Distance from Mirissa – 15.6 km (36 minutes)
Medawatta Beach is situated in Matara. It is a beautiful sandy beach with excellent waves suitable for surfing. The area with its sandy bottom acts as a base for many surf training camps owned both by locals and foreigners. The waves can be high and rough at particular and visitors need to be mindful of the fact. It is a calm, quiet and clean beach in comparison with the rest of the beaches in the southern part of Sri Lanka.
Getting to Medawatta Beach
From Mirissa travel along the Matara Road passing Weligama up to Matara to reach the Medawatta Beach situated in Araliya Beach Road in Matara.