Kalutara Beach, Kalutara

2.4
#4 of 7 in Beaches in Western Province
An hour drive from Colombo, Kalutara Beach provides a huge stretch of fine rust-colored sand set over a background of vast blue sea. Clean and occasionally rough with sudden large waves appearing out of nowhere, the beach makes a good spot for board surfers and catamaran goers. Swimmers, however, should take extra caution and observe any posted red flags. You can join fishers drawing in their nets, and look for turtles. Onsite outfits offer elephant tours and monkey photos; you can also explore the many rivers by boat, but be aware of the crocodiles. Prepare for disorganized parking and a lack of public restrooms. To visit Kalutara Beach and other attractions in Kalutara, use our Kalutara route maker tool .
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  • Great beach, bit of a dip as you enter the sea with a few small pebbles, but a few yards in you will be on a carpet of sand,Red flag flying most of the time, this is because the current is very strong...  more »
  • We liked to swim every day(early March),the waves calm down before shores.The beach was clean,sand very hot at noon. The dogs are on beach but if you dont feed them,they dont bore you  more »
  • Sun Yes with tourists or nice locals but a lot of waves and currents. The flag was red for 15 days!
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