Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Beachside Getaways in Sri Lanka’s West Coast – Sun Drenched Holidays

While it is Sri Lanka’s South Coast that has attracted hordes of sun seekers over the decades, you would be wrong to think that this is the only region for some beach hopping adventures. The island’s West Coast is quickly rivalling its South counterpart and for good reason; ideally located within easy reach of the country’s main international airport, the Western shoreline also has some spectacular beaches, fun water sports and a laidback vibe where one can enjoy plenty of fun in the sun, sand and surf.

The most popular beachside getaway here is undoubtedly the seaside town of Negombo. Once a quaint fishing town, today it is the main hub of the West Coast with Sri Lanka beach hotels and resorts lining its shoreline offering the very best the region has to offer. Apart from spending lazy days in the sand you can also look forward to some exciting water sports such as snorkelling and kite surfing, while those interested in diving can explore the waters surrounding the coast as well. After a day at the beach you can also try some of the town’s restaurants or visit the many historic colonial churches and attractions such as the Dutch Canal.

If you are in search of a more secluded beach holiday then there are charming escapes in the West Coast worth visiting as well. Marawila is one such site worth visiting and which has a sun drenched stretch of shore where you can enjoy some peace and quiet. Amagi Beach Marawila is an ideal choice of accommodation here right by the beach. Make sure you also look to do some exploring and visit sites such as the Kurusa Church and even take a ride on the Marawila Lagoon.

Staying in the West Coast, Chilaw is another idyllic getaway where you can enjoy some beachside getaways. Spend your days working on that perfect holiday tan and make sure to also soak up some local culture with visits to the local Munneswaram Temple which hosts colourful Hindu festivals well worth witnessing.


Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.


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