115, C. A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo
               
              4.3 of 5
              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Not for 5 stars .! Need more clean . Bathroom Tub tiles Broken.! Wall had stein from Soda opening Table dust. We clean ourselves.!

              Jetwing Colombo Seven AU$152
              Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020
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              Jetwing Colombo Seven

              Jetwing Colombo Seven

              57, Ward Place, Colombo
                 
                4.4 of 5
                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Check in was a little slow, but we asked for a quiet room, so they may have been changing our room for us. Staff were very friendly and polite with a nice welcome drink while we waited. The room was spacious and new with big screen tv, plenty of channels and good strength Wifi signal. The room had ...

                Residence by Uga Escapes AU$296
                Reviewed on 5 Feb. 2020
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                Residence by Uga Escapes

                Residence by Uga Escapes

                Park Street, Colombo
                   
                  4.8 of 5
                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  A very comfortable oasis in the middle of Colombo. The beautiful pool only has 4 sunbeds round it, but while we were there this was never a problem. As is customary in Sri Lanka the service is glacially slow in the bar and restaurant. The restaurants in Park Street Mews next door are worth ...

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