Heenwella beach

Heenwella beach

 / 10 Very good
#3 out of 4
in Talpe
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+28 oC
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1.2 M
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Excellent location! Lots of inspiring beaches and accommodation options nearby.


Beach surroundings

Nice place to visit! The number of attractions nearby is higher than the average for the region


  • Sea Turtle Hatchery... 22 min walk
  • Kalapuwa 2.8km
  • The Long Beach Resor... 3.4km
  • Martin Wickramasingh... 4.3km


  • KTY 18 min walk
  • Habaraduwa Bus Stand 27 min walk
  • Talpe 15 min walk


  • Talpe 1000m
  • Colombo 115km

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What is the water and sand quality of the Heenwella beach?

The beach has a sandy and rocky covering of gold color. It's very clean, the surface is pure and unmixed. Turquoise and clear water sparkles in the sun.

What are the key activities at Heenwella beach?

For the main activity - sunbathing, there are no sun loungers on the Heenwella beach, so you need to take personal items with you and there is a natural shade that can become a lifesaver on a hot day.

Is the Heenwella beach good for swimming?

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

Heenwella beach is fully protected from waves.

So the overall recommendation of the Heenwella beach for swimming is very positive.

Is the Heenwella 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 mixture of sand and stones and the entrance to the water is very smooth.

Is the Heenwella 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 Heenwella beach?

The bar is located right on the Heenwella beach.

How far is the Heenwella beach from parking?

The Heenwella 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 Heenwella beach?

There are 4 attractions near Heenwella beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Sea Turtle Hatchery - Habaraduwa located in 1.7 km. See the attractions section for details.

What is the best time of the year to visit Heenwella beach?

The month with the highest temperature in Heenwella 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.

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