Sri Lanka


Koggala, Sri Lanka is home to a 3 km long beach that offers a serene and uncrowded vacation spot for tourists. The beach is known for its cleanliness and boasts a diverse range of bird and butterfly species along its mangrove coast. Despite its underdeveloped infrastructure, Koggala is a colorful resort that appeals to those seeking an escape from civilization. Tourist activities include sunbathing, swimming, surfing, diving, boat rides, canoe rides, yacht rides, water skiing, visiting the turtle nursery, and observing local fishing methods. The best time to visit is from November to April, although the rainy season in summer offers lower prices. Accommodation options range from luxurious hotels to budget-friendly guest houses, with a variety of restaurants and cafes available. Tourists can take guided tours or ask auto rickshaw drivers for directions and information. Koggala has its own airport and serves as a good base for visiting nearby attractions such as the museum of local art and culture, Lake Koggala, turtle farms, and ancient ruins in Polonnaruwa. The village has a market, numerous cafes and snack bars, souvenir stalls, and ayurvedic shops. The Beach Cabanas Retreat & Spa is a recommended 5-star accommodation option.
Find deals on hotels and apartments near Koggala
See deals

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight that Koggala beach in southern Sri Lanka is a peaceful and pristine destination with crystal clear water, soft sand, and stunning views. Visitors enjoy relaxing, watching the sunset, and visiting the nearby kids park. Some visitors note that the beach may be too quiet for those looking to meet more people.

Where is Koggala?

Latitude: 5.992272 / Longitude: 80.3106907

Koggala is located in Sri Lanka. The following map of Koggala shows the exact location.

Nearby destinations:

Where to Stay near Koggala?

The following map shows available accommodations and their prices.

These beaches might also interest you

Beaches near Koggala


Read More