Sporting Breaks

Sri Lanka’s varied landscape offering sun, sea, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, jungles, and rough terrains set the scene for sporting activities of all types. As an island, it has the advantage of accommodating the best water sports activities all around the island’s coast. Surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, jet-skiing, wakeboarding, and the list goes on for those who love the sea and Sri Lanka beach holidays. If you want river adventures, white water rafting, canoeing, and kayaking are available in the hilly forests of the island. For the ones who have a flair for the green and pitch, golf and cricket top the list of leisure activities in Sri Lanka. The island is internationally famous for its cricket and is one of the best places in the world to watch a match while spending a cricket-themed holiday. There are some impressive golf courses too to tee up with your friends. The villages and scenic country routes offer sightseeing by cycling.

Tips to remember

  • Never attempt activities without supervision
  • Research the activity and destination
  • Always wear required safety gear
  • Book activities through your travel agent
  • Review your fitness level in advance
  • Wear suitable clothing for the activity