South of Sri Lanka is famous for its astonishing beaches and rocky islets. Hikkaduwa is renowned as one of the best spots for diving. Since 1998 Hikkaduwa rocky islets were declared as sanctuaries, and later it was declared as a national park. “Coral Gardens” can be mentioned as one of the main attractions in Hikkaduwa. Mostly for turtles, bird sanctuaries and water sports. There are also a considerable amount of diving points available that can be enjoyed during specific seasons. If you want to explore Hikkaduwa and its surroundings and have a tremendous diving adventure, it would be best to book your stay at Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon. It can be mentioned as a highly recommended hotel among other Hikkaduwa hotels with easy reach to many diving points.
Because of the effect of Tsunami in 2004, many coastal areas around the country were affected. Thousands of people lost their lives along with severe property damage. The Community Tsunami Museum gives an accurate account of what happened during the disaster. It will be an enormous respect to pay a visit to the museum during your stay in Hikkaduwa. Diving adventures can be mentioned as the best option to discover the beauty of underwater sceneries and fish species in Hikkaduwa. Diving lets you enjoy great freedom of exploring the ocean without destroying it.
There are heavenly incredible diving sites where you can explore beautiful corals and many more. Divers can also head to wrecks if they prefer. Such wrecks include The Conch and the Earl of Shaftesbury which is in an area filled with beautiful corals, 15m in depth and 15 minutes of travel. Sinigamagala Rock, Kirala Gala, Black Coral Point, Yak Muthugala, Kadwaragala and The Rock of Hikkaduwa are some of the out of this world diving points featuring magnificent corals and colourful fish. The best diving periods are from November to April. Diving in Hikkaduwa will make your stay unforgettable. Apart from that Hikkaduwa is famous for its nightlife with tremendous beach parties. It’s ideal to explore nightlife with some fine food after a great diving adventure.