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Casuarina Beach

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Dirty and polluted

We went to this beach on a recommendation. When we arrived the beach was crowded but bearable. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Niamh F
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Warm and wonderful

This is the beach at the top of Sri Lanka, about twenty miles from India. There are facilities to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
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Beach Road | Karainagar, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this beach on a recommendation. When we arrived the beach was crowded but bearable. The beach was filthy with litter and bottles everywhere. The water was equally add polluted. Shop this beach and go to the other less tourist places for a...More

Thank Niamh F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the beach at the top of Sri Lanka, about twenty miles from India. There are facilities to change and shower (they cost a small amount). The beach was filled with a large crowd, but the water is shallow enough that you can be...More

Thank matthewjohnsen
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Water was nice and warm at around 3 pm. A beach where we can go in and swim. A safe beach to swim in.

Thank Sri V
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

A must visit destination as the sun beautiful sets over the Casuarina beach . The furthers point in in Sri Lanka with a beautiful beach strip . You will find local vendors selling ice creams and local tourists having a great time . Try visiting...More

Thank CatalystGopro
Reviewed 9 June 2018

May be i had visited at a wrong time, didn't like the ambience. There were no people as well and it was not attractive.

Thank arinds
Reviewed 4 June 2018

A place to relax and swim. Good to visit if traveling to Jaffna. Easy to find on google and entrance tickets are compulsory.

1  Thank AnudeSilva
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Actually it is the best and the safety place to Swim and relax with family. Because of Casurina trees it got this name. When you plan to visit jaffna don't forget to bring your swim suit!!!!!

1  Thank Aravinthan V
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Casuarina beach is hands down the best stretch of beach in Jaffna. However, because of this exact reason it's a popular spot for visitors and is always very crowded. Try to go early morning to enjoy the place better with less people to disturb you.

1  Thank ElusiveRambler_yst7
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

It’s more famous with the locals. More visitors during weekends. The beach area appears to be safe. The place is very beautiful.

1  Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful beach with shallow opaque aquamarine waters. You can have nice dip but it can be too hot in the mid day. Lifeguards are there in the vicinity and nice cosy beach not too crowded. One can have boat rides for Rs.1000 they offer 5...More

Thank sajeevsri
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Inoka w
31 January 2018|
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Response from dineshpr1980 | Reviewed this property |
hi, you can drive upto the ferry port and there will be a free parking available there. After that its a short walk to the ferry port. There aren't regular service to Delft Islands - so you may have to hire a private boat... More
Kamani S
1 December 2017|
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Response from Harsha P | Reviewed this property |
That's not practical, unless you hire a separate boat for it. The ferries to Nagadeepa & Delft start from the same place, therefore you need to come back & go to Delft. Thats because they are public ferries. If you hire a... More
9 March 2017|
Response from Konrad M | Reviewed this property |
Hell no. Trust the map when you do a Google search. It's about 20km from Jaffna