Found on the northern outskirts of Colombo a Wattala holiday is perfect for exploring the political economic and cultural centre of Sri Lanka. Positioned between Negombo to the north and Colombo to the south as well as being only a few kilometres from the airport, Wattala is perfect for those looking for a Sri Lankan holiday without the longer transfer times found to other Sri Lanka resorts. With hotels overlooking a sandy beach, Wattala is a perfectly balanced mix of relaxation and exploration that many holidaymakers have fallen in love with.
Separated from Colombo by the Kelani River, a Wattala holiday is perfect for visitors who would like to spend time sightseeing in Colombo without wanting to be permanently surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the city. Wattala, however, doesn't just offer an excellent base for city tours. To the north is Negombo as well as the Sri Lankan countryside to explore. Day trips to the temples and other cultural and historical sites can be easily booked from the hotels in Wattala and are well worth a visit.
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Sri Lanka has a typically tropical climate, temperature and humidity (approx 70%) remain high all year round, although on the coast a light coastal breeze makes this heat comfortable. Inland, the heat is significantly reduced due to the higher altitude. Rainfall is highest in May, and in Oct/Nov. The south-western coast has higher rainfall than the rest of the country, although many people find this a refreshing break, generally this occurs in the afternoon and is accompanied by thunder. The highest rainfall occurs in May (371mm) and the lowest is Feb (69mm). There is an average of 6-8 hours of sunshine per day, all year round.