Mount Lavinia – Colombo


Mount Lavinia is a popular destination for Sri Lanka holidays. Being situated on the coast just 12kms from Colombo it’s in the ideal place to be accessible from the Colombo International Airport but without the heavy traffic of city life. The hotel sits on top of Mount Lavinia, hence the name, and has direct views over the Indian Ocean.

There is a wide range of rooms and facilities as well as a good selection of restaurants and bars. You can take day trips to see elephants, or hike in the tea plantations, or join scuba diving expeditions. There are exceptional activities to take part in at the hotel and using the hotel’s facilities, so staying at the Mount Lavinia on your Sri Lanka holidays is a great choice.


There are five rooms to choose from at the Mount Lavinia Hotel in Sri Lanka, including Colonial Rooms, Direct Ocean View Rooms, Ocean View Rooms, Suites and Executive Rooms.

The Colonial Rooms have a mix of traditional and modern amenities, as well as an optional bath or shower and queen or king-size beds. They have antique furniture that sets the scene and adds a sense of flair to the rooms.

The Direct Ocean View Rooms have stunning views of the Indian Ocean as well as your very own balcony. There are spacious bathtubs and a choice of queen or king size beds.

The Ocean View Rooms have soft, pastel colours adorning the walls and furnishings giving it a sensual and relaxing setting. There are stunning views of the Indian Ocean and gardens from the balconies.

The Executive Suites are generally for business travellers, but they are perfect for holidaymakers too. There is a sofa settee, satellite TV, private balcony, large work desk, luxury bathrooms as well as express check-in and a fresh, daily fruit basket.


There are three restaurants and two bars which offer a wide range of cuisine from all over the world. You have a choice of regional or international dishes and an a la carte menu for continental specialities.

The Terrace restaurant is perfect for dining with a cool breeze from the ocean overlooking the gardens and surroundings. There is an a la carte menu that’s available from 9am to 1pm as well as a buffet for lunch and dinner.

Sea Cove restaurant gives you beach dining which is ideal for sunset evening meals and lets you choose from fresh seafood.  There are two bars; the beach bar and lobby lounge bar. Here you can sip cocktails, wines and beers from all over the world.


The Mount Lavinia is popular with love birds getting married and has its very own area for weddings. With the stunning views and gorgeous setting the hotel makes the ideal place for Sri Lanka holidays and honeymoons too. The hotel has its own spa that has highly-skilled therapists that pamper you for as long as you want, and the treatment is so relaxing and lets you unwind fully on your Sri Lanka holidays.

There is a shopping arcade, hair care specialist centre and fully-equipped gym with personal trainers on hand to help you.


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