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Natural Pool

A Natural pool created by the corals its beautiful & safe if we don't venture out to the danger... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sri Lanka
Grate place

Grate place to visit near Matara Town. Lots of nice restaurants with privet beaches mostly crowded... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Tiron W
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“safe place”(4 reviews)
“coral reef”(4 reviews)
Matara, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday

A Natural pool created by the corals its beautiful & safe if we don't venture out to the danger areas. Though it is not what it used to be, like in every where else, snorkeling will be interesting with corals & colorful fish.

Thank JanakaHK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this at the of last month. it was very relaxing and i was there for like 4 hours. it is a good please to visit, there are many shops that you can buy many things related to beach activities. you can rent diving...More

Thank Chira S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was not too impressed, very small beach and very full of people. I would not go back there. Probably better to take a bus to Mirissa...

Thank TheDaneBM
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

1 to 3 pax and 3 baggage Trip to Mirissa and polhena beach Via Colombo airport to matara (with Ac) Only (11500+highway charages) Average will be 12950/=LKR 85 USD Call me 0779510025

Thank Lahiru H
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Grate place to visit near Matara Town. Lots of nice restaurants with privet beaches mostly crowded in public beach

Thank Tiron W
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Visited the beach July 2018. We were hoping to go snorkelling and hopefully spot a turtle but the water was not clear at all, most probably due to strong winds at the time. We did not come across any turtles either. Still great for a...More

Thank Parripu
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Polhena beach is nice sandy beach in Matara coastal town of Sri Lanka. Safest place for sea bathe. Clean water and less rocks which will give more comfort to swim. After sea bath there is facility for shower.

Thank Mohamed Ricshan A
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique beach in tje southern coast of Srilanka. Weekends maybe a little bit more crowded. Recommend to visit this beach on weekdays .

Thank pd j
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We did like the beach but really want to warn you about the stream. Even though it looks calm, it was scary how fast the water takes you away. It's a beach where lots of locals come, they are very friendly but are not used...More

Thank Cornelia D
Reviewed July 20, 2018

The best beach in the area is a small sandy cove that's sheltered by a reef offshore. There's good snorkelling in the bay, and though visibility is not that great, turtles are very regularly spotted here. It's popular with locals at weekends who rent goofy...More

Thank suresh t
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