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12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away

     

Some of the world’s most glorious beaches are only a short plane ride away, plus you will also get a spot of culture. Hard to believe? Filled with plenty of water activities and tourist spots from gorgeous tea gardens to some fantastic water activities, the flanking country of Sri Lanka has everything to offer. The island of Sri Lanka makes for a pretty excellent vacation spot. And a bulk of excitement of Sri Lanka holidays is taken up by the innumerable and beautiful beaches that adorn the great island nation. Beaches here are full of pristine white sand stretched for miles and miles, with beautiful blue water splashing in waves of all sizes. Mystery, magic, and magnificent beaches are amongst the highlights of this incredible island. When you have seen some of its beaches, I think you too will begin to look all starry eyed at Sri Lanka's appeal.

To give you the feeling of blues as well, we've put together a list of 12 beautiful beach destinations, which are ideal for that getaway you’ve been looking for. Get ready to encounter oceanside chillaxing and sun-kissed skin in the delightful shorelines of Sri Lanka.

1. Induruwa Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-1 In case you're searching for a major shoreline that offers a fun and enthusiastic air in the Sri Lankan island, at that point you must look at Induruwa Beach. One of the real hotspot for explorers who searching for white sandy shorelines with idealizing surf to unwind in. Induruwa has turned out to be well known among voyagers due to the excellent Induruwa beach.

A sandy beach that’s shaded by drooping palm trees, Induruwa is surely a treat to your eyes.

Tip: Make sure to bring a bottle of rum to Induruwa Beach. Take a sip or two as you wade out into the warm, shallow waters.

2. Mirissa Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-2 Nestled in the Southern coastal belt of Sri Lanka, Mirissa beach has renowned the dream of tropical paradise land into reality. Mirissa attracts all kinds of people, surfers, swimmers, and sunbathers. This 2km long Sri Lankan beach, divided by the Parrot Rock is full of great restaurants and bars. Mirissa beach is one of the most well-known beaches in Sri Lanka. The left side of the bay is particularly popular with snorkelers while the right side of Mirissa Beach is a great surfing hot spot.

Tip: Witness the beautiful sunsets and sunrise as Mirissa claims some of Sri Lanka's ideal and charming dusks and dawns due to its crescent formation.

3. Koggala Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-3 A favorite with swimmers and surfers like, Koggala is a small beach. It is located between Talpe and Mirissa. The white sand and the few people that are on the beach makes Koggala beach a great location to stay for a longer time. This tranquil beach claims to have the finest white sand and I have to agree. In fact, the sand is so clean and soft, it almost feels sacrilegious walking on it with shoes on. It's so calm that the surf is measured in inches. A lot of people there like to get a glass of wine and walk down from the town area to watch the sunset.

Tip: Koggala also has a small rainforest reserve where you could take a boat trip through. Koggala Beach also has a line up of local seafood bbq stalls perfect for lunch.

4. Unawatuna Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-4 With a number of seafood restaurants dotted along water activities, this expansive, soft white sand beach is well known for its lovely scenery. Unawatuna is the most popular beach of the southern Sri Lankan coast. Unawatuna beach is a hidden treasure for swimmers which means that you can safely swim. In the evening the beach will lit upon which makes it super romantic!

Tip: Keep in mind that when it's high tide this swimming spot is out of reach, so you'll have to check the tide times.

5. Arugam Bay

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-5 Arugam Beach is amongst the best beaches in Sri Lanka known especially for surfing. This secluded beach is perfect if you’re looking for a strip of heaven just for yourself! The blue waters of the Arugam bay provide ample opportunities for fishing and underwater photography. So, lock your mobile away and reconnect with yourself as you spend your day unwinding on the white sand shoreline.

6. Hikkaduwa Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-6 If you want to be part of the action, then Hikkaduwa Beach is the place for you. Hikkaduwa Beach is described by the absolute and most extravagant nightclubs. This pristine beach on the island is ideal for water sports during the day and quiet stroll at night. This feature often attracts many overseas tourists. It guarantees heaps of untouched normal magnificence and unwinding for both body and soul.

7. Mount Lavina

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-7 Another beach paradise that should feature on your Sri Lankan bucket list is Mount Lavina. Regardless of whether it is a boat ride or an elephant ride, Mount Lavinia is a standout amongst the best beaches in Sri Lanka. Apart from having all the striking features of a beach, Mount Lavinia is a perfect destination to enjoy a great beach holiday.

8. Bentota Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-8 Bentota Beach is a perfect place to unwind and appreciate the stunning views of the sea. Apart from the stunning views, travelers can also enjoy the water sports activities organized by the hoteliers in the area. They actively promote water sports such as water skiing, jet skiing, mono-skiing, boogie boarding, and to a restful ride on a banana watercraft for the family and children.

9. Hiriketiya Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-9 Nestled amidst the south coast, Hiriketiya Beach is one of the real hotspots for explorers who searching for white sandy shorelines with idealizing surf to unwind in. Hiriketiya has turned out to be prevalent among explorers due to the wonderful Hiriketiya beach. Hiriketiya is perfect for explorers who want to have relaxing holiday. Instead of getting the charge out of the sandy beach, there are multiple activities in the Hiriketiya Beach. Sounds exciting? The beach is ideal for sunbathing, sunset watching and swimming, this beach is great for classic tropical beach views. It's undoubtedly the best Sri Lanka has to offer.

Tip: Good accommodation options of restaurants and cafes are available to fill your hunger.

10. Yala Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-10 Yala Beach is best known for its unsafe waters and swimming is entirely denied here. However, you can, in any case, take an unwinding stroll over the sandy beach and witness the spouting waves from a separation. But the highlight of your occasions in Sri Lanka will be the untamed life safari at Yala National Park, which is adjacent to Yala beach. You can witness panthers, elephants, and crocodiles on the safari. Moreover, there’s a handful of restaurants that only get busy at the weekend.

11. Nilaveli Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-11 Around 250 km from the capital, Colombo, Nilaveli Beach is not easy to access but the long ride there is worth it. If you are looking for a beautiful and pollution free beach that has hardly been touched by man, there is no better place than this in the country. With turquoise waters all around, the beach is quite close to the famed Pigeon Island. A marine national park, the island is home to a vast number of endemic species and birds but the real treat is underwater where you can even swim and dive amongst Black Tip reef sharks and other rare marine species.

Tip: If you are thinking that it’s hard to reach Nilaveli Beach, Shoes On Loose can help compose the visit for you.

12. Weligama Beach

12 Surreal Beaches Of Sri Lanka That Will Take Your Breath Away-12 Tranquil, peaceful, and most loved for surfing beginners, Weligama is a littler contrasting option to the busier beaches in Sri Lanka. Miles of unspoiled sugary white sand, lush jungle, and amazing perpetual blue skies makes Weligama Beach an idyllic vacation spot for those who love luxury at lower keys.

Tip: Most visitors simply drive through, come to take surfing lessons, or stop to photograph some of Sri Lanka's famous stick fishermen.

So the next time you put the BEACH MODE ON, you know where to head.
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