An Unforgettable Escape to Kalutara!

With its majestic heritage sites, serene waters and glorious temples, the Kalutara District of Sri Lanka presents you with a once-in-a-lifetime getaway! If a trip to Kalutara is on your travel list this year, here are a few places you could visit for an adventure-filled experience.

Make a Splash on the Waves

The expansive golden sands of Kalutara Beach, fringed by palm trees, make up for the perfect sunbathing zone. If, however, you’re hoping to feel a rush of adrenaline, fear not! You could engage in a plethora of water sports ranging from snorkelling to Jet Skiing, after which you could check into an ocean-view room at Avani Kalutara Resort.

Explore Pahiyangala Cave

The legends tell a story of a Chinese Buddhist monk, named Pahiyang, who resided in this cave in the early 5th century. Inside the cave, you will find a rich array of prehistoric artifacts human skeletal remains and tools made of stone. This cave is also naturally structured with icicle-shaped rock formations growing out of its walls, which add a unique touch to its surroundings.

Unwind at an Ayurvedic Spa

It shouldn’t be too hard for you to find a Kalutara resort that offers ayurvedic spa treatment facilities. Relax and release the stresses and strains of your daily life as you come out feeling rejuvenated and renewed.

Image via Avani Kalutara Resort

Go Dolphin and Whale Watching

Hop on a boat and traverse the azure waters as you catch sight of blue whales, fin whales and dolphins while watching their tales hit the surface – sending out splashes of shimmering water droplets toward you.