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Mount Lavinia

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 53 Attractions in Colombo
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

visited the mount lavinia hotel and beach with some local Colombo friends. one should not miss it if you have spare time in hand. great sea food! takes about 30 - 45 minutes from Colombo to get there.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful brach and you get lot of entertainment also some of fine restaurants offering best seafood dishes at a reasonable price

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Very clean beach. Must spend a day during your visit to Colombo. Plenty of restaurants, cooking great variety of food to choose from. Walk down the beach and probably also stay in Hotel Mount Lavania.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A friend and I enjoyed probably the best buffet meal ever in the mt Lavinia Hotel. It is great for the price and the setting, overlooking the sea at night was incredible. Shame I was on a business trip with a friend because it was very romantic

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had too much of expectation before going to this place, but i was totally disappointing when I visited there. The beach is really dirty, the water is not clear, just another place to visit if you want to see the sea, otherwise nothing great.There are no washrooms. Lots of wild dogs but they arnt aggressive. Lots of beach boys... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We friends stayed here for 2 nights. Came here for the second time to enjoy the beach, pool and the food. This time we got room on ground floor, opening to a lawn.....Wow...in the evenings all of us could get out from the room and hang around on the lawn. As usual the breakfast had a good spread. The private... More

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Mumbai
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had booked their Beach Hut restaurant for a dinner event, with office colleagues. The good (not much to say) - good location right next to the beach and coupled with a bonfire, the setup was good... But.. service was average, it rained for a while and the thatched roof wasn't good enough, options at the bar were limited until we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I had too much of expectation before going to this place, but i was totally disappointing when I visited there. The beach is really dirty, the water is not clear, just another place to visit if you want to see the sea, otherwise nothing great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Except wifi problem, rest all fine. TV channels is to be improved and magazines to be supplied. Good response beautiful arrangements, should recomand

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Mount lavinia is the place where people from colombo go on the weekends. It's not like a typical beach that canadians are used to. It does have life guards. The surf can be quite rough. There are no washrooms. Lots of wild dogs but they arnt aggressive. Lots of beach boys looking to attach themselves to foreigners. Lots of beach... More

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