If you visit the southern coast and are looking for a place that brings the magic of Sri Lanka’s iconic beaches but is not crowded as they all are, then check out Kalametiya in Tangalle.
Surfing in Sri Lanka
Home to a few of the most beautiful Sri Lanka luxury resorts, Kalametiya is situated in Tangalle, a small and less-known beach that is known for its perfect little shore and great waves for surfing. Surfing in Sri Lanka is usually done in the Southern and Eastern coasts with Arugam Bay being the most popular site in the country.
The problem with most of the surfing spots in Sri Lanka is that they are very well known and thus, almost always crowded. The surfing season begins in November and ends around April. There are some great luxury resorts in the area like Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort where you can stay.
If you don’t know how to surf but would love to learn there are ample opportunities available around Tangalle with many surf schools situated in the vicinity. You could ask the resort you are staying with to recommend a school or arrange with them to be taken to and from the school. Most of the schools have reputable programs for all ages and at all levels.
Go surfing in the southern coast of Sri Lanka at Kalametiya in Tangalle and make the most of the privacy of a little-known beach and a beautiful lagoon ideal for birdwatching.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+