The Kosgoda Sea Turtle Hatchery is easily one of the most essential experiences in Kalutara, and one that you would most likely cherish for a lifetime. In addition to discovering a great deal about five of the seven species of sea turtle on Earth, you can even involve yourself in introducing hatchlings to the ocean.
Nachchimale Stream – A happy place for many
The Nachchimale stream in Ingiriya is a necessary visit for any tourist or local that loves being amidst nature. This natural stream forms a pool at the foot of the hills and is in the forest; beyond lush greens and tea bushes. You can spend a day by this natural stream, relax, take a break, or even enjoy a nice picnic while you are at it.
Lenawara Rajamaha Viharya – A cultural heritage site
The Lenawara Rajamaha Viharaya is an important heritage site in Kalutara district; it holds prominence in terms of cultural and religious history in Sri Lanka. Built during the reign of King Parakramabahu VI, this temple is a must visit if you are interested in learning about the deep-rooted cultures of the island.
Panadura Beach – The lesser known beach
Sri Lanka has many beaches to its name, and they come in all shapes and sizes. The Panadura beach is a gorgeous beach that allows you to chill and spend a nice evening watching the sunset in peace, without the noise that most other popular beaches might have. Avoid weekends and holidays if you are going for the ambiance.
Kosgulana Suspension Bridge – For a suspenseful crossing
The Kosgulana Suspension Bridge is a lesser-known attraction on the east border of Kalutara district that the locals use every day and is well worth a visit if you are there already. Crossing over the bridge is not for the faint-hearted and people with vertigo. Check out the article to find out why.
Ketchimalai Mosque – A Beruwala landmark
The Kechchimalai Mosque in Beruwala is a highly significant religious place for all the Muslims in the area and all over Sri Lanka too.
South Asia’s tallest standing Buddha statue at Batamulla Kanda – A Monumental Buddhist Statue
Sri Lanka’s newest Buddha statue is reportedly the biggest in all of South Asia and is definitely something to check out in Kalutara.
Moragalla Beach – A Treasured Coastal Retreat along Sri Lanka’s West Coast
Moragalla Beach is a beautiful stretch of land that is situated just next to the famous Beruwala area, situated just southwards of it. Nowadays, Moragalla has almost merged with Beruwala to create one of the most enticing coastal destinations on the island.
Thudugala Ella Waterfall – The Ultimate travel guide and tips to visit
Thudugala Ella or "Ella Pahala Ella" is the closest fall to the ocean in Sri Lanka. Being so close to the Kalutara it is a hassle free journey to make. But before you go check-out this thorough guide to know your way around and tips to visit.
Beaches around Kalutara, Sri Lanka – Some of the Top Beaches in the West Coast
Sri Lankan west coast boasts most pristine and touristy beaches. Here we have put together most these amazing beaches for you to have an ultimate tropical vacation.
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