10 Resorts in Colombo For A Comfortable Stay In 2021!
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Cinnamon Grand Colombo, Taj Samudra, La Villa Sanctuary, Ranveli Beach Resort, Colombo, Palm Beach Hotel, The Kingsbury, Cinnamon RED Colombo, Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo, and more.

Resorts in Colombo are brimming with top-class amenities and intricate interiors, and offer tourists the most comfortable and luxurious stay. Colombo is a popular tourist destination in Sri Lanka, and many tourists visit the city to experience its buzzing nightlife and luxurious lifestyle.

With many tourists visiting the city, the place is filled with numerous resorts with a unique personality. Each resort greets people in traditional Sri Lankan customs and consists of relaxing activities and excursions for people to enjoy.

Colombo Resorts range from the most luxurious kind to budget-friendly resorts. Most resorts have internal activities and amenities like spas, recreation centres, and more. Most resorts in Colombia are located at the heart of the city, with many tourist attractions, lounges, and casino bars nearby. People can easily stay at the resort and explore nearby popular tourist spots without many commutations.

Here is the list of best resorts in Colombo:

01

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

Cinnamon Grand is one of the perfect holiday destinations in Colombo. Oozing with luxury and grandeur all around, this resort is the largest in Colombo. 

Highlights: The resort has a whopping 501 rooms. Apart from accommodation, this resort also hosts celebrity high-profile weddings, conferences and other corporate events. 

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

Location: Right in the heart of Colombo. 

Price: Tariffs start at LKR19500 per night here. 

Activities & Amenities: There is a bamboo walkway which leads into the excellent spa here. At this spa, guests are treated to relaxing and rejuvenating Ayurvedic and herbal massages. The resort also houses gyms, fitness centres and other outdoor recreational facilities. 

Distance from main city: 1km from Galle Face Green & Slave Island station and 2km away from Gangaramaya Temple. 

Food: Food, desserts, drinks and other alcoholic beverages are excellent at this resort. Guests are treated to different styles of cuisine on different days of the week.
02

Taj Samudra

When it comes to a list of luxury hotels in Colombo, Taj Samudra easily occupies the first rank, because this resort/hotel is luxury, grandeur and brilliance personified.

Highlights: True to the reputation that all Taj Group of Hotels enjoy, Taj Samudra too enjoys a lot of reputation among its guests for its international quality of services rendered. Ensure that you don’t miss out on the absurdly awesome aromatherapy sessions from Ayurveda professionals at the spas here.

Location: Galle Face, Colombo.

Price: Around LKR33000; however it is worth every penny as you will get to witness luxury like never before here.

Activities & Amenities: Spas with relaxing wellness treatments, swimming pool, gym, pool tables and other recreational activities.

Distance from main city: 2km from Gangaramaya Temple and 5km from Colombo Fort.

Food: The international quality of food and wine at Taj Samudra is definitely ranked as one of the best in the world.
03

La Villa Sanctuary

This beautiful villa pampers you with great service, international cuisines and exciting recreational activities – all of these at a reasonable rate!

Highlights: The hospitality offered at this place is considered to be one of the best in Colombo as it is lines with the traditions of Sri Lankan culture. English speaking attendants are available 24/7 here; therefore the place is one of the first choices for foreign guests coming here.


Location: Forest Drive, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo.

Price: Approximately LKR9200.

Activities & Amenities: The place has a swimming pool, free internet service, library, spas that offer relaxing massages and other adventurous services like biking, cycling and hiking in the open areas around the resort.

Distance from main city: 9.7km from Mount Lavinia and 33.8km from Bandaranayake airport.

Food: Apart from choosing from a wide range of local and international cuisines, you can order special diet meals here and your request will be granted immediately. 
04

Ranveli Beach Resort, Colombo

This resort overlooks the beautiful and expansive Laccadive Sea. The overall ambience is absolutely relaxing and hence this beachfront guesthouse is a great holiday destination for guests of all age groups.

Highlights: A major highlight of this place is that the beach is just about one km away. The place is also one of the most sought after honeymoon destinations, as couples love to take a cosy stroll along the beach during the evening hours.

Location: De Seram Road, Colombo.

Price: Around LKR6500.

Activities & Amenities: Open air restaurant, free Wi-Fi, courtyard pool, excellent gardens, separate kitchens and many more.

Distance from main city: 4km from National Zoological Gardens and 12km from the famous Gangaramaya Temple.

Food: The restaurant at this resort serves all kinds of international cuisine and the bar houses excellent choices of local and international quality of drinks.
05

Palm Beach Hotel

This resort belongs to the deluxe and semi boutique category. It is strategically located in such a way that all shopping markets and major tourist spots are in close vicinity for the benefit of international guests who come here in large numbers.

Highlights: The food available at this place is simply out of the world; hence it has garnered a lot of positive reviews from guests.

Location: Mount Lavinia, Colombo.

Price: Approximately LKR10000.

Palm Beach Hotel

Activities & Amenities: Beach club, swimming pool, gym, laundry services, pool table, pastry shops and other recreational activities. There is a lot of open space around the hotel, where guests can take a relaxing stroll during the evenings.

Distance from main city: 45km from International airport and very close to National Zoological Gardens, famous temples and resorts.

Food: Close to 5 restaurants offering local delicacies, cocktails, impressive collection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and various international cuisines.
06

The Kingsbury

Kingsbury is one of the remarkable five-star accommodations in the city. It gives an absolute view of the Indian Ocean and almost all its rooms have balconies that open to let in the cool sea breeze in.

Highlights: During 2015, this hotel was named as the “Best Luxury Business Hotel”. Within a short span of time, Kingsbury has managed to build a loyal customer base, thanks to its excellent service and hospitality.

Location: Heart of Colombo city.

The Kingsbury

Price: Approximately LKR24000.

Activities & Amenities: Free Wi-Fi connectivity, swimming pool, gyms, kids play zone, baby sitters, sky lounges to view sunsets in their full glory, fitness centres and other recreational amenities.

Distance from main city: 2km away from the famous Galle Face Green and Beira Lake.

Food: Resort employs international chefs who cook authentic global dishes fresh throughout the day here.
07

Cinnamon RED Colombo

Yet another hotel that overlooks the majestic Indian Ocean, the Cinnamon RED is one of the first choices of booking for beach lovers, as the tariff rates are very affordable here.

Highlights: The resort was constructed with the main aim to blend luxury with economy – it has done a perfect job out of it! It is probably the only hotel in Colombo which looks and offers services like that of a 5-star accommodation but charges tariffs on par with budget accommodations.

Location: Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo.

Price: Around LKR14000.

Cinnamon RED Colombo

Activities & Amenities: Pool, gym, free Wi-Fi, mini fridges, coffee making machines, lobby lounge, rooftop bar etc.

Distance from main city: 12-minute walk from the famous Viharamahadevi Park and around 2km from the famous Beira Lake.

Food: Cocktails and tapas, Continental and other international cuisines are offered here along with excellent wine and beer choices.
08

Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo

Mount Lavinia Hotel was once a palace in 1806. Today, much of the colonial style of the place is kept intact, thanks to the excellent management of the hotel authorities. 

Highlights: One of the best 5-star heritage hotels in Colombo. 

Location: Dehiwala, Colombo. 

Price: Approximately LKR28000. 

Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo


Activities & Amenities: This is a five star luxury beach resort. Hence, the services, food, beverages, recreational facilities, rooms, interiors and overall ambience are absolutely top-class. When you are done with touring around the place, you can get mental and physical rejuvenation from the resort’s spa and beauty parlour. Alternatively, you could also chill around in the resort’s pool. 

This resort offers unlimited entertainment for guests of all age groups. 

Distance from main city: 4 minute-walk from railway station of Mount Lavinia and 4km from the National Zoological Gardens. 

Food: Seafood is the speciality of this resort as all the 3 restaurants here churn up lip-smacking local and international cuisine styles. 

09

Galle Face Hotel Colombo

Galle Face Hotel is one of the most iconic hotels in Colombo. Facing the sea, this hotel upholds the historic heritage of Colombo in a grand way.

Highlights: The hotel was constructed in 1864 and has been offering great value for money for guests ever since.

Location: Centre of Colombo City.

Galle Face Hotel Colombo

Price: approximately LKR 25000 per night.

Activities & Amenties: The hotel houses a spa, fitness centre, library and museum which take tourists through the timeless treasures of the place. There is an exclusive Expeditions team here, which helps guests to travel around some of the local tourists sites nearby.

Distance from main city: 2km from the famous Gangaramaya Buddha Temple. Food: Various dining joints like Verandah, Pool bar, Traveller’s Bar, Sea Spray, Chequerboard and The 1864 provide authentic Sri Lankan sea food delicacies and other international cuisines all through the week.
10

Cinnamon Lakeside

Providing a scenic view of the remarkable Beira Lake, the Cinnamon Lakeside is a high profile resort with some brilliant interiors and world-class customer services.

Highlights: During specific seasons, lots of affluent people choose this venue for family weddings. Apart from this, the place is also the venue for high level business meetings and conferences.

Location: Main city.

Price: Around LKR21200.

Cinnamon Lakeside

Activities & Amenities: You can access the fitness centres, spas and lounges at this hotel at any time during the day. There are attendants all over the place waiting to serve you. The resort’s pool bar is a major attraction for the local and foreign guests coming here in large numbers all through the year.

Distance from main city: 2km from Galle Face Green.

Food: The restaurants and cafes here serve food and snacks from different parts of the world to cater to their international guests.  
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  1. Which are the best resorts in Colombo?

    1. Cinnamon Grand Colombo: Being the largest Resort in Colombo with over 501 room accommodations with varied price ranges, Cinnamon Grand is also a popular place for various corporate events and weddings. The Resort has an excellent spa that can be accessed through a special bamboo walkway. The spa offers rejuvenating Ayurvedic and authentic herbal massages for tourists to relax.

    2. Taj Samudra: Coming from the Taj group of hotels chain, Taj Samudra is one of the most popular Colombo Resorts. The resort offers premium quality services to all its guests and offers authentic aromatherapy sessions at their resort spas.

    3. The Kingsbury: Giving a stunning view of the Indian Ocean, Kingsbury is among the popular Resorts in Colombo. Termed as the Best Luxury Business Hotel in 2015, this resort offers exceptional service and hospitality to all its customers. The resort also offers authentic dishes from across the globe for people to indulge in various delicacies.

    4. Cinnamon RED Colombo: Cinnamon RED Resort is a perfect blend of Luxury under budget. The resort faces the Indian Ocean and gives an outstanding view of the beach. Cinnamon RED offers premium luxury at reasonable prices that make it one of the most preferred choices of Colombo Resorts among tourists.

  2. Which are the best resorts in Colombo for couples?

    1. Mount Lavinia Hotel: Once a palace in 1806, Mount Lavinia is one of the most popular resorts among couples on vacation. The colonial architecture and aesthetics of the resort and exceptional services make it one of the most popular resorts in Colombo among couples.

    2. Galle Face Hotel Colombo: Built-in 1864, Galle Face Hotel is among the most important heritage resorts in Colombo. This place is ideal for couples on vacation as it houses various recreational activities to enjoy, such as spas, a personal in-house library and museum, and more. Tourists can also indulge in authentic Sri Lankan cuisine prepared by professional chefs.

    3. Cinnamon Lakeside: Cinnamon Lakeside is one of the most romantic resorts in Colombo and offers a mesmerizing view of Beira Lake. Couples can enjoy candle-lit dinners by the Lakeside and indulge in authentic international cuisine. The Resort is also a popular venue for weddings, business meetings, and more.

    4. Colombo Court Hotel & Spa: Court Hotel & Spa is an ideal getaway for couples on a trip to Colombo. The hotel offers a rooftop terrace and a Jacuzzi for tourists to indulge in some luxurious private time. The resort has a personal café where tourists can unwind with their favourite drinks and food selection.

  3. Which are the best beach resorts in Colombo?

    1. Ranveli Beach Resort: Given the Laccadive Sea view, Ranveli Beach Resort is a popular beach resort in Colombo among tourists. The place offers beachfront guest houses for tourists to relax in and is a popular destination among couples to take a romantic walk on the beach. The resort also has an open-air restaurant along with other recreational zones.

    2. Palm Beach Hotel: Located close to all prominent tourist locations in Colombo, Palm Beach Resort gives a stunning view of Mount Lavinia Beach. The resort offers a beach club along with other recreational activities that allow guests to relax and unwind in the best possible way.

    3. Turyaa Kalutara Resort: With over 5 restaurants that offer a variety of delicacies, Turyaa Kalutara is considered one of the most popular and luxurious beachfront Resorts in Colombo. Over 200 luxury rooms to book from, tourists can also indulge in various activities offered by the resort-like the in-house nightclub.

    4. Jetwing Blue: Jetwing Blue is a beachside villa that offers luxurious hospitality with a beautiful view. Jetwing Blue is a popular Beach Resort in Colombo among visitors with in-house boutiques, spas, and ballroom. Tourists can also access various facilities included in their accommodation like their massive swimming pool and more.

  4. What is the best time to visit Colombo?

    The best time for tourists to visit Colombo is between December and March or July and September. The weather in Colombo between December and March is known to be pleasant and dry, while July to September is known to be the Monsoon season in Colombo. The humidity levels remain low between December and March, with average temperatures being maximum of 31 Degrees Celsius and a minimum of 24 Degrees Celsius.
  5. What facilities will we get in resorts in Colombo?

    Most of the resorts in Colombo offer authentic Ayurvedic spas and aromatherapy sessions for tourists to relax and unwind in traditional Sri Lankan ways. The resorts also offer other recreational activities like swimming pools, activity centres like gyms, and more. Some resorts even offer private Jacuzzi along with rooftop balconies.