Bataduwa

Beach of Bonavista

Good for Relax
7.6
 / 10 Very good
#94 out of 235
in Makuluwa Junction

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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
Tolerable
4.9/10
Cleanliness
Poor
3/10
Amenities
Very poor
2/10
Booking.com
"The beach offers an awe-inspiring vista that will leave you breathless. It is a perfect spot to soak up the sun's warmth and take a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters. The ambiance is serene and tranquil, allowing you to unwind and relax amidst the soothing sounds of the waves. This beach is truly a hidden gem that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed."
Ravindra Samaraweera
"This beach is the perfect spot for surfing enthusiasts. The golden sand adds to the overall charm of the location."
Milan Sharma
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Booking.com
"The beach offers an awe-inspiring vista that will leave you breathless. It is a perfect spot to soak up the sun's warmth and take a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters. The ambiance is serene and tranquil, allowing you to unwind and relax amidst the soothing sounds of the waves. This beach is truly a hidden gem that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed."
Ravindra Samaraweera
"This beach is the perfect spot for surfing enthusiasts. The golden sand adds to the overall charm of the location."
Milan Sharma
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Beach surroundings

Restaurants

  • The Shack Beach Cafe 4 min walk
  • Dinemore 5 min walk
  • A Minute by Tuk Tuk... 2.3km
  • SkinnyTom's Deli 2.5km

Attractions

  • Rumassala South Beac... 19 min walk
  • Sholay Villa Galle 23 min walk
  • Lighthouse - Galle 2.4km
  • Sithuvili Gallery 2.4km

Transport

  • KTY 7.5km
  • காலி மத்திய பேருந்து... 2.7km
  • Katugoda Railway Sta... 4 min walk

Localities

  • Makuluwa Junction 1.2km
  • Colombo 109.1km

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Questions and answers

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

The coastline of Beach of Bonavista is covered with golden sand. It's relatively clean, the surface is pure and unmixed. The water is impeccably turquoise. The entrance to the water is sandy, which makes it very comfortable.

What are the key activities at Beach of Bonavista?

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

The Beach of Bonavista is also suitable for the following water activities:

  • Surfing

Is the Beach of Bonavista good for swimming?

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

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

There are some boats in the bay.

Is the Beach of Bonavista 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 sand and the entrance to the water is very smooth.

Is the Beach of Bonavista 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.

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

The bar is located right on the Beach of Bonavista.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.The Shack Beach Cafe is the closest place located 300 meters from the beach.

How far is the Beach of Bonavista from parking?

The Beach of Bonavista 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 Beach of Bonavista?

There are 4 attractions near Beach of Bonavista that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Rumassala South Beach located in 1.5 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Beach of Bonavista 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?

Beach of Bonavista (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.Beach of Bonavista (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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