Palchenai Beach

Palchenai Beach

Good for Relax
 / 10 Very good
#2 out of 3
in Vakarai
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  • Joy Hotel 5km


  • Vaharai Barmouth 4.7km


  • KDY 37.5km
  • Kalkudah Bus Station 30.8km
  • Punanai 24.6km


  • Vakarai 5.5km
  • Colombo 221.6km

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What is the water and sand quality of the Palchenai Beach?

The Palchenai Beach is covered with soft and fine golden sand. It's very clean, the surface is pure and unmixed. Turquoise and clear water sparkles in the sun.

What are the key activities at Palchenai Beach?

For the main activity - sunbathing, there are no sun loungers on the Palchenai Beach, so you need to take personal items with you and there is no natural shade, so be careful on a hot day.

Is the Palchenai Beach good for swimming?

The entrance to the water is gentle, the bottom is comfortable.

Palchenai Beach does not have a wave-protected swimming area, but there are usually no strong waves during the season.

Is the Palchenai Beach good for families?

Family travelers should consider the following features of the beach. This is the natural virgin beach with minimal amenities. It's covered with pure soft sand and the entrance to the water is gentle.

Is the Palchenai Beach secluded and good for relaxing?

The beach is located in a natural area. In the high season, there are still almost no visitors, which makes this place ideal for a secluded holiday.

Is there any food or beverages in the area of Palchenai Beach?

There is no restaurant or bar directly on Palchenai Beach.

There are 1 restaurants nearby.Joy Hotel is the closest place located 5000 meters from the beach.

How far is the Palchenai Beach from parking?

The Palchenai Beach has a parking spot. It is not very large, so in high season it can be busy. The approximate distance from parking is less than 100 metres.

Are there any attractions nearby Palchenai Beach?

There are 1 attractions near Palchenai Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Vaharai Barmouth located in 4.7 km. See the attractions section for details.

What is the best time of the year to visit Palchenai Beach?

The month with the highest temperature in Palchenai Beach is June. Its average value reaches 34°C. The warmest sea is in May, the average value is 31°C. The coldest month is January with air temperature 28°C and water 28°C. See more details in weather section.

Is the beach good for sunbathing?

Palchenai Beach (Sri Lanka) is not fully equipped for sunbathing. However, if you are not picky and are willing to spread out on a towel, you can sunbathe here as well. The natural shade will allow you to hide from the scorching sun in the peak of its activity. Well, the photos of our visitors will be the best proof of that, all the available photos of the beach are above.Palchenai Beach (Sri Lanka) is a place for true nature lovers, but if you like sunbathing on the beach, then this location is not the best option. There are no sunbeds and umbrellas, and even there is no natural shade to hide you from the scorching sun. From positives, the presence of sand, on which you can sit comfortably. But do not forget sunscreen for this place, such a recommendation is relevant. Photos of the beach you can see above. All photos are taken by our visitors personally.

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