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Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa holidays

Hikkaduwa holidays are an excellent choice, for those looking for a taste of the relaxed and laid back beach lifestyle Sri Lanka is known for. The resort has lots to offer with pristine white sandy beaches, intricate coral reefs and a colourful surf and diving scene, a Hikkaduwa holiday is one you'll remember for lots of reasons.

Exotic Sri Lanka attracts fun seekers from all over the world. Our Hikkaduwa holidays give you a chance to experience the best Sri Lanka has to offer. It's a taste of paradise and the recipe for a carefree holiday.

Hikkaduwa is well known for its surfing scene and as a result attracts an eclectic mix of visitors, especially during the dry season (November to March). Diving is also popular and the resort caters for beginners and the more experienced. As well as beaches, you'll also find plenty to explore here including picture-perfect temples, the tranquillity of traditional life in a fishing village and a stunning freshwater lake. There are also a choice of restaurants, bars, shops and nightclubs to cater for all tastes and all kinds of holidays in Sri Lanka.

Those with an interest in nature will enjoy spending some of their holiday in Hikkaduwa visiting the Hikkaduwa Bird Lake. Here you'll discover exotic birds, water lizards and traditional water prawn fishing.

Cheap holidays in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

For many of us, the best holidays are those that offer just the right mix of relaxation, comfort, interest and fun. We hope you agree our holidays in Hikkaduwa fit the bill; we offer options to suit a range of budgets too.

Let the fun begin and book your Hikkaduwa holiday now!

Taking a holiday is all about sitting back and taking some of the hard work out of life. That starts now, when you contact Mercury Holidays. We're ready and waiting to get on with making the arrangements for your next holiday in Sri Lanka. Sounds good doesn't it?

Weather and Climate

Sri Lanka has a typically tropical climate, temperature and humidity (approx 70%) remain high all year round, although on the coast a light coastal breeze makes this heat comfortable. Inland, the heat is significantly reduced due to the higher altitude. Rainfall is highest in May, and in Oct/Nov. The south-western coast has higher rainfall than the rest of the country, although many people find this a refreshing break, generally this occurs in the afternoon and is accompanied by thunder. The highest rainfall occurs in May (371mm) and the lowest is Feb (69mm). There is an average of 6-8 hours of sunshine per day, all year round.

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Hikkaduwa Highlights

  • Known for its surfing and diving
  • Good choice of local restaurants and bars

Fact File

  • Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee
  • Average Flying time: 10½ - 14½ hours
  • Minimum temperature: 29°C
  • Maximum temperature: 31°C
  • Spoken Language(s): Sinhala, English
  • Visa (UK Passport Holders): Sri Lanka has introduced a compulsory visa for all visitors which can be issued before travel or on arrival. We would strongly recommend that these are purchased prior to travel either by calling "The Travel Visa Company" on 01270 250590 and quoting Mercury Holidays, who will be happy to arrange this for you at the cost of a visa plus a small admin fee or by going onto www.eta.gov.lk directly. (Children under the age of 12 will also require a visa and this can be done at the time of parents/guardians visa application)

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