When the sun sets in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the city is transformed into a fun playground with much to experience and a myriad of activities that cater to every taste. Here’s a glimpse of its vibrant nightlife scene.
Bus Tours at Night
A great way to gain a new perspective of the city is to embark on a special tour that lets you explore Colombo by night. Such excursions can be enjoyed on a double-decker bus with an open deck which offers the perfect vantage point as you traverse the streets past some iconic landmarks and key attractions. Amongst the sites you have a chance to see are the Colombo Lighthouse, Galle Face Promenade, Old Parliament Building, the Port City and the Town Hall building.
For those seeking excitement and a touch of glamour, casinos in Colombo make a perfect choice. You can look to win big at luxurious establishments like Bally’s Casino which offers over 50 slot machines, 100 tables and 12 EGTs along with high-stakes gaming for VIPs. After playing some poker, roulette, or blackjack, you can look forward to enjoying your favourite drinks and live entertainment too; this can include themed events, international pageants, performances by Bollywood stars, belly dancers and more!
Colombo is home to some amazing modern malls which offer more than just retail therapy be it in the day or at night. Highlights include the Colombo City Centre and One Galle Face malls which have plenty of stores including those which feature international fashion brands. Once done with shopping, you can look forward to diverse dining delights at food courts or restaurants to be found at such malls which also feature several cinemas screening the latest Hollywood blockbusters.
Cafes, Bars & Clubs
When based in Colombo, nightlife adventures can also be enjoyed at many cafes, bars, pubs, and nightclubs. The city has a lively café culture so you will never be far from a place to get that caffeine boost; if you are looking for drinks with more of a “kick”, there are various bars and pubs including Playtrix where you can watch sports and listen to live music too. For more excitement, head to clubs like The Chiller Room and Industri with DJs spinning the hottest tracks for you to dance the night away!