Holiday rentals in Sri Lanka

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Best holiday rental deals in Sri Lanka

-22%
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £60 £76
HomeAway
5.0
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-25%
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
from £48 £64
HomeAway
5.0
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-38%
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Aluthgama, Kalutara, Sri Lanka
from £77 £124
HomeAway
4.8
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Browse 49,209 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.

Recommended holiday lettings in Sri Lanka

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

House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
from £15
HomeAway
4.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £12
Airbnb
5.0
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Villa ∙ 2 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £14
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Trincomalee, East-Province, Sri Lanka
from £15
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £14
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £9
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £9
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £11
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
from £14
Airbnb
4.5
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ambalangoda, Galle, Sri Lanka
from £11
your.rentals
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Lodge ∙ 2 guests
Ella, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £16
Booking.com
4.7
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 2 guests
Anuradhapura, North-Province, Sri Lanka
from £14
Booking.com
4.2
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
from £14
Airbnb
4.5
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
from £14
Airbnb
4.5
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
from £9
Airbnb
4.0
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Best holiday lettings with a pool

Pool
Holiday park ∙ 4 guests
Arugam, Ampara, Sri Lanka
from £11
Booking.com
4.3
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Pool
Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Sri Lanka
from £14
Airbnb
5.0
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Pool
Bed & Breakfast ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Polonnaruwa, Central Province, Sri Lanka
from £6
Airbnb
5.0
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Sri Lanka

  • Internet (40,054)
  • Kitchen (27,621)
  • TV (24,092)
  • AC (24,043)
  • Parking (22,978)
  • Washer (21,989)
  • Garden (20,862)
  • Balcony/Patio (16,064)
  • No smoking (15,321)
  • BBQ (12,066)
  • Pet allowed (9,972)
  • Pool (7,913)
Finding a rental that includes a pool shouldn't be too hard in Sri Lanka. A few of the holiday lettings provide one. Our data show 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, a few 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, £52 a night. A few of the pet-friendly lettings are situated less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.

Accommodation options in Sri Lanka

More than a quarter of the offers (29.06%) in Sri Lanka are house rentals. They are the most common holiday lettings on offer there. These properties have an average size of 94 m² and a median price of £63 a night. Moreover, the majority of house rentals in Sri Lanka can accommodate groups of 5, which makes Sri Lanka an ideal destination for medium-sized groups and families. You might also like to compare other types of accommodation in Sri Lanka. Hotel rooms are another common accommodation type in Sri Lanka, with 13,614 properties to compare. Hotel rooms have an average size of 55 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.

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Food & Drink

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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