Best Beach Locations Sri Lanka

Unawatuna beach

View Unawatuna beach in a larger map Two kilometres away from Galle is the famous beach resort town of Unawatuna, popular with foreign & local tourist alike for its placid turquoise blue sea, a fine reef for snorkelling also the …
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Negombo Beach

Getting there: The town Negombo, is just 10 minutes on a taxi from the Bandaranayke International airport of Sri Lanka and is also serviced by rail and public transport. Airport taxis are recommended as they are registered and run regularly …
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Bentota Beach

Getting there: Bentota, a mere 45 minutes away from Colombo along the E1 express way is a premier resort town with ample chance of Sun, surf and sand. Public transport, air conditioned bus or rail is possible along the coastal …
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Beruwela Beach

Getting there: On public transport Beruwela is about 01 ½ hours away on A2 & train service available along the coastal track. Beruwela is mentioned in history as it was the main landing port for Adams peak bound pilgrimages. Beruwela, …
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Kalutara Beach

Getting there: On public bus or rail, Kaluthara is about one & a half hours away. Most hotels will arrange an airport pickup & drop and we recommend you use it to avoid the hassle, cost would be US$ 65/-. Where …
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Kalpitiya Beach

Getting there: Kalpitiya is located approximately 04 hours drive from Colombo right on the tip of a sandy peninsular between the Indian Ocean & the Lagoon. It is possible to take a public transport or rail is possible via Puttalm, but …
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Mount Lavinia Beach

Getting there: public transport or rail, and will take only about 30 minutes from Colombo, along the Galle road or the coastal railway line. From the international airport it’s about 02 hours away and best is to use a BIAT’s …
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Hikkaduwa Beach

In 1940, the Hikkaduwa Rocky Islets were declared sanctuaries and was limited to the land boundaries of these rocky islets. In 1998 it was upgraded to the status of a nature reserve and later to a national park. The famed …
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Pasikuda Beach

Pasikuda, meaning “green-algae-bay” is situated in Eastern seaboard of Sri Lanka between Kalkuda and the Indian Ocean, approximately 35 kilometers from Batticaloa Town. The turquoise blue waters of the bay attracts local and foreign tourist to this wide sandy place …
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Trincomalee Beach

One of the finest natural deepwater harbours in the world, located in the eastern seaboard of Sri Lanka approximately 245km from Colombo. There is an account of “Gokanna”, as it was known during the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa period, attracting great …
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