Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Trincomalee, Sri Lanka - Updated 2022

airbnb Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Be enchanted by the unspoiled beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka by visiting Trincomalee, a town with a strikingly beautiful natural harbor. Aside from its seemingly endless natural wonders, Trincomalee boasts of a rich, vibrant culture. A visit to historical sites like Gokanna in the Mahavamsa will introduce visitors to the tales and mysteries of the past that have helped shape this quaint town. Trincomalee is a nature lover’s delight, offering close encounters with whales and dolphins. The unchanging warm climate of Trincomalee makes it an all-year-round holiday destination, while the authentic hospitality of the locals will captivate your heart. Experience Trincomalee by booking a stay at one of these top 12 Airbnb rentals in Trincomalee.

1. Villa 238 - Dutch Bay, Trincomalee (from USD 245)

Let the soft laps of the Indian Ocean waves be your alarm clock while the sea breeze gently kisses your skin. Villa 238 is a lovely restored townhouse that offers its guests seaside living at its best. Guests will enjoy unparalleled views of the gardens and crystal-clear turquoise water from the fully equipped kitchen. The interior design draws its inspiration from the Sri Lankan culture while embracing modern conveniences like a comfortable, air-conditioned bedroom and tastefully decorated living spaces. Watch the sky light up in warm hues from the comfort of the sun loungers. Enjoy the pristine plunge pools, or interact with the local fishermen who use the seemingly endless stretch of golden beach to cast their nets.

Villa 238 - Dutch Bay, Trincomalee
Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
113 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
oh yeah fast good wifi that really works
we watched a couple of movies in the cool air conditioned room
and when it got too hot the ac cinema room was a perfect retreat for them
amazing swimming pool sunbeds and outdoor space overlooking the sea
the villa is beautiful with modern and home comforts (movie room plunge pool)
everything was very clean and new
the house was clean
we had a great stay the house was clean and lovely art decoration lots of attention to detail
really clean and beautifully decorated you could tell they've put a lot of thought and energy into it
beautifully appointed with everything you could possibly need and spotlessly clean
the host were very welcoming and accommodating
perfect hosts - great comms and always on hand for advice
the owners were really friendly and helpful and around whenever you need them
kian and janah were wonderful hosts
kian and janah were really fabulous hosts
we loved the location of the villa
the location of this villa is amazing
the location is great very quiet but a short ride away from busy trincomalee
the villa and the location are awesome
and the location is fantastic
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2. Villa Nilaveli (from USD 280)

Feel your worries drift away as you indulge your body and mind in a sun-kissed escape to this seaside paradise. Villa Nilaveli is paradise redefined. This two-story house is decked with all the modern conveniences and comforts for a delightful getaway. Villa Nilaveli incorporates spacious living with simplistic luxuries – from the elegance of the décor to its furniture that has its own signature statement contributing to the overall laid-back atmosphere. The large glass panel doors in the living area lead out to your own private beach where endless hours of frolicking in the warm waters await you. Each of the five bedrooms is air-conditioned and has its own character and charm, all boasting of uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.

Villa Nilaveli
Nilaveli, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
56 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms are clean and there are plenty of beach chairs in the balconies & patio to relax
especially the good food he prepared: the breakfast the curry's couldn't been better
the house is beautiful and clean as is the stretch of beach directly behind the house
the rooms are huge the beds are extremely comfortable and the whole villa is very clean and modern
the (almost) private beach is quite clean
amal is very nice host and will support you by all questions
the house is large and comfortable the staff is lovely
booking was simple with hermes and the local host amal was helpful and knowledgeable
all the staff were friendly warm and there when we needed anything
the caretaker was incredibly helpful and we had a wonderful time
a special location for special holidays - and would be perfect location for a cosy wedding
nice little beach bar 2 minute walk away was good fun
a true little corner of paradise
the villa the beach the location all fantastic
beautiful light and modern house with a super location right on the beach
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3. Woody Cabana (from USD 17)

Woody Cabana is a quirky wooden cabin that can serve as your perfect launch pad to explore the beauty and splendor of Trincomalee. The cabin provides all the standard amenities and comforts for a leisurely getaway. Woody Cabana is located alongside a hill. If you take a stroll to the top of the hill, you will enjoy panoramic views of the city beach, lakes and natural harbor. When you stay at Woody Cabana, you are within easy reach of a beach, quaint restaurants, and seafood restaurants.

Woody Cabana- cabin 1. Air conditioned
Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
79 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a choice of ac or the fan
good air conditioning and shan was lovely
you have a big bed air con a mini fridge and tee/coffee free of charge
the furniture is very nice and the room in super clean
shan and his wife can provide delicious food (breakfast bbq and drinks)
everything was very clean and they provide towels as well
the place itself is as advertised and very clean
the room was clean and had many touch-full details
the room was clean and tidy and equip with a small fridge and good fan
very nice and clean place with an amazing host
nice hosts and quick to respond to questions
mr and mrs shan were lovely hosts
the owners also help you very good
the hosts are very friendly
they are very kind people
great location and quaint place to stay
nice place silent and still close to the beach
good rooms only 10 minute walk to the beach in a quiet neighborhood
a very cozy cabana on the hilltop and definitely an easy walking distance to the beautiful beach
very nice place to be you made every wish come true
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4. Villa 234 - Dutch Bay, Trincomalee (from USD 120)

Soak in the sea spray when you stay in this beachfront villa. Villa 234 is designed with impeccable taste to incorporate Sri Lankan culture and moderns conveniences – from the warm tones of the spacious, cozy bedrooms to the slick design of the private bathroom. Dutch Bay is at your doorstep. You can get a look here into the simple lives of locals who view the ocean as their lifeblood. Enjoy leisurely walks along the beachfront, sip cocktails on the sun loungers, or watch the striking beauty of the sunset.

Villa 234 - Dutch Bay, Trincomalee
Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
78 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is stylish spacious and comfortable with good air conditioning and other amenities
the house has been respectfully restored and is very comfortable with all the usual amenities
we really enjoyed our stay at the beach there is just one thing: the wifi was not good
the house was clean and looked really nice
the beach is very clean and the water superb
the location is so nice and the house is clean and quite of course
the houskeepers are very kind and the appartement very clean
everything was clean a beautiful house and really good breakfast every morning
also very kind housekeepers
lilie took care of everything and was the perfect host
they are incredibly helpful with any questions or queries
kian and janah really charming hosts and responded v quickly to queries and helpful with suggestions
alvaro grace and her team were so friendly and attentive to our needs
so wonderful to be located in a sri lankan neighbourhood
the house is nested on dyke street in a quiet popular neighborhood close to trinco town
location is great too and alvaro was super kind and helpful
fantastic location literally on the beach we spent a very happy four days here
wow this place was amazing
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5. Nila Villa (from USD 58)

Trincomalee has suffered over 30 years of civil war but has risen from the ashes to become not only the center of Tamil culture but also a popular tourist destination as well. The essence of the past and the beauty of its culture can be found in this vacation rental. Each of the furniture has its own signature statement, adding to its overall relaxed and laid-back atmosphere. Guests will enjoy the comforts of the cozy bedroom with its private bathroom along with the fully equipped kitchen.

Nila Villa
 Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

6. A contemporary house in the heart of Trincomalee (from USD 75)

Situated in a strategic location, close to Fort Frederick, Koneswaram Temple, and a bus stop, this contemporary house promises both warmth and comfort. One bedroom and one bathroom are available to accommodate couples or solo travelers. The kitchen awaits you to cook up the most delicious meals for your breakfast. Relax on the front porch over a cup of coffee and enjoy the surroundings. You can also have access to wireless internet.

Trinco House - Town
Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
66 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room itself is spacious and light with wi-fi ac and a ceiling fan
bedroom was equipped with brilliant ac and mosquito net over bed and bottled water on arrival
the breakfast (and lunch) is delicious and mo is a brilliant host
the room and bathroom were beautifully decorated
i loved the very comfortable studio the tasty and generous breakfast and being in town
it super clean and just beautiful
room is clean and modern
beautiful clean and stylish place
the room is really clean and comfortable
well presented very clean & comfortable
mohan our host was most welcoming & helpful
mohan is a really kind host
mohan was the perfect host
he was a perfect host for us and we enjoyed being around
the host himself is a truly kind person who made us feel welcome
it is located on a quiet street and yet close to bus station good restaurant and shops
the location was perfect to visit every point of interest
this place is tucked away down a peaceful private lane away from the hustle and bustle of trincomalee
trinco house is a really nice place on a central location (but very quiet )
the house is down a quiet lane in a nice neighbourhood with its own hindu shrine
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7. Trinco Villas Uppuveli

If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the culture of Sri Lanka and get a look into the lifestyle of its people, look no further than Trinco Villas Uppuveli. The villa finds its charm in the post-colonial nuances of its design matched with authentic Sri Lankan living. Each of the rooms has an air-conditioning unit for those warm days. Guests have access to two large bathrooms. Water activities can be arranged on request. Guests can kick back and relax in the well-maintained green garden after a day of activities.

Trinco Villas
Trincomalee, Eastern, Sri Lanka
7 reviews
Entire villa 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
good value for money owner was very helpful :)
the house is worthy to book and the location is nearby the beach
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8. An oceanfront condo with a swimming pool

Make yourself at home as you step into this oceanfront condo that comes with an equipped kitchen, two private bathrooms, and two bedrooms. Complimentary water, coffee, tea, and toiletries are provided. As a guest at this condo, you are free to step into the swimming pool and use the gym to burn some calories.

Oceanfront Condos Nilaveli (No 03)
Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
10 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
spacious spotlessly clean excellent bathrooms and comfortable beds
the beach at nilaveli is stunning - very clean
the staff from reception and housekeeping are so very helpful and friendly
super delicious and super friendly staff
all of the staff around the complex were amazing and helped us with anything we needed
though it is outside the town beach location was awesome
great condo- nice quiet rural location
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9. Randiya Holiday Resort

Looking to be in proximity to Trincomalee’s iconic tourist attraction? Then book a stay the Randiya Holiday resort, one of the region’s most popular hotels in the area. This hotel finds its charm in the unique blend of traditional Sri Lankan values and the modern essentials that a traveler seeks when on holiday. Randiya Hotel Resort is a perfect base for your exploration of the historic town. Its relaxed ambiance allows guests to relax after a day of activity. The simplistic décor adds to the overall feel of the hotel, leaving its guests feeling calm and relaxed.

Randiya Holiday Resort
Private room 16 Beds 2 Guests

10. Orr's Hill House

Trincomalee enjoys a pleasant subtropical weather, not only making it the perfect beach destination but also a place that produces delicious fruits like mangoes, guavas, and pomegranates. Opt to live in this oasis of relaxation laden with a garden filled with fruit trees for guests to enjoy and indulge themselves in. Apart from the lush garden, guests have access to the air-conditioned rooms that are furnished with all the modern essentials. Guests have access to WiFi to stay connected with friends to whom they can share those enviable Instagram pictures.

Orr's Hill House
Private room 6 Beds 2 Guests

11. Silaa Cabana (from USD 25)

Trade your shoes for flip-flops and enjoy a relaxing getaway to the beautiful Silaa Cabana. Guests will enjoy the privacy of their own wooden cabin that boasts of comfortable, cozy living arrangements. Each of the cabins is designed to depict the rustic, informal atmosphere which encourages guests to unwind after an eventful day of exploration and other activities.

Silaa Cabana
16 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the cabanas are lovely clean and as described
great host and lovely cabana
the hosts were friendly and helpful
silaa and neville are friendly and caring hosts
close to food options and an easy walk to the beach
the location is very close to the beach and to many very good restaurants
this is a lovely spot within easy walking distance to the beach
we really enjoyed our couple of nights here and there are nice beach bars close by
the cabana was really comfy and cosy: it s a small place of paradise we recommend
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12. Kamal & Malar Guest Trincomalee (from USD 24)

Kamal & Malar Guest Trincomalee welcomes guests from afar to experience authentic home-grown hospitality. The spacious living room encourages guests to relax while the homely ambiance makes them feel right at home. When you choose to stay at this vacation rental, you are close to favorite tourist hotspots like beautiful parks, picturesque beaches, and restaurants that serve mouth-watering dishes.

Kamal & Malar Guest Trincomalee
 Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 16 Beds 2 Guests 9 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Explore Trincomalee

Unlock the untold mysteries of Trincomalee through its vibrant history while you soak in the natural splendor and grandeur of the region. Experience all Trincomalee has to offer by having an unforgettable stay in one of these Airbnb rentals.

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