It is a destination for watersports. Bentota also delivers an ancient art of healing called Ayurveda. Bentota is famous for its toddy production, an alcoholic beverage made out of coconut nectar. It also has a turtle hatchery, located on Induruwa beach.
Hikkaduwa is a small town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. It is located about 20km north-west of Galle. Hikkaduwa is famous for its beach and corals. The first area to be developed for tourism, this is still one of the most popular of our beach resorts.
Galle reached the height of its development in the 18th century, during the Dutch colonial period. ... The city was extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. The Galle fort is a world heritage site
Weligama beach is famous for its stilt fishermen. ... Weligama is one of the most reliable surf destinations in the Indian Ocean with several famous surf points in walking distance.
Mirissa is famous its whale watching cruises. The ocean conditions in the area are warm, calm and most favorable during the whale watching season of November to April.
About a 15 minute drive from Arugam Bay is this famous surf spot. It's a really beautiful beach as well, and can provide some excellent waves for beginner surfers.