Beaches of Sri Lanka
Hikkaduwa - Hikkaduwa situated on the southern coastal stretch is 137 km from the Bandaranaike International Airport is one of the most beautiful beaches in the country. The wide sandy shores of Hikkaduwa with its natural reef is renowned for safe sea bathing, while the coral sanctuary, known as the Hikkaduwa National Park, one of the two marine national parks in the country boasts of a fringing coral reef with spectacular coral formations. With its high degree of bio diversity; it is home to plenty of marine fauna and flora making it one of the best places for snorkeling and diving. Still more divers have the opportunity to explore a number of shipwrecks, while adventure sports enthusiasts can surf the waves. For the less daring there's the glass bottom boat waiting to take you of the bottom of the ocean.