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10 Resorts in Colombo

 
  • If you want to witness the true Sri Lankan spirit, just indulge in extreme indulgence in resorts in Colombo. You can get a chance to rediscover the melodious tunes of long days and easy nights in some of the most top notch resorts in Colombo. It is coupled well with the most soothing spas which will allow you to resonate a blend of glamour, poised services and chic interiors.

    The rooms are quite spacious and can make your stay quite memorable. The innovative hospitality comes with a perfect blend of culture, nature and beauty. Each of them is located close to tourists’ spots making travelling quite easier for all the clients.

    Here are some of the best resorts in Colombo that you should visit:

  • 01Cinnamon 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. 


    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.
  • 02Taj 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.
  • 03La 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. 
  • 04Ranveli 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.
  • 05Palm 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.



    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.
  • 06The 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.



    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.
  • 07Cinnamon 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.



    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.
  • 08Mount 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. 



    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. 

  • 09Galle 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.



    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.
  • 10Cinnamon 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.



    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.