Surfing in Ahangama – Ride the waters of the Indian Ocean

Image Credit | Cantaloupe Levels

Image Credit | Cantaloupe Levels

The tropical island of Sri Lanka; complete with soft sands and sunny beaches are the perfect setting for your island vacation. Ahangama is located about 20 minutes from this quiet town of Unawatuna, a popular tourist destination on the island, so if you’re staying at a hotel such as Cantaloupe Levels, you can easily get to Ahangama! With a number of options for a hotel in Unawatuna, you’ll be able to find one to suit your specific budget and style.

Most parts of Ahangama beach is known to be ideal for experienced or intermediate surfers as the waves are quite large and regular, but there are some parts of the beach which are perfect for beginners. With many surf schools and surfing camps around, you can get your beginners lessons before heading out to ride some amazing waves in Sri Lanka!

If you don’t have your board, there are plenty of surf rental spots around the golden shores where you can rent a good sturdy surf board to cruise the glittering waters of the Indian Ocean. When you’re done surfing, make sure to hydrate and fill your belly up with some island delights. King coconut is known to refresh and replenish instantly and is the best thing to indulge in after an exhausting day of paddling out to the big blue and riding the warm waves. With many restaurants in the area, you can also grab a quick bite to eat or make your way back to your hotel for some rest and relaxation.

The beaches in southern Sri Lanka are best known for being popular with surfers and snorkelers. Therefore if you’re looking for a relaxing activity after a day surfing, rent a pair of snorkels and explore the colourful variety of marine creatures swimming around the lively reefs in the south.

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Hiking in Rumassala – An Experience Like No Other

Sri Lanka is renowned for its remarkable natural attractions and the island is sure to be a delight for those who appreciate the wonders of nature. The southern part of the island is appealingly picturesque and the renowned Rumassala Mountain would be a captivating locality in which to undertake an enjoyable hike. If you are visiting this part of the country and would be interested in Unawatuna hotels consider the attractively located Cantaloupe Levels.

The town of Unawatuna and its environs is always an agreeable place to visit. Here you will find inviting shimmering beaches with lively waves that will capture the interest of the leisure seeker. One of the most renowned natural attractions in this area is the mysterious Rumassala Mountain, which is considered to be a splendid locality for an invigorating hike.

A hike up Rumassala Mountain is sure to be a challenge, but it will undoubtedly be a rewarding experience. This area is renowned for its magical scenery and you will have the opportunity to admire the stunningly picturesque surroundings first hand on an enjoyable hike up this mountain.

Rumassala Mountain which was formerly also referred to as ‘Buono Vista’ is an intriguing place which is also linked with a number of local legends. It will also be a delightful setting for the nature lover with its outstanding flora and fauna. You may have the opportunity to spot playful monkeys in this area, with birds of prey also regularly spotted from the slopes of the mountain.

On the peak of the mountain, you will encounter the tranquil Peace Pagoda which is a well-known local Buddhist feature. You will also notice a statue of Hanuman, the monkey deity who is associated with the local folklore. However, perhaps the greatest reward of all would be the spectacular views over the surrounding areas that you can experience from the peak of this famous mountain.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+