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Hikkaduwa Tourism

Tourism in Hikkaduwa

Best Months to Visit: May and September

Recommended Duration: 1 Day

District: Galle District

Popular for: Beach, Coral, Surfing, and Water Activity

Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)

Postal code: 80240

Province: Southern Province

If you planning to explore Hikkaduwa? Here is information about Hikkaduwa tourism and travel guide to help you plan your tour in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka.

A Travel Guide to Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa is the name of a town which lies on the south beach of Sri lank around (98 - kilometers) on the south of Colombo. It is popular for the Hikkaduwa coastline which is considered as one of the most visited tourist place in Sri Lanka and also for Hikkaduwa Coral Shelter which is found a few meters far from the beach.

There are a lot of must visit tourist attractions in Hikkaduwa for tourists. The coastline is the prime tourist attraction, apart from the sea, there are national forests, Buddhist monasteries, truly good restaurants, and a lot of tourist places for activities.

Things to Know before you go to Hikkaduwa

Lots of tourist who go to Hikkaduwa are just sunlight worshippers, sea worshippers or wave worshippers. It is not one of the most cultural and historic of travel destinations, as I learnt when asking about its history, for it led to much head damaging and also polished appearances from local Hikkaduwa travel guide. Nevertheless, with a lengthy stretch of sand for soaking up the sun, a variety of wrecks and also reef underwater for divers, and also outstanding waves for surfers to catch, that requires ruins to attraction in tourists?

Useful Tips for Hikkaduwa

Food - In the heart of the visitor location is not so simple to locate a café with inexpensive for local, if you intend to conserve. In a lot of are pricey vacationer coffee shops and also dining establishments.

Supermarkets - There are many markets for shopping, however best of all for food, must visit supermarkets in the Northern component of the city there is lot of things to buy.

The Choice of Accommodation - When selecting a hotel on the road, think about the visibility of sound from transportation. Rooms in some hotels also along the road are well protected from the sound and also where it is unbearable. Check out evaluations concerning the resort, not to be misinterpreted.

Night Life in Hikkaduwa - On Fridays the resort Vibration hotel in the southerly component of the resort are evening parties with the most modern and also loud songs. If you stay near the area Friday, sleep you will not succeed. Have or not to rest from the loud songs, or to head to the celebration.

Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Hikkaduwa
  1. Hikkaduwa Beach
  2. Board Surfing
  3. Coral Sanctuary
  4. Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
  5. Hikkaduwa National Park
  6. Turtle Hatchery
  7. Temples and Memorials

How to Get To Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka

There are three alternatives on just how to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa which is by Exclusive Taxi, Train or Bus.

One of the most hassle-free is a private taxi, straight from the flight terminal, that takes 1.5 hours for around $80 and they will certainly drop you right to the doorstep of your hotel.

The train or bus options implies having to obtain a taxi from the flight terminal to the bus station or the train station in Colombo and after that transferring to head south to Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka. This alternative is less expensive though the traveling time is a lot longer, around 3-4 hrs.

For more information on Hikkaduwa tourism, Hikkaduwa travel guide and tour packages contact Swan Tours or call 011 23415601.