Galle is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka. The soothing beach alongside the buzzing Galle Fort and the fun-filled streets, the mesmerising skyline, and the breathtaking sunsets all add up to the beauty of this famous city. Wondering how to make the most out of it? Here are a few tips!

Galle fort
Galle Fort Sri Lanka by calflier001 via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0

Visit Jungle Beach!

Jungle Beach is a well-known name among anyone in Southern Province. Located in Unawatuna which is only a ten-minute ride from Galle, this beach gives the most Insta-worthy vibes. You can play with your children in the sun or relax under a tree while sipping a king coconut. If you plan to visit Jungle Beach during your stay more than once, you can book a boutique hotel in Sri Lanka located close by, such as Kahanda Kanda.

Explore the Restaurants!

Children are the biggest foodies, and you will find no end to the number of restaurants and tiny little shops in Galle Fort. As they offer a range of cuisines including many desserts and beverages to beat the heat, your kids will never want to leave these streets! Be on the lookout for cute spots with tuk-tuks, old cars, and bicycles where you can take a few nice pictures!

Watch Sunsets from Galle Fort!

If you’re a fan of sunsets, you will witness the most breathtaking sunset skies at Galle Fort. Sit down on the fort with your children and treat your eyes to the fieriest red and orange skies combined with soft pastels as the sun goes down, and the coconut trees making the most captivating hues. Don’t forget to capture this moment on your cameras to reminisce and cherish them forever!