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        Snorkeling is a fine way to view underwater life in the shallow seas of Sri Lanka. It is normally done wearing a diving mask, a shaped breathing tube called a snorkel, and usually swimfins. Those pieces of equipment let the snorkeler to observe underwater attractions with relatively little effort and to breathe while face-down at the surface.

        Snorkeling is very popular between world wide travelers and it is available in Sri Lanka in high quality. You can colorful live corals and other aqua animals. This is because the corals in the area are protected yet and many fishes roam in beaches where fishing is not done.

Best places for snorkeling


Being the cultural beach hub of the country, Hikkadawa tops the list of best beaches for snorkeling in Sri Lanka.


Pasikudah can be enjoyed by anyone who looks to enjoy longs walks into the sea rather than walks on the beach but also get to witness and feel the warm waters.


For  a better snorkeling experience in Sri Lanka, head to Mirissa. However now this place has turned out to be a great diving spot.


Trincomalee is the gem of the eastern coast of Sri Lanka and a paradise for the snorkelers. It is a fine place for diving also.


Actually it is a fine tourist attraction and one of the best destinations in Sri Lanka that is worth a visit, snorkeling in Sri Lanka would be incomplete if you do not try it in Nilaweli.


Hidden from the tourist rush Kalpitiya is located in the Puttalam district. Large coral reefs are located in Kalpitiya and it takes only one hour boat ride from the beach.

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