Dickwella is a small fishing village in the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Pristine sandy beaches, fringed by coconut trees set the perfect atmosphere to relax and unwind all year round. This sprawling stretch of beach is preserved by sand bars and coral reefs, making it an ideal spot for swimming, snorkelling and diving.
Enjoy the sunset in a peaceful evening when this charming fishing village comes alive as the fishermen in their catamarans sail into the deep sea. Stilt fishing, which is unique to the southern coast of Sri Lanka, is a sight not to be missed on a stroll along Dickwella Beach. The little fishing town in all her glory can be witnessed when you travel to Dickwella by an air taxi, which will allow you to admire in full the panoramic vista that is richly prevalent here. This experience can now be enjoyed with the range of flights to Dickwella by Ravana Air.
The deep south of Sri Lanka boasts of many other charming beaches. Tangalle is one such coastal town located close to Dickwella which is popular as the tourist hub of the Deep South. Tangalle holidays are complete with the finest tastes of Sri Lankan seafood that can be sampled while travelling in this idyllic city, which will surely add much flavour and spice to your holiday experience.
Rekawa is another quaint and beautiful town that can be easily accessed from Dickwella. Apart from usual water sports, one can engage in bird watching at the Rekawa lagoon and also head down to one of Sri Lanka’s largest fishery harbours in Tangalle where fish auctions can be witnessed. A visit to the famous Rekawa Turtle Hatchery will complete your beautiful experience here.
Situated 6km from Dickwella, Kudawella is another charming fishing village with an exceptional tourist attraction. Popularly known as “Hummanaya”, this is a natural water fountain formed by the rough waves which gush through a narrow fracture in a rock.
The fast developing town of Hambantota is also a point of interest in the deep south of Sri Lanka. Complete with a harbour, an international airport as well as an international cricket stadium, the town of Hambantota is flourishing into a unique place of wonder that combines so effortlessly the charms of a rural village and marks of a rapidly developing city.