05. Endless Opportunities for Adventure
If you are an avid adventurer, you are going to love your time in Sri Lanka as there are endless opportunities of adventures in here. With over 1600km of coastline, Sri Lanka is one of the finest locations in the world for wind-surfing, banana-boating, speed-boating, snorkeling, scuba-diving, surfing, sailing, and water-skiing. The premier spots for various water-sports in Sri Lanka include Negombo region on the west coast, Beruwela, Kalutara, and , Wadduwa, on the south-western coast, and Hambantota, Tangalle, Koggala, Unawatuna, , Galle, Hikkaduwa, and Bentota, on the southern and southeastern coasts.
If hiking and tracking are your things, Sri Lanka is the place you should be. Trekking through varied landscapes, rich wildlife and endless number of archaeological sites will give you sheer pleasure and satisfaction. Some of the best places for backpacking and hiking in Sri Lanka include Hakgala Strict Natural Reserve, the Knuckles (mountain range), the cloud-forests of Horton Plains, and Sinharaja rainforest.
06. Friendly Locals
Most Southeast Asian countries are known for their hospitality and Sri Lanka is not an exception. Wherever you go, you will find people with warm, welcoming and friendly nature reflected in their persistent smiling faces and keenness to help those new and unfamiliar with different aspects of local life. Sri Lankans love to invite foreign tourists to their home and exchange views. If you plan on exploring Sri Lanka for a considerably long period, you are going to feel the love inside for the Sri Lankans when you will leave.