The South Coast of Sri Lanka is where you will find the most pristine beaches with fun-loving, like-minded people. Here are some of the best recommendations for a 3-day itinerary to cover the most vibrant, captivating beaches on your much-awaited journey.
Day 1: Dickwella Beach
This long stretch of ethereal beauty is ideal to catch majestic sunsets and relax by the beach. It is a laid-back beach where you will find ultimate relaxation and indulge in a long-awaited detox at Dickwella Resort & Spa. Around the same area in Matara, places to visit include iconic landmarks like Mulkirigala Raja Maha Viharaya with fascinating cave shrines.
Day 2: Hiriketiya Beach
The up-and-coming beach on the South Coast for its stunning views, surfer’s paradise, and chic restaurants, Hiriketiya is a must-visit beach to enjoy your journey to the fullest. If you’re into surfing, you will have an unforgettable experience catching the waves in the sea here. You can also enjoy a drink, sit back and relax, or treat yourself to a lovely dinner in a cozy café or restaurant.
Day 3: Tangalle Beach
Tangalle is a great city to explore the beach and nearby attractions. You can watch the fishermen in their element, enjoy a hearty lunch with fresh seafood, go kayaking in the Tangalle Lagoon, or soak up the sun while sipping some fresh king coconut water. If you’re seeking solitude, visit the Silent Beach where the serene, secluded atmosphere will wash all your worries away!