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Good beach Bar

Nice sandy beach, need to go a long way out to get out of your depth. Good swimming. Waves quite... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
LymingtonSailorman
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Very nice and not too busy beach

Great sand, great water and quite clean. The restaurants and bars down to the beach are plenty and... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Claus L
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Vejle, Denmark
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were excited to come to Uppuveli which is recommended by several tourist guides (such as Lonely Planet) as beautiful beach with less crowds. The reality is rubbish, plastic, dead fish and weird dogs all over the beach except for some little spaces in front...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank -Sebas-86-tian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sand is lovely and the sea slopes gently so swimming is possible when not too rough. About half the beach is devoted to fishing boats and there are few hotels and bars. The high water mark is covered in plastic bottles and debris from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Phil C
Reviewed 31 January 2019

I read about the place many positive opinions. Unfortunately, the beach disappoints in real. I was here during January and it is out of season here. The weather was exceptional, very sunny and hot. But it does not help.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 907krzysztofn
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Nice beach in East cost srilanka. Sea was somewhat rough because of the wind. During low season it was very nice to enjoy in beach with sunbathing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Haffis S
Reviewed 15 December 2018

A long wonderful beach with soft sand. Safe and extremely enjoyable for long walks or a swim in the warm ocean.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Nice sandy beach, need to go a long way out to get out of your depth. Good swimming. Waves quite small. water warm. Lots of accomodation opens onto beach with hotel beach bars. Excellent beach cafe in middle. Lots of young people there. 2 sets...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LymingtonSailorman
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Great sand, great water and quite clean. The restaurants and bars down to the beach are plenty and the food and prices are pretty much good/fine. BUT you have to careful when the locals speed up their tourist boats onto the beach. But otherwise a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Claus L
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I am sure this should be one of the longest beaches in Trinco, Very quiet, long and a lot of restaurants with cabana's. A must try beach if you are in trinco area

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sasidar30
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Uppuveli in septembre was a tranquil place to be. The beach is very nice. The restaurants in Allas Garden are very good and give tasty food.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wynenm
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I visited this beach in September 2018 and it was very clean, I walked all the way and did not see the dirt shown in some of the pictures. yes there are many fishing boats and tours boats but the beach is clean and beautiful....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IhabAlami
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JKS-Derby
27 July 2018|
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Response from Itsokhere | Reviewed this property |
You are very welcome. I have put a few reviews on tripadvisor about places in Uppuveli, if you see them and go to any of them tell them where you found out, they will appreciate it!
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Sofia M
20 March 2018|
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Response from Itsokhere | Reviewed this property |
Maybe this answer is too late for you but hopefully helps. Yes it is a good beach for swimming and warm water too, I am not a great swimmer but enjoyed going in the water here :o)
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