Golden Mile Beach
Accommodation in Golden Mile Beach
If you're organizing a trip to Golden Mile Beach it would be a smart idea to reserve a room in advance, as there are only a limited number of accommodations here. Browse Travelocity's Golden Mile Beach lodging guide for a list of the hotels available.
The best accommodation possibilities for your Golden Mile Beach vacation include the Ypsylon Resort and Bavarian Guest House.
Golden Mile Beach Vacation Packages
Golden Mile Beach can be found 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the center of one of Sri Lanka's most famous cities, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.
Take a drive to Beruwela, about 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the northeast of Golden Mile Beach. Here, you can see the Beruwela Harbour and the Kande Vihare Temple. That said, Kalutara District is about 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the northeast of Golden Mile Beach. If you decide to go there, add the Brief Garden, Bevis Bawa and Richmond Castle to your itinerary.
You can visit the Natural Moonstone Mine, Ariyapala Mask Museum and National Maritime Museum near Galle District, a regional center situated 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Golden Mile Beach. If you've still got time to burn, the Galle National Museum and Historical Mansion are also nearby.
If you're in need of some downtime, you're in luck. The Sri Lanka region offers several opportunities to take it easy, including cycling and beach combing.
Experience a different side of this region by taking part in some of the guided nature walks, wildlife spotting tours, cycling tours and culinary tours available.
Just can't wait to get close to the water? Swimming and snorkeling are two great water-based activities on offer in the region.
New tastes and flavors can often be an integral part of many vacations. Ask the locals which restaurants are popular and acquaint yourself with the culinary customs.
Speciality dishes here are often prepared with noteworthy ingredients, including chicken and beef.
Try a few of the popular dishes here, like kiribath with onion samba (milk rice) or vegetarian kottu (stir fried mix).
For a wonderful dessert, or even a secret afternoon snack, order a popular treat, king coconut.
Looking for a non-alcoholic alternative? Why not try woodapple juice?
Packages in Golden Mile Beach
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