Nilaveli Beach, Nilaveli

4.3
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Try your hand at dolphin-watching and relax on the white sand of Nilaveli Beach, where you can go swimming, surfing, snorkeling, and diving. Grab a bite at one of the nearby restaurants, and enjoy the idyllic beachfront. You can also embark on a boat ride to nearby islands, exploring the area's hidden gems, such as the renowned Pigeon Island. You can easily find onsite accommodations to suit your budget. Plan your visit to Nilaveli Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Nilaveli trip planner.
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  • Often indescribable in its natural beauty, Nilaveli in its many moods is unparalleled in Sri Lanka. Although you can wade out for a couple of hundred meters, the sea is not a boring millpond but a...  more »
  • Scenic sandy beach featuring clear water with coral & marine life & boats to Pigeon Island. Quite, amazing and very clean beach  more »
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  • GREAT Place for swimming. Beautiful beach with nice atmosphere. There are life guards for a emergency. So it is very safe to swim their
  • Nilaveli; a nice beach with an ideal, breathtaking view of the sunrise. The weekends are crowded in the evenings but the mornings are calm. If you are impressed by the cool waters of the sea, this is one of the best places for you to have a warm bath.

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