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.