Sri Lanka’s reputation as the ultimate beach escape precedes itself with so many awesome stretches waiting to be explored! Read on to find out about some incredible beaches to check out while you sojourn in paradise.
Sri Lanka is a tropical island which means its weather patterns are affected by the monsoon rains. Depending on the time of the year you visit, there’ll always be a stretch of shoreline enjoying the sunshine while the other part of the country is experiencing monsoon rains. So, plan your visit wisely if you want to get a tan!
Check into a hotel in Mirissa such as the Lantern Boutique Hotel to be able to enjoy the very best of the south of Sri Lanka. With plenty of things to do in Mirissa and in the adjoining towns, such as surfing, whale watching and swimming in the sea, you’ll have yourself a whale of a time!
Nilaveli beach in Trincomalee is a favourite amongst locals and foreigners alike for its beautiful sandy stretches and pristine blue waters. While this water is not ideal for surfing, it’s perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving! Check out Pigeon Island and explore the reefs for an unforgettable holiday.
A Surfers’ Paradise
Surfers from around the world flock to Arugambay to check out its wild and hidden beaches and catch some amazing waves. Perfect for the budget-conscious traveller, there are plenty of cafes and stays for a truly bohemian and exotic lifestyle.