Kosgoda (beach) – this beach is also an eco-tourist destination, since visitors are likely to find lots of turtles here. At night marine turtles come ashore, dig a hole and lay their eggs, covering them up before heading back to sea. To avoid predatory acts, several private turtle hatcheries have been set up along the […]
Koneswaram Temple (Trincomalee) – located 5 ½ hours (311 km.) northeast of Colombo), Koneswaram Temple of Trincomalee is a Hindu house of worship venerated by Saivites throughout the continent. It is built atop Swami Rock, a rocky promontory cape overlooking Trincomalee, a classical period harbor port town. The primary deity is the Hindu God Lord […]
Galle Face Green (Colombo) — Galle Face Green is a magnificent place to witness a marvelous sun set over Colombo’s shore line. Visitors always enjoy and cherish an evening by the Gall Face Green. It was laid out in 1857 by the governor Sir Henry Ward and one of the popular spots during sun set, […]
Beruwala & Bentota (beaches) – these are major exotic beaches located on the Colombo-Galle road about 65 km from Colombo and separated by Bentota river. A lagoon set in the tropical greenery, River Bentara Ganga is dotted with islets rich in birdlife. Found here is a number of luxury resorts with spa facilities to meet […]
Alankuda Beach — a stretch of beach recently developed in the Kalpitiya (northwestern coast of Sri Lanka), this is an ideal point for off-shore Whale Watching and Dolphin watching. In fact there are range of water sports that visitors pursue here — such as sailing, wind surfing, kayaking, canoeing, kite surfing and snorkeling.
Adam’s Peak – located 5 hours (149 km.) east of Colombo, this mountain, a.k.a. Sri Pada, is an important pilgrim site. The devotees of many religions climb the mountain to invoke blessings. Buddhist believes the impression on the summit is the footprint of the Buddha. Sripada is the 4th highest mountain in Sri Lanka (7362 […]