Sri Lanka
Beautiful Beaches
Sri Lanka
Negombo Beach
Sri Lanka

Peace And Relaxation

Sri Lanka Tropical Beaches

Sri Lanka has more than 1500 kilometers of exotic beaches. From east to west, each beach has its own unique character, swaying palm trees, tropical golden beaches, undiscovered gems and cute bays.
For the best beaches it is best to go to the South coast. Tourism is most developed there, you will find cozy beach bars but also unknown quiet beaches. Some coastal towns are perfect if you want to surf.

The most pristine coastline is located in the east of the island. Trimcomalee is located in the east of Sri Lanka. The pearly white beaches of Niveli Beach and the blue sea make this beach a paradise. It is a nice beach destination for those looking for peace.

Famous Beaches in Sri Lanka

Negombo Beach

Negombo beach is a famous place to stay when you finish your holiday and go back home. It is close to Bandaranaike International Airport. At the beach Negombo you can meet many local people, who are on the beach when the sun goes down, playing cricket, football and Volleybal.

What is the best time to visit:
The best time to visit Negombo is from December till April.

Things to do:
Relax, Kite Surfing, Diving, Sometimes you can spot Dolphins.

Distance from Bandaranaike International Airport:
Approx. 20 Minutes driving by car.

Bentota Beach

Bentota also know as Ventura Beach, located South of Colombo, on the west coast. Bentota was one of the first beaches to see large scale tourism development thanks to its wide golden sands and safe swimming conditions. Bentota is the place to stay at resorts that specialize in medicine centers and relaxing spa.

What is the best time to visit:
The best time to visit Bentota is from December till April.

Things to do:
Relax, Water Skiing, Canoeing, Diving, Kite Surfing.

Distance from Bandaranaike International Airport:
Approx. 1 hour and 45 Minutes driving by car via E02 and Southern Expy/E01.

Hikkaduwa Beach

Hikkaduwa Beach located South of Colombo, on the west coast has some stunning beaches with dreamy sunsets and a party atmosphere at night. Hikkaduwa is known for serving delicious seafood curries. The beach stretches on spanning miles.

What is the best time to visit:
The best time to visit Hikkaduwa Beach is from December till April.

Things to do:
Relax, Water Skiing, Canoeing, Snorkeling, Diving, Kite Surfing.

Distance from Bandaranaike International Airport:
Approx. 2 hours driving by car via Canada Friendship Rd/AB9 to Colombo - Katunayake Expy/E03.

Unawatuna Beach

Unawatuna, a coastal town in the Galle district of Sri Lanka. Unawatuna Beach is a paradise for beach lovers. With chic restaurants and bars. Unawatuna beach is suitable for taking a relaxing dip in the cool water. The beach has favorable surf conditions making it suitable for surfing.

What is the best time to visit:
The best time to visit Unawatuna Beach is from January till April.

Things to do:
Relax, Water Skiing, Surfing, Snorkeling, Diving, Kite Surfing.

Distance from Bandaranaike International Airport:
Approx. 2 hours driving by car via Southern Expy/E01

Mirissa Beach

Mirissa is one of those beaches in Sri Lanka which is ideal for swimming. You can spot dolphins and whales, Sea Turtles come and lay their eggs on the beach. People from all over the world come to Mirissa Beach, enjoying fresh coconuts in an hammock, eating delicious food from beachside restaurants.

What is the best time to visit:
The best time to visit Mirissa Beach is from December till April.

Things to do:
Relax, Surfing, Snorkeling, Diving, Whale and Dolphin watching.

Distance from Bandaranaike International Airport:
Approx. 2.5 hours driving by car via Southern Expy/E01

Tangalle Beach

Tangalle is an authentic fishing village on the south coast located in the south east of Sri Lanka. The most popular beach is Goyambokka. Other fine beaches are Medilla, Medaketiya and Mawella beach. The name Tangalle means "projected rock" in Sinhala, As the name suggests, there are many rocky outcrops on the vast sandy beaches of Tangalle

What is the best time to visit:
The best time to visit Tangalle Beach is from December till April.

Things to do:
Relax, Surfing, Diving, Snorkelling.

Distance from Bandaranaike International Airport:
Approx. 3 hours driving by car via Southern Expy/E01

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