Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Balapitiya

The beaches, riverfront and lake are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Balapitiya. This relaxing and walkable city entices travellers with its bird watching and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Balapitiya

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Balapitiya a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Natural Moonstone Mine (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Balapitiya

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, April, March, May and February are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Balapitiya

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Balapitiya. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ambalangoda Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Akurala Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Hikkaduwa National Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Bentota Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Hikkaduwa Beach (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Moragalla Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)

Can I find a vacation rental around Balapitiya?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 173 vacation rentals near Balapitiya. From 112 villas to 149 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Balapitiya for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Balapitiya?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Balapitiya. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Galle Fort: 633 vacation rentals
  • Mihiripenna Beach: 593 vacation rentals
  • Hikkaduwa Coral Reef: 538 vacation rentals
  • Beruwela Harbour: 129 vacation rentals
  • Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery: 389 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balapitiya listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Balapitiya?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 112 Villas in Balapitiya. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Balapitiya include:

  • Houses: 149 rentals available
  • Flats: 19 rentals available
  • Studios: 19 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Balapitiya?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 64 vacation rentals with pool available in Balapitiya. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.