Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Ja-Ela

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Ja-Ela. This welcoming city is known for its zoo, cafés and gardens. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ja-Ela

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ja-Ela a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guruge Nature Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Water World Lanka (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Royal Colombo Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ja-Ela

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ja-Ela is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Negombo Beach (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Muthurajawela Visitor Centre (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Henerathgoda Botanical Garden (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Galle Face Green (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Viharamahadevi Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Galle Face Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ja-Ela

The nearest airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ja-Ela, LK?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 111 vacation rentals around Ja-Ela. From 25 house rentals to 29 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ja-Ela?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ja-Ela:

  • Wellawatta North: 15 vacation rentals
  • Kollupitiya: 17 vacation rentals
  • Bambalapitiya: 18 vacation rentals
  • Havelock Town: 15 vacation rentals
  • Pamankada West: 16 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Ja-Ela?

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

  • Guruge Nature Park: 211 vacation rentals
  • Lanka Hospital: 154 vacation rentals
  • Bally's Casino: 168 vacation rentals
  • Sri Lanka National Museum: 150 vacation rentals
  • Negombo Beach: 110 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ja-Ela listed on Vrbo 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 Houses in Ja-Ela?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 25 Houses in Ja-Ela. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ja-Ela include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 rentals available
  • Villas: 16 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ja-Ela?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Ja-Ela. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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