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Sightseeing attractions
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka offers a big variation of sights and attractions that cater to a diverse range of interests. From ancient cities and sacred temples to stunning natural landscapes and pristine beaches, there is something for everyone to explore and enjoy.

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Barberyn Island

Right in front of our Amuura Beach Hotel you can find Barberyn Island, an absolute must-visit for tourists. Its majestic lighthouse offers not only breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and the coastline but also a chance to immerse yourself in Sri Lanka's maritime history. The island is a paradise for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts, and during the high season, it's perfect for snorkeling and diving. Explore the tranquility and beauty of Barberyn Island and let its magic enchant you.

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Bentota Mangrove Tour

A mangrove tour in Bentota is an unforgettable adventure that makes sense for tourists. These tours not only offer a unique opportunity to experience the breathtaking beauty of mangrove forests but also the chance to observe crocodiles in their natural habitat. As you glide peacefully through the tranquil waterways, you'll be surrounded by an amazing variety of wildlife. From birds to fish and crabs, there is plenty to discover. The Bentota mangrove tour is a window to nature that provides you with insight into the fascinating world of mangroves and their inhabitants.

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Religious Diversity

Beruwala, a picturesque coastal town on the west coast of Sri Lanka, offers tourists the opportunity to explore an impressive array of religious sites. From Muslim mosques to Christian churches and Buddhist temples, there is a wide spectrum of religious experiences here. Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of these places and witness the religious diversity of Sri Lanka up close.

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Beruwala Harbour

A visit to Beruwala's harbor is an unforgettable experience for tourists. For just 100 LKR entry, you gain insights into the fascinating world of colorful fishing boats and can witness the ice factory in action. Here, you can see firsthand how fresh fish is prepared. Immerse yourself in vibrant coastal culture and enjoy an authentic Sri Lankan experience that will make your stay truly memorable.

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Gem Treasures

Beruwala, nestled along the picturesque coast of Sri Lanka, is a true gem in more ways than one. This charming coastal town is renowned as the "Gem Capital" of the country, and it's easy to see why.

Sri Lanka is celebrated worldwide for its precious gemstones, including sapphires, rubies, and emeralds. Beruwala's fame as a gem hotspot is attributed to its prime location on the "Sapphire Belt," a geological wonderland of minerals. This unique setting has gifted Sri Lanka with some of the most exquisite gemstones on the planet.

What makes Beruwala truly special for tourists is the chance to witness the gem trade in action. Stroll through bustling gem markets, where skilled artisans and traders showcase their artistry.

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 Coastal Beauty 

Beruwala and the nearby Bentota host some of Sri Lanka's most stunning beaches. Beruwala Beach is a dreamy spot with golden sands and calm waters, perfect for sunbathing and swimming. In Bentota, the eponymous beach offers thrilling water sports like jet skiing, windsurfing, and diving. Explore the underwater world through snorkeling or simply relax on the beach, enjoying picturesque sunsets. These beaches offer a wide range of activities and are a paradise for water sports enthusiasts and sun worshippers alike.

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Sigiriya

This ancient rock fortress, also known as Lion Rock, is located in the central part of Sri Lanka. It was built in the 5th century and features remarkable frescoes, landscaped gardens, and the remnants of an ancient palace. The climb to the top of Sigiriya is a memorable experience, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

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Train from Kandy to Ella

The train rides in Sri Lanka, especially the Kandy to Ella route, are renowned for their scenic beauty. Passengers can enjoy breathtaking views of tea plantations, misty mountains, and waterfalls as they travel through the picturesque countryside. It's a unique and memorable experience that shouldn't be missed.

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Adams Peak

One of the most spectacular destinations in Sri Lanka is the 2,243-meter-high Adam's Peak. Located south of Kandy in the country's interior, this mountain is renowned for its religious significance and offers breathtaking views, particularly at sunrise. Adam's Peak, also known as Sri Pada Mountain, attracts pilgrims from various faiths, including Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, and Christians. At the summit, there is a nearly two-meter-long footprint known as "Sri Pada," believed by different religions to belong to Buddha, Shiva, Adam, or the Apostle Thomas. It is a truly remarkable and sacred site that holds deep spiritual meaning for many.

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Kandy

Kandy, a traditional city in central Sri Lanka, is known for its scenic beauty and cultural significance. With its picturesque mountains, tea plantations, and the serene Kandy Lake, it offers a tranquil setting for visitors. The city is famous for the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), where the annual Esala Perahera procession takes place, showcasing vibrant processions and traditional dances. Experience the charm of Kandy as you immerse yourself in its rich heritage and spiritual atmosphere.

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Tea plantations

Sri Lanka is famous for its stunning tea plantations. Located in the scenic hill country, these plantations produce high-quality Ceylon tea. Visitors can explore the lush estates, witness the tea-making process, and enjoy the serene ambiance. The flavorsome brew and breathtaking views make it a must-visit for tea lovers and travelers in Sri Lanka.

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Yala Nationalpark

Situated in the southeastern part of Sri Lanka, Yala National Park is renowned for its diverse wildlife and stunning natural landscapes. It is home to a variety of animals, including elephants, leopards, sloth bears, crocodiles, and numerous bird species. A safari tour in Yala provides an exciting chance to spot these incredible creatures in their natural habitat.

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Udawalawa Nationalpark

Udawalawe National Park is a popular attraction in southern Sri Lanka known for its abundant wildlife, especially elephants. Visitors can enjoy jeep safaris to spot elephants, along with other animals like deer, buffalo, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species. The park's scenic landscapes and reservoir add to its natural beauty.

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Mirissa

Situated along the southern coast, Mirissa is a tranquil beach town known for its pristine beaches, palm-fringed shores, and laid-back atmosphere. It is a popular destination for beach lovers and offers opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and whale watching, with the chance to spot majestic blue whales and dolphins.

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Galle Fort

Located in the coastal city of Galle, the Galle Fort is a well-preserved colonial-era fortification. Built by the Portuguese and later expanded by the Dutch, it showcases a blend of European architectural styles. Inside the fort, you'll find charming streets, boutique shops, cafes, museums, and beautiful views of the Indian Ocean.

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Fisherman

The stilt fishermen of Sri Lanka are a fascinating sight to behold. These skilled fishermen perch on tall stilts planted in the shallow waters along the coast, patiently waiting for their catch. It's a traditional fishing technique passed down through generations, and it offers a unique glimpse into the local culture and way of life. Watching these fishermen in action is a captivating and memorable experience for visitors to Sri Lanka.

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Beaches 

Sri Lanka is blessed with stunning beaches that offer a perfect blend of relaxation and water sports activities. The southern coast of the country boasts some of the most famous beaches, including Negombo, Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Bentota, Mirissa, Tangalle, and Weligama. These beaches not only captivate with their beauty and crystal-clear waters but also offer a range of activities for everyone to enjoy. Whether you're into snorkeling, diving, beach volleyball, jet skiing, or surfing, there's something for every beach lover. Immerse yourself in the sun, sand, and sea, and create unforgettable memories along Sri Lanka's picturesque coastline.

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Colombo

Discover the heart and soul of Sri Lanka's capital on a guided tour of Colombo. This vibrant metropolis is home to a multitude of colors, sounds, and tastes just waiting to be experienced. As you explore the city's streets, you'll learn about its rich history, diverse cultures, and stunning natural beauty. From magnificent temples and ancient landmarks to impressive museums and modern shopping districts, Colombo is a treasure trove of excitement and discovery.

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