Hikkaduwa Beach, Sri Lanka
Hikkaduwa is a beach town 100 kms from Colombo and Hikkaduwa beaches are the most popular in Sri Lanka. Its popularity has to do both with the quality of beach and proximity to Colombo (capital of Sri Lanka). Many who live in Colombo visit Hikkaduwa as a weekend getaway making it a popular choice for tourists and locals alike.
Hikkaduwa Beach Activities
Being a famous beach town has its merits. There is a great variety of cuisine, many beach activities, night clubs and beach clubs to choose from. The vibrant night-life also makes it a favourite among the young and popular among surfers who will find strong waves in certain parts of the beach (ususally in the area called the “main reef”. You can also go deep sea diving. Not too far from the coast you will find groupers, barracudas, moray eels, dogtooth tunas, manta rays, lobsters & turtles.