Kalutara Beach, Kalutara

2.4
#3 of 17 in Outdoors in Kalutara
An hour drive from Colombo, Kalutara Beach provides a huge stretch of fine rust-colored sand set over a background of vast blue sea. Clean and occasionally rough with sudden large waves appearing out of nowhere, the beach makes a good spot for board surfers and catamaran goers. Swimmers, however, should take extra caution and observe any posted red flags. You can join fishers drawing in their nets, and look for turtles. Onsite outfits offer elephant tours and monkey photos; you can also explore the many rivers by boat, but be aware of the crocodiles. Prepare for disorganized parking and a lack of public restrooms. To visit Kalutara Beach and other attractions in Kalutara, use our Kalutara route maker tool.
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  • I found the hotel to be friendly and there was nothing that was to much trouble. The room was immaculate everyday and comfortable. The view was stunning from the room and my favourite part of the.....  more »
  • Lovely beach but not excellent - very strong waves and currents at different times of the day - red flags used when it’s not safe. Steep drop off at the waters edge and then a sand bar for about 15m.....  more »

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