Sri Lanka is perfect for enjoying a string of enchanting beaches with the warm, tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, which dot the coast for over a thousand miles. This means no matter where you go, you’re close to a dazzling gem of a beach! The west coast includes Negombo, a small resort town known for its fine beaches and superb seafood, while the established resort of Bentota on the south coast has excellent accommodation options and an array of watersports.
Nearby Kalutara is a bustling village well known for its fantastic beaches and handicrafts, and the popular destination of Galle is home to the colonial Dutch Fort area. The east coast resorts of Trincomalee and Passikudah are home to even more long white sandy beaches, fantastic surf and mangrove lagoons, ideal for diving, snorkelling and whale watching.