Visit Koggala Beach which is located in the south coast of Sri Lanka, is a spectacular tropical site. Surrounded by the jungle vegetation and he blue waters hitting the golden sands, Koggala is the perfect spot for relaxation. If you are an active adventurist, then you will find some of the best surfing opportunities in the country and you can also get private surfing lessons if you want. The beach is also a perfect place to simply soak up the sun, with your feet in the sand and a coconut in your hand. There are many shops and restaurants located near the beach, catering to your daily necessities. Fresh seafood dishes and picturesque view of the bay will completely soothe your senses. Lake Koggala, Buddhist hermitages and Martin Wickramasinghe Museum are some of the best attractions near the beach. There is also a turtle hatchery where you can see these beautiful marine creatures. The clear blue water surrounded by the golden sands, makes it the best place for a nice meditative walk and beach picnics. Soak in the sun while sipping on a delicious cocktail, making the most out of your tropical vacation.
The weather conditions are pretty consistent all throughout the year in Koggala. The high season at Koggala lasts from November until May. During this time of the year, the sky is almost always clear, with little to no rainfall.
From Colombo it is only a three hour drive to Koggala Beach and you can hire a taxi to take you to the beach. If you are looking for a more economical mode of transport, then you can opt for a bus or a train ride. But generally a bus or train journey is much lengthier compared to a taxi and you will almost spent half your day travelling to the destination and you will also have to make a lot of changes on the way.