Relax on the beach in Sri Lanka in February: weather and where better to relax?
Sri Lanka is an ideal destination for relaxing in peace and solitude. First-class resorts in this country allow you to enjoy life relaxing on the beaches, going on a picnic or exploring local attractions. Weather in Sri Lanka in February is beautiful, allowing full get enough rest.
- What is the weather like in February in Sri Lanka?
- The temperature of the air and water
- The particular weather conditions
- Summer vacation in winter
- Advantages and disadvantages
- How to dress?
- Where better to relax?
- What to do this month?
- Beach vacation - where to go?
- Excursions and entertainment
- Holidays and festivals
What is the weather like in February in Sri Lanka?
Throughout Sri Lanka observed tropical climate with warm and dry winter and hot and rainy summer.
Tourists who decided to spend time on the coast of this country, can enjoy the February holiday.
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The temperature of the air and water
Among all the winter months that is February is considered the driest in Sri Lanka, so it's great for beach and sightseeing holiday and also for exploring the island. From the beginning of the month the wind and the monsoons cease, and the sea no longer raging and will continue until April.
The daytime temperature of the air in coastal resorts increased to +32°C, and at night drops to +23 degrees. The water in the ocean warms up to +28 degrees. Such conditions are ideal for a longer stay on the coast.
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The seaside resorts of Sri Lanka in February the temperature readings are as follows:
- Colombo – at +30°C, at night +24°C, water 27°C;
- Negombo – day +31°C at night +22°C, water 27°C;
- Bentota – day +31°C at night +22°C, water 27°C;
- Hikkaduwa – day +31°C, at night +24°C, water 27°C;
- Beruwela – day +31°C at night +22°C, water 27°C;
- Kalutara – day +31°C at night +22°C, water 28°C.
In the Central part of Sri Lanka in February a little cooler, especially in these weather conditions visible at night. In the afternoon the air temperature warms up to +28°C, and at night cools down to 18 degrees, but because of the proximity of the mountains creates a feeling of coolness.
The particular weather conditions
February is markedly different from other months because in this period, the street is much less rain. If it rains, this happens 1-2 times per month, and after them the nature comes to life and transformed. The rest of the time precipitation is tourists not to bother, and on the coast is pleasant and Sunny weather.
Calm weather at many resorts makes the vacation on the coast of Sri Lanka is perfectbecause the waves are almost completely absent, and the water in the ocean becomes sufficiently transparent not only for swimming but also for diving and other sports.
Even the absence of a strong wind in many places makes it comfortable to spend time under the sun without feeling excessive heat.
Summer vacation in winter
The visit to Sri Lanka is beautiful any time of year, but it was in February on the island are the most favorable conditions for an unforgettable vacation. All that is required for the tourists to choose a resort and book a tour.
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Advantages and disadvantages
Due to the pleasant weather, lack of extreme heat and humidity, holidays in Sri Lanka in February has a lot of advantages. First and foremost, these weather conditions are ideal for those who have health problems. Gentle rays of the sun and lack of heat will make your stay on the island pleasant, but still we should not forget about the protection.
Tourists visit Sri Lanka not only in order to spend time on the coast, but also to go on exciting excursions to tourist attractions. Perfect weather conditions contribute to long walks in places, breathtaking.
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The only drawback may serve the fact that in February, Sri Lanka is popular with tourists, so many eager to get to the resorts. Such significant demand significantly drives up prices for the tours.
How to dress?
Stay in Feb involves prolonged stay on the beach, so should you pack in suitcase swimsuit, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
The journey will be useful to light summer clothes with long sleeves. This will protect the skin from sunburn and uneven tanning.
At night and during sightseeing trips in Sri Lanka is cool enough, so you should take with you a light jacket or sweater. And don't forget about comfortable shoes, because familiarity with the attractions of the country includes a long and interesting Hiking routes.
Where better to relax?
The main beach resorts are on the South-West of Sri Lanka. It is in this part of the country tourists flock in February. Until April, it will be dry, calm and will not be disturbed by precipitation. The best place for a beach holiday on the coast of Beruwela is considered, and for fans of active tourism Bentota.
What to do this month?
Sri Lanka is ideal not only for beach tourism. On this island for vacation are available a variety of entertainment, festivals and entertainment that can make the stay fun and exciting.
Beach vacation - where to go?
The beaches of Sri Lanka, represent the miles of superb coastline, with fine white sand, palm trees and lapped by the waves of the ocean.
Among all the resorts in February remains the most peaceful Bentota – the most developed and a region for tourists.
On the coast of Bentota quite a lot of respectable and budget hotels, restaurants, Spa, schools for diving and the Bureau with a variety of proposals for excursions. The local beach stretches for 3 km, ideal for relaxing, Jogging and picnics. The resort is also suitable for staying with children – the entrance to the shallow sea, and the waves are minimal.
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For explorers of the water element will approach the coast of Kalutara, Weligama, Negombo, Hikkaduwa, it is in these places often the winds blow.
Excursions and entertainment
Familiarity with the history and culture of Sri Lanka to visit the legendary tea plantations and ancient Buddhist temples, climbing the mountains and Hiking in exotic woods accompanied by a guide.
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The most popular excursions:
- Visit the city of Kandy;
- Climbing Adam's Peak;
- Jeep safaris in the Yala reserve;
- Boat trip to the whales;
- A turtle farm.
Many tours are conducted in Russian language, since the local guides are well trained and ready to share with tourists interesting information about their country.
Holidays and festivals
Among the many colorful festivals in Sri Lanka in February is to celebrate Independence Day – an event which is held at the beginning of the month, February 4. During his celebration in the streets of concerts, festivals, colourful shows and fairs with Souvenirs.
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