By Western standards the conditions for the inhabitants of this are pretty dismal. Having said that, the place has steadily improved...
Traditional Puppet Art Museum
Puppet shows were long a part of traditional entertainment in Sri Lankan villages. Performing troupes would stage shows with intricate...
Locals and tourists alike neck Lion Lager at this casual little bar that’s not far from the beach. Look for the big lions at the gate.
La Voile Blanche
Amid the often rather shabby Mt Lavinia beachfront cafes, this vision in white stands out. Under seven iconic palm trees, a range of...
43/14 College Ave · interesting places nearby
Golden Mile information
The setting at this beachside restaurant is romantic and you’ll often get live music in the evenings. It specialises in Western-style seafood, with a variety of cooked prawns and a fine seafood platter. It’s a cut above the other nearby cafes and there’s a lookout tower so you can try to spot pirates – or whales.