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Best Beaches In Sri Lanka – An Island Paradise With Remarkable Coastal Splendour

Sri Lanka is a bit of a hidden jewel still where travel destinations are concerned. It’s a remarkable island-nation with plenty to offer, especially if you have a thing for beaches.

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This is definitely one of the most famous beaches in Sri Lanka since it’s renowned for organising massive beach-parties and raves. You can also find one of the island’s most beautiful marine parks here.


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Situated on the east coast of Sri Lanka, this is one of the most pristine and tranquil beaches you can find on the island. There are many resorts and hotels in Pasikuda to choose from as well, such as Amaya Beach Resort & Spa.

Unawatuna Beach

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This is one of the most enigmatic and captivating beaches in Sri Lanka. Many believe it is the mystical paradise mentioned in the epic, Ramayana, which describes a stretch of beautiful coastline where humans coexist with gods and demons.

Kalpitiya Beach

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Sri Lanka is the only place in the world where you can find the planet’s largest land animal as well as the largest ocean animal. Where the latter is concerned, this beach is where you can embark on a whale-watching cruise.

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