Sri Lanka is a lesser known tropical gem, right in the Indian Ocean that is loved by people looking for an adventure filled holiday. However, it is also a perfect destination for people who are looking to explore the natural beauty of a small tropical island. Here are some of the best travel opportunities that Sri Lanka can offer you.
To enjoy the beaches
Sri Lanka beaches are not explored as much as other seaside territories in South East Asia or in India. The best part about Sri Lankan beaches is their authentic tropical appeal. If like watersports, then the perfect place for you would be Bentota. The best watersports are waterskiing and catamaran sailing. You will also love the beautiful sands at this place.
Midigama is one of the best places to be for people who like surfing here. However, this is good for advanced surfers only. If you are beginner, then you should go to Weligama. Another good place for you would be Hikaaduwa. You can enjoy diving and snorkeling at the marine national park here.
A similar authentic surfing experience will be at Pigeon Island. The Nilaveli Beach is full of stunning natural beauty and is perfect for snorkeling and diving.
You will also enjoy surfing here as there are plenty of surf schools here. One of the most popular places for surfers is the Arugam Bay. The right point break at this place is loved by all surfers.
The most beautiful sights in Sri Lanka are at the southern tip of the country. Go to Dondra, where is a scenic lighthouse will make you look at the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean. If you are lucky, you will also watch majestic blue whales in the ocean- a once in a lifetime opportunity for sure.
If you like watching sunsets, then the best place for you to spend an evening is Galle. Though it is a very old city locate in the west coast, it has an old-world charm that cannot be matched elsewhere. An equally old and charming place in the island nation is on the east coast.
It is called Trincomalee and you will get scenic morning and evening views of the natural beauty of this place from the Swami Rock. Another beautiful place to explore here is the Hill Country. You will also like the remains of an old palace on the Sigiriya Rock. The Ella Rock gives you an equally stunning view of Sri Lankan beauty. Another beautiful place like this is called World’s End which is at the Horton Plains National Park.
The Ceylon tea trail is one of the most beautiful places in the world to be- scenic and amazingly landscaped. You can also go to the Ceylon Tea Museum which is just outside of Kandy.
Sri Lanka is one of the finest tropical regions in the Indian Ocean. The food, culture and the enviable natural beauty of this place is certainly a call for all tourists who want something new and exciting to explore. Go ahead and plan a Sri Lanka tour now!