South Coast

Kataragama temple

The Kataragama temple is one of the ancient sites which are revered by Hindus, Buddhists as well as the Veddas. The temple also attracts many people from South India.

Dickwella Beach

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 kilometers.

Polhena Beach

Situated in the southern tip of Sri Lanka, the beach is famous for swimming and sunbathing. It’s a 2.5–3-hour drive from the airport through the southern expressway. The beach is just 45 km to the east of Galle city and just 5 km from Matara city.

Great Basses Reef Lighthouse

Great Basses reef and the Little Basses reef are two rock formations on the south-east coast of Sri Lanka. Locals call these ‘Maha Ravana’ and Kuda Ravana’ reefs respectively.

Tissa Wewa

Tissa Wewa is an artificial lake in Tissamaharama, around 20 minutes away from the coastal town of Kirinda. Picturesque views, birdlife sightings and pleasant walks are the staples of a visit to this stunning lake.

Tissamaharama Rajamaha Viharaya

The most worshiped and the largest is the Tissamaharama Stupa & according to ancient chronicles this stupa has been built by King Kavantissa who ruled Ruhuna in the 1st century BC.

Sithulpawwa Buddhist Monastery

Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery, believed to date back to 2nd century BC. The monastery straddles a collection of rocky outcrops and caves deep in the heart of Yala National Park.

Goyambokka beach

Goyambokka beach in the town of Tangalle in Sri Lanka which is 50 kilometers from Mirissa. Like the Mirissa beach, this beach is also calm, serene and tranquil.

Marakolliya beach

The beach is ideal for a stroll on the soft sand, and for spending time with oneself. At night, turtles enter the shore to lay eggs, which is a sight worth watching. Marakolliya offers limited options for food.

Rekawa Beach

Rekawa beach is located in Rakawa town, near Tangalle in Hambantota district, in Southern Province, Sri Lanka. The beach is an incredibly scenic one, with a vast expanse of white sand, merging with the serene turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

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