Nestled along golden shores, Kalutara in sunny Sri Lanka offers the ideal getaway that can be as relaxing or as adventure-filled as you desire. Here are some reasons why you should visit ASAP!
The allure of palm-fringed shores bordered by the Indian Ocean is amongst the main draws and one can easily find a place to stay in Kalutara by the coast. Such beach hotels in Sri Lanka not only offer plenty of fun times in the sand and surf but a chance to experience rejuvenating Ayurvedic spa treatments too.
Lots of Recreation
The active type has much to look forward to as well including various water sports. To ensure the whole family has a good time, local properties the likes of Mermaid Hotel & Club offer various other activities; these include volleyball, squash, badminton and cricket along with water polo, water aerobics, yoga and animation programmes.
There is much to discover on a sightseeing excursion to local attractions such as the Kalutara Chaitya and Kalutara Bodhiya, two sacred Buddhist sites. Richmond Castle, an Edwardian-style mansion and the idyllic Thudugala Ella (waterfall) are also worth visiting, while a village trek will offer key local insights too.
Dining in Kalutara is something foodies can look forward to; since it’s a coastal city, seafood dishes are popular here be they prepared in a spicy Sri Lankan or typical western style. Of course, you can also enjoy beachside dining and savour a meal amidst a magical sunset as the stars come out to play.