If you’re visiting Colombo and looking to spend some quality time on the beach, make a beeline to the Mt. Lavinia Beach, a popular venue for both visitors and locals with thousands flocking the beach during weekends and holidays. The Mount Lavinia Beach is also home to some of the most amazing sunsets visible to Sri Lanka. Many restaurants, hotels and bars are located alongside the beach adding to the sheer magnetism of the beach.
Uswetakeiyawa and Wattala areas are located north from the Colombo City Centre. The area is quite heavily populated with many Catholics living there.Uswetakeiyawa Beach is one of the best beach areas north of Colombo with many hotels, cafes and restaurants also located there. The sandy beach is much less crowded than those located south of Colombo and is also an excellent location from which to enjoy the sunset.