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Beruwala, Sri Lanka

Beruwala Holidays

Beruwala is the largest and most popular holiday resort on Sri Lanka. Located 58km south of Colombo, Beruwala holidays are close enough still to explore the fascinating capital of Sri Lanka while still having that escapist quality that the thousands of holiday visitors to this fantastic island are looking for. The main attraction of Beruwala holidays is the fantastic golden sandy beaches which line the sun-kissed coastline.

Plenty to do during your Beruwala holiday

A holiday in Beruwala will leave you ideally placed to experience all the attractions that Sri Lanka has to offer. Closest at just three miles away from Beruwala is the famous Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, offering a fascinating experience for all ages. Nature lovers on a Beruwala holiday could continue by booking a trip to the Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage, the most popular excursion on the island. Within Beruwala town there is an active fishing harbour, as well as a range of interesting buildings including the Kechimalai Mosque built on a headland site which dates from the first recorded Muslim settlement on Sri Lanka in the 11th century.

So much choice booking a Beruwala holiday

With so much to do in the hotels and in Beruwala town as well as a great variety of locally booked excursions, a Beruwala holiday will never leave you stuck with what to do. Book a great value All-Inclusive package at one of Mercury Holidays' hotels in Beruwala and experience this popular Sri Lankan resort for yourself.

Weather and Climate

Sri Lanka has a typically tropical climate, temperature and humidity (approx 70%) remain high all year round, although on the coast a light coastal breeze makes this heat comfortable. Inland, the heat is significantly reduced due to the higher altitude. Rainfall is highest in May, and in Oct/Nov. The south-western coast has higher rainfall than the rest of the country, although many people find this a refreshing break, generally this occurs in the afternoon and is accompanied by thunder. The highest rainfall occurs in May (371mm) and the lowest is Feb (69mm). There is an average of 6-8 hours of sunshine per day, all year round.

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Beruwala Highlights

  • Sri Lanka's largest resort
  • Located near to Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage

Fact File

  • Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee
  • Average Flying time: 10½ - 14½ hours
  • Minimum temperature: 29°C
  • Maximum temperature: 31°C
  • Spoken Language(s): Sinhala, English
  • Visa (UK Passport Holders): Sri Lanka has introduced a compulsory visa for all visitors which can be issued before travel or on arrival. We would strongly recommend that these are purchased prior to travel either by calling "The Travel Visa Company" on 01270 250590 and quoting Mercury Holidays, who will be happy to arrange this for you at the cost of a visa plus a small admin fee or by going onto www.eta.gov.lk directly. (Children under the age of 12 will also require a visa and this can be done at the time of parents/guardians visa application)

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