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This Island’s beaches still delight today’s traveler as it is blessed with all the ingredients for a perfect beach holiday in a tropical setting where the endless palm fringed golden sandy beaches meet with the sparkling blue Indian Ocean waters. With more than 1,000 km of sandy coastline to choose from and year-round Summer with two different weather systems , here in Sri Lanka you are sure to enjoy the perfect beach vacation.

Sri Lanka’s best coastline extends from Negombo in the northwest to Trincomalee in the northeast, passing miles and miles of beautiful beaches. Conveniently rostered monsoons ensure that one half of the Islands coastal waters are always in season for all aquatic pursuits. When the northeast wind blows from November to March you will find the west and southern coasts beautifully sunny and calm and from April to October during the Southwest monsoon the same climate can be enjoyed in the east coast. Sri lanka’s southern coastal belt has many locations ideal for the perfect beach holiday with plenty of accommodation to choose from, such accommodation will range from well equipped star class resort hotels, boutique hotels and exclusive Villas to perhaps simple home-stays and guest houses.

Bentota has possibly the best beach in the entire south coast, The lagoons found in this area make safe all-year round swimming. while Hikkaduwa is more famed for its corals and water sports such as diving and snorkeling. While the beaches from Arugam Bay all the way up to Trincomalee attract thousands of surfers. The white sandy beaches of the east are spectacular and are known for having some of the best surfing points in the world.

Dreams of a tropical palm fringed beach where the crystal clear blue waters sigh gently on to the sand, really do come true in Sri Lanka. The warm sea bathes, vibrant coral reefs where over 200 species of reef fish dart among their vivid habitat, Whales, dolphins and sea turtles lurking the nearby shores and shipwrecks lie waiting to be explored, large sheltered lagoons where rivers meet sea create fascinating habitat for marine life as well as an ideal environment for a range of water sport.

So why not make your dream come true with a beach holiday in one of the best tropical coastlines in the world.

Negombo Beruwala & Bentota Tangalle
Mount Lavinia Hikkaduwa Arugam Bay
Wadduwa & Kalutara Galle & Unawatuna Trincomalee

   
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