Balapitiya Sri Lanka Activities

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Balapitiya Guide

Balapitiya Sri Lanka
Activities

The open sparkling blue sea is ideal for surfing, snorkling or just relax on Balapitiyas golden beaches.
On the beach you can find romantic little coves offering privacy.
life here is deifetily quieter than at the nearby popular tourist resorts.

Maadu River 
The Maadu river offers very popular boat trips down the river where you can arrange to visit temples, cinnamon estates  and other nature resorts. This area is a preserved wild life sanctuary.

Water Sports
Nearby Aluthgama and Bentota are well known for water skiing, boating, sailing, and many other water sports. For beginners several training schools are offering personal training.

Excursions
In the interior you can visit cinnamon estates where you can arrange to see the peeling, drying and stacking of some oth worllds best cinnamon.. 
In Meetiyagoda you'll find Sri Lankas only Moonstone mines.

 

Hotels Overview

Shopping
Balapitiya has a few shops with cottage crafts that would interest the visitor. Ambalangoda and Aluthgama are offering bigger variety in shopping and not to mention Hikkaduwa , the most popular souvenir centre.