The long, sandy beaches around Kalutara are easily reachable from Colombo Airport and are ideal for tourists looking for a peaceful and quiet retreat to enjoy a day in the sunshine among the coconut palms trees. Kalutara South beaches are recognized as the finest in Sri Lankan island. Kalutara’s golden beach is excellent for swimming. Some of the most prestigious hotel properties are situated on the shoreline of the Indian Ocean. As it is close to Colombo, tourists can also spend an evening in the main commercial city.