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Mount Lavinia

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #3 of 49 attractions in Colombo
Type: Beaches
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Mt. beach, on of the popular beaches in Sri Lanka, in the western coast near Colombo. Around 14km (~25mins road ride) along the Galle road from Colombo, through crowded towns like Kollupiti, Bambalapiti, Dehiwala... you can come to Mount Lavinia. The beach is almost always crowded with foreigners and locals, bathing, relaxing, playing, etc. Sometimes it is little dirty. Sometimes... More

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Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

its a nice place to go chill, the beach is nice but theres a lot of people down there. a lot of places to go eat.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Visited the hotel for dinner. Was a little disappointed with the variety compared to our previous visits. One little issue was that there was no ice cream served with the desserts. There are some guests that like this dessert.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

lovely hotel very nice staff great breakfast this hotel is old but charming it is right on the beach very far from main city 12 kilo miter distance

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Bandung,Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Visited Mount Lavinia beach and Hotel on 3 July 2014,a short ride away by car to the south.Located near Dehiwala city , Western Provence. The name Mount Lavinia , comes from the Governor of Ceylon at that time , Sir Thomas Maitland , this city was built , around the original residence of him , some of it preserved and... More

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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This hotel is old but charming. It is right on the beach with cooling breezes and lovely views. Food was great and the service fast and friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great area to enjoy and eat. But be careful of robbers and gangs. Beach is really good and hotels are excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

nice beach enjoy it well.there have several hotels near the beach.you can swim the beach and sun bath as well

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Colombo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Mount lavinia (named after Lady Lavinia) is a high graded city to foreigners and locals. Specially the Sea side of Mt. lavinia. You can reach the ML (Mt. Lavinia) beach from both Train and Vehicles. If you are travelling from ‘Colombo fort’ don’t forgot to get down on 7th Railway station. The reason to say it because some stations doesn’t... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

lovely, clean hilly neighbourhood, near the beach. mostly houses homestays and bed and breakfast places. Should be on your list if you're staying in Colombo for more than a few days

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