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Top Reasons Why You Should Visit Wadduwa - Compelling Reasons Why Everyone should Holiday in Wadduwa

As one of Sri Lanka's leading beach holiday hubs, Wadduwa attract visitors from around the world. Here are the top reasons why a vacation in Wadduwa should be on everyone's bucket list.

1

The Beach

As the main reason why all travellers head out to this part of the southern coastline, the stunning beaches of Wadduwa are more than enough reason to spend time in the seaside hamlet. Unlike the congested beaches around the capital Colombo, the beaches in Wadduwa are not only tranquil and pristine but also lined with seafood restaurants so visitors can make the most of even a few hours at the beach.

2

The Spas

Whether one is an avid spa goer or is simply looking for a way to unwind and relax during a beach holiday, the sheer number of high end spas in Wadduwa will make a compelling case for a spa holiday. Whether it's The Blue Water Hotel and Spa or any similar resorts in Sri Lanka, the wealth of spa experience up for grabs in Wadduwa are truly enticing. Using Ayurvedic as well as Swedish and Balinese spa therapies, holistic and plant based products are used in most spas in the area to heal and rejuvenate problem areas.

3

Water Sports

One of the best reasons to head down to Wadduwa also includes the many water sports activities available in the area. Offering visitors idyllic conditions in which to engage in a plethora of water based activities, Wadduwa is a fantastic venue to learn or pick up a water sport too. Banana boating and Jet skiing are some of the most popular things to do during a holiday in Wadduwa.

4

The Brief Gardens

Regarded as one of Sri Lanka's most breathtaking horticultural spaces, the chance to tour the Brief Gardens is another great reason to drive down to Wadduwa this holiday season. Created by none other than Bevis Bawa, the sibling of celebrated architectural giant Geoffrey Bawa, the Brief Gardens is personal residence and grounds which are open to the public. Having spent decades building outdoor sanctuaries and even a sundial, the gardens are the life's work of this prominent Sri Lankan figure. Picturesque and scenic, the walking around the gardens and touring the residence is one of the true pleasures of a trip to Wadduwa.

5

The Cultural Attractions

Having served as the temporary shelter of legendary Chinese traveller and Buddhist monk Fa Hien, Pahiyangala is a massive cave complex located within easy driving distance of Wadduwa town. The historic point of interest also contains a charming Buddhist temple.

6

The Food

Wadduwa is not only one of the southern capital's best loved beach holiday destinations but also a foodie's dream destination. The culinary prowess of local cooks and the scrumptious meals served in local restaurants is a powerful reason for foodies the world over to head over to this beach capital. The seafood cuisine alone is worth the trip as the abundance of fresh seafood means that the restaurants in the area serve up the freshest catch in their menus.

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