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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

Visit Hikkaduwa 

This place is located in the Galle distruct of South Western Sri Lanka and is around 2 hours distant from Colombo which is utmost famous for the nightlife and cuisine. You can explore the nightlife, the beautiful aquatic life along with the colorful coral reefs and also the water sports like swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, and so on. You will find many restaurants, shacks and bars lined up along the shoreline. You will further witness Narigama beach, Sea turtle hatching and rescue centre, Tsunami education centre & museum, Gangarama Maha Vihara and the Hikkaduwa national park which are mostly visited frequently by the tourists visiting this place for a vacation.

Local Food of Hikkaduwa 

The local food that you will love to have here are, Vegetables cooked in chilli or coconut sambhol, meat, traditional rice, sticky rice and kottu roti and so on. Also, you can shop for souvenirs in HIkkaduwa, where you will get rosewood, walnut wood and oak in abundance along with the carve out jewellery, souvenirs and framework, cane crafts, tea, spices and canvas paintings  and so on.

Best time to Visit Hikkaduwa

Before planning a vacation to this place, you must spot the ideal time to pay  a visit and that is from the month of from the month of December to March that is temperate and supports the sightseeing along with the transfers from one place to another. The places that you can count on are, Hikkaduwa national park which is located near the Hikkaduwa town in Sri Lanka which is an immensely beautiful marine national park where you get to see numerous aquatic life from colorful coral reefs to the animals and plants, followed by the Hikkaduwa lake that is an excursion spot which has clear and fresh waters, Akurala beach which is located at a distance of 8 km from the town, beach of Hikkaduwa which is endowed with the palm fringes, shorelines and blue transparent waters. Also carry out your visit to the Narigama and Pitiwella beaches along with the others to enjoy the quality sunset with your favorite people! Book Srilanka holiday packages with Swan Tours at best price.