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19 Best beaches in Sri Lanka

Ultimate guide (December 2019)


Sri Lanka, Unawatuna beach, wet sand
Unawatuna - the best beach in Sri Lanka island. Unlike most beaches in the country there's almost always no waves in the sea here, so thi… / read more » /
Rating: 8.6 (527 votes)

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Sri Lanka, Mirissa beach, palm trees
Mirissa - the most beautiful beach with waves in Sri Lanka. However, if you are not surfer, you will still love this place. / read more » /
Rating: 8.2 (656 votes)
Sri Lanka, Tangalle beach, boat
Tangalle (Tangalla) - a great beach in Sri Lanka. In fact it's not just a beach, but a series of beaches and small bays. Keep in mind th… / read more » /
Rating: 8.1 (210 votes)
Sri Lanka, Mihiripenna beach
Mihiripenna is a small beach in Sri Lanka, partially protected by reef from the open ocean. Thus the waves are not very strong. In the west… / read more » /
Rating: 7.9 (325 votes)
Sri Lanka, Dickwella beach, in the shadow
Dickwella - one of the most beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka, and besides it's also quite deserted. The beach has small waves, but in gener… / read more » /
Rating: 7.9 (280 votes)
Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa beach, wet sand
Hikkaduwa - beach in the south-west of Sri Lanka island. The beach is quite pretty and perfect both for surfing and swimming. / read more » /
Rating: 7.7 (189 votes)
Sri Lanka, Arugam Bay beach, boats
Arugam Bay - a great surfer beach in the east of Sri Lanka island. If the water is calm, you may have good time swimming in the sea. / read more » /
Rating: 7.6 (186 votes)
Sri Lanka, Negombo beach, palms
Negombo - the most famous beach in Sri Lanka. Main reason for the beach popularity is its location not far from the capital airport. Lo… / read more » /
Rating: 7.4 (194 votes)
Sri Lanka, Mount Lavinia beach, hotel, aerial
Mount Lavinia - good beach near Colombo in Sri Lanka. Keep in mind that though the beach is close to Colombo, it's located quite far from the… / read more » /
Rating: 7.3 (122 votes)
Sri Lanka, Beruwala beach, palm trees
Beruwala (Beruwela) - good beach on the west of Sri Lanka. Keep in mind that there's almost no beaches suitable for swimming in the city… / read more » /
Rating: 7.2 (667 votes)
Sri Lanka, Bentota beach, Saman Villas hotel
Bentota - luxury beach in Sri Lanka. This place is considered to be very prestigious. Nevertheless, the beach itself is rather mediocre… / read more » /
Rating: 6.9 (411 votes)
Sri Lanka, Weligama beach, Taprobane island
Weligama - mediocre beach in Sri Lanka, notable due to stick fishermen only. / read more » /
Rating: 6.7 (340 votes)
Sri Lanka, Koggala beach
Koggala - beach in Sri Lanka. Though this place is good, however, the country has much nicer beaches. / read more » /
Rating: 6.6 (262 votes)
Sri Lanka, Matara beach, Villa Romagna hotel
Matara - good city beach in Sri Lanka. However there's no sense to choose this place as a primary holiday destination. / read more » /
Rating: 6.4 (188 votes)
Sri Lanka, Nilaveli beach, sand and palms
Nilaveli - beach in the north-east of Sri Lanka. This place is not very interesting. Also it took not much time after civil war finished… / read more » /
Rating: 6.1 (233 votes)
Sri Lanka, Uppuveli beach
Uppuveli - mediocre beach in the north-east Sri Lanka. / read more » /
Rating: 6.0 (304 votes)
Sri Lanka, Casuarina beach, sand
Casuarina (Karainagar) - beach in the northern Sri Lanka. The beach itself is not noticeable. But if you happen to find yourself in the n… / read more » /
Rating: 5.8 (119 votes)
Sri Lanka, Pasikuda beach, aerial view
Pasikuda & Kalkudah - two different beaches in the eastern Sri Lanka, but located just nearby. Pasikuda Beach is in the northern small bay. Kalkuda… / read more » /
Rating: 5.3 (855 votes)
Sri Lanka, Batticaloa beach, temple damaged by tsunami
Batticaloa & Kallady - beach in the east of Sri Lanka. This is probably one of the worst beaches in the country. / read more » /
Rating: 5.0 (486 votes)
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[2015-04-16] microkid

As for me Adam's Peak is superb! And it's only 3 hours to climb up. You'll get view + atmosphere of temple and holly.

But it's very hard to walk up there. If you are not in good condition, don't hurry!

[2015-04-16] Silvia

Adam's Peak. Is it worth to climb to? I'm going there in January.

[2015-03-16] joe

We've been at Elephant Park Hotel in Pinnewela. It is centered located, and you don't pay any fees when visiting elephants.

[2015-03-16] aaron

Pinnewela elephant park. Which hotel better to choose?

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