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. Many famous villas, resorts and hotels that offer sea views are scattered around the beach. Visited by those who wish to relax and lounge in un-congested areas. It is one of the safe beaches for swimming.
The waves are usually gentle and make the water ideal for swimming and diving. However, at times the waves can go up to 8 feet high, which make surfing possible. The current is more or less average but becomes too high at times. It is advisable to check with the locals if it’s the right time for a swim. When it is, Goyambokka makes a fantastic place to swim. The water is abundant in marine life. Colourful fish, crabs and lobsters find home here. Rare species of sea turtles like Green turtles, Loggerhead turtles, Leatherback turtles, Olive Ridley turtles and Hawksbill also make this beach their home. These turtles lay their eggs on the beach at night, which attracts tourists.
The beach has good options for food and alcohol. There are many restaurants and bars. An exclusive dining place is hot on the beach, which serves traditional dishes, which are mainly seafood and coconut based delicacies. With all its charm and splendour, Goyambokka makes the perfect getaway for beach lovers. It is safe for kids and ensures that they have fun. Unsurprisingly, a tourist’s favourite, Goyambokka is a must visit.