Beruwala is located about 70 km south of Colombo and is the starting point of a 130 km long beach stretch dotted with all types of hotels ranging from the 5 stars, Boutique to the lower categories and budget types.

This town too is a tourist hotspot and situated next to the other famous beach Bentota. Famous for its ‘Golden Mile’ stretch of beach which is a large area ideal for sea bathing and recreation activity, is now packed with star class hotels and lots of attractions. Similar to Bentota, it is famous for its water sports such as jet skiing, deep sea and river fishing, banana boat rides, river cruises …etc. If you venture out of town towards the southern coast, there are plenty of things you can do during the day. It is also 56km north of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Galle which you could drive up for the day and return back in the evening. You can also enjoy some local ‘Toddy’ (Alcohol prepared from Coconut) brewed early in the morning which might get you buzzing, fresh water sea food in a nearby restaurant, visit a turtle hatchery, witness the production of wooden masks all within a short distance from Bentota. You can also drive up and witness the beautifully landscaped property known as ‘Lunuganga’ designed by the world famous architect Geoffrey Bawa which is just 5 km inland from the Bentota town. The town is also famous for its ‘Ayurveda’ treatment which is an ancient herbal treatment for the body, mind and soul. There are hotels which specialize specifically for this treatment which requires a certain period and a special diet.


Beaches and hotels