Places To Visit In Matara

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1. Polhena Beach

Polhena Beach

4 km
from city center
1 out of 3
places to visit in Matara

Polhena Beach is one of the safest beaches in Sri Lanka with waist-high water and coral reefs. Swimming here is like swimming in a swimming pool but with an extraordinary aquatic life such a numerous giant green turtles, and fish which makes one’s dive even more memorable.

2. Dickwella Beach

Dickwella Beach

15 km
from city center
2 out of 3
places to visit in Matara

The Dickwella beach is a tranquil, peaceful and large gold beach in the Dickwella town of Sri Lanka. The main Dickwella beach has a length of two kilometres. Rocks and reefs protect it from the winds and high waves, so this is one of the ideal "bathing" beaches in Sri Lanka.

3. Weligama Beach

Weligama Beach

0 km
from city center
3 out of 3
places to visit in Matara

Weligama is a popular destination to learn surfing and there are local surfing schools on the coast to help you with it. The turquoise water here makes it a great swimming and snorkeling site.