Lakshawaththa Beach

Lakshawaththa Beach

Good for Relax
 / 10 Very good
#1 out of 2
in Matara
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4.4 M/S
+28.3 oC
Water temperature
1.2 M
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Recommended! The choice of attractions and restaurants nearby is higher than the average for the region


  • Les Clefs du Paradis... 3 min walk
  • The Seascape 4 min walk
  • Cafe-2 12 min walk
  • City Line Rest 13 min walk


  • Weherahena Poorwaram... 22 min walk
  • The Shrine of Our La... 25 min walk
  • Magul wella 28 min walk
  • පරෙවි දූව විහාරස්ථාන... 28 min walk


  • KCT 28.2km
  • Matara 29 min walk
  • Piladuwa 27 min walk


  • Matara 2.5km
  • Colombo 135.9km

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

The Lakshawaththa Beach is covered with soft and fine golden sand. It's very clean, the surface is pure and unmixed. The water is impeccably turquoise.

What are the key activities at Lakshawaththa Beach?

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

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

  • Sup surfing (Sup touring)
  • Surfing

Is the Lakshawaththa Beach good for swimming?

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

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

Is the Lakshawaththa 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 gentle.

Is the Lakshawaththa 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.

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

The bar is located right on the Lakshawaththa Beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Les Clefs du Paradis - Sri Lanka is the closest place located 200 meters from the beach.

How far is the Lakshawaththa Beach from parking?

The Lakshawaththa Beach has a parking spot. It is not very large, so in high season it can be busy. It's not very close, about 300 meters.

Are there any attractions nearby Lakshawaththa Beach?

There are 4 attractions near Lakshawaththa Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya වෙහෙරහේන පූර්වාරාම රජමහා විහාරය. located in 1.7 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Lakshawaththa 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?

Lakshawaththa 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.Lakshawaththa 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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