Colombo is an oasis of a metropolitan city. Based by the sea, Colombo is the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. The city is charming, with a colonial heritage, dotted with remnants of its historical past. There are plenty of hotels, restaurants and cafes on offer at great prices.

Top 5 things to do

  • Chill out at the vibrant Galle Face Green
  • Visit the Independence Square Memorial
  • Experience the buzz of Pettah market
  • Visit the Gangarama Buddhist Temple
  • Shop at Odel Unlimited for gifts

Top 5 hotels

  • Paradise Road Tintagel
  • Cinnamon Grand
  • Cinnamon Lakeside
  • Mount Lavinia Hotel
  • Casa Colombo


  • The Gallery Café (European)
  • Nugegama (Sri Lankan)
  • The Lagoon Cinnamon Grand (Seafood)
  • The Mango Tree (Indian)
  • The Emperor’s Wok Hilton (Chinese)