Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Galle is ready to explore

Enjoy the temples and other features of Galle. This trendy city is known for its sailing, yoga and spas. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Galle

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Galle a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea Turtle Hatchery Mahamodara (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Natural Moonstone Mine (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Galle

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Galle is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jungle Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Unawatuna Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Mihiripenna Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Koggala Lake (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Hikkaduwa Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Hikkaduwa National Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)

Where to stay near Galle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 394 holiday rentals near Galle. From 260 Villas to 57 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Galle for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Galle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Galle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Galle Fortress: 490 holiday rentals
  • Historical Mansion: 490 holiday rentals
  • Galle International Cricket Stadium: 490 holiday rentals
  • St. Aloysius College: 488 holiday rentals
  • Galle Clock Tower: 490 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Villas in Galle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 260 Villas in Galle. Our other popular types of Galle holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 57 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 13 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 40 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Galle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 121 holiday homes with pool available in Galle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.