12km away from Colombo, Mount Lavinia, a city steeped with history is the closest beach to the Colombo city. Depending on the season, the waves can be swimmable, and sunsets are a photo-worthy scene. Mount Lavinia, is not a bay like Unawatuna. So the waters can be very rough at certain times of the year.
The beach is usually bustling with life. Restaurants and bars on the beach come to life after sunset. Swimsuits, inflatable balls, sour mango, and manioca chips are sold on the beach.
YOHO Ivory Inn
500m from the Colombo – Mount main road, the 17 room hotel, YOHO Ivory Inn, is nestled overlooking the sea with a pleasant breeze. From outside it looks a simple hotel painted in white, hidden in its own garden painted in colour with no hint of what it has to offer. Once inside the surroundings are clamming with utmost privacy. Private parking within the property is available.
The spacious, super clean, air-conditioned rooms are cosy. Equipped with a double bed, a single bed and a private balcony overlooking the ocean. The attached bathroom is modern fitted with a hot shower and free toiletries. Televisions in each room and free WIFI across the hotel is an added bonus.
While the rooms are cleaned daily, including towel change, cleanup requests could be asked when needed from the 24-hour operating front desk.
There are no telephones in the rooms; hence if need help is needed, you need to press a switch.
Food and drinks
Food and drinks could be selected from the hotel menu. Room service allows you to dine in the rooms at your own comfort. If you prefer to experience a variety of a food choice, Mount Lavinia is filled with budget and high-end restaurants on the beach, a walking distance from the YOHO Ivory Inn.
Be it personal, business or leisure, YOHO Ivory Inn is a boutique budget accommodation in Mount Lavinia.
One could walk on the beach, exploring the restaurants and bars or simply enjoy the sunset while at YOHO Ivory Inn. Antique shops and ayurvedic massage spots are in the walking distance.
To reserve YOHO Ivory Inn call 0117-344-444 or click here