in Colombo District of Western Province, Sri Lanka
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Unesco heritage, 52 mi)
- Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (Unesco heritage, 61 mi)
- Sacred City of Kandy (Unesco heritage, 61 mi)
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (Unesco heritage, 77 mi)
- Golden Temple of Dambulla (Unesco heritage, 88 mi)
- Ancient City of Sigiriya (Unesco heritage, 97 mi)
- Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (Unesco heritage, 107 mi)
- Sacred City of Anuradhapura (Unesco heritage, 109 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.840 and 79.871 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 50' 24" and E 79° 52' 16"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - LKR
- Spoken languages:
- Sinhala, Tamil, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:59 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:05 am and 5:51 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Puerto Villamil
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sri Lanka.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sri Lanka. Last Update: 2022-11-28 07:22:34
Touring Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia in Colombo District (Western Province) with it's 219,827 residents is a town located in Sri Lanka a little south of Colombo, the country's capital place.
Time in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is now 05:59 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Colombo Ratmalana Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Sri Lanka is Sinharaja Forest Reserve in a distance of 52 mi (or 84 km), South-East. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Colombo, Katunayaka, Ratnapura, Kurunegala and Galle. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 38% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 29th of November 2022
29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 30th of November 2022
28°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Thursday, 1st of December 2022
28°C (82 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
THE BLUE WATER-WADDUWA
Mirage Colombo Hotel
Vista Hotel 12
Vista Home as Home Sky Room
Lafala Hotel and Service Apartment
Colonial Charm by the Beach
The Penthouse Above Sea
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
SLR's Class M7 800 with the Kalutara Slow Train at Mt.Lavinia
M7 800 (one of my first videos of M7) with the Kalutara Slow train coming into Mt.Lavinia .... If you look closely, the Cowcatcher is broken ... Wonder what happened? I like only the short...
SLR's Class S9 860 (Engine only) rushing to Maradana
S9 860 rushing to Maradana and that too without Carriages and also going on the opposite track :O ??? Very Strange !! It surely must have come from Ratmalana Workshops..... Hehehe Anyways Enjoy.
Mount Lavinia to Colombo Commuter Train (Video 3)
Mount Lavinia is a well known beach suburb of Colombo... It costs about 15 Sri Lanka Rupees or 11 US cents to take a commuter train there.
SLR's Class M6 792 with Train #51 at Mt.Lavinia
This locomotive was manufactured in Germany by the Company Thyssen Henschel in Kassel West Germany (Now closed Down)..... These engines were introduced to Sri Lanka in 1979 and they are ...
SLR's Class M2b 594 'Prince Edward Island' with Train No.51 at Mt.Lavinia
Recorded with Canon SX40HS Camera.... Taken on 25 Aug. 2013. I also call this M2 Loco "M2B 594 the Prince"...... =P This engine was made by General Motors, Canada and its also called EMD G12,.
SLR's Class M2 573 'Quebec' with the Kalutara South slow train to Fort
Please turn on your volume and watch it in HD (720p) Class M2 573 Quebec (Some call it Canadian Engine) with the Aluthgama Slow train at Mt. Lavinia Station.... This engine was made in Canada...
dehiwala beach sri lanka turtles born on beach
dehiwala beach sri lanka turtles born on beach Video Record On 09/12/2013.
SLR's Class M2D 628 with train #51 at Mt.Lavinia
Nice to see 628 after a long time ... This was made in USA not in Canada... I like this horn also... Anyways after a long time saw 628 and this stupid Indian Crappy Shit 'S11' passed by and...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Lotus Grove is an enclosed housing complex in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia which is a suburb just south of Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. The Lotus Grove population numbers about 482 adults and children (as of a 2004 census), living in the complex consisting of 148 houses.
Ratmalana Airport (Currently known as Colombo City Airport), formally known as Colombo Airport, is one of the two international airports serving the city of Colombo, the other is Bandaranaike International Airport. It's also a major domestic airport and military base in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It was once Colombo's sole international airport before the construction of Bandaranaike International Airport in the 1960s.
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
The University of Sri Jayewardenepura (Sinhala: ශ්රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්වවිද්යාලය, Tamil: ஸ்ரீ ஜயவர்தனபுர பல்கலைக்கழகம்) is a university in Sri Lanka. It is in Gangodawila, Nugegoda, near Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, the capital city. It was formed in 1958 out of the Vidyodaya Pirivena, a Buddhist educational centre.
Kandawala was the home of General Sir John Lionel Kotelawala CH KBE LLD (4 April 1897 - 2 October 1980) was a Sri Lankan politician, most notable for serving as Prime Minister of Ceylon from 1953 to 1956. The house is located in a 48-acre estate that includes a lake known as Kandawala lake. During World War II, the house was used as the station headquarters and officers mess for the RAF based at the Ratmalana Airport.
Informatics Institute of Technology
IIT, Informatics Institute of Technology (formerly IICS, Informatics Institute of Computer Studies) is a private higher educational institute in Sri Lanka which specializes in Information Technology. It collaborates with leading foreign universities and allows students to follow those courses in Sri Lanka. Up to now over 1,800 have graduated from IIT, occupying significant positions in public and private sectors.
Anula Vidyalaya, Colombo is the biggest Buddhist school in South Asia, established in 1941 by Dr. E. W. Adikaram with 38 students and five teachers. The school now has a student body of over 5,000 girls. The Principal and the staff guide the pupils on the Buddhist principles of non-violence, self discipline and selfless service. The objective of the founder and the vision of the school is to mould the children into Perfect Ladies in every aspect.
National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka
National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka (also called Colombo Zoo or Dehiwala Zoo) is a zoological garden in Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, founded in 1936. Its sprawling areas are host to a variety of animals and birds. The zoo exhibits animals but also places an emphasis on animal conservation and welfare, and education.
Colombo South International College
Colombo South International College (a.k.a. CSI College) is a private international school located in Kalubowila, Western Province Sri Lanka The medium of instruction is English with students ranging from nursery to high school. In the senior school, the classes prepare students for the Local Ordinary (O) Level and Edexcel Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and Advanced (A2) Level examinations.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mount Laviniya, Mount Lavania, Mount Lavina, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, デヒワラ・マウントラビニア, მაუნტ-ლავინია, Dehivala-Maunt Lavinija, Дехивала-Маунт-Лавиния, දෙහිවල-ගල්කිස්ස, தெகிவளை-கல்கிசை, Дехівала-Маунт-Лавінія, دیہیوالا-ماؤنٹ لاوینیا, 代希瓦勒-芒特拉维尼