The best time to visit Hikkaduwa

What is the best time to visit Hikkaduwa?

The high season is from November to May. These months have the driest, sunniest climate and is considered the best time to visit Hikkaduwa.

However there is no problem to visit Hikkaduwa year round!

I will explain more about in this blog post.

Hikkaduwa palm beach

The climate in Sri Lanka is tropical. The temperature along the southern coast is around 28 degrees year-round.

Best time to Visit Hikkaduwa: 3 seasons:

There are 2 different seasons in Hikkaduwa. We call it slow season, shoulder season and peak season.

What is the best time to visit Hikkaduwa for you?

You might get the idea, by watching this YouTube video:

You can find more videos on our YouTube Channel.

Visit Hikkaduwa in the Slow Season

In the summer it is much quieter here in Hikkaduwa. With fewer tourists and a relaxed atmosphere. The  summer holiday season, June, July and August also usually comes with sun and good weather.

The sea is a bit rough to swim in this time of the year, so it is advised to book a hotel with swimming pool.

The big advantage is that the hotels lower their prices in the summer, so you can make a good deal on the best hotels!

Visit Hikkaduwa in the Shoulder season

From April to May, and again in September to October usually you can get some rain showers. Mostly in the evening and night time.  

However the climate changes and variations every year makes the weather hard to predict in this tropical areas.

Holiday Sri Lanka Hikkaduwa

Visit Hikkaduwa in the Peak season

For best chance of sunny days and good surf conditions, travel in the high season.

Desember to April is the very best time to visit Sri Lanka and Hikkaduwa.

Surfing Hikkaduwa best time

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