Mount Lavinia Beach
Mount Lavinia Beach, Image Credit: Mt. Lavinia Hotel

If you are staying at The Blue Water Wadduwa or at another hotel in Wadduwa, you are ideally positioned to explore the western and southern coastlines of Sri Lanka to your heart’s content. There are plenty of great places that visitors can enjoy with just a day trip from Wadduwa.

For starters, Mount Lavinia is home to a gorgeous beach that is located just half an hour from Wadduwa. This makes an excellent day trip as visitors can laze around the lovely beach all day and grab some delicious dinner while watching the sunset from one of the many beachside cafes and restaurants. If you wish to shop, there are plenty of shopping outlets close to the beach. Unawatuna is another easily accessible beach destination for those who are staying at Wadduwa. If you wish to enjoy the beauty of the famous Galle Fort or to embark on a whale watching excursion, Galle and Mirissa are also just a day-trip away. Galle is a must-visit coastal destination and can be easily reached on the highway in just an hour. Visitors can explore the fort and its quirky cobblestone streets all day and head back to Wadduwa, right on time for dinner.

If you are looking for a coastal destination within easy reach of the best restaurants, night life and shopping opportunities in Colombo, Galle Face Green is definitely the right choice. This is a favourite among locals as well as travellers who wish to enjoy the beach without giving up on the convenient access to great restaurants and shopping. Galle Face Green is ideally located to allow visitors to arrive for a day trip, enjoy the sunset from the beach and enjoy the nightlife of Colombo before heading back to their hotel.

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world.