Mirissa is one of the main beach destinations in southern Sri Lanka. If you want something a little more lively, the area has it all, beautiful beaches, surfing waves, whale watching, great bars and restaurants. Mirissa has been developing rapidly in recent years, which has resulted in more and more tourists coming here. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a fresh coconut in your hammock and watch the sunset. Mirissa is very popular for its marine life. Boat tours are offered on the beach where you can go out into the Indian Ocean for a few hours to watch whales, dolphins and turtles. The best time for this is from the end of November to March.
Bentota is the most popular water sports destination in Sri Lanka. Located about 62 km south of Colombo, it is surrounded by palm trees and a tranquil atmosphere. The Bentota River kisses the sea, making it an enchanting gateway for lovers of water activities.
Kosgoda Turtle Farms
There are some nice turtle hatcheries on the coast, especially in and around the Kosgoda area. Many are sustainably run by local people, with volunteers from other countries helping out throughout the year.
The moonstones belong to the category of semi-precious stones and are an important part of the Sri Lankan gem industry. The finest are bluish in color and are found in high concentrations inland 7 km to Mitiyagoda, between Ambalangoda and Hikkaduwa.
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