If it is semi precious stones and gems that interest a traveler Meetiyagoda Moonstone Mine in southern part of the island is indeed a must visit site. This town is located in between Hikkaduwa and Ambalangoda towns along the southern coast of the country. For anyone interested in finding out more about mining it is an ideal place to go and even for families with children it would be an educational experience. Meetiyagoda is one place that is famed for moonstones and the small patch of land has a very high concentration of these semi precious shingles that are in high demand for a number of reasons. The villagers in the region believe that the region has been blessed by the moon to have such a high concentration of the shingle in the area.
Visitors at numerous Sri lanka beach hotels such as The Palm Beruwala can surely pay a visit to this place as well as enjoying the other attractions in the region such as the beaches, wildlife, dolphin and whale watching and historical sites. For the guests at Beruwala hotels there are endless things to explore in the area.