A paradise has its own unique beauty in many ways and Sri Lanka is a must visit paradise with its own uniqueness. Surrounded with beautiful beaches which are different from one another is an unforgettable offer for travelers who visit Blue Beach Island.
Southern beaches are quite famous among travelers due to its beauty of nature, people, comfy accommodation, good food, night life and fun. Beaches like Mirissa, Weligama, Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Dikwella, Heeraketiya are main attractions in the Southern.
Among these beaches, Blue Beach Island is one of the exceptional beaches that you must visit in Dikwella. A beach that is getting popular among both local and foreign travelers due to its breath-taking view. You can visit the beach anytime as it shows a good weather throughout the year and attracts crowd constantly.
So here I’m going to share why this island is a highlight among other beaches if you are planning to visit Southern of Sri Lanka!
What Blue Beach Island offers ?
A serene view covered with blueness will lock your eyes for couple of minutes once you step at Blue Beach Island. This turquoise sea and countless rocks creates a picturesque view for you.
One of the unique features of this place is the ‘tombolo’, a bar of sand joining an island to the mainland. You can witness how waves hit from both sides in to the tombolo creating a spectacular scenery. If you are a photographer who loves nature shots, then this is your place!
What you can do from there ?
Spending a night at this beautiful island is a must to do. You can go for camping with you friends and enjoy a nice camp fire along with some nice sea food or BBQ of your choice!
You can do snorkeling at sunrise with the help of guides available around the place. They teach you how to do snorkeling using safety equipment. This will definitely tick your bucket list with an unforgettable experience.
If you like to experience a boat ride, there are plenty of riders available who will take you around the island and you can capture plenty of breath taking nature shots.
Also, don’t forget to capture the sunrise and sunset.
All in all there has many glorious nature to offer allowing you to make an unforgettable memory.
How to get there ?
Blue beach island is located on the southern tip of Sri Lanka. If your starting point is Colombo, you can either drive on A3 coastal highway by own vehicle or take a bus. Also using train is possible from Colombo fort and 10.00 am would be a good timing to start your journey.
To reach this island you need to pass Weligama for km where you will reach
You’ll first see Dickwella Beach, then five minutes later, Hiriketiya. This island is located in a calm environment away from the busy city.