Beruwala is located in the south west cost of Sri Lanka about 60 km from Colombo. Beach is a 130 km stretch of beach in a small tranquil fishing village and it is treated as the starting point of the southern cost beach resorts. The sea is excellent for swimming all year around, and there is always a breeze, making even a mid-day stroll to the markets enjoyable. One of the major tourist attractions here is seeing the fresh catch brought by the colorful fishing boats early in the morning and a turtle hatchery is located nearby. An interesting fact is that Beruwala was the first bay visited by ancient Arab sea farers.