Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Kalutara

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kalutara. Revered for its restaurants, spas and bird watching, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Seasonal weather averages in Kalutara

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

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kalutara

Kalutara is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Kalutara is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kalatura Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Brief Garden, Bevis Bawa (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Moragalla Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Bentota Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Panadura Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Kalutara

The nearest airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), located 42.4 mi (68.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Kalutara?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 62 holiday rentals around Kalutara. From 22 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Kalutara is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kalutara?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kalutara:

  • Wellawatte: 23 holiday homes
  • Mount Lavinia: 48 holiday homes
  • Pamankada West: 15 holiday homes
  • Colombo 06: 23 holiday homes
  • Colombo 05: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Kalutara Bodhiya: 110 holiday rentals
  • Richmond Castle: 120 holiday rentals
  • Bentota Beach: 111 holiday rentals
  • Sri Lanka Air Force Museum: 142 holiday rentals
  • Siddhalepa Ayurveda Hospital: 141 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kalutara 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 Kalutara?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 22 Houses in Kalutara. Our other popular types of Kalutara holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 holiday houses
  • Villas: 25 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 4 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 Kalutara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Kalutara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.