If you find yourself searching for more options in Akurala, try the Saman Villas and the Vivanta By Taj. They are 25 kilometres and 25 kilometres away from the city's main streets. Further alternatives are the Jetwing Lighthouse, 20 kilometres away, and the Era Beach by Jetwing, 30 kilometres.
The close by cities of Halpatota and Dodanduwa are definitely worth exploring. Halpatota is 10 kilometres to the east of Akurala, while Dodanduwa is 12 kilometres to the southeast. Hotels in Halpatota are the Villa Nimsha and Garcinia Leaf. The Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon and Citrus Hikkaduwa are some of the ones in Dodanduwa.
Get your fix of local sport with a trip to Sinhalese Sports Club, which can be found to the north of Akurala. To sleep nearby, make a reservation at the Hilton Colombo Residence or the Casa Colombo Hotel.
Hotels in Akurala start at AU$58 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.