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Things to do in Mount Lavinia

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Hotel
“Historical Hotel with a touch of a romantic story. You can enjoy a walk on the beach and have some great food at the hotel restaurant or sitting at the terrace to enjoy the beautiful sunset. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The beautiful beaches in Mount Lavinia are both a local and tourist favourite for a dip in the cool water. If possible, visit during weekdays as the beach tends to be crowded on weekends. Distance from property: 2.2 km. 11 minute taxi ride. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Arpico Super is Sri Lanka's largest supermarket with a branch located in Mount Lavinia. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Mount-Lavinia Beach is the other tourist friendly beach in Sri Lanka. Behind the beach the exotic and historically important Hotel Mount-Lavinia can be seen. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tasty food, draught beer, nice view from top floor, small pool, live music on weekend.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Odel is a Fashion retail outlet. check it out, they have very competitive pricing and I have to be honest the stuff is pretty good as well. Want to get some 🇱🇰 merchandise???? they have T-shirts , ornaments , mugs, fridge magnets , keychains , postcards etc. My personal favorite favorite are the elephant ornaments!! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Mount Lavinia is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka located within the administrative boundaries of the Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia municipal limits. The area is a mostly residential suburb, known as Colombo's beach retreat it is famed for its "Golden Mile" of beaches, and has long been a hot spot for tourism and nightlife”
  • 8 locals recommend
Beach Bar
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“This is 2 mins walk from our Flat, head to the Beach look left, cross the rail tracks carefully! and you are at Sugar Beach. Gorgeous Environment, Sun Loungers, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Cocktails & Drinks. It's a Bar and Restaurant right on the beach. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“There is a roof top bar & they serve Chines, Thai, Japanese & Sri Lankan food as well.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beach front dining. Delicious Chinese food. Distance from the property: 3 km. 11 minute taxi ride.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pub
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“Probably the best sports bar in Mount Lavinia. Very economical place for beer and food. Good customer service, and nice sitting area in the back with a large screen TV to watch sporting events. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Keells Super is one of Sri Lanka's largest supermarket, with a branch located within a 10 minutes walk from our guest suite.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Fast Food Restaurant
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“Serves spicy Sri Lankan meals, in addition to the normal western snacks and dishes.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 2 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“La Rambla is located right next to the home. We frequently eat at this restaurant. Excellent thai food . You can order food to carry-out.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Tasty food, draught beer, nice view from top floor, small pool, live music on weekend.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“There is a roof top bar & they serve Chines, Thai, Japanese & Sri Lankan food as well.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“This is 2 mins walk from our Flat, head to the Beach look left, cross the rail tracks carefully! and you are at Sugar Beach. Gorgeous Environment, Sun Loungers, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Cocktails & Drinks. It's a Bar and Restaurant right on the beach. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beach front dining. Delicious Chinese food. Distance from the property: 3 km. 11 minute taxi ride.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pub
“Probably the best sports bar in Mount Lavinia. Very economical place for beer and food. Good customer service, and nice sitting area in the back with a large screen TV to watch sporting events. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Fast Food Restaurant
“Serves spicy Sri Lankan meals, in addition to the normal western snacks and dishes.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“La Rambla is located right next to the home. We frequently eat at this restaurant. Excellent thai food . You can order food to carry-out.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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