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Best Of Down South Sri Lanka

The South is a historically and culturally important region of Sri Lanka and the backpacking crowd is finding their way to explore beautiful beaches, indulge in delicious cuisine and immerse themselves in the rich culture and wildlife. Allow me to walk you through the best of Down South to help you get the most of your vacation in Sri Lanka

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Martin Wickramasinghe’s ancestral home; island charm personified.

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Offering greenery and peace with rich culture, this museum is definitely worth a visit. It’s a real eye opener into the rural life of Sri Lanka and will take you back in time with the memories of Martin Wickramasinghe’s belongings and other displays at the museum.

You will be rewarded with a glimpse of what life was like on the island up to a century ago

Beach vibes only!

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Take a much deserved break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, by relaxing in an awe-inspiring beach in Weligama;

the beach is great for surfers and it’s a paradise for those who love surfing. Hikkaduwa or “Hikka” as Sri Lankans call it, has many spots for snorkeling and there is a turtle hatchery just north of town.

Escape in Style

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When travelling to the south of the tropical island of Sri Lanka, stop by the town of Ahangama; there are many luxury villas in Sri Lanka where you can stay, and if you are looking forward to a sophisticated boutique experience with modern comforts you get villas like Pebbles Beach Villa. If you’re up to getting around solo, it’s easy to hop on the bus or train here.

Chow Down!


South Coast is home to some of the island’s best restaurants. There’s an array of restaurants you can try to fulfill your culinary fantasies. It is no surprise that Galle, an increasingly cosmopolitan hub attracts the most diverse range of eateries

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