Planning your villa holiday in Sri Lanka? There are so many things to do in Hikkaduwa or ?Hikka? as it?s known to the locals. Hikkaduwa is one of the most happening part of Sri Lanka’s southern coast. If you are looking for villas in Sri Lanka for sale, Hikka is a location you may want to consider. Locals and foreigners go to Hikka to unwind, enjoy the beaches, taste the seafood and have a wild night after sundown.
Since Hikkaduwa is a tourist hotspot many travellers look for luxury villas for rent in Galle, which is one of the biggest cities in this part of the country. Here are our top picks of things to do in Hikkaduwa.
Things to do in Hikkaduwa on your villa holiday
- Hikkaduwa beach
- Hikkaduwa Turtle Hatchery
- Natural Moonstone Mine
- Scuba diving
Head to the Hikkaduwa Beach
Hikkaduwa beach or Hikka beach is ideal to soak up the sun, swim, surf, dive, and snorkel. It is known for its coral gardens and you can take a glass-bottom boat to explore these beauties. Partygoers are going to love the Hikka beach parties. Your time at the Hikka beach will make you want to search for villas in Sri Lanka for sale.
Visit a Turtle Hatchery in Hikkaduwa
The southwest of Sri Lanka has the best turtle hatcheries. When you are travelling towards Hikkaduwa from Colombo, you will come across many turtle hatcheries and conservation projects, visit them.
Go to The Natural Moonstone Mine Meetiyagoda
A short drive from Hikkaduwa will take you to Meetiyagoda where the only Natural Moonstone Mine in the country is located. At the Natural Moonstone Mine, you will be able to see the mining process. The visitor information center will provide further details regarding various local gems.
Scuba Dive in Hikkaduwa
Hikkaduwa is one of the best locations in the country for an extraordinary scuba diving experience. The world underwater is surreal and it will be one of the best diving adventures.
Try Whale Watching from Hikkaduwa
Over the years Sri Lanka has become a hub for Whale and Dolphin watching. The nearest place to go whale watching from Hikkaduwa is Dondra Point, on the southern coast of the country. Dondra Point is accessible from Hikkaduwa, Galle, and Mirissa. During the peak season, there is a 95% chance of spotting sperm whales and a greater chance of spotting the magnificent blue whale.