Places Around Us

PLACES TO VISIT IN HIKKADUWA

If you’re looking for places to visit nearby, there are several options for you to explore. Here are some suggestions

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Banergta Waterfall

Distance: 13 Kms
Distance - 20kms
Galle

Galle is a historic city located about 20 kilometers south of Hikkaduwa. It's known for its well-preserved colonial architecture, including the Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort offers stunning ocean views, and you can explore its charming streets, boutiques, art galleries, and cafes.

Distance - 25kms
Unawatuna

Just a short distance from Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna is another popular beach destination. It's known for its picturesque bay, clear waters, and coral reefs that are great for snorkelling and diving. Dalawella Beach, with its famous swing, is also nearby.

Distance - 28kms
Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

If you're interested in wildlife conservation, you can visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. This hatchery is dedicated to protecting sea turtle nests and releasing hatchlings into the sea. It's an educational experience that helps support turtle conservation efforts.

Distance - 20kms
Madu River Estuary

The Madu River estuary is a complex coastal ecosystem with mangrove forests, islands, and various bird species. You can take a boat ride through the river and explore its beauty. The river also hosts Cinnamon Island, where you can learn about cinnamon cultivation.

Distance - 40kms
Bentota

Bentota is another nearby beach town known for its beautiful sandy shores and water sports opportunities. You can enjoy activities like jet skiing, banana boating, and windsurfing. The Bentota River offers options for boat rides and exploring mangroves as well.

Distance - 42kms
Kande Vihara Temple

This Buddhist temple is peaceful and features a towering statue of Lord Buddha. The temple offers panoramic views of the surrounding area and is excellent for meditation and tranquillity.

Distance - 38kms
Lunuganga Estate

If you're interested in architecture and gardens, the Lunuganga Estate, designed by renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, is worth a visit. The estate's gardens, buildings, and artistic features glimpse Bawa's design philosophy.

Distance - 53kms
Whale Watching in Mirissa

While not highly close to Hikkaduwa, Mirissa is within a reasonable distance and is a hub for whale-watching tours. Between November and April, you can spot blue whales, sperm whales, and dolphins.

The hotel staff can organize all tours near Hikkaduwa for your convenience. Additionally, we offer available and customized tour packages for your consideration. Please call the hotline or contact the front desk for more details.
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