Matara Beach gathers in plenty of swell to a wide, open strand that is replete with Buddhist temple on an islet. The eastern bays towards Meddawatta are best, where there are some good guesthouses and a range of decent peaks to choose from at all but high tides. Back over to the west of the town there’s a couple of mysto reefs including a fairly hollow left.

The area between Dondra and Tangalla contains a number of beachies and occasional reefbreaks, but they need a lot of swell to get going and north quadrant winds.

  • Low to Mid Tide
  • Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand
  • S - SW
  • Northerly
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