The above is a climate diagram for Colombo. In the next 6 months, March will have higher average temperatures. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 23° in January. Bring your umbrella in May, the rainiest month of the year!
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Best Vacation Home Deals Colombo
4,247 welcoming accommodations from 21 vacation rental websites, including Casamundo and Booking.com, are currently available in Colombo. By comparing these properties, HomeToGo features the best deals and the most popular vacation homes in Colombo.
Recommended Vacation Rentals Colombo
Find your perfect vacation rental Colombo: from $23 per night
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Popular Rental Amenities Colombo
Many vacationers spend more time comparing the vacation rentals offering a pool. One-third of the properties have one there. Hotel rooms with pools Colombo are a wonderful option for groups of 3 and have an average cost of $245 per night. Among these properties, 83 of them are located within 2 kilometres of water.
Price and Availability Index in Colombo
Vacation Rental Price Information Colombo
The graph shows average prices of rentals Colombo for the next twelve months. Colombo is more expensive in December (12/31 - 1/7), where prices are on average $43 a night. However, in January (1/22 - 1/29), prices decrease to an average of $39 per night.
Rental Availability Information Colombo
Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months Colombo. In January (1/15 - 1/22), only 94 are available. It is easier to find a rental in a week of February (2/26 - 3/5), as only 0% of the accommodations are booked.
The Weather Colombo
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Vibrant Culture and Tranquil Escapes with a Vacation Rental in Colombo
Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, is a city on the move. It has one foot planted in the past and a keen eye on the future. Spend a weekend relaxing in one of the many comfortable villas in Colombo and venture out to uncover its rich heritage, unspoiled natural parks, and world-class cuisine. Whether it’s a family trip or a romantic escape, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Culinary Culture on the Island Nation
Colombo boasts a thriving dining scene, with quirky colonial-style restaurants and budget eats offering something to suit every taste. Visit Zaza for craft cocktails and modern Sri Lankan dishes is a chic, glass-domed setting - there's nowhere better to experience the modern face of Colombo's dining scene.
If you want to try out traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry, then head to Upali’s. With its peaceful location, you can enjoy a sense of tranquillity while you enjoy your gourmet meal. Their cuttlefish curry is otherworldly, while the jackfruit seeds sambol is far too delicious to pass on.
Culture Colombo, meanwhile, serves traditional local delicacies, including biryani, string hoppers, rice, and curry. Order your biryani and experience this mouthwatering treat served in a hollowed-out bamboo stick. Most dishes here are home-made, and the prices are pocket-friendly.
Art and History
Colombo boasts a thriving arts scene, celebrating everything from ancient sculpture to inventive, contemporary art. Start off at the Barefoot Gallery which has an emphasis on colorful craft items and also includes a great shop. The gallery additionally aims to nurture the city’s talent through concerts, readings, and poetry.
The Colombo National Museum, meanwhile, houses numerous priceless artifacts that reveal Sri Lanka’s ancient cultural traditions and fascinating history. The Italian-style building itself is very striking, while inside, you'll find ancient artifacts, traditional paintings, arms and armaments, and ceramics.
Architecture fans will appreciate the Old Town Hall on Main Street, which was designed and built during British colonial rule. Besides its imposing appearance, the Old Town Hall houses an excellent museum which focuses on Sri Lanka in the 1800s.
Among Colombo's beautiful natural attractions, Beira Lake really is not to be missed. Sitting at the heart of the city, the lake offers the perfect escape from the bustle of the city and is where you can find locals relaxing at the weekends. Come here to enjoy a picnic or simply to stroll while you gaze at the unique blend of modern high-rise buildings and historic landmarks on the horizon.
Situated near Independence Memorial Hall, Viharamahadevi Park is another great spot for a family picnic. The Buddha statue and mini zoo are the highlights here, and there’s a large playground for the kids to enjoy.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Colombo?
The nightly price for accommodation Colombo starts at $23.
What is the typical availability of Hotel rooms Colombo?
February has the highest availability of Hotel rooms Colombo, so you can expect plenty of selection, even for last-minute bookings.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Colombo?
Many travellers are searching for internet, TVs, and yards when booking a vacation home Colombo.
How many Hotel rooms and Apartment rentals can I find Colombo?
Colombo has 4,194 Hotel rooms and Apartment rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals Colombo?
Finding a vacation rental Colombo that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 134 pet-friendly homes on offfer.
What's the best month to visit Colombo?
When booking accommodation Colombo, remember that the rainiest months are usually May and October, with February often being the sunniest.
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