Surfing

Surf season starts from October & runs until mid of April

The point is very good for any surfer. The water is warm and the coastline spectacular.

In the season, many surfers visit this place. Locals are really friendly. come here and you will love it!

Two kilometers from Matara is the fishing village of Polhena. There are a series of small beaches in the area and some great areas to relax or snorkel in basins created by the reefs. The surfing has both fast left and right handers over a reef break that can reach up to 6ft. If you paddle out a bit further you may even see a whale or two, the area is popular for watching cetaceans.

Stay at Madiha or Polhena – there are many places to stay www.polhena.com and www.goodhotelssrilanka.com

This spot has a beach break, with sand bottom and suitable for beginners.

There’s a local surf club with more details about this spot. Check them out at madihasurfclub.com for more details