Dehiwala Beach

Dehiwala Beach

Good for Relax
 / 10 Very good
#2 out of 2
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+27.7 oC
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Stays nearby

A good place to stay! Lots of accommodation options nearby.

Beach surroundings

Recommended! The choice of attractions and restaurants nearby is higher than the average for the region


  • Tropic Inn 2.3km
  • The Shore By O! 2.3km
  • KFC Mount Lavinia 2.5km
  • Little Star 2.6km


  • Mount Lavinia Beach 2.3km
  • Mountlavania Beach R... 2.7km
  • Mount Lavinia Childr... 3km
  • Mount Lavina beach 3.9km


  • CMB 35.7km
  • ACBT Bus Stop 5.2km
  • Dehiwala Railway Sta... 13 min walk


  • Dehiwala 1.1km
  • Colombo 8.8km

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Questions and answers

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

The coastline of Dehiwala 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 Dehiwala Beach?

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

Is the Dehiwala Beach good for swimming?

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

Dehiwala 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 Dehiwala 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 Dehiwala 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 Dehiwala Beach?

The bar is located right on the Dehiwala Beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Tropic Inn is the closest place located 2400 meters from the beach.

How far is the Dehiwala Beach from parking?

The Dehiwala 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 Dehiwala Beach?

There are 4 attractions near Dehiwala Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Mount Lavinia Beach located in 2.3 km. See the attractions section for details.

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

The month with the highest temperature in Dehiwala 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?

Dehiwala 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.Dehiwala 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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