Thanks for signing up, use promo code 100XMAS to save €100 per couple on all holidays.

TELEPHONE 1800 804 006

Sri Lanka Holidays

Holidays to Sri Lanka

Back to Destinations

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

Hotels in Sri Lanka

Ranmal Beach Hotel
Ranmal Beach Hotel
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Ozo Colombo
Ozo Colombo
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Amaya Lake Dambulla
Amaya Lake Dambulla
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing
Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing
Galle, 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...

View Holidays to Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura is the capital of the North Province of Sri Lanka. The city is famous for its ruins, which are extremely well-preserved and include pools, temples and dagoba's which are used today for religious...

View Holidays to Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Just south of Beruwala and 38 miles from Colombo is Bentota, attractively situated between the sea and the river Ganga. This area is one of the more popular tourist destinations due to the spectacular...

View Holidays to Bentota, Sri Lanka

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

View Holidays to Beruwala, Sri Lanka

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

View Holidays to Colombo, Sri Lanka

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,...

View Holidays to Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Why holiday in Sri Lanka?

Things to do on holiday in Sri Lanka

Read more about Things to do in Sri Lanka

When to visit Sri Lanka

Average Temperatures (°C) in Sri Lanka

Read more about when to visit Sri Lanka

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)

Sri Lanka has introduced a compulsory visa for all visitors which can be issued before travel or on arrival. We would strongly recommend that these are purchased prior to travel either 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 or by going onto directly. (Children under the age of 12 will also require a visa and this can be done at the time of parents/guardians visa application)