Kalutara Beach, Kalutara

2.4
#4 of 7 in Beaches in Western Province
An hour drive from Colombo, Kalutara Beach provides a huge stretch of fine rust-colored sand set over a background of vast blue sea. Clean and occasionally rough with sudden large waves appearing out of nowhere, the beach makes a good spot for board surfers and catamaran goers. Swimmers, however, should take extra caution and observe any posted red flags. You can join fishers drawing in their nets, and look for turtles. Onsite outfits offer elephant tours and monkey photos; you can also explore the many rivers by boat, but be aware of the crocodiles. Prepare for disorganized parking and a lack of public restrooms. To visit Kalutara Beach and other attractions in Kalutara, use our Kalutara route maker tool .
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  • Had great stay and enjoyed alot.. The place is very good. The view from the room is great..Clean beach with always safe guard .  more »
  • Kalutara is a located in Western Province of Sri Lanka. But not close to Colombo. It's 1-1.30 hour drive (considering traffic). IF you are visiting Sri Lanka you can stay in Kalutara hotel and enjoy b...  more »
  • what a great place to visit. saw 2 panthers, 2 bears, ,crocks, wild boar, troops of monkeys and numbers of. birds and small animals. However when we were there the Elephants went on holiday. others sa...  more »
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