Beach bag packed? Don’t forget the sunscreen and flip-flops. You’re going to need them if you plan on exploring the best beaches on the sunny island of Sri Lanka!
If you’re after sun-kissed beaches, snorkelling and a chance to (maybe) meet a friendly sea turtle, Hikkaduwa beach is the best choice for you.
The beaches around Galle offer clear, sparkling blue waters that will make you never want to leave. In Sri Lanka, beach holidays often start with a trip to Galle Fort. Tip: At the base of Galle Lighthouse, there’s a perfect strip of beach to bathe in.
Spotless sandy beaches, immaculately clean waters of Trincomalee provide the ideal haven to escape the hot humid tropical island weather. If you’re travelling around the coast, book a beach holiday with an agency such as Walkers Tours.
Thriving with a variety of colourful marine life, Jungle Beach located in Kuchaveli, Trincomalee provides a private beach escape. Don’t forget your snorkelling gear though.
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world.