South Beaches in Sri Lanka

Classic South, an arc of honey coloured shores from Galle in the west to Tangalle in the east. This coastal belt of South Beach, wrapped in rural tranquillity, untouched nature and colonial grandeur, is the most popular tourist region in Sri Lanka. Stunning aquamarine beaches against emerald forested highlands, every curve unveils hidden coves to explore. UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle Fort, the region’s pride, has been drawing visitors for decades for it still stands glorious even after 400 years. Unawatuna, owning the most beautiful beach, has a plethora of underwater activities. Home of the blue whale, Mirissa, a renowned whale watching and surfing destination, enveloping this entire region, entices every intrepid traveller.


  • Explore Galle fort and exhilarate in the beauty of its colonial splendour along the ramparts and cobblestone streets
  • Unawatuna , where beach meets jungle, a dream beach escape for every intrepid traveller
  • Picture perfect views of stilt fishermen against gorgeous sunsets make Koggala the place to be
  • Popular for beginner surfing and traditional fishing is Weligama among coconut plantations
  • Encounter a lifetime opportunity in spotting a blue whale off the beautiful shores of Mirissa
  • Visit the insta-famous palm tree swing at Dickwella and revel in the oceanic beauty
  • For a quiet beach hideaway revelling in the sea or canoeing among mangroves is Tangalle

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