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Holidays to Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Holidays

More people are discovering the exotic delights of Sri Lanka holidays each year, with a captivating history and culture drawing a mesmerising backdrop for visitors from across the world to the jewel of the Indian Ocean. There are many activities to entertain all visitors on a holiday in Sri Lanka, from exploring Sri Lanka's ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples to investigating the local wildlife at popular, unique turtle farms, elephant sanctuaries and botanical gardens. Even if you prefer to take it easy on your holiday, relaxing on Sri Lanka's gorgeous beaches and soaking up the tropical weather, a holiday in Sri Lanka has something for everyone.

Cheap package holidays to Sri Lanka

Find cheap package holidays in Sri Lanka with Mercury Holidays, and explore Sri Lanka's premier resort destinations at admirable prices. Whether you choose to visit Sri Lanka's historical capital Colombo or travel further afield to enjoy the vibrant entertainment of Negombo or the calm tranquillity of Bentota, our holidays in Sri Lanka are a cheap and convenient way to experience the best that Sri Lanka has to offer.

We offer a range of accommodation for your Sri Lanka holiday to suit all budgets and preferences, with three-star and five-star Sri Lanka hotels offering all inclusive holidays in Sri Lanka as well as bed and breakfast and half-board options allowing you to choose your ideal Sri Lanka holiday.

Book a cheap holiday in Sri Lanka

Find fantastic holiday bargains on Sri Lanka holidays, with excellent hotel discounts such as no single supplements and 2nd week free. Plan ahead and book your Sri Lanka holiday at the time best suited to you, or find cheap last minute deals on Sri Lanka holidays.

Things to know before you go

Please note that Traveller's Cheques are no longer accepted in Sri Lanka. As it can be difficult to exchange money into local currency outside of the airport, please note that it is possible to use the foreign currency exchange services at the airport

Turyaa Kalutara

Turyaa Kalutara

Kalutara, Sri Lanka
The Palms

The Palms

Beruwala, Sri Lanka
Ramada Colombo

Ramada Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Tangerine Beach

Tangerine Beach

PLUSKalutara, Sri Lanka

Resorts in Sri Lanka

Ahungalla is a charming fishing village on the west coast, about 75 km south of Colombo. Its setting is truly idyllic. Imagine a totally unspoilt beach fringed with palm trees and a nearby sleepy hamlet...

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Bentota Holidays: Situated 40 miles south of Colombo, Bentota is located in an idyllic spot and, as a result, has become a popular destination for those visiting Sri Lanka. Bentota offers some of the...

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Beruwala Holidays Beruwala is the largest and most popular holiday resort on Sri Lanka. Located 58km south of Colombo, Beruwala holidays are close enough to still explore the fascinating capital of Sri...

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Colombo Holidays A busy port city on the west coast of Sri Lanka, Colombo is the commercial capital of the island. Its streets are alive with colourful shops and markets, while temples and mosques reflect...

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Located right in the heart of the islands lush, green interior, Dambulla sits at the centre of Sri Lanka's cultural triangle. The area, thought to be inhabited from as early as the 7th to 3rd century BC,...

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Alive with history, the port of Galle is Sri Lanka's fourth largest city and is perched on the southernmost point of the island. The classic architecture blends with the exotic setting in this Indian Ocean...

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Why holiday in Sri Lanka?

Things to do on holiday in Sri Lanka

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When to visit Sri Lanka

Average Temperatures (°C) in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Holiday Guide

Essential travel information for your holiday to Sri Lanka


Sri Lankan Rupee

Average Flying Time

10-14 hours

Spoken Language(s)

Sinhala, Tamil, English

Visa (UK Passport Holders)

Travellers arriving in Sri Lanka before 31 January 2020 are entitled to a visa free of charge when applying for a visa directly, using the following link - For travellers arriving from 01 Feb 2020 onwards, a compulsory visa is required and can be obtained prior to travel and also on arrival. We would strongly recommend that these are purchased prior to travel by calling 'The Travel Visa Company' on 01270 250590 and quoting Mercury Holidays, who will be happy to arrange this for you at the cost of a visa plus a small admin fee. Alternatively, you can go to directly. Please note, children under the age of 12 will also require a visa and this can be done at the time of parents/guardians visa application.