Hotels in Matara, Sri Lanka

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Matara overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Matara at landmarks like Our Lady of Matara Shrine and Parevi Duwa. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Star Fort and Polhena Beach. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Matara.

Where to stay in Matara

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

How to get to Matara

Fly in to Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 96.4 mi (155.1 km) from downtown Matara.

What to see around Matara

Distinguished for its landmarks such as:
  • • Our Lady of Matara Shrine
  • • Parevi Duwa
  • • Dondra Lighthouse
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Star Fort
  • • Polhena Beach

When to visit Matara

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 89°F day, 72°F night
  • • April-June: 89°F day, 74°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 75°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 72°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.47 inches
  • • April-June: 0.51 inches
  • • July-September: 0.83 inches
  • • October-December: 0.67 inches