The Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is the most stunning island with captivating beaches all around. From East coast to West and North to South, you will find mesmerising oceans with glistening sands beside and clear skies above. Here are 3 must-visit beaches in Sri Lanka to make unforgettable memories.
Kalutara beach and the closest city Bentota have always been crowd favourites. Ideal for surfing, boat safaris, and admiring the lush greenery around, these beaches offer you a relaxing and soothing experience during your stay. You can find many hotels in Kalutara for lodging, such as the popular hotel close to the beach, Turyaa Kalutara.
Great for sightseeing and enjoying a blissful moment under the sun, Unawatuna beach is a small paradise beach town on the Southern coast. It is also a popular ecotourism destination, and home to a large coral reef. You can either get the perfect tan while sunbathing on a lounge chair or take a dip and explore the marine life in the sea.
One of the most breathtaking beaches on this small island, Nilaveli beach is a heavenly sight for nature lovers. Located only 30 minutes away from Trincomalee town, the beach offers magnificent views. You will also catch a glimpse of the local livelihood that mainly depends on fishing. The idyllic shores are filled with seafood restaurants to dine to your heart’s content.