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Kalutara, Sri Lanka

Nestled along secluded shores is the enchanting town of Kalutara, promising truly unforgettable Sri Lanka holidays. Rich culture, exotic adventures, thrilling water sports and palm-fringed golden beaches are all part of the many discoveries that lie in store.

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Best Hotels to stay
Hibiscus Beach Hotel
Club Waskaduwa Beach Resort & Spa
best restaurants to dine
Acquolina Anantara Kalutara Resort visit official site
Spice Traders Anantara Kalutara Resort visit official site

FAQs About Kalutara

87 Km away and a one hour 25 minute drive

Depends on the availability of the Hotels – A Photoshoot at Anantara Kalutara will cost about LKR 25000 – This does not include a room

Not recommended due to season sea currents.

Mostly Sunny and warm throughout the year

Yes both Avani Kalutara Resort and Anantara Kalutara Resort have Banquet Halls and meeting rooms and also have Garden/Lagoon View and Beach/Sea View locations for events and outdoor weddings. There are also other hotels providing such facilities.

The top attractions to visit while visiting Kalutara include Kalutara Bodhiya, Richmond Castle, Thudugala Ella and Fa Hien Caves

Kalutara is easily accessible by bus or train and is a main railway hub on the Southern Rail Line. If you’re travelling by car, you can use the A2 highway (Southern Expressway) connecting Colombo with Galle, Matara and Hambantota.

Kalutara a has number of restaurants offering local food, seafood, vegetarian/vegan options as well as International cuisine. Some of the top restaurant include Spice Traders, Acquolina and Mangrove Restaurant.

Best hotels to stay in Kalutara include Anantara Kalutara Resort, Avani Kalutara Resort, Mermaid Hotel & Club, Turyaa Kalutara and Tangerine Beach Hotel