Deciding to visit Sri Lanka is a very easy decision to make In fact the number of visitors has tripled in recent years. But which ones are considered the best places to go in Sri Lanka? Here are some suggestions to keep in mind:
The West Coast and Colombo
The West Coast of the island is the most heavily populated and also the most modern, as it’s where you’ll find the capital city of Colombo.
- North of the capital lies the Negombo resort and it’s usually the first or last stop for many tourists because it’s right by the airport.
Tip: We stayed at Negombo Resort once. It is a beautiful stay there. Although, when we stayed there they were doing some roof repair so it was quite intrusive. But hopefully, if you do decide to stay there, it will be peaceful – the way it supposed to be.
- Go further up the coast and you’ll find the tranquil Kalpitiya peninsula, where the beaches are deserted. You can also see dolphins nearby.
- South of the capital is where you’ll find the main beach resort areas of the island, such as Bentota, Beruwala, and Kalutara. The hotels are huge and the guests are mostly Europeans on 2-week holidays.
- Go further south and you’ll get to the hippy Hikkaduwa hangout. Backpackers congregate here in large numbers, as the surf, sand, and sun can be enjoyed for less money.
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