Sri Lanka is a beautiful island country situated in the heart of the Indian Ocean. The country is not only dragging the attention for its magnificent natural treasures ranging from the verdant jungles to the pristine beaches- the country holds a significant position of its own for the medical tourism as well. There are several Ayurvedic resorts and health resorts ensuring the best healing. People from across the globe are now choosing tours like voyage Sri Lanka for holidaying and exploring the natural splendors and the ayurvedic treasures the country offers.
Here are some of the best-known beaches of Sri Lanka enlisted—
Bentota and Beruwala
Bentota and Beruwala are the most popular beaches of Sri Lanka for its far-stretching palm-lines across the coastlines. The families can enjoy the waters safely as the depth of water is shallow here. Besides, from Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, the beaches can be reached in a 2 hr drive. Tourists enjoy the flora and fauna here along with multiple beach activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving etc.
The best time to visit these beaches is October to the middle of April as after that, bearing the scorching sun of the tropical climate becomes unbearable for the travelers from the cold climates.
Unawatuna and Galle
Along with the beach, this beach destination drags the attention of the tourists for the Fort of Galle, the declared as a UNESCO World Heritage. The tourists can climb the lighthouse to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Galle coastlines. It is also strongly recommended to visit the jungle beachside of Unawatuna in the dawn to get the glimpse of the enthralling flora and fauna.
The tourists get the opportunity to explore the beachside wooden patios, café, handicraft shops selling souvenirs and jewelry from the shells and other local products.
Hikkaduwa is one of the best-known beaches for the party lovers during the peak seasons. Located at a distance of 100 KM south of Colombo, this beach offers the great opportunity to underwater snorkeling by the underwater coral reefs.
The beach is famous for the whale watching. Also, the tourists would love the witness the most colorful sunrise and sunset from this place.
The most mesmerizing among the top listing beaches of Sri Lanka, Yala is mostly visited by the tourists looking forward to exploring the safari. The neighborhood is surrounded by dense jungle where tourists enjoy the flora and fauna on elephant rides or jeeps.