Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Gampaha

The area's temples and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Gampaha. Renowned for its forests, mountain views and island views, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Gampaha

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Gampaha a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guruge Nature Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Water World Lanka (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Royal Colombo Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Gampaha

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

  • Negombo Beach (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Henerathgoda Botanical Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Muthurajawela Visitor Centre (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Diyatha Uyana (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Viharamahadevi Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Beira Lake (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gampaha

The nearest airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Gampaha Railway Station.

Where to stay near Gampaha?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 54 holiday rentals near Gampaha. From 18 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gampaha for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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 Gampaha:

  • Wellawatte: 24 holiday homes
  • Mount Lavinia: 48 holiday homes
  • Wellawatta North: 15 holiday homes
  • Havelock Town: 15 holiday homes
  • Pamankada West: 16 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 Gampaha?

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

  • Chabad of Sri Lanka: 139 holiday rentals
  • Sri Lanka Air Force Museum: 139 holiday rentals
  • Diyatha Uyana: 140 holiday rentals
  • Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple: 139 holiday rentals
  • Asiri Hospital: 139 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 18 Houses in Gampaha. Our other popular types of Gampaha holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 holiday houses
  • Villas: 9 holiday houses
  • Studios: 11 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gampaha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Gampaha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.