Holiday rentals in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka
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Best holiday rental deals in Sri Lanka

-18%
e.g. 27/10 - 3/11
Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Sri Lanka
from £43 £52
only-apartments
4.5
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-27%
e.g. 3/11 - 10/11
House ∙ 11 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms
Tangalle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £612 £839
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36,175 welcoming lettings from 29 holiday letting websites are listed in Sri Lanka with prices beginning at £14 per night. HomeToGo instantly compares all of these accommodation options to help you save up to 27%!

Recommended holiday lettings in Sri Lanka

Rent a holiday apartment, home or cottage in Sri Lanka: from £14 per night

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Dehiwala, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
from £20
HomeAway
4.5
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka
from £14
HomeAway
4.0
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
from £14
HomeAway
4.0
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House ∙ 4 guests
Ella, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £15
Booking.com
4.1
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House ∙ 2 guests
Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £14
Booking.com
4.3
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House ∙ 2 guests
Trincomalee, East-Province, Sri Lanka
from £26
Booking.com
4.3
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House ∙ 3 guests
Tangalle, Hambantota, Sri Lanka
from £17
Booking.com
4.8
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House ∙ 3 guests
Puttalam, North Western Province, Sri Lanka
from £18
Booking.com
4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests
Ella, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £19
Booking.com
4.5
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

-7%
Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ambalangoda, Galle, Sri Lanka
from £13 £14
your.rentals
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 2 guests
Anuradhapura, North-Province, Sri Lanka
from £14
Booking.com
4.2
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 3 guests
Sigiriya, Central Province, Sri Lanka
from £17
Booking.com
4.5
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Top holiday accommodation with fishing spots nearby

Fishing
House ∙ 3 guests
Sigiriya, Central Province, Sri Lanka
from £24
Booking.com
4.6
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Fishing
House ∙ 2 guests
Sigiriya, Central Province, Sri Lanka
from £61
Booking.com
4.4
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Fishing
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £46
Booking.com
4.0
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
Lodge ∙ 2 guests
Ella, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £15
Booking.com
4.7
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests
Ella, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £16
Booking.com
4.9
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 2 guests
Ella, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £22
Booking.com
4.3
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Sri Lanka

  • Internet (21,692)
  • Parking (19,662)
  • Garden (15,849)
  • Kitchen (15,284)
  • Balcony/Patio (13,567)
  • AC (12,882)
  • TV (12,717)
  • No smoking (12,630)
  • Washer (11,841)
  • BBQ (9,395)
  • Fishing (5,708)
  • Pets allowed (4,952)
Finding a rental that includes a pool shouldn't be too hard in Sri Lanka. More than a fifth of the holiday lettings provide one. Interestingly, our data shows that more hotel rooms offer pools than house rentals. Additionally, they're able to host 4 holidaymakers, on average, while house rentals with pools can host an average of 6 visitors. Among these offers, nearly a quarter of them 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, £53 a night. A few of the pet-friendly lettings are situated less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.

Price and Availability Index in Sri Lanka

Holiday Letting Price Information in Sri Lanka

The graph shows average prices of rental prices in Sri Lanka for the next twelve months. Prices reach a peak a week in March. The price per night in a holiday letting in Sri Lanka this week (02/03 - 09/03) costs on average £24. Sri Lanka is cheaper in a week of October (12/10 - 19/10), where prices are on average £23 a night.

Holiday Home Availability Information in Sri Lanka

The graph shows the weekly availability rate in Sri Lanka for the next twelve months. The busiest time to book a holiday letting in Sri Lanka so far is in December (22/12 - 29/12), where only 88 rentals are available. More accommodations are available in a week of December (01/12 - 08/12) as the booking rate is only 5%.

Accommodations in Sri Lanka

Holidaymakers searching for house rentals in Sri Lanka will have a lot of options to choose from, since they are the most common property type there. Interestingly, the average price of this type of accommodation in particular is £72 a night, with an average area of 98 m². Moreover, these rentals are perfect for medium-sized groups and families, as that is the average number of people that house rentals can accommodate in Sri Lanka. Hotel rooms are the other most common accommodation option in Sri Lanka. These properties cost £52 per night, on average, and have an average size of 54 m².

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.

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Food & Drinks

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.

Art & Culture

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.

Local Attractions

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.

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