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Akurala Beach, Hikkaduwa Overview

Akurala beach, located in Hikkaduwa is a beach on beach paradise. The sandy shores, immaculate reefs and clear water present a perfect beach experience. The seas run slow, and the dive is shallow, making it a swimmer’s delight.

Fisherfolk have stalls selling freshly cooked fish marinated in masalas that are an ode to Sri Lanka as well as their infamous dried fish. Seafood is part of their staples and a holiday in Akurala promises coastal gala at the tip of your fingers. Water adventures and nature walks are the attractions that make Akurala special. Watching turtle hatching and diving for beginners is a must-do.

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Akurala Beach Park Resort

Akurala beach park resort provides the best stays in the whole vicinity. Overlooking the beach and comforted by a homestay like an experience complimented with courteous staff, this is an incredible option for a stayover by the waters
Address: Asian Highway 43, Sri Lanka
Phone: +94 713543033

Food in Akurala Beach

Salty swami’s café and surf shop, Bambinis café, Mika Wu and Hello burger are some infamous food joints in Akurala. They serve Sri Lankan delicacies savoured with a dash of spice and loads of flavour along with continental cuisine for the global taste buds. Overall, food is sumptuous throughout the place!

How To Reach Akurala Beach

Bus, trains, taxis, cars and tuk-tuks are available throughout Sri Lanka. A train journey to Akurala from Colombo takes almost 2 hours with fares around INR 700, while cabs cost around INR 5000. Trains are quite frequent and provide connections to the city and the beach.

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