Sea Turtle Conservation – Marine Treasures

Located close to the sunny coastal town of Kalutara, you’ll find Kosgoda, famous for the Sea Turtle Conservation Project. Kosgoda If you’re staying at Anantara Kalutara Resort or any of the other Kalutara hotels, it’ll take you approximately 45 minutes to reach the conservation project. Types of turtles Sri Lanka’s golden coasts are a popular breeding grounds for…

Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa – Making a Difference

Fact: Sea turtles have been around for over 100 million years Fact: There are seven species of turtles: Leatherback, Loggerhead, Olive Ridley, Kemp’s Ridley, Hawksbill, Green and Flatback Fact: According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, of the seven turtle species, four are endangered, two of which (Hawksbill & Kemp’s Ridley) are listed…

The Story of Sigiriya Rock Fortress – The Castle in the Sky

The magnificent fortress in the sky has a number of varying stories about Prince Kashapa and how he built his kingdom in the land known as Sigiriya. The story begins Kashyapa was the eldest son of King Dhatusena. However, despite being the eldest, he was the son of one of the king’s concubine. King Dhatusena’s…