One of the most popular coastal attractions in the southern coast, Hikkaduwa was once a quiet fishing village but is now a thriving tourist town that attracts beach lovers, surfers, and party animals alike. One of the best surfing locations in Sri Lanka, second to Arugam-Bay, you will find many surfers and diving enthusiasts taking to the waves. With a plethora of water sports attractions on offer, HIkkaduwa has a variety of quirky eateries and unique cafes and bars for the influx of crowds during the season to take in the sea, sand, and surf!

Hikkaduwa is home to a plethora of hotel accommodation for everyone, from luxury, boutique, and budget hotels. While in Hikkaduwa, apart from taking in the waves and diving, you should also make a visit to the Hikkaduwa Sea Turtle Hatchery.