I've recently been told that topless sunbathing is illegal in Sri Lanka , is this true and does it apply everywhere or are the hotels ok with it? I assume. Did you see any Sri Lankan ladies swimming?. They usually wear a swimming costume, cycling shorts and a tee shirt, all together so they are covered from the neck, halfway down their arms and to just above the knee.
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I've recently been told that topless sunbathing is illegal in Sri Lanka , is this true and does it apply everywhere or are the hotels ok with it? As the locals, who pass by even on private beaches, would get very disturbed by it. Not that i am a prude and would be upset you understand, but you know how th saying goes "When in Rome, do as the Romans Do". Mandy, sorry about this issue as topless sun bathing is not allowed in our conservative country and the culture does not agree with this. Apart from this, theres so much more you can do in my country.
Hi - I've read that's it's illegal to sunbathe topless in Sri Lanka Will i be ok to remove my top while laying on my front and not show any chest? I like to get an all-over tan on my back. Formally it's illegal, and hotel staff like all locals will feel a bit offended. Whether they will tell you or just 'leave it in peace' will depend on the situation.