A coastal town and a major tourist attraction in the district of Galle, Hikkaduwa is known for its beautiful beaches and corals. Located about 98 km away from Colombo, the city is just 17 km away from Galle. With coral sanctuaries that have been placed under protection, this beachside resort town offers excellent snorkeling opportunities to tourists who love to snorkel among the marine life. Not far from the shore, these coral beds are populated with colorful reef fish. With snorkeling equipment provided, be it a beginner or professional, these reefs are full of memorable adventures. From clown fish to hermit crabs, the species and colors are endless and vibrant.