Sri Lanka is famous for its expansive coasts and soothing beaches. Hikkaduwa is a small town on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, about 98 km south of Colombo. There are multiple trains and buses from Colombo that can bring you to Hikkaduwa. The train runs along the coast and offers brilliant views of the Indian Ocean. The town by itself, has all the trappings of a popular beach destination, complete with seaside restaurants, street shopping and signboards in Russian and Hebrew! Ideal for swimming and spending inhibited hours of pleasure, the water is warm and the waves are easy on the eyes. This also makes Hikkaduwa a popular surf destination as well. Do what you love most, swim, catch a tan, walk along the shore or just relax with a beer or six.