08444 937 531

You are viewing our old website which is now out of date. Please click here to be re-directed to our new website.


Photo Gallery

Full of atmosphere and quirky character

More often than not Sri Lanka’s capital is considered as nothing more than a transit point, however those that do allow a day or so to explore Colombo will be pleasantly surprised to find a dynamic city that pulses with life whilst preserving an old world charm – indeed many of the boutique colonial homes have been restored as hotels.

Why visit Colombo?

  • Ideal stopover pre or post tour
  • Colonial architecture
  • Shopping
  • Sundowners at Galle Face Hotel
Browse hotels


Browse Accommodation

Cinnamon Red - Pool

Cinnamon Red

From £57 pp

Centrally and conveniently situated close to many attractions, restaurants, shops and nightlife venues.

Taj Samudra - Exterior

Taj Samudra

From £93 pp
Silver Plus

Taj Samudra is set on 11 acres of landscaped gardens and facing the historic Galle Face Green and waterfront.

Shangri-La Colombo - Premier Ocean View Room

Shangri-La Hotel Colombo

From £99 pp

This luxurious hotel has a wonderful location by the sea and is a tropical sanctuary.

Call a Sri Lanka specialist on

08444 937 531

Request a quote online

Premier Holidays & Sri Lanka

Our vastly experienced travel advisors are passionate about Sri Lanka. With first-hand knowledge of the island they can advise which resort and hotel is best for you to create the perfect holiday, at the best possible price.

The facts:

Getting there: Colombo is approximately 11 hours (non-stop flights) from the UK.

Local time: GMT +5.5 hours.

Currency: Sri Lankan rupee. Travellers cheques are not accepted.

Language: Sinhala/Tamil. English is also widely spoken.

Best time to travel: The weather in Colombo is fairly temperate throughout the year, however it experiences two monsoons and a dry season. The dry season between December and March brings hot and humid weather with an average temperature of around 27ºC. The monsoon takes place between May to August and again from October to January. However, temperatures average at about 28ºC and you can expect heavy downfalls, however they rarely last all day.

Colombo climate:

Colombo Climate Chart