With a coast of over 1600km and the perfect mountainous landscapes, Sri Lanka is a country that’s ideal for many types of adventures.
The south-western coast
The south-western coast- home to many beach hotels in Sri Lanka the likes of Mermaid Hotel & Club is a great spot for a wide variety of sports. Snorkelling, speed-boating, and banana boating are some of the must-try activities here.
The southern coast
The southern coast covers popular destinations such as Hikkaduwa, Galle, Unawatuna, Koggala, Tangalle, and Hambantota. Sports such as scuba-diving and surfing are popular on these beaches.
Sri Lanka has more than 100 rivers, and in addition to all these, there are also the lakes. Kayaking and canoeing are some popular water sports on rivers such as Kalu Ganga and Kelani Ganga.
Other sports opportunities
Trekking is a wonderful team activity to engage in, and destinations like Horton Plains, the Knuckles, and Hakgala Strict Natural Reserve are ideal for such experiences. Sri Lanka has great spots for mountain biking, cave trekking, rock climbing, and paragliding too.