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Nilaveli, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a lovely beach and you could swim at any time of the day. The beach itself was really clean with no rubbish and the water was clean and resfreshing. The town had everything you would need and was an interesting place however this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my gosh, plastic everywhere along this beach 🏝, cows poo 💩 everywhere and buses driving fast down the small roads leading to the beach. Reconsider to look for a cleaner place

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank keval13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is long and there are many places to get onto it. There is one access point north of the Navy station. It’s lovely, very European but has no shade (unless you’re staying at the Anilana or Nilaveli beach hotel). The public beach just...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank aberdeenhorsfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nilaveli beach is a quiet and relaxed beach, great for travellers looking for some rest and relaxation, some diving and snorkelling if of interest, from here one can also do a day trip to the elephant corridors around sigiriya and see some amazing herds of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Guide811742
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights to rest in a resort right on the beach. The beach is very wide, clean and sea was easily swimmable. Super place to rest!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Freez1672
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Nice and beautiful beach white sand on the east cost, beautiful sun rises, Bad comments: there is rubbish scattered everywhere.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank rangana550
Reviewed July 28, 2019

Beatifull beach, you can saty at Mamma Mia restaurant, but they make some mistakes with odresrs, sometimes you see cows and dogs which are praying for your food

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Moto M
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Wide beach .long.excellent for children,if you want you dont have use watershoes,its safety and clean,a lot of bogata parking herę do you can go for a trip

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 853areks
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

On the beach there were free huts with shadows to rest and the beach was clean. But there were a lot of dogs begging for food as soon as you opened a bag of snacks. There were also a lot of boats driving people to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mit123
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Gorgeous beach. Clean and warm water. A very large drag between sandbanks so take care but once past the waves it is a. Delight to float. Very shallow water you can go out a long way.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from SharminiDNS | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend, Super Line Travels. They operate luxury coaches to Trincomalee and back. However the only drawback is that the coaches leave at night and you miss out on the beautiful scenery on the way. If you opt to... More