Surfing in Hikkaduwa - The best surfing spots in Hikkaduwa are in Wewala. Narigama is good for body surfing. Surf boards, gear, and even clothing can be sourced from Hikkaduwa.
water sports in Bentota - Take a short boat trip offshore to dive over the coral reefs, grab a snorkel and mask to paddle your way through tropical fish, or
take advantage of the lively breezes on the west coast from December to March to windsurf. If speed is more your thing then there are jetski and waterski
companies on the lagoon.
Marine Turtle Conservation in Kosgoda - Globally, all seven species of marine turtles are endangered. Of these seven, five come ashore to nest in Sri Lanka.
The process of marine turtles nesting, hatchlings being born, and swimming back to sea is fascinating to observe. The Kosgoda Conservation
Project is an ideal way to learn and observe this endangered species. Garden Beach Hotel, on the edge of Turtle Beach, offers responsible night-time expeditions
to its guests if turtles are laying.
Traditional masks in Ambalangoda - The traditional masks are very much a part of Sri Lanka’s culture and folklore.
Kolam masks are used for dramatic purposes to enact traditional folktales and history; Thovil masks are used for exorcism rituals especially to eradicate disease.
Each mask has a specific purpose. Mask crafting is an intricate skill that is passed down in generations.