Fabulous Sri Lanka is most loved for its beach vibes and island life. And if one were to elaborate on one place, Hikkaduwa would be more than adequate. Listed are the beach resorts most alluring features. Get ready to pack your bags!
Hikkaduwa the Town
Hikkaduwa came into the limelight as a hippie central in the 60?s. It later became popular amongst the surfer dudes for its fab breaks. Today the place has transitioned into Hikka a party central, popular surfing town and hip tourist hub. Located just 118.2kms from the international airport, Hikkaduwa the ideal escape from winter is home to some of the best beach villas in Sri Lanka, ready to get settled in?
The Allures of Hikkaduwa
Hikkaduwa is home to all sorts of tourists, the Aussie surfers chasing the perfect break, tourists escaping winter, long-term holidaymakers working on their tans and short-term visitors to Sri Lanka, ready to soak up some sun and have loads of fun. The nightlife there is pretty hip, with international music festivals being held throughout the year. The 3 to 5 day ?Hikka Fest? held in July and August is very popular. lanka.comhikka-fest?there are other beach festivals too which keep this rocking town as top contender for entertainment and beach vibes.
Dining and Accommodation
Hikkaduwa offers a fine selection of restaurants, clubs and accommodation to suit all budgets. If you love sunny skies and waking up a few metres from the beach check out some of Sri Lanka?s top villas located there. Seafood and international cuisine are available at the restaurants with many promising dining on the beach, while the hip clubs and bars are perfect for sun-downers and dancing the night away.
The Town of Hikkaduwa
Hikkaduwa is literally split in two by the Main Road, about a kilometre long stretch of road divides the town with the beach-side lined with restaurants, beach resorts and cafes. The opposite side is home to food stalls, clothing stores and open markets. Mind you this road is very busy with buses, tuk-tuks and other vehicles travelling along at break-neck speed, so do watch out. Ah but that is your quintessential flavour of Sri Lanka.