Polhena Beach, Matara

3.9
#1 of 6 in Parks in Matara
Snorkel through 4 km (2.5 mi) of heavenly coral reef at Polhena Beach. You'll see an abundance of tropical fish and sea turtles as you move through the shallow water and beyond to the reef. The sea's gradual increase in depth leaves plenty of shallows for the kids to splash around in, while you make your way out towards the reef. Enjoy the music and frivolity of local visitors to the beach, which also provides a parking lot and restaurants, where you can rest from the sun's rays and grab a bite. Arrange to visit Polhena Beach and other attractions in Matara using our Matara trip builder app .
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4.4
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  • Very quiet beach with a lovely area to swim in. Few restaurants around and saw some turtles swimming around. No real shade to speak of so can get very hot in the middle of the day.  more »
  • We came here by tuk tuk from our hotel and loved this beach, the part where we went, there were not any sun loungers so it was lying on the beach which was ok. Snorkeled and were shocked by how many t...  more »
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  • Nice place with beach parking.. clean water and changing rooms available at the place.Beach wear also available for sale.very crowded at public holidays..
  • Nice view. Good place for groups ,young children and families . Overall 👍
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