Beaches of Sri Lanka (South & South-West Coast)

The South & South-West coasts of the island are  blessed with beautiful beaches and a few nights of R&R on the beach makes the perfect end (or start) to a touring itinerary of Sri Lanka!

Sri Lanka really has a fabulous range of boutique hotels on the coast and inland (like the Why House and Kahanda Kanda) offering very comfortable accommodation. These are usually charming, full of character, colourful and with a big emphasis on serving freshly cooked Sri Lankan dishes which are well known for being simply delicious.

Why visit the South & South-West Coast of Sri Lanka?

  • Enjoy some lazy days on the beach or by the pool
  • Wander around the atmospheric streets of Galle Fort
  • Admire the fishermen on their stilts near Koggala
  • Take a tuk tuk ride along the coast or explore the villages inland
  • Go on a whale watching trip from Mirissa (Dec – Apr)
  • Head out to explore the countryside by mountain bike

There are also a few international style hotels which will appeal to those looking for larger hotels with great facilities.

LOCATION

SRI LANKA KEY INFO

Visa

A Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

Time Difference

GMT + 5.5 Hours

Flight Time

10.5 hours Direct

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