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Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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very nice place

Thats a wonderful place with all kind of activities the a tourist would like to see. the location is enchanting with a colonial touch . and restaurants have an international... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Mangalore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Mount lavinia is a beautiful place to stay for tourists since this area contains low budget guest houses to luxury hotels. Also you can get a variety of food with numerous hotels around. Mount lavinia beach is clean,serine and a best relaxing place in the evenings. Its proximity to dehiwala zoo,turtle preservation centre and colombo city with travel options of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Liked the beach stretch and also the restaurants by side of the road which makes you feel local. Still have the old colonial type buildings and not too far from the city centre when there is less traffic.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

give some time to the travel especially in the evenings, as you might get caught in the traffic. but once on the beach, this is the place to enjoy the water. there were very few watersports on Sunday evening when we were there, but nevertheless there was an interesting dance performance by a band of young girls.

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

best town in sri kanka... mount lavinia is one of the best tourist attractions and the beach is lovely...

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Thats a wonderful place with all kind of activities the a tourist would like to see. the location is enchanting with a colonial touch . and restaurants have an international standards.

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Oldenburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Spend the day on the nice beach and in the evening take a seat in one of the restaurants to enjoy the sunset.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

If you are in Colombo, you must visit Mount Lavinia. The beach is clean and well maintained and the restaurants around the beach serves some really good food.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

you can have bath in the clean water and enjoy. coffee shop and bar is available to keep you energetic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Hands down, Mount Lavinia is one of those places for me where I wish I could live in and work. It's just perfect. Everything you would want in life is so close!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

lovely long beach miles of golden sand in both directions from the Mt Lavina hotel. Makes for a refreshing morning walk, Do go and visit the turtle Sanctuary about 500mts from the hotel south side they do a wonderful job looking after the eggs and injured turtles costs a donation to their work well worth the small amount

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