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Browse 37,290 accommodation options featured in Sri Lanka and find a wonderful home for your getaway. HomeToGo directly highlights the best offers by comparing all available accommodation options.
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Sri Lanka
Finding a rental that includes a pool shouldn't be too hard in Sri Lanka. One-third of the holiday lettings provide one. Our data show that more hotel rooms offer pools than house rentals. Additionally, they're able to host 3 holidaymakers, on average, while house rentals with pools can host an average of 7 visitors. Among these offers, two-thirds are within 2 kilometres of water. Holidaymakers who are specifically searching for a pet-friendly property will find Sri Lanka suitable, as many holiday rentals are pet-friendly. Pet-friendly lettings in Sri Lanka cost, on average, £57 a night. A few of the pet-friendly lettings are situated less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.
Accommodation options for your holiday in Sri Lanka
Nearly half of the offers (40.2%) in Sri Lanka are hotel rooms. They are the most common holiday lettings on offer there. These properties have an average size of 47 m² and a median price of £105 a night. Moreover, the majority of hotel rooms in Sri Lanka can accommodate groups of 3, which makes Sri Lanka an ideal destination for couples and small groups. You might also like to compare other types of accommodation in Sri Lanka. House rentals are another common accommodation type in Sri Lanka, with 3,385 properties to compare. House rentals have an average size of 170 m² in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka holiday lettings on this stunning island nation
Rent an authentic Sri Lankan beach hut or opt for a more sumptuous affair with a high-end hotel. This fantastic island nation is packed with stunning beaches, temples and exotic wildlife. Explore Sri Lanka for yourself and be in awe of its majestic beauty.
Where to find the best food in Sri Lanka?
Food and drink in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan food is heavily influenced by its larger neighbour India. You can expect dishes to be packed full of the same flavours and spices like turmeric, chilli, garlic and paprika. Kottu roti is a type of stir-fry and the country's favourite street food – available all across the country, this delicious dish will satisfy every time. Some other must-try dishes include dhal curry, green jackfruit and sour fish curry. Be adventurous with your food and restaurant choices. Just because a cafe or stall looks basic, this doesn't mean that the taste is.
You won't have to stray far from you Sri Lanka accommodation to find fantastic food. If you're spending some time in the capital Colombo, then head to Ministry of Crab, The Lagoon or Upali's by Nawaloka. When you're travelling around, there will be a lack of formal restaurants, instead, you'll be greeted with authentic shacks and stalls. While they may be simple, they serve incredible food.
What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Sri Lanka?
Getting cultural in Sri Lanka
This island nation has a rich history and there is plenty to keep you busy when you visit. For tea estates and villages which resemble English architecture, then head to Nuwara Eliya. If you're keen to immerse yourself in some ancient temples, then either Anuradhapura or Polonnaruwa should be on your list of places to visit.
Kandy is well regarded as one of the must-see destinations in Sri Lanka. Famed for attractions like The Temple of the Tooth, The Bogambara Lake and its elephant orphanage, many regard Kandy as the cultural capital of the country – it has also been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.
Where are the unique attractions in Sri Lanka?
Exploring Sri Lanka
Much of the country is dominated by rolling rice fields and lush jungle topography. Yala National Park is the undisputed king of wildlife, and many visitors flock here to partake in one of the excellent safaris. The varied ecosystem means that you'll see a hugely diverse range of flora and animals – as well as some of the most stunning scenery in Sri Lanka.
Mirissa is a picturesque beach destination where you can spend your days whale and dolphin watching and relaxing on the golden sands. There are also facilities to take part in a range of watersports from diving to sailing if you want to explore your inner adrenaline junkie on your Sri Lanka holiday.
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Sri Lanka?
The average nightly price for a holiday home in Sri Lanka is £5.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Sri Lanka?
January is the time of year with the highest amount of Hotel rooms and House rentals available in Sri Lanka, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Sri Lanka holiday home?
Dogs are welcome in Sri Lanka, which is home to 5,064 pet-friendly holiday homes.
What's the best time of year to travel to Sri Lanka?
Sun lovers should visit Sri Lanka in January and February to enjoy the warmest weather.
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