A small town on Sri Lanka's south coast, Hikkaduwa is famous for its beaches which are ideally suited for surfing while its corals make it an ideal holiday destination for snorkelling and scuba diving. Just a few hours away from Sri Lanka's capital of Colombo, Hikkaduwa is a modern destination for sun-seekers and wave worshippers with a wide range of cafes & eateries lining the stretch of the main road with many places idyllic for sitting back, relaxing and enjoy the refreshing sea breezes.
Having long been an attractive tourist destination, Hikkaduwa's impressive range of awe-inspiring coral reefs, clear blue waters and abundance of tropical fish make it one of the best places for snorkelling and diving on Sri Lanka's southwest coast. . Glass bottom boats also offer fantastic views of coral reefs just off shore and from here sunsets are a dazzling show of colours lighting up the sky. Also boasting some of the best surfing spots on Sri Lanka with a clear warm water base, the wave sizes here range from 4-11 feet, so surf experts and wannabe surfers can try their hand at surfing with some amazing surfing experiences to be had. This beach resort also has a reputation for offering a vibrant nightlife and being a well-known international destination for board-surfing.
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