Colombo, Sri Lanka

The atmospheric buzz travellers are hit with when they arrive in Colombo in Sri Lanka is exciting and immense.

This is a city oozing culture and history, from the busy side streets overflowing with fantastic colours and aromas from the many markets to the historical and architecturally beautiful forts and gardens. A couple of nights in Colombo is a great start or finish to any holiday in Sri Lanka.

Why visit Colombo in Sri Lanka

  • Explore the city’s temples and Kovils
  • Sip a sunset cocktail at the Galle Face Hotel
  • Spend an hour or so shopping at Paradise Road, ODELS and Barefoot
  • Stroll through the city and visit the Fort and Pettah to experience the colonial architecture

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT COLOMBO

Colombo offers a small taster of what Sri Lanka has to offer, including historical and cultural delights, beautiful beaches and fascinating people. It is a perfect for travellers wishing to learn more about this intriguing country. This relaxed coastal city has a colourful history that dates to the 5th century when Colombo’s small port was an important point of the east-west sea trade. It is now a mixture of ancient, colonial, and modern influences

Hotels in Colombo

Our Sri Lanka experts have taken their pick of the best hotels in Colombo and we are proud to offer a varied selection from the retro-chic Casa Colombo to Casa Heliconia a small luxury hideaway hotel with just two bedrooms available.

Our Specialilst 'must do'

Watch a cricket match at the Singalese Sports Club, considered the Lords of Sri Lanka

When to Visit Colombo

Colombo and Sri Lanka in general are largely regarded as year-round destinations. We would suggest giving the south west of the island a miss between July and September due to this typically being monsoon season.

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