Matara

Overall Score

2.8
100 USD = 35,844.34 LKR

Overall Score

2.8
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 810,000 people
  • GDP: $3,910 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 9 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Dialog
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: Rs. 200 tip is enough at most upscale restaurants. Small change less than Rs. 100 is fine for smaller cafes and restaurants. Most locals do not tip at restaurants and a 10% (or an amount relative to the total bill) is not expected as such.
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: Nomad Trails Thalpe Station
  • Best coffee: Solis Hotel
  • Best taxi: Pickme
  • Best hospital: Sahana Medical Center
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Best intl air carrier: Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Monthly costs for expat: $390
  • Monthly costs for family: $360
  • Monthly costs for local: $100
  • Meal: $1
  • Small Cola: $0.1
  • Beer 1 Pint: $0.4
  • Coffee: $0.3


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