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Matale overview

Matale is known for its natural features and temples. Spend a relaxing day at Royal Botanical Garden when the weather is nice. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Aluvihare Rock Temple and Rambadagalla Vihara. Whatever you're into, Matale has something for you.

Where to stay in Matale

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Matale has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Matale with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Matale hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Matale hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Matale

Fly in to Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 54.4 mi (87.6 km) from downtown Matale.

What to see around Matale

Distinguished for its temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Aluvihare Rock Temple
  • • Rambadagalla Vihara
  • • Ridi Vihara
  • • Devales
  • • Kanday Monasteries
It's recognized for its natural features, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Wales Park
  • • Royal Botanical Garden
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Asgiri Maha Viharaya
  • • Royal Palace of Kandy
  • • Commonwealth War Cemetery
  • • Bahirawa Buddah
  • • Sri Dalada Maligawa

When to visit Matale

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 91°F day, 72°F night
  • April-June: 91°F day, 76°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 76°F night
  • October-December: 89°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • April-June: 0.47 inches
  • July-September: 1.06 inches
  • October-December: 0.55 inches
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