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Mawella Beach

Mawella, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
+94 71 678 9932
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Ideal for families

made a surprise visit to Mawella and was pleasantly surprised. elegantly designed rooms overlooking... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Beach of a wild beauty

This beach left in me deep impression. It is so beatiful, so untouched and there are almost no... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Kristýna C
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Mawella, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
+94 71 678 9932
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

made a surprise visit to Mawella and was pleasantly surprised. elegantly designed rooms overlooking a beutifully landscaped garden, so it offers space as much as it has an almost private beach on the south coast. rooms are designed beautifull by "Taru" the owner who has...More

Thank Dilshad_Sadiq
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This beach left in me deep impression. It is so beatiful, so untouched and there are almost no people. All around Tangalle are pretty high waves, but here you can find also safe part, where the waves are not that gangerous. If you are in...More

1  Thank Kristýna C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fantastic get-away-from-it all beach. Very limited sunbeds.. by beach shacks or dragged onto beach from accommodation.. Advertised as safe swimming, but be careful as undertow strong on occasions and our hotel had a guide as to 'what to do in a riptide!'. A few small...More

1  Thank hellij
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is basically a local beach.Not many people. A beach for people who like privacy.No beach facilities.

1  Thank SE s
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Not many people on the beach, some nice fisherman's boat but no facility for a beach bed or anything like that. Please note that there is a small seafood "restaurant " a little cabana owned by fisherman's and their family. Maybe the best fish we...More

1  Thank LauraFrenchInRussia
Reviewed 26 January 2016

A beautiful 2 kilometre stretch of beach. This is a very beautiful beach. We stayed at villa Mawella for 9 nights and strolled along the beach 3 times a day. the local fishing boats are dotted along the shore, the sand is nice and firm...More

1  Thank Grant S
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a private house along Mawella Beach last week. It is small, private and not touristy at all. I attempted a morning jog along the beach however a small group of dogs, which I never saw again, seemed upset at a white person...More

1  Thank Simone281
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We arrived middle in the day and as soon we saw the place decided to stay for 3 nights. The owner of the place very helpful and the staff were friendly. They got small pool and beach is out of season to swim but we...More

1  Thank RJ R
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Loved it. Sea fun but strong waves, nice to play in. Bit of an undercurrent. Just a few people, fishermen, cows. Total relaxation. Watch out for sandflies in the afternoon

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This beach seems to have flown below the radar - at least a kilometer long but no one there except for the fishermen and occasional cow. Firm sand underfoot, no steep drop off and great body surfing.

Thank Nick B
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