Devinuwara

Gandara Beach

Good for Relax
7
 / 10 Good
#170 out of 235
in Gandara

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+31 oC +25 oC
Air temperature
3.5 M/S
Wind
+30 oC
Water temperature
1.5 M
Wave height

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Beach overall scores

Water
Pleasant
6.4/10
Cover
Pleasant
6.2/10
Cleanliness
Bad
1/10
Amenities
Bad
1/10
Booking.com
"The beach and harbour were a real disappointment. The sand was coarse and gritty, making it uncomfortable to walk on. The water was murky and uninviting, with no signs of marine life. The harbour was overcrowded with boats, creating a loud and chaotic atmosphere. The overall experience left much to be desired and I would not recommend visiting this beach."
Nirvan Abbotwick.
"In order to savor the taste of delectable seafood, a visit to the beach is a must. The sea breeze and the sound of waves crashing onto the shore create a serene ambiance that is perfect for indulging in the freshest catches of the day."
Kavinda Rajapakse
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"The beach and harbour were a real disappointment. The sand was coarse and gritty, making it uncomfortable to walk on. The water was murky and uninviting, with no signs of marine life. The harbour was overcrowded with boats, creating a loud and chaotic atmosphere. The overall experience left much to be desired and I would not recommend visiting this beach."
Nirvan Abbotwick.
"In order to savor the taste of delectable seafood, a visit to the beach is a must. The sea breeze and the sound of waves crashing onto the shore create a serene ambiance that is perfect for indulging in the freshest catches of the day."
Kavinda Rajapakse
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Beach surroundings

Restaurants

  • Luxury Van Hire 5 min walk
  • Malshan Foods Gandar... 7 min walk
  • Freedom Resort Talal... 10 min walk
  • Freedom Resort Tree... 11 min walk

Attractions

  • Shikra Cinnamon & Su... 14 min walk
  • Talalla Beach 14 min walk
  • Talalla Lagon 17 min walk
  • Hidden Beach Wawwa 2.3km

Transport

  • KCT 33.5km
  • Matara 7.6km
  • Kekanadura 3.3km

Localities

  • Gandara 500m
  • Colombo 139.3km

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Questions and answers

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

The coastline of Gandara Beach is covered with golden sand. Unfortunately it's not very clean, the surface has a mixed fraction. The water is impeccably turquoise. The entrance to the water is sandy, which makes it very comfortable.

What are the key activities at Gandara Beach?

For the main activity - sunbathing, there are no sun loungers on the Gandara 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 Gandara Beach good for swimming?

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

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

There are a lot of boats in the bay.

Is the Gandara 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 sand and the entrance to the water is very smooth.

Is the Gandara Beach secluded and good for relaxing?

There are several buildings near the beach. 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 Gandara Beach?

There is no restaurant or bar directly on Gandara Beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Luxury Van Hire is the closest place located 400 meters from the beach.

How far is the Gandara Beach from parking?

The Gandara 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 Gandara Beach?

There are 4 attractions near Gandara Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Shikra Cinnamon & Surfing located in 1 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Gandara 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?

Gandara 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.Gandara 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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