Corals & Tropical Fish
Located in Galle district 98 km south of Colombo, Hikkaduwa has long been Sri Lanka's most popular beach spot.
It is the place for underwater delight where there is a marine sanctuary, abundant with rare corals and tropical fish. The underwater world of colourful corals and beautiful shoals of fish can be explored by either snorkeling or taking a ride in a glass bottom boat. Hikkaduwa is a fun and busy town, there are numerous and varied restaurants, bars, clubs and cafés.
Hikkaduwa has it all to offer: coral for snorkelling, waves for board and body surfers and good wide strips of sand if you want to just sit back and relax. During May to October of monsoon season, many places close and water can be quite rough.