Whale Watching in Mirissa
With more than a thousand miles of coastline, Sri Lanka is blessed with an incomparable underwater marine life and the island is in the middle of the migration paths of whales and dolphins. Mirissa in the south coast, Trincomalee in the east coast, and Kalpitiya in the west coast are all very popular whale and dolphin watching spots. In January, these majestic leviathans pass through southern Sri Lankan coast on their way to the Bay of Bengal. Of the 80 species of cetaceans observed and identified worldwide, 27 are found off the coast of Sri Lanka. Sperm whales, Blue whales, Dwarf Sperm whales, Melon Heads, and Minke whales are the most commonly seen species while Long Snouted Spinner dolphins can be seen by the hundreds.
Yala National Park Safari
2 Days / 1 Night
Visit Yala, one of the most popular national parks in Sri Lanka. You will be picked up by a tour guide in an air-conditioned vehicle and driven to the deep south. Visit a turtle farm, Hambantota water spout, Tissamaharama Temple and go on a jeep safari to watch elephants, leopards and saltwater crocodiles. Watch the thousands of migratory birds in the many lakes in Yala and enjoy an unforgettable safari experience..
Explore the South
3 Day Package
This 3-day package is designed for guests who wish to stay at their beach resort and explore nearby places of interest. This package offers a chance to catch a glimpse of the culture, history and natural beauty of this tropical island without having to travel far from your hotel. The package is based on 3 half-day trips through the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Guests will visit the Hiyare Wild Life Conservation Center to observe the diverse flora and fauna of Sri Lanka. Discover the different temples of the southern coast and observe the differences in the architectural design of each temple. Then enjoy an exotic diversion with a visit to the snake farm and a turtle hatchery where one can learn about protecting these endangered reptiles. Visit a tea plantation in the southern low country hills. Take a walk through the streets of Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which after more than 400 years still maintains its colonial charm. Lastly, enjoy a relaxing boat ride on peaceful and tranquil Koggala Lake at sunset and watch thousands of birds coming to roost at sunset.