Point Dondra is the southernmost tip of the island of Sri Lanka and one of the must-visit places in the island. Read on to know more about this destination.
Located I the southernmost point of the country the point of Dondra is believed to be the abode of Lord Vishnu known by the locals as the “Upiulvan Deviyo” along with a beautiful temple for the deity there are many attractions surrounding the point of Dondra.
The origin of this place takes us back in time to 660AD during which it thrived as a port town many worshippers and travellers have been visiting the town seeking the blessing of the god according to historical evidence.
Things to do
The town today is home to a beautiful beach that also accommodates a lighthouse which you can visit. You can also visit the famous Devundara Devalaya which the town is actually renowned for.
Getting there and accommodation facilities
The Dondra point is located 6 kilometres from the city of Matara and you can reach by public transport or by a tuk-tuk from the city there are also a number of accommodation options located near the point; Soul Resorts which is one of the best boutique hotels in Sri Lanka is an option worth considering for a cosy and comfy stay.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+