Pothupitiya Beach

Pothupitiya Beach

Good for Relax
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  • Agni Wood Burning Ar... 3.6km


  • BJT 24.4km
  • Kalutara Bus Station 5.9km
  • Train Halt 01 4 min walk


  • Pothupitiya 940m
  • Colombo 35km

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Questions and answers

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

The coastline of Pothupitiya Beach is covered with golden sand. It's relatively clean, the surface has a mixed fraction. The water is impeccably turquoise.

What are the key activities at Pothupitiya Beach?

For the main activity - sunbathing, there are umbrellas on the beach, which are provided free of charge, but there are no sunbeds and there is no natural shade, so be careful on a hot day.

Activities available on the ground:

  • Beach volleyball

Is the Pothupitiya Beach good for swimming?

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

The waves in the Pothupitiya Beach are usually strong.

There are some boats in the bay.

Is the Pothupitiya 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 sand and the entrance to the water is gentle.

Is the Pothupitiya 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 Pothupitiya Beach?

There is no restaurant or bar directly on Pothupitiya Beach.

How far is the Pothupitiya Beach from parking?

The Pothupitiya 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 Pothupitiya Beach?

There are 1 attractions near Pothupitiya Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Agni Wood Burning Art Handcraft located in 3.6 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Pothupitiya 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?

Pothupitiya Beach (Sri Lanka) is suitable for all lovers of sunbathing on the beach, because here there are basic facilities - sun loungers with umbrellas. And this fits perfectly into the concept of a comfortable holiday. There is only one possible problem, if for some reason you do not get a sunbed, then you will not have more opportunity to hide in the shade during the sunniest day time, since there is no natural shade on the beach. But can this be a stop for sunbathers? If you want to get to know more about the beach, we advise you to study the photos above.

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