Luxury hotel holiday Mount Lavinia Hotel Colombo

This is charming beachfront hotel which eludes colonial character and echoes of a bygone era. Expressions holidays recommends this hotel to those seeking a refuge from the bustle of downtown Colombo. There is an array of facilities on offer including a wonderful outdoor pool and three different restaurants. The Mount Lavinia is a reasonably priced hotel with a unique heritage set in an attractive location.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Private car transfer airport to hotel and back
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo

The Mount Lavinia Hotel is a 4-star colonial hotel in a beautiful beachfront location. Delicious, refined cuisine, a scenic terrace bar and comfortable accommodation afford guests a relaxing and restorative retreat, in easy reach of Colombo.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location A minutes' walk from the beach, approximately seven miles from Colombo

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Colombo

Distance from airport About 90 minutes by car

Hotel facilities and services

24-hour Restaurant and other dining facilities, Seafood restaurant, Indoor and outdoor bars, Swimming pool, Shopping arcade, Business centre, Coconut Spa, Museum.

Land sports

Gym, Indoor games, Beach volleyball.

Out and about nearby

Independence Hall, National Museum, Pettah market, Shops and shopping centres.

Sports nearby

Tennis, Golf at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Colonial room for 7 nights

From about

£1,490

Holiday Code EXH728

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo

Room descriptions

Mount Lavinia Hotel has 275 bedrooms and suites.

Direct Ocean View Private balcony and sea view
Colonial Wing Private balcony and sea view
Suite Private balcony and sea view

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Colonial room for 7 nights

From about

£1,490

Holiday Code EXH728

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Mount Lavinia Hotel in Colombo, our clients fly to Colombo, usually with Sri Lankan Airways on a direct flight from London Heathrow (or with Emirates from other UK airports via Dubai). At Colombo you are met by car and driver and transferred to your hotel. A stay at this hotel is usually included as part of a tailor-made touring holiday accompanied by a driver-guide, in which case the services of the driver-guide will start when you leave Colombo to commence the touring itinerary.

Additional information

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. Children under 12 years of age receive 50% discount on meals when sharing parents' room.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Colonial room for 7 nights

From about

£1,490

Holiday Code EXH728

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo

Highlights of Colombo

Fashion, jewellery, art, trendy homeware and Sri Lankan arts and crafts; Golf at Royal Colombo golf course; National Museum; Variety of restaurants; Afternoon tea or cocktails on the Ocean terrace of the Galle Face Hotel; Walking along the seafront at Galle Face Green; Pettah Bazaar; Buddhist temples (Gangaramaya, Bellanwilla); Colourful Hindu Kovils (Sri Subramaniam and Kailawasanthan Swamidevasthanam, the oldest); Dutch period museum. Near Colombo – Kelaniya Raja Maha Temple; Nightclubs and musical entertainment e.g. jazz, Asian pop bands, calypso, (mainly in the hotels).

Festivals in Colombo

Navam Perahera held in February is a 3-day pageant ending on Poya day (full moon), with dance troupes and decorated elephants, at Gangaramaya temple and along neighbouring streets.

Climate in Colombo

Colombo has an average temperature of 27° C, often reaching above 30° C during the day, slightly cooler in the evenings and during the monsoon season (May to August). It is hot and sticky, less so on the seafront with the sea breezes.

Travel around Colombo and Sri Lanka

We include private transfers with all our holidays to Sri Lanka, and a personal chauffer with all our touring holidays. Driving Distances: Colombo to Colombo International airport: 1 hour Colombo to Bentota: 2 hours, Colombo to Galle: 2 hours, Colombo to Kandy: 3.5 hours, Colombo to Dambulla: 4 hours.

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