South west coasts are ideal places for families and friends to meet and usually head to the beach on holidays,The natural noise of crashing waves, where you can walk leisurely along the beach at sunset, enjoy surfing, relax under palm trees during the sun hit you. or sit on a table with crab curry for night’s dinner. Whether snorkeling in crystal clear water or dive on a nearby reef you could lost in here.
How to get Southwest Coast / Hikkaduwa
TRAIN: A train from Colombo to Hikkaduwaa (about a 2.5-3.5 hour train ride) is $2-$4 USD, and then a local tuk-tuk to get to your hotel will likely be less than in every corner to Hikkaduwa arealess than $5 USD.
BUS: A bus from Colombo to Hikkaduwa is about $2 USD. There was small busses which have air conditioner will cost you and made you more comfortable than big buses and will cost you 4$ USD
For food options in Sri Lanka, you’ll find curries, roti, a mix of international western options, and more curries. Sri Lankan food is similar to Indian food with plenty of rich spices and flavors — and absolutely delicious!
Dont forget to try best seafoods.
A lot of the restaurants in the tourist hubs of Sri Lanka try to be everything to everyone. Many menus offer everything from local dishes to Vegan lovers, Meat lovers,burgers, noodles, salad, Spaghetti and more. Sri Lankan curries are super tasty! And roti are tasty easy snacks you can find at street vendors all over the country.
An inexpensive local restaurant will cost about 400 – 600 rupees for rice and curry, breakfast and Dinner ($1.50 – $2 USD).
A mid-range restaurant will cost around 800 – 1400 rupees for a meal ($3 – $7 USD).
A high-end restaurant will cost you 1500 – 3000 rupees for a meal ($5 ++USD).
· An inexpensive local Homestay or Small Villa with best hospitality in the world worth more than 40$
· A mid-range Villa or hotel with a pool of 35-50 USD per night with BB
· Private Luxury villa and wellness Spa or luxury hotel will cost you up to 200$ with FB.
Hikkaduwa beach is small beach town which have main three surf points and fancy cafes, night clubs, restaurants, nearby hikkaduwa bus station and train station. after station and town you can pass to south ,coral reef,turtle point then cafes and beautiful beaches till to Dodanduwa harbor (4km).It’s divided to a few villages
· Wewala beach
· Narigama beach
· Thirangama beach
· Kumaraknada dodanduwa beach
Among them Wewala and Narigama beach bit busy and Kumaraknada dodanduwa beach always great for calm travelers to chill and relax. About the waves sometimes its big sometimes small waves children can swim safely.The beaches around Hikkaduwa are the best places to go on holiday in Sri Lanka,
If you want to go and spend your free time with all your friends and family,
visit Galle Fort,
snorkeling or Watching corals Hikkaduwa beach,
Kayaking on a Beautiful lagoon,
Sunset watching and having dinner overlooking the Indian Ocean,
Get Diving Experience
here is the place. You can get a very beautiful experience and many facilities if you go here.
From Hikkaduwa to north side have more calm beaches till to Colombo for anyone looking for a calm beach holiday.
Few beaches to north from Hikkaduwa
Mount Lavenia beach
From hikkaduwa to the south side, beach is busier with surf points, fancy cafes, nightclubs, luxury hotels, backpack hostels, villas homestays and many more!
Here is a few best beaches