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 Mirissa using our Mirissa trip builder app.
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4.4
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  • Fabulous beach, quieter than Mirissa beach. More local people. For two days running we had the most wonderful experience swimming with green turtles. Most people very respectful of these amazing...  more »
  • Twice been to the beach. This very beach is very popular among local people and a small piece of beach for tourists, that look very uncomfortable to wear bikini next to local guys in sarong and full.....  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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