Explore the Best Beaches in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a beach country, and no matter how small it may look to us, it holds a mighty and heavenly collection of beaches one could ever wish for! The best part about Sri Lanka is that its beaches are not influenced by seasons if you find rain on one beach the other coast may give you a summery feel. With different moods and unique attractions for each beach, Sri Lanka is a must visit for the Beachgoers as it has some finest beaches! Explore the best beaches in Sri Lanka now!

Arugam Bay

Travel lifestyle photo of a tourist on Mirissa Beach, South Coast of Sri Lanka, Asia, travel photography by travel and lifestyle photographer Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Being the best beach of Sri Lanka, Arugam Bay is perfect for surfers who long for beautiful sights, clear water, and underwater beauty! The beach has some interesting sports and photographers find it a delight for their cameras.


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With golden sand, blue waters, scuba diving, and snorkeling, Unawatuna is easily people’s favorite in beaches in Sri Lanka. If you are lucky you would even land up watching turtles nesting and whale shark, which is sometimes seen by tourists.


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This is a beach that experiences with very less footfall and hence is kind of clean and beautiful in its own way. With a medicinal resort and rejuvenating spa center nearby, it’s the perfect getaway for holiday people.


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On the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, is this beautiful and luxurious beach that one can think of! Weligama is famous for its gems and jewelry factories and women who make laces and sell them! Weligama offers great sightseeing, adventure sports and is the safest beach in Sri Lanka!


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Poets and writer’s hub, with an ecstatic view into the history and architectural beauty of Sri Lanka, is Beach Galle. It’s the beach with the most number of visitors and if you want to spend some alone time with your thoughts, you might as well fall in love with this one!


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Mirissa is popular for its visiting aquatic animals and people come here for watching them, if lucky! Also, there are water sports and fishing done along the coast. It’s an ideal place to try swimming too!


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Home to some beautiful resorts, Dickwella has a perfect combination of sight-seeing, relaxation and morning or evening walks. The visitors are mostly tourists who are on their honeymoon or looking for lavish holiday time. You will find some of the finest sea-food in the resorts nearby.

Sri Lanka is home to beautiful beaches and gives you the perfect dose of water kind of love!

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