Payagala beach

Payagala beach

Good for Relax
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#2 out of 2
in Maggona
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+30.6 oC +23.6 oC
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3.9 M/S
+28.4 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


  • Matara Kade 6 min walk
  • Isuru Malli Hotel 6 min walk
  • vayoo Payagala 8 min walk
  • The Kesta Kafe 9 min walk


  • Mountain and Road bi... 22 min walk
  • Nature Tour 24 min walk
  • Kudawa beach 3km
  • kalutara south new b... 4.3km


  • BJT 12.3km
  • Payagala Station Roa... 5 min walk
  • Payagala North Railw... 3 min walk


  • Maggona 2.9km
  • Colombo 47.1km

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

The coastline of Payagala beach is covered with golden sand. It's very clean, the surface is pure and unmixed. The water is impeccably turquoise.

What are the key activities at Payagala beach?

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

The Payagala beach is also suitable for the following water activities:

  • Sup surfing (Sup touring)
  • Surfing

Is the Payagala beach good for swimming?

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

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

There are few boats in the bay.

Is the Payagala 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 gentle.

Is the Payagala 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.

Is there any food or beverages in the area of Payagala beach?

There is no restaurant or bar directly on Payagala beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Matara Kade is the closest place located 400 meters from the beach.

How far is the Payagala beach from parking?

The Payagala 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 Payagala beach?

There are 4 attractions near Payagala beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Mountain and Road bike tour & Bikes and Apartment rent / Sri Lankan Food Demonstration Home located in 1.7 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Payagala 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?

Payagala 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.Payagala 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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