"Surfing and snorkelling anyone?" Hikkaduwa by alycat

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Marine home

Located 98 km south of Colombo, Hikkaduwa is one of the most popular beach resorts of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's only marine sanctuary is located here. It is an ideal place for nature lovers with its abundant corals and tropical fishes. Hikkaduwa has something to offer to everyone-coral for snorkellers, waves for surfers and white pristine beaches for those who want to relax and enjoy Sun and sand.

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  • Pros:A lively and active beach town
  • Cons:Too touristy
  • In a nutshell:Home to Marine Sanctuary, not to be missed
  • Last visit to Hikkaduwa: Dec 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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