Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Balapitiya

The beaches, riverfront and lake are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Balapitiya. This relaxing and walkable city entices travellers with its bird watching and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Balapitiya

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Balapitiya a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Natural Moonstone Mine (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Balapitiya

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, April, March, May and February are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Balapitiya

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Balapitiya. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ambalangoda Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Akurala Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Hikkaduwa National Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Bentota Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Hikkaduwa Beach (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Moragalla Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)

Where to stay near Balapitiya?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 150 holiday rentals near Balapitiya. From 17 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Balapitiya for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Balapitiya?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Balapitiya. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bentota Beach: 107 holiday rentals
  • Ambalangoda Beach: 416 holiday rentals
  • St. Aloysius College: 519 holiday rentals
  • Galle Fortress: 521 holiday rentals
  • Historical Mansion: 520 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balapitiya listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Balapitiya?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 17 Houses in Balapitiya. Our other popular types of Balapitiya holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 holiday houses
  • Villas: 101 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Balapitiya?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 53 holiday homes with pool available in Balapitiya. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.