The southern coastal belt of Sri Lanka is dotted with a number of ideal beaches for surfers of all levels. Hikkaduwa is just one of the places in the south where you can have a good surf experience in addition to a great overall beach experience. You don’t have to be a professional or an advanced surfer to surf in Hikkaduwa.
The best time to visit Hikkaduwa is from November to April, as the predictable tides and favourable weather make the swells of the waves safer and easier to ride. Surf shops along the coast in Hikkaduwa offer lessons and board rentals.