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Most Beautiful Beaches Of Sri Lanka – From Coast To Coast

Given that Sri Lanka is an island, it is a nation with no shortage of beaches. Not all beaches, however, are made the same, so here are four of the finest coastal retreats you can experience in Sri Lanka.

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Bentota is one of the most beautiful beaches of the southern coast of Sri Lanka and isn’t that far away from Colombo either. This stretch of coast features powdery sands flanked by the ocean on one side and tropical palms on the other.

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This is one of the most famous beaches in Sri Lanka, almost to the point of notoriety because it is mostly renowned for its beach parties and raves. It is also considered as being one of the best beaches the island has to offer for surfers.

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Mirissa is one of the most secluded and tranquil of the well-known beaches of Sri Lanka and is ideal for those looking to relax and unwind without having to deal with any form of congestion. There are many resorts and hotels to be found here as well, such as Esprit d’ici Hotel.


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The heritage of Unawatuna is astonishing, where it is believed that its beauty attracted celestial beings as well as royalty during ancient times. This is truly a unique beach that should be experienced, and one of the island’s most beautiful.

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