Dec 4, 2017
IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo 2018 - International sporting event in Sri Lanka
Calling all adrenaline junkies for the ultimate IRONMAN 70.3 in an island paradise named Sri Lanka.
Be a part of one of the biggest adventures in the heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka amidst the beautiful tropical weather and warm hospitality on 25th February 2018.
The Ironman Triathlon, organized by the World Triathlon Corporation comprises of an ocean swim of 1.9km held in the warm and welcoming waters at the Galle Face Green, followed by a flat and fast 90km bike ride through the port of Colombo and finally a scenic and challenging 21.1km run passing some of the monumental landmarks of Colombo, need we say more?
A perfect opportunity to explore your inner spirit whilst holidaying in the most beautiful island paradise along the equator. Sky scraping buildings, historical landscapes, welcoming blue oceans and a flamboyant nightlife are some of the attractions that awaits you.
February is an ideal time to visit the island, as it holds the perfect tropical weather whilst having very low rainfall. The city of Colombo is full of surprises from 5Star hotels to chic boutique properties, resorts and shopping malls filled with lavish indulgence.
The Galle Face hotel welcomes the start line and the historic Galle Face Green, one of the oldest hotels in Sri Lanka recently restored to preserve its majestic age-old ambiance. The seafront pool and their charming grandeur create the perfect stay for you, your teammates, family & friends as you battle it out to be a part of the world championship - IRONMAN 70.3
Apart from some of the most remarkably renowned hotels in the city of Colombo, another must stay 5Star property would be the Movenpick Hotel. This remarkable 24-storey hotel includes a rooftop bar with a panoramic view of the city, an energizing spa and themed restaurants, all within a short distance of the race.
Colombo is home to some of the most sought after "bang for your buck" Hotels ranging from Shangri' La's to Hilton and its home grown Tintagel, Lake Lodge or many of the accommodation choices, you could visit the most iconic and historical sites the city of Colombo has to offer.
The National Museum, The Independence Square, Gangaramaya Temple and Red Masjid representing religious and cultural value for Sri Lanka's multicultural faith's.
Your adventure does not stop with the IRONMAN competition; the country is full of scenic and adrenaline - driven activities and excursions all year round. You could step out from the hustle and bustle of life and experience the best of what Sri Lanka has to offer. Diving in hunt of shipwrecks off the coast, white water rafting through mystic mountains, Zip lining across rivers and embrace the rainforest trails in of Sinharaja - A mere 4 Hr. drive from Colombo.
Celebrate the end of a race like no other within the enchanting landscapes of Sri Lanka - ask your local tour operator of the many places you could visit during the course of your stay in this beautiful paradise of named Sri Lanka.