Kalutara Beach, Kalutara

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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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  • It's not the type of beach where you put your towel and parasol and splash in the sea. During our stay there were no huge waves, but they moved you stream down. It's not for a totally relaxing swim, just for better swimmers. The sea was so moderately clean, except for the Miro Oeny there was also some brown foam, which discouraged me to swim, so that I accidentally do not overprint it. Prismo on the beach awaits you with a surprise in the form of cow's lájn and dog excrements. The beaches are public and can therefore move wild dogs and herds of cattle. It's simply an exotica!
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  • This is a nice beach. Nice for and walk or grab a terrace. If you want to swim in the sea, you should have a better advise on this, for example, at your hotel.
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  • The beach is completely deserted, there is a place to eat, few people, very big waves! It is not possible to swim
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