All inclusive Beach Holidays, Beach destionations and Beach Hotels in Sri Lanka

A tropical island like Sri Lanka is never short of blue water, sandy beaches, or perfect coconut trees. The climate and the fantastic view make us ideal for dream beach holidays. Coastal areas of Sri Lanka are filled with star-class hotels to budget-friendly resorts for travelers and tourists. We take pride in saying our beaches are very diverse; from deep beaches to shallow ones, you name it, and we have it.

Though some of the most popular beaches in the south are pretty crowded, we also have remote and refreshing beaches. Whether you are a solo traveler or family on vacation, our beach destinations are ideal for a memorable holiday. From evening strolls to complete getaway for a weekend full of fun activities like snorkeling, spinning with the dolphins to a full-fledged seafood dinner at the coastal restaurants, you have anything you can dream of.

As Sri Lanka is actively involved in the conservation of the turtles, you have the opportunity to get involved in supporting our mission. Regardless you still have the chance to witness the turtles in their natural habitat, laying eggs and even releasing the young ones into the sea.

Below are our must-visit beaches picked out of many.


Located in the Southeast of Sri Lanka, Arugambay is well known to be one of the world’s top surfing destinations. The tides here make it desirable for anyone to at least dipping their legs in the water. Having other destinations like Kumana and Lahugala for people who love bird watching and elephant seeing nearby makes Arugambay a perfect beach holiday destination.

As Sri Lanka’s Watersport Capital, Bentota beach has numerous watersport activities you can do as a solar traveler or a family. Speed boat ride, jet ski, windsurfing, kite surfing, and family boat ride all guarantee endless joy. With over 15 star-class hotels, you can enjoy your stay and explore the sandy beach.

With historical significance, Galle fort has been recognized as a world heritage. Natural Maritime Museum, Dutch fort, and St. Mary’s Cathedral is a must-visit place while you are there. You have a great range of resorts to stay in while you enjoy the deep blue waters and snorkeling in the reef. Whale sharks and turtles can often be spotted in this area.

Declared as a natural reserve, bird sanctuary and coral gardens are must-visit places in Hikkaduwa. Local and tourists love coming to the Hikkaduwa beach to explore marine life. Snorkeling in coral gardens allows you to enjoy the aquatic flora. Glass bottom boats are available for kids and others who like staying on board.

If white sandy beaches and surfing waters are needed to enjoy your holiday, you must check out the Induruwa beach. The ideal place for serenity with multiple accommodation options.

With calm surface waters sheltered by the lagoon, Kalpitiya turns out to be a perfect beach destination for kitesurfing. Spotting dolphins, manta rays, reef sharks, and turtles paired up with great cozy accommodations makes Kalpitiya a great place to have a fun-filled weekend.

Filled with coconut palms, Kalutara beach has more to offer than the golden sandy beach. Several eye-catching reed and rush ware products are a souvenir you must take back home. With the famous Gangathilaka temple close by, this place holds a lot of historical value.

Mirissa beach offers you the opportunity to watch the blue whales in their natural habitat with the occasional spotting of dolphins. It is always worth taking the whale watching trip as the experience is immeasurable.

A Christian colony with several enticing small boutiques is a different kind of experience. At Negombo beach, you can experience a fisherman's life paired up with tasting fresh crabs and lobsters.

At Nilaveli beach you can explore the clear blue sea in a Tamil colony. Each experience is different from others. Filled with coconut palms and above water activities, it is a place to relax.

Under the hot tropical sun and the sandy beach, the turquoise blue sea of Pasikuda has attracted tourists across the world. With several activities like canoeing, kite surfing available to enjoy, the coconut and palmyrah trees make the beach look picture perfect.

Ranna beach is secluded and perfect for private time as you take an evening stroll. You are treated with the sight of turtles laying eggs during the full moon days of January and April. With the bird sanctuary close by, you have a lot more to enjoy here.

Located in the down south, Tangalle beach is one of the few places with less crowd. With flourishing marine life and rocky islets to take a walk, it is a beach you must visit.

Trincomalee beach is a comprehensive beach destination a person must visit. It is one fine natural harbor with the fort still standing intact. One of the oldest Hindu temples, Koneshwaran, can be seen opposite to the Lovers Leap rock. You find great spots for snorkeling, whale watching, kite surfing, and the Nilaveli beat is a short distance away.

Located alongside the Trincomalee harbor, Marble beach is one of the finest beaches in Sri Lanka with crystal clear water. It is often calm and shallow, which gives the appearance of marble. You will enjoy the aquatic fauna that comes to your feet as you dip your legs.

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