Hiriketiya

Hiriketiya Beach

Good for Relax
8.5
 / 10 Very good
#6 out of 235
in Nilwella

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+31 oC +26 oC
Air temperature
4.4 M/S
Wind
+30 oC
Water temperature
1.5 M
Wave height

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Key features

Beach overall scores

Water
Exceptional
9.5/10
Cover
Pleasant
6.2/10
Cleanliness
Good
6.5/10
Amenities
Tolerable
4.8/10
Booking.com
"The beach for surfing is truly remarkable. It is immaculately clean and offers affordable prices. The picturesque view is simply unbeatable. As a first-time surfer, I was fortunate to have a coach who, despite being a young kid, was incredibly skilled and helped us learn quickly. The king coconuts were also a delightful treat."
Maxwell Aronson
"Nestled in a charming village in Dikwella, lies a breathtaking beach that boasts of a small cove and two surf breaks. Its stunning and one-of-a-kind features make it a must-visit destination for beach enthusiasts. Regrettably, its charm has been somewhat marred by commercialization, and its beauty seems to be fading with each passing year. Despite this, the pictures from..."
Nirasha Fernando
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Booking.com
"The beach for surfing is truly remarkable. It is immaculately clean and offers affordable prices. The picturesque view is simply unbeatable. As a first-time surfer, I was fortunate to have a coach who, despite being a young kid, was incredibly skilled and helped us learn quickly. The king coconuts were also a delightful treat."
Maxwell Aronson
"Nestled in a charming village in Dikwella, lies a breathtaking beach that boasts of a small cove and two surf breaks. Its stunning and one-of-a-kind features make it a must-visit destination for beach enthusiasts. Regrettably, its charm has been somewhat marred by commercialization, and its beauty seems to be fading with each passing year. Despite this, the pictures from..."
Nirasha Fernando
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Beach surroundings

Restaurants

  • Beach House Hiriketi... 1 min walk
  • Sea Breeze Restauran... 1 min walk
  • Salt House 2 min walk
  • blue beach paradise 3 min walk

Attractions

  • Dikwella Information... 6 min walk
  • Dickwella Beach 11 min walk
  • දික්වැල්ල නගරය 18 min walk
  • Wewurukannala Budura... 24 min walk

Transport

  • KCT 42.9km
  • Dedduwawala Bus Stop 4.8km
  • Wewrukannala 27 min walk

Localities

  • Nilwella 1.1km
  • Colombo 143.4km

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Questions and answers

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

The Hiriketiya 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. The entrance to the water is also very convenient, covered with excellent fine sand.

What are the key activities at Hiriketiya Beach?

For sunbathing and relaxing, Hiriketiya Beach has comfortable sun loungers, and there is a natural shade that can become a lifesaver on a hot day.

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

  • Sup surfing (Sup touring)
  • Surfing

Is the Hiriketiya Beach good for swimming?

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

Hiriketiya Beach is partially protected from waves.

So the overall recommendation of the Hiriketiya Beach for swimming is very positive.

Is the Hiriketiya 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 pure soft sand and the entrance to the water is very smooth.

Is the Hiriketiya 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.

The following features add extra points:

  • Picturesque views of the sea and the surrounding nature

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

The bar is located right on the Hiriketiya Beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Beach House Hiriketiya is the closest place located 100 meters from the beach.

How far is the Hiriketiya Beach from parking?

The Hiriketiya 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 Hiriketiya Beach?

There are 4 attractions near Hiriketiya Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Dikwella Information Center located in 0.4 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Hiriketiya Beach is April. Its average value reaches 31°C. The warmest sea is in April, the average value is 30°C. The coldest month is September with air temperature 29°C and water 28°C. See more details in weather section.

Is the beach good for sunbathing?

Hiriketiya Beach (Sri Lanka) is not just a great place to relax and swim, everything is created there for sunbathing. You can even call Hiriketiya Beach a sunbathing beach. Comfortable sun loungers with umbrellas and for the most sophisticated tourists - a natural shade along the beach. A beautiful tan after taking a few sunbaths on this beach is ensured. The main thing is not to forget to use sunscreen and do not overdo with time spent in the sun. If in doubt, look at the user photos above.

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