Hikkaduwa is a small town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. It is located in the Southern Province, about 20 km north-west of Galle. Hikkaduwa is famous for its beach and corals. Tourists can enjoy days relaxing at the beach and dining on delicious Sri Lankan and western food.  Fresh fish is the specialty. Glass bottom boats offer fantastic views of coral reefs just off shore.  For thoses interested in diving, complete diving facilities are available.  Be sure to watch the beautiful sunset where a dazzling show of colors lights up the sky!

The area also has a reputation for offering a vibrant nightlife. Hikkaduwa is also very popular with board-surfers. It's a well-known international destination for board-surfing.