Destination guide

The friendly city of Matara awaits you

The area's temples and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Matara. Well known for its seaside, surfing and beaches, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Matara

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Matara is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Polhena Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Mirissa Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Dickwella Beach (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Hiriketiya Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Godellawela Beach (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Koggala Lake (15.5 mi / 25 km)

How many holiday accommodation are available around Matara?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 127 holiday rentals around Matara. From 33 holiday houses to 7 flats & 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 Matara is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Polhena Beach: 209 holiday rentals
  • Our Lady of Matara Shrine: 184 holiday rentals
  • Star Fort: 188 holiday rentals
  • Koggala Lake: 592 holiday rentals
  • Dickwella Beach: 124 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 33 Houses in Matara. Our other popular types of Matara holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 holiday houses
  • Villas: 62 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 Matara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 42 holiday homes with pool available in Matara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.