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Happy holi

Highly recommended for a happy holidays with tasty foods .super service .beautiful view.super... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Beautiful and mostly untouched

This seemed to me like the favorite beach for local families. You may not be completely comfortable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“pigeon island”(22 reviews)
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Pulmoddai Road, Nilaveli 31010, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended for a happy holidays with tasty foods .super service .beautiful view.super swimming pool.kiddies swimming pool.

1  Thank baybeachhotel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This seemed to me like the favorite beach for local families. You may not be completely comfortable in a skimpy swimsuit around the many families and children with women going in the water totally covered. Beautiful and natural beach without the resorts and restaurants. Very...More

Thank MsTommasino
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice Beach and a lot of possibilities to dive, snochel, swim and do whale watching. There are little nice hostels and restaurants nearby.

Thank AramOMara
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Located approx 14km north of Trinco lays the most beautiful beach in Sri Lanka. Layers upon layers of shaded blue, crystal clear waters. Too bad we didn’t get the chance to have a swim in it at sunset!

Thank chathrav
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The beach of Nilaveli is unspoiled and wide. There aren’t many hotels and no vendors selling useless stuff on the beach. This is the perfect place where you want to relax a day or two. Be carefull the sand gets hot hot hot.

1  Thank Tessa J
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely pretty beach with nice soft sand. Locals and tourists alike use the beach. Quite a few stray dogs but nice ones and cut puppies! Sea is nice for swimming in though there are a few jelly fish to be aware of! There are a...More

1  Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 13 September 2018

One of the most beautiful beaches I ever visited. Golden sand and blue waters combination make you jump in to a dip as soon as you see the beach. plenty of eateries and souvenir shops around. Always crowded as this is famous with foreigners and...More

2  Thank WasanthaSamarasekera
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Uncrowded beach - beautiful weather. Quite a choppy sea but fun to swim in. Highly recommended. We stayed at nearby Nilaveli beach hotel

1  Thank 955charliew
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We visited the beach before breakfast each morning and had it to ourselves, we also visited around 5pm each afternoon when it was still quite busy but most visitors were in the shallow water close to shore so it was pretty easy to enjoy a...More

Thank Catherinetas
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Nice beach with two good restaurants. Super slow service but amazing food! Super nice water! Only Wierd thing is that the locals swim on one side and tourist on another. Which is a good thing considering they are so loud and obnoxious When we went...More

Thank Charlotte W
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Response from Sharmini S | 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