Located 98km from Colombo, in the southern province, the tiny town of Hikkaduwa is known for its beaches and nightlife. â€œHikkaduwaâ€ is means Sword of Knowledge in Sinhalese. This Srilankan coastal town is the ultimate fun destination for tourists and offers perfect condition for you to throw back and enjoy your holiday.
One of the Best Surfing destinations in Srilanka, Hikkaduwa offers crystal clear waters and waves as big as 11 feet. If you are interested in surfing here the best time to visit Hikkaduwa would be from November to March. This town is blessed with beautiful coral reefs and ultimate scuba diving and snorkelling sites. Some of the top places to visit in Hikkaduwa include a Turtle hatchery located on the Hikkaduwa beach, the tsunami Photo Museum, The Seenigama Vihara Temple and the placid Hikkaduwa Lake. Going on a tuk-tuk ride around the city is also a good idea if you want to get up close with the locals. With Beachfront accommodations and many great hotels and resorts ensure that your stay in this part Sri Lanka is well taken care of. Hikkaduwa is also known for Ayurveda Spa treatments. So when you are tired from all the beachside fun and enjoying the nightlife, go to one of this centres and have a rejuvenating experience.
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