South Beach

South Beach

Good for Relax
 / 10 Very good
#1 out of 2
in Kathaluwa
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+30.2 oC +23.5 oC
Air temperature
3.4 M/S
+28.3 oC
Water temperature
1.1 M
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Excellent location! Lots of inspiring beaches and accommodation options nearby.

Beach surroundings

Recommended! The choice of attractions and restaurants nearby is higher than the average for the region


  • Sunset Beach by Sout... 2 min walk
  • South Beach Resort 2 min walk
  • Koroburuwa Restauran... 3 min walk
  • South Beach Surf Poi... 3 min walk


  • Ashintha Tours & Tax... 3 min walk
  • Madol duwa boat safa... 4 min walk
  • Madol Duwa Boat Safa... 5 min walk
  • Madura boat safari 6 min walk


  • KCT 2.3km
  • Koggala Bus Depot 13 min walk
  • Kathaluwa 5 min walk


  • Kathaluwa 360m
  • Colombo 118.6km

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Questions and answers

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

The South 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 South Beach?

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

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

  • Surfing

Is the South Beach good for swimming?

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

The waves in the South Beach are usually strong.

Is the South 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 South Beach secluded and good for relaxing?

There are several buildings near the beach. During the high season, the occupancy of the beach is moderate, which is very good for lovers of 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 South Beach?

The bar is located right on the South Beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Sunset Beach by South Lake Resort is the closest place located 100 meters from the beach.

How far is the South Beach from parking?

The South 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 South Beach?

There are 4 attractions near South Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Ashintha Tours & Taxi Service Koggala located in 0.2 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in South 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?

South Beach (Sri Lanka) is not just a great place to relax and swim, everything is created there for sunbathing. You can even call South 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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