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Best beaches for swiming in december january

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Best beaches for swiming in december january

Dear travellers, can anyone give the advice which beaches in Sri Lanka are the best for swimming in end December - begining if January, please? Preferably not too crowded and not too noisy

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1. Re: Best beaches for swiming in december january

Hi there,

Anything between Bentota and Kirinda. There are 5 more crowded places there, listed here in bottom,

https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g29396…

BUT all other places don't have bars and restaurants outside the hotels. Hence choice is yours...

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: Best beaches for swiming in december january

I personally found Mirssa/Welligama the easiest to SWIM in - very calm waters, small waves. So relaxed and lovely sleepy vibes to beach life there.

Unawatuna was quite nice for swimming too, but didn't like the beach area as much. Felt very touristy and almost like a package holiday resort (thats quite a harsh statement, but only compared to the rest.)

Our favourite beach was Hikkaduwa, HOWEVER, the water is not easy to swim in (or wasn't when we were there.) We lost a pair of sunglasses to that sea! The waves are very strong. Really nice to paddle in (and snorkel a bit further down at the cove) but it's just a bit rough so not ideal for swimming. The beach itself though just felt quite authentic (ignore anyone saying it's a 'party strip' - it's not like Ibiza...) and had so many different places to eat and drink along it.

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