Just north of Kabalana there is an uncrowded beach, deep reef break with slow lefts and rights that hold to 4ft. A good longboard wave. The beach is exposed like Kabalana so can get blown out easily in the afternoon winds.
Meddawatta Beach, SK Town is a long beach break and caters for all level of surfers. From this one time secret sand break, with peeling left and rights holding up to 4ft. Sand beach entry and no reef or rocks.
Mirissa Beach, Reef Break
Mirissa Surf Point. Beautiful crescent shaped, sandy beach surrounded bar hotels and bars. Right hand, peeling reef break, short fast rides. Intermediate-advanced. Reef entry point.
Just north of Kabalana there is an uncrowded beach, near South Beach Hotel. Sandy entry reef break, 300m paddle out with slow lefts and rights that hold to 4ft. A good longboard wave. Beginner to intermediate.
Lazy Left, Midigama Station
Lazy Left, Midigama. 2min walk from Midigama station. Slow, clean peeling left for intermediate surfers, 500m rides. Works at low tide best. Deep reef, sand entry. 5 mins in a Tuk Tuk from Gurubebila.
Ketature Beach has a shallow reef break, mainly lefts that hold to 4-5ft. Only works on a big swell with up to 200m rides, not surfable at low tide. Intermediate surf break. Eat or stay KBH Restaurant & Rooms.
Talalla Beach, Tangalle
Talalla Beach. Beautiful, sheltered crescent 2km wide cove, a kite boarders dream. Small local break and restaurant round the corner. Low power fun.
Ram's Right, Midigama
Ram's Right, Midigama. Intermediate to advanced reef break that holds up to 5ft. Fast 350m ride that sometimes barrels. Shallow reef.
Weligama Harbour, Fisherman' Reef
Weligama, Fisherman's Reef. Fairly unknown, peeling right break that holds between 3 and 5ft, works well in a big swell. 800m paddle out from a beach entry point, shallow reef.
Unawatuna Diving, no Surf
Unawatuna had a surf point before the artificial reef. Now its a base for Divers and late night parties. Great restaurants too.
Jungle Beach, Walliwala Weligama
Jungle Beach, Walliwala Weligama. Main left hand break and right that works over 3ft. Both hold to 6ft and have very shallow reef in parts and a 500m paddle out but also 400m rides.
Weligama Beach Break
Weligama Beach Break, long sand bars producing many left & rights at varying tide times. Shallow beach entry, no reef or rocks, safe to learn. Beach side surf schools & board hire. Best at sunrise.
Coconut Point, Gurubebila
Coconut Point, Gurubebila reef break, clean and uncrowded, holds up to 6ft, medium fast powerful wave for rides up to 500m. Reef entry point. Opposite the 3 coconut palms and Lions Rest Hotel. Newly opened for 15-16
Plantation Point, Gurubebila, Weligama
Gurubebila a quiet local village between between Midigama Left and Weligama Bay. Lions Rest surf accommodation - sunset beer and cocktails.
Polhena Surf Point. Two kilometers from Matara is the fishing village of Polhena. Series of small beaches around fishing village. Fast left and right handers over a reef break can reach up to 5ft if it works. Watching cetaceans.
Closenberg, Gallé Surf Break
Gallé Closenberg Surf Point nr Deweta Station. Beach break. Consistent small waves 2ft-4ft on sand, 100m ride. Potential pollution.