Ranveli Beach Resort
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Ranveli Beach Resort is located at Mount Lavinia,
only about 8Km away from the central city of Colombo. Mount Lavinia is
the most famous area in the Colombo city for its beautiful beach. If you
are looking for a clean white sand beach near the capital Colombo,
Mount Lavinia is the most closest palce.
There are lots of beach …
... ever heard before. It sounded like it was practically in the bedroom with us. We thought for a second that a bomb had gone off!!! We took a day trip from Kochi down to the Kerala backwaters which are a series of natural canals where people live in small villages on the banks. It was a very interesting trip. The boat was driven by 2 men, one at the back and one at the front who used punts to move us around. It was very peaceful and lovely to not be on a motor ...
... to run across the train tracks when there are no trains, the beach was littered with rubbish and smelled like pee and left right and center we were hassled. Not sounding snobby but you couldn't pay me to swim in that water. We did however spend the next day at Mount Lavinia hotel which was gorgeous and set on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Spent all day in the sun and then braved the train tracks home, Deb didnt keep up and had to ...
We took a walk upto the colonial part of Colombo and stumbled upon a parade of a few thousand students all dressed up and some with flowers or gifts for the Buddha. We saw our first elephant too which was part of the parade too. It's legs were chained together though, most likely a safety precaution whilst so close to the public. We got caught in a massive downpour of rain so jumped in ...
... close to the port Saint Anthony Saint Anthony was prominently displayed in the church and there were a number of faithful present praying and burning candles and incense throughout the church. There was even a museum on a second floor, but we did not have time to visit. No Wi Fi was available today so we went to the port where a number of kiosks were set up selling everything from jewelry, watches, clothing, and many, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRanveli Beach Resort Mount Lavinia
Friendly staff, small private beach, amazing foods (both local and continental), comfortable rooms, lovely garden, swimming pool, bar and restaurant, all these are for an unbelievable low price.
This is the ideal place for you, if you want to stay near the beach and not far from the central Colombo city.
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