Whiskey Beach

Whiskey Beach

Senior friendly
7.8
 / 10 Very good
#1 out of 4
in Pottuvil
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+27.1 oC +22.8 oC
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6.5 M/S
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Beach overall scores

Water
Excellent
8.5/10
Cover
Pleasant
6.2/10
Cleanliness
Good
6.5/10
Amenities
Pleasant
6/10
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Beach surroundings

Attractions

  • Whiskey point 4 min walk
  • Wisky point beach 4 min walk
  • Wadiya 10 min walk
  • Kottukal Beach / Pot... 15 min walk

Transport

  • GOY 53.3km
  • Potuvil Police Stati... 3.8km
  • Batticaloa Railway S... 91.7km

Localities

  • Pottuvil 3.7km
  • Colombo 219.9km

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Questions and answers

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

The coastline of Whiskey Beach is covered with golden sand. It's very clean, the surface has a mixed fraction. The water is impeccably turquoise.

What are the key activities at Whiskey Beach?

For sunbathing and relaxing, Whiskey Beach has comfortable sun loungers, and there is no natural shade, so be careful on a hot day.

The Whiskey Beach is also suitable for the following water activities:

  • Surfing

Is the Whiskey Beach good for swimming?

The entrance to the water is very smooth, the bottom is comfortable.

The waves in the Whiskey Beach are usually strong.

There are few boats in the bay. So the overall recommendation of the Whiskey Beach for swimming is positive.

Is the Whiskey Beach good for families?

Family travelers should consider the following features of the beach. On the beach, there are minimal sufficient amenities such as sun loungers or beach bar. It's covered with sand and the entrance to the water is very smooth.

Is the Whiskey Beach secluded and good for relaxing?

There are several buildings near the beach. During the high season, the beach can get very crowded, making it an unsuitable place for those looking for a relaxing holiday.

What are the key audiences of Whiskey Beach?

Whiskey Beach can be a good place for the following groups of travelers:

  • Senior people
  • Beachgoers with pets

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

The bar is located right on the Whiskey Beach.

How far is the Whiskey Beach from parking?

The Whiskey 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 Whiskey Beach?

There are 4 attractions near Whiskey Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Whiskey point located in 0.3 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Whiskey 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?

Whiskey Beach (Sri Lanka) is suitable for all lovers of sunbathing on the beach, because here there are basic facilities - sun loungers with umbrellas. And this fits perfectly into the concept of a comfortable holiday. There is only one possible problem, if for some reason you do not get a sunbed, then you will not have more opportunity to hide in the shade during the sunniest day time, since there is no natural shade on the beach. But can this be a stop for sunbathers? If you want to get to know more about the beach, we advise you to study the photos above.

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