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Galle Villa Holiday Guide: Family Friendly Beach Bars in Galle

Planning a villa holiday in Sri Lanka is more exciting than ever before. There are tons of family friendly villas near Galle which are now situated amongst some great beaches to enjoy the sunset with a few drinks whilst the children safely play and make friends. This guide picks out some of our favourite family friendly beach bars and luxury restaurants near Galle that will help you relax and keep the kids entertained.

Great family friendly Beach Bars and restaurants near Galle


Sunsets, Cocktails, and Family Fun in Sri Lanka


The Shack, Dewata Beach

The Shack is run by a friendly expat couple with two children of their own. Parents can enjoy some great conversations and delicious cocktails whilst the children are able to wolf down some decadent milkshakes, learn how to surf, make new friends with locals and expats while you enjoy the sandy beaches and a dip in the warm Indian Ocean. Since it is frequented by many expat families, you’ll instantly feel a homely ambiance that will help you acclimatise to the laid back tropical lifestyle. Friendly, fun and full of positive energy.

The Shack:

What to eat: Shakalaka Burger

The Shack Beach Bar, Dewata, Sri Lanka

Kingfisher, Unawatuna Bay

The Kingfisher is a wonderful beach bar situated in the picturesque bay of Unawatuna. With some luxurious areas to lounge, you’ll be waited on by friendly and good humoured staff. Children will have the expanse of white sand to play on whilst you and your partner can take some moments to enjoy the serenity of this beautiful spot.


What to eat: Thai Green Curry

Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle

Located just north of the Fort, this well run hotel has several bars, access to a private beach and three swimming pools to choose from. They are always willing to accommodate outside guests who want to visit for the day for dinner and drinks for a cost of just 1000 Rs per day. It’s a fantastic safe place to take the kids for the day. There’s even a fully equipped gym and professional spa service which you can take advantage of during your visit.

Jetwing Lighthouse:

What to eat: The Chef’s Sri Lankan Curry 

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