Polhena Diving center

The dive shop which remembers your name and know the size of your fins.
A place to find friends, and a place to find your soul.

who we are



We are Dive Professionals, Digital creators, Fishermen, Chefs, Travelers and Conservationists. 

We are a group of rebels who got together doing what we love, to have a good time, meet new people and protect our oceans.

We are the light bringers, the magic makers, the world shifters, the game shakers.

We are your people. We Are Your Tribe.

polhena dive crew photo taken in Trinco

The paradise we live in

Polhena Diving Center is PADI certified dive resort  (S-26840) located in a small village called Madiha, in southern coast of Sri Lanka.

Secluded beaches, Good food, Friendly locals, beautiful sunsets, Shallow reefs to snorkel with turtles, Madiha has them all. 

On a full moon day, you might be able to see turtles slowly flippering their way to the shore to lay eggs. The neighbouring Polhena reef has a famous natural swimming area and it is a breeding ground for many fishes. 

And for divers who fell in love with surfing, Madiha has two reef breaks where you can enjoy some good waves.
Madiha is a place you can tap into your inner self. 

Take the plunge


Discover the depths of Southern Sea, From Weligama, Mirissa and all the way to Tangalle. Including the famous Moray Point minutes away from the polhena diving center.

swim with turtles


Slip into your fins and slip into the gentle waters in Polhena and Madiha. Blessed with crystal clear waters for most time of the year, our beaches are a nesting and a foraging ground for more than a dozen of Green Turtles.

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From may to october 2024

We are in trincomalee

Due to the Monsoon season on the southern coast, We have moved the dive center to Trincomalee. We operate under the name “Coco Diving” in there!