Galkissa Beach

Galkissa Beach

Senior friendly
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in Mount Lavinia
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+33.3 oC +20.8 oC
Air temperature
6.2 M/S
+27.1 oC
Water temperature
0.9 M
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Recommended! The choice of attractions and restaurants nearby is higher than the average for the region


  • Art gallery Reka රූ 7 min walk
  • Buba Beach Seafood R... 7 min walk
  • Fernando’s mansion ප... 9 min walk
  • Nilldiya Hotels Pvt.... 10 min walk


  • Mount Lavinia Childr... 11 min walk
  • Mountlavania Beach R... 15 min walk
  • Mount Lavinia Beach 19 min walk
  • Mount Lavina beach 26 min walk


  • CMB 39.4km
  • Angulana Station Bus... 3.1km
  • Mount Lavinia 10 min walk


  • Mount Lavinia 1km
  • Colombo 12.6km

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Questions and answers

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

The coastline of Galkissa 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 Galkissa Beach?

For sunbathing and relaxing, Galkissa Beach has comfortable sun loungers, and there is no natural shade, so be careful on a hot day.

Is the Galkissa Beach good for swimming?

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

Galkissa Beach 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 Galkissa 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 Galkissa 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.

What are the key audiences of Galkissa Beach?

Galkissa Beach can be a good place for the following groups of travelers:

  • Senior people

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

The bar is located right on the Galkissa Beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Art gallery Reka රූ is the closest place located 500 meters from the beach.

How far is the Galkissa Beach from parking?

The Galkissa 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 Galkissa Beach?

There are 4 attractions near Galkissa Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Mount Lavinia Children's Park located in 0.8 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Galkissa Beach is March. Its average value reaches 34°C. The warmest sea is in April, the average value is 30°C. The coldest month is August with air temperature 29°C and water 28°C. See more details in weather section.

Is the beach good for sunbathing?

Galkissa 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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