Sri Lanka Beach Tours
The golden sand, the palm fringes, the crystal clear water and the mesmerizing horizon, Sri Lanka Beaches are just the perfect way to spend your next vacation. If you love to marvel at the creation of nature, book your Sri Lanka Beach tour with us, and we assure to give you the best holiday experience that you always wished for. Sri Lanka is surrounded by the vast Indian Ocean. Therefore the place is enveloped with mesmerizing ranges of beaches. With our Sri Lanka Beach tour travel to all these rejuvenating places and see the true colours of nature. You are also like to see that some of the beaches are always crowded with a variety of sporting activities on offer while others are defined by their very seclusion and tranquility. Thus, Sri Lanka Beach Tour has something for everyone. In fact, the Sri Lanka beach tours are so popular, that people all over the world are ever ready to grab the first given opportunity to have their fill of the sun, sand and water.
The few famous beaches included in our Sri Lanka Beach Tour are as follows:
West Coast Beaches:
Sri Lanka Beach Tour to the West Coast will take you to two of the best developed beach resorts in this region namely, Mt. Lavinia and Negombo.
Mt. Lavinia: Eleven kilometers south from Colombo along the road to Galle is the beach resort of Mt. Lavinia. Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this beach will take you to a place where you can bathe in the sea without external worries and lie down in the clean sandy beach. The name Lavinia however reminds of a secret love affair between a British Governor and a local damsel who used to meet at the holiday house of the Governor which stood on the spot where now the Mt. Lavinia Hotel is located.
Negombo: This is the major beach resort in the West Coast. The wide sandy beaches and the safe sea are the major attractions of Negombo, a traditional fishing town. Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this beach will let you take a stroll in the fish market which is worth visiting. The most popular fishing craft is the outrigger canoe called oruwa dug out from a huge log and is seen in large numbers in the Negombo lagoon.
South Coast Beaches:
Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this region takes you to the beaches named Beruwala, Bentota and Hikkaduwa. These are ideal places to spend the winter vacation. The main beach resorts are at Beruwala, Bentota and Hikkaduwa having several beach hotels with their exclusive beachfronts. Another interesting stretch of beach in the south is Unawatuna
Beruwala: Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this beach is an hour's drive from Colombo along the south coast. Beruwala is considered to be the first Muslim settlement in the Island established by the Arab traders as far back as the 8th century. Here you can also visit the famous Muslim mosque at the beachhead close to which is a light house one of several erected along the Sri Lankan.
Hikkaduwa: Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this beach is the place for underwater delights where there is a marine sanctuary abundant with rare corals and tropical fish. The underwater world of colourful corals and beautiful shoals of fish can be explored either by snorkeling or taking a ride in a glass bottom boat.
Unawatuna: Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this beach is Four kilometers south of Galle (120 km. from Colombo). Here you are likely to be amazed by the view of a man high up in the air crossing from tree to tree on two ropes tied tightly to the trees like a tight rope walker in a circus. He is known as 'toddy tapper' getting about his daily chores tapping the sap off the tender inflorescence of the coconut trees which is used to distill Sri Lankan Arrack and other alcoholic beverages.
East Coast Beaches: Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this part will take you to the best beaches in Sri Lanka. The Eastern beaches stretch for over 300 kilometers along which tourist resorts have developed in Nilaveli, 16 km. From Trincomalee and Kalkudah, 32 km. north of Batticaloa.
Trincomalee: Horatio Nelson, the British admiral of the 18th century had on arriving at the Trincomalee harbour described it as the finest harbour in the world. It is a beautiful natural harbour worthy of that description and had been in use from the days of the early Sinhala kings. The Old Portuguese/Dutch Fort reminiscent of the colonial rule of the Island has the year 1676 inscribed above its entrance by the Dutch. It was subsequently named Ford Frederick by the British.
Nilaveli: Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this beach lets you enjoy the glory of sun bathing, sea bathing and diving. A few meters off shore is a small rocky island good for snorkeling.
Kalkudah & Passekudah: Sri Lanka Beach Tour here will take you few very fine beaches in the East Coast. Kalkudah Bay is a 2 km. long wide stretch of beach well protected from the monsoon by the off shore reef. Passekudah Bay is another wide beach 4 km. long just south of Kalkudah. The combined area of Passekudah and Kalkudah is an ideal stretch for bathing, windsurfing and water skiingnd beautiful shoals of fish can be explored either by snorkeling or taking a ride in a glass bottom boat.
Batticaloa: Like most other coastal townships, Batticaloa was under Portuguese and Dutch rule. A Dutch Fort stands close to the Batticaloa lagoon. Sri Lanka Beach Tour to this beach will amaze you by its most famous attraction the 'Singing Fish'. On full moon nights a faint but distinct musical sound rises from the lagoon waters. This is attributed to a noise emanated by a kind of fish found in the lagoon.
Indian Horizons Beach(04 Days/ 03 Nights)
Kandy - Colombo
On Arrival meet and greet by Indian Horizon representative at Airport and transfer to Negombo. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel in Negombo.
After breakfast proceed to Kandy, enroute visiting the elephant orphanage at Pinnawela, which is a home to about 60 elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. Also, accompany the elephants to a river close by to see them having their daily baths. Check in at Citadel hotel. In the afternoon do a city tour of Kandy - the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings. The name Kandy conjures visions of a storied past, splendour, legend, folklore, mystery and traditions lovingly kept alive for countless years. Visit a gem museum and a lapidary. In the afternoon visit the temple of the tooth relic and thereafter witness a cultural show in Kandy.
Overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.
After breakfast proceed to Colombo, enroute visiting the botanical gardens in Peradeniya, which was originally the pleasure garden of the royalty. Nearly 4000 species of plants are found in this garden and it is encircled by the Mahaweli river. Check in at your hotel in, Colombo. In the afternoon do a city tour of Colombo observing the old parliament , the residential areas, the BMICH (Bandaranaike memorial international conference hall) and visit fort. Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex and the ODEL unlimited dress boutique.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Colombo.
After breakfast at leisure or option of doing last minute shopping in
Colombo. Thereafter proceed to the airport for departure.