Distance from Galle – 10.9 km (25 minutes)
Dewata Beach is situated in Dewata village in Katugoda, Galle. It is a renowned place for surfing and has a surfing school as well. The area is also surrounded by many beach side restaurant for visitors to relax and dine in. As Dewata Beach is a popular area for surfing there are many instructors and students, especially foreigners, to be seen in the beach.
Dewata Beach is special in that it is the closest surfing beach to the Galle Fort which is a popular tourist area. Dewata Beach is also one of the best places to learn surfing as there are many skilled and qualified instructors. It is a beach break and hence has no sharp reef or rocks to fall on and the waves are normally slow and soft which makes it the perfect place to hone surfing skills.
Getting to Dewata Beach
From Galle travel approximately 10.9 km along the Matara Road to reach the Dewata Beach.