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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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  • Absolutely gorgeous beach. Best part starts at universal guesthouse. Loooong run friendly and wonderful to walk on. Not much people or charter. The waves and calm is perfect. Flesh to do yoga or regular training on. Wonderful beach restaurants:)
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  • Great fun and lots to do. A real surfers paradise. lots of surf schools if you wish to learn. Plenty of choices of foods. Bars and restaurants aplenty! Sandy beach but be careful of areas of coral. Al...  more »
  • This is one of the best places in Hikkaduwa if you are with kids. Huge turtles right on the beach. I am not sure if the turtles enjoying it but there are 2 or 3 almost constantly there in shallow wate...  more »