Distance from Tangalle – 14.9 km (24 minutes)
Hiriketiya Beach is a public beach situated in Dikwella in the Matara district. It is a small beach with waves suitable for surfing. The surrounding area is calm and peaceful with a few restaurants and hotels. Hiriketiya Beach is a surfer’s paradise. For those who can excel the baby waves at Weligama, Hiriketiya has better waves to try out. There are quite a few places to rent surfboards for reasonable prices.
Getting to Hiriketiya Beach
From Tangalle travel along Tangalle Road towards Mihindu Mawatha passing Kudawella up to Dikwella to reach the Hiriketiya Beach situated along Hiriketiya Road.