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Hikkaduwa Beach, Hikkaduwa

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Swim, snorkel, and scuba dive in the clear waters of Hikkaduwa Beach, where you can discover school of colorful fish, large sea turtles, and multi-layered coral reefs. Hop on a glass-bottom boat tour to admire the sea life without getting wet. You can also rent a surfboard, take a few surfing lessons, and make the best of the strong currents. Diving enthusiasts usually come here for the four different shipwrecks and tiny islets surrounded by coral formations. The area boasts a strip of hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops, as well as several Buddhist temples. Our Hikkaduwa itinerary maker makes visiting Hikkaduwa Beach and other Hikkaduwa attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The beach is great, but not equipped. But major hotels have their own shadow and sun beds and beach with large turtles in 2 's minute's walk.
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  • Great surging opportunity and a lovely place full of people. Take a stroll and you will find a few nice spots to have your seafood after a swim. Beware of rocks and corals close to the shore at some s...  more »
  • The beach was really long and there was soft, yellow sand. The waves were really big (in February) and there was quite steep wall where the waves hit. Beautiful and peaceful beach!  more »