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July/august in Sri Lanka

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July/august in Sri Lanka

We have already got flights and a tour of sri lanka booked and are looking for a nice hotel to stay in for about 10 days. We would like somewhere that might be a bit lively with lots to do daytime and night time! We were thinking of The southwest coast but having read other items on this forum, we think it might be a bit too cloudy. Any suggestions???

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1. Re: July/august in Sri Lanka

Hi kkcat,

See your problem, BUT then the real south coast hotels (from Koggala to Hambantota-Yala), which have better weather, don't have much nightlife and at daytime not many restaurants to choose nearby. The resort towns are simply too small for it, as far as we know them at least - though Tangalle is a bit 'on the edge' and might be useful enough for you.

So we'd suggest Unawatuna near Galle: better chances for good weather than e.g. Negombo or Bentota, and meets all the other criteria. Good beach hotels there are Unawatuna Beach Resort and Neptune Bay, they're the only larger ones with 1/2-star quality. However Unawatuna is famous for its many guesthouses, some even with pool, which are more lively than the hotels and surprisingly good.

Have beach fun,

<Erik> & [Sandya]