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Ayubowan – Welcome to Hikkaduwa!

Hikkaduwa has been the most popular beach town in Sri Lanka since the 70´s. And still has a sense of its hippie-hangout past. Today Hikkaduwa is a popular place for sun seekers, surfers, divers and backpackers.

You will also find luxury accommodations and a variety of dining opportunities.

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