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    Hikkaduwa is one of the earliest tourist beaches of Sri Lanka famous for its sandy beaches and superb waves for surfing. Once a popular coral reefs at Hikkaduwa are now nearly extinct. There are many hotels and guest houses to suit any budget with varying quality and comfort.

    Your itenaries at Hikkaduwa may include hiring a glass bottom boat for coral viewing, surfing, snorkelling, going fishing with the locals, scuba diving or simply relaxing in the beach. There are also a nice lagoon not to far away, wich is nice to visit if you need a break from the beach.

    The people of Hikkaduvva are really friendly and you don't get the feeling of being cheated all the time. Its a place you visit and if you stay a few days people will remember you.
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      • Galle Lighthouse
        15.06 Km from Hikkaduwa
        Galle Lighthouse (also known as Pointe de Galle Light) is an onshore Lighthouse in Galle, Sri Lanka and is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. This is Sri Lanka's oldest light station dating back to 1848, but the original 24.5 metres (80 ft) high lighthouse built by the British was located about 100 metres (330 ft) from the current site, however it was destroyed by fire in 1934. The existing 26.5 metres (87 ft) high light house was erected here in 1939. The original light w...
      • St. Mary's Cathedral, Galle
        16.45 Km from Hikkaduwa
        The Cathedral of St. Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary , is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galle. It is a landmark in the City of Galle, Sri Lanka. The cathedral was built by the Society of Jesus at the end of the 19th century. The first bishop was the Belgian Jesuit Joseph Van Reeth. The Cathedral is central and important to the Catholics of South Sri Lanka, in the Diocese of Galle. The church is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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      • Galle
        The capital of the southern province is a city with a colourful history. UNESCO declared World Heritage Site the magnificent Dutch fort is the most popular attraction of the town. 300 year old Dutch atmosphere is still very much alive around the fort and amidst its many historical buildings not invaded by the skyscrapers. The beautiful beach of Unawatuna is just 6km south east of the city centre.

        The southern coastal belt is the most popular among the tourists and comes to life mainly from October through April when the monsoon moves northeast and the sea becomes calm with blue skies. The earliest European administrative center of Sri Lanka was the major port and the largest city until the British shifted the port to Colombo. The City of Galle had been the European administrative center over 4 centuries.
        Galle, Sri Lanka
      • Bentota

        Across the river from Aluthgama, You can have rest while visiting in Bentota a calm and healthy environment of guest houses and hotels spread along  the beach. The sea is calm here, as are the waters of the river, the bentota Ganga, which is ideal for water sports and boat rides as far as 35km (23 miles) upstream.Travel is not more than 5km up the slow river in the day sun and explore the few remains of the Galapata Vihara, dating back to the 12th Century. Legend claims it was built by a minister Parakramabahu the Great (AD 1153 -86) who was responsible for most of the wonders at the Medieval city of Polonnaruwa.

        Bentota is about 2 hours from Colombo along the western coast at the tip of the Galle district . A popular place for tourists to stay at some luxury beach resorts right on the beach and enjoy calm blue waters except during the monsoon months . A boat ride in the Bentota Ganga can bring you to see various species of birds and wild life like water monitors & crocodiles .

        Bentota, Sri Lanka

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      Graphic showing average weather in Hikkaduwa in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 24.8 159.5 76.6 62.8
      Feb 25.3 150.2 77.5 59.1
      Mar 26.1 213.5 79 84.1
      Apr 26.6 319.6 79.9 125.8
      May 26.6 412.4 79.9 162.4
      Jun 26 288.5 78.8 113.6
      Jul 25.7 211 78.3 83.1
      Aug 25.7 221.9 78.3 87.4
      Sep 25.7 236 78.3 92.9
      Oct 25.4 422.2 77.7 166.2
      Nov 25.1 369.9 77.2 145.6
      Dec 24.9 249.7 76.8 98.3

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