With its elegant historical sites that proudly display the heritage of Sri Lanka and the soothing beaches that would sweep you off into a world of bliss, Kalutara is the ideal place to quench your thirst for knowledge and to relax at the same time.
Revel in the beauty of nature
For the nature-lover in you, a trip to the Fa Hien caves and Thudugala Ella Waterfall would be a dream come true. Fa Hien caves is the perfect place to upgrade your knowledge of historical facts. How amazing would it be to end the day’s excursion with a refreshing dip in the Thudugala Ella Waterfall?
Bask in the glorious beaches
If you are going to stay in Kalutara for a couple of days, you should definitely check out some beach-side hotels. In Kalutara, you can find stretches of beautiful sandy beaches, fringed by the ever-swaying palm trees, to be relaxed to your heart’s desires.
There are several places that you must definitely visit when you are in Kalutara. If you love exploring places for its architectural beauty, you should consider a visit to the Richmond castle and the Holy Cross Church. Located quite close to hotels such as Turyaa Kalutara Hotel, the Richmond castle and Holy Cross Church are gorgeous sites to explore if you are ever in Kalutara.
During your stay in Kalutara, don’t forget to keep a day free to go whale watching in Mirissa. Travelling two hours would be worthwhile for this rare and life-changing experience.