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Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Good relaxing walk across the beach - restaurants, bars, etc.

This is a nice area to walk or run by the sea. It's fairly nicely kept although you will see some trash here and there. There's also some restaurants and bars where you can grab... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is a coastal City in Colombo, Sri Lanka towards the western part of the country. Many of the locals visit this city to pass time at the sea. More like family time n enjoy the beach. One could find many seafood restaurants n pubs around the city, with few good hotels. Mount Lavinia hotel is the oldest and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Magnificient views from the hotel of the beautiful beaches, and Colombo in the distance. I can certaily recommend High Tea on the hotel verandah, which consists of delicious mini snacks, sandwiches and cakes, and never ending pots of tea,.. what a delight! Then a visit to the Loon Tao restaurant on the beautiful Mount Lavinia beach for dinner is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is a nice area to walk or run by the sea. It's fairly nicely kept although you will see some trash here and there. There's also some restaurants and bars where you can grab a drink or a bite by the ocean. It's worth the visit if you are near the area and have some time to kill, but... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This coastlines is packed with restaurants and crowd so be prepared for anything.There are patches of beach where safety is bit of a concern but overall the palce is safe if you keep away from vendors and unruly beach-boys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hugh bed!! Beautiful views, spicy food. Wonderful honeymoon. we only had the 1 night here at the beginning of our tour but it was a night well spent beautiful hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

You may enjoy this place of excellent beach and night life. There are many bars and restaurant and hotels are there. Nice place to hangout with friends. It is approx. 12 km from the Colombo city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

its a good beach,,though far from the city,,there are many beach restraunts..you can sit on beach benches and enjoy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Its not the south beach, but it can be okay for a quite walk. There are also some bars and restaurants on the beach where you can enjoy good fish =)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I really enjoyed staying in this hotel as it had a look and a feel of something really magnificent. Having been the Governors house in days of the colonial past the Sri Lankan people have kept this heritage alive. The valet parking guys outside are dressed in the old attire and it looks splendid. The hotel has warm welcoming employees,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Came here with some friends and went to the seaside restaurant of the Mt. Lavinia Hotel. Great food. I love the 'sea food bazar' where you get to choose the sea food items you want to eat and the food is immediately cooked and served to you. Its even lovelier in the evenings!

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Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo

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