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  • Choose to visit, the south west coastal areas of Beruwela, Bentota and Ahungalla.

    Beruwela: Have excellent water sporting facilities with the bay area providing safe swimming conditions throughout the year.

    Bentota is the prime beach stretch of the south-western and southern coastal belts of Sri Lanka.

    Ahungalla: further south on the stretch of the pristine white sandy beaches has its share for the beachgoer.

Choose to experience Beuwela, Bentota, Ahungalla

  • Beruwela ,Bentota and Ahungalla Beach

    • The beach stretching from Beruwela to Bentota and further south to Ahungalla, is known to have some of the best beaches the country offers. With golden sands and shades of palm trees lining up the beach, this stretch offers you a relaxing and calming environment with many opportunities to engage in water sports. Beruwela's broad and attractive beach offer excellent water sport facilities such as water scooter rides, wind surfing, para-sailing and water skiing. Bentota beach, right where the Bentota River forms a lagoon before it reaches the ocean, offer Jet-skiing, windsurfing, parasailing and river safaris.
  • Diving, Snorkeling and Fishing on the coastal belt of the south

    • The stretch of beach is ideal for snorkeling, diving and deep sea fishing during November to April. With many PADI certified diving shops in the area, the experiential diver is sure to enjoy the many wreck and coral reef diving the area offers. Canoe rock, the main diving site off of Bentota, offers exciting under water expeditions where you will swim amidst coral formations and sea life.
  • Beruwela Fishing Harbor, China Fort, Light House, Kachchimalai Mosque

    • Beruwela fishing harbor turns in to a traditional fish market when the morning's catch – fish, prawns and lobster - is brought to shore. It is an experience not to be missed as you can watch the fishermen in action while in the background lies brightly colored outrigger canoes and fishing boats that have returned from night fishing in the deep sea.

      The functional lighthouse in Beruwela is located on the picturesque Barberyn Island which is a ten minuet's boat ride from the mainland. The view from atop the lighthouse which is built on a cliff 20 feet above the sea level is worth the short boat ride.

      China Fort in Beruwela has been known as the gem trading hot spot in the south for generations where much of the colored precious stones are traded.

      Known as the oldest Islamic mosque in the country, Kachchimalai Mosque has been built on the location where the Moors firsts arrived in the country in the eleventh century.
  • Excursion to Brief Garden

    • A little estate garden owned and landscaped by Bevis Bawa, the brother of award winning Sri Lankan architect, Geoffrey Bawa, Brief garden is visited by many for its natural beauty and the architectural simplicity. The converted rubber plantation though not large in size gives you the feeling of entering a private universe with a bamboo hedge, pond, nooks, alcoves and cloisters.
  • Shop for handicrafts in Ahungalla and visit a Moonstone quarry

    • Ahungalla shopping is an experience! Street vendors are lined up on the main stretch of the road selling drums, masks and handmade lace amongst a host of other handicrafts.

      The Meetiyagoda Moonstone quarry is a short distance from Ahungalla. This is must visit site for those interested in learning the art of mining for moonstones and perhaps making a purchase of these gems either in its original form or as beautifully prepared jewelry.
    • Description: South coastal towns of Sri Lanka
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    • Time zone: GMT + 5.30
    • Currency: Rupees (LKR)
    • Demography: Multi ethnic - Multi-cultural
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  • Choose to Stay at

  • 4 - 5 Star

    • Cinnamon Bey Beruwala
    • Eden Resort & SPA
    • Avani Bentota
    • Saman Villas
    • Vivanta by Taj
    • Paradise Road Villa
    • Heritance Hotel
    • Bentota Beach Hotel
    • The Surf Hotel
    • Centara Ceysands
    • The Palms
  • 3 star / Economy

    • Taprospa
    • Coco Villa
    • Hotel Wunderbar
    • Saffron Blue by Jetwing
    • Cocoon Sea Resort
    • Villa 700 by Jetwing
    • Zoda Induruwa
    • Panchi Villa