Prepare yourself for an adventure of a lifetime! Known to be home to some of the best beaches in the world, your holiday in the paradise isle Sri Lanka will be one like no other. Out of all the magnificent splendours just waiting to be discovered, the south coast beaches quite possibly create the best setting to enjoy all the luxuries a tropical island can offer.
Here are some of the most beautiful beaches in south Sri Lanka you should definitely visit during your stay.
Looking to spend a relaxing time on the beach? Then Bentota is one of the most famous southern province cities that is known for its typical weather warm and amazing view of the clear blue waters of the mighty Indian Ocean. Located at a distance of just about 62 kilometres away from Colombo, this location is easily accessible via the major road and rail networks of the country. Among the many things Bentota is famous for is the beautiful Bentota River that flows through the city and meets the ocean. So if you are looking to enjoy a romantic boat ride along the river or soak up the sun on one of the most beautiful beaches you might want to check out some great quality villas and guest houses we feature on Yoho to make your holiday dreams come true.
Galle is one of those amazing cities that have made Sri Lanka popular for so many reasons. That is why it is by far one of the most popular vacation spots for locals and foreigners alike. As you visit this location, you will feel the old world charm of this city that has a remarkable past dating back centuries ago. Even when you choose your accommodation, we invite you to take a look at our Yoho properties that will allow you to enjoy this vintage ambience.
Hikkaduwa is perfect for all you who are looking to enjoy a super-fun vacation. You can easily get to this city through the southern expressway. Be it surfing snorkelling scuba or enjoying the nightlife as the beach comes alive in the after hours, there are an endless number of possibilities of things to do in Hikkaduwa. The area is also known to be quite ‘touristy’ so finding help to get around or renting anything you need while on holiday will be not be much of an issue.
For those of you who are looking to enjoy the ultimate beach holidays in Sri Lanka, Mirissa is a spot not to be missed. Apart from being one of the most beautiful beaches you will be in for a special treat. Mirissa is one of the best places in the world for dolphin and whale watching. The best time to visit Mirissa to experiment the best fun is from October right through to about mid April. Since this season is just around the corner, take a look at our featured accommodation options in Mirissa currently on offer with some great discounts.
You wouldn’t normally find Yala beach featured among the most famous south coast beaches in Sri Lanka, but it is definitely worth the mention. Yala has made a name for itself among popular southern province cities because of the Yala National Park, known for its exhilarating wildlife safaris and camping holidays. While the beach area is not ideal for activities like swimming due to the strong currents, it is perfect for a quiet stroll along the beach.