Located approximately three kilometres away from properties such as Amagi Beach is a charming coastal town called Marawila. Here, you may find relative peace and quiet than its counterparts down in Negombo.
Marawila is popularly known as a famous pilgrimage site of devout Catholics in Sri Lanka. One may come across Holy Cross National Shrine in Marawila within a driving distance from some of the best Marawila hotels.
Famous for Jewels
Traders of gem and jewellery from this city are well-acclaimed throughout the world for their products made out of some of the most precious stones found in the country. These include sapphires, topazes, and even rubies.
A Haven for Adrenaline Junkies
Marawila is a lesser-known destination for water sports; however, those who need their dose of adrenaline may find what they need from diving to surfing and everything else in between to ensure a fantastic time at this place.
Drink Delicious Punch
Marawila is quite noteworthy for its punch, a weak alcoholic drink that tastes a lot like cider. It is prepared with the juice extracted by coconut flowers. It is an absolute treat to witness the locals reaping the ingredients for this beverage by moving along ropes stretched between treetops.