Eco Culture Tours
Sri Lanka Map

A Marine World

Sri Lanka is known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Surrounded on all sides by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is blessed with pristine white sand beaches and an abundant marine life that is still in pristine condition in many places. Combine this with the visits of migrant marine life, such as dolphins and whales as well as the exciting waves which draw surfing enthusiasts and you have the perfect combination for a ocean-based holiday in a tropical island!

Here are some of the coastal locations that you will visit during your Eco Culture tour, enabling you to enjoy some sun, surf & sand!

a beautiful stretch of golden sand and warm blue waters, it’s an ideal location to soak up some sun and enjoy the beauty of Sri Lanka’s coastline. (Read more...)

located on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka and said to be one of the finest surfing destinations in all of Asia, this wide stretch of bay draws thousands of surfing enthusiasts and ocean lovers every year. The best surfing period is from April to October, and from beginners to the Pros, they all agree that the waves in Arugam Bay are the best you can find in the Indian Ocean. (Read more...)

Visit a Turtle hatchery and see how turtle eggs are protected and hatched, and then carefully released into the ocean. Learn about the century-old habits of the great Turtles who return each nesting season to the same beach, almost to the exact same location as the previous year, to lay their eggs. (Read more...)

One of the best locations along the southwest coast for snorkelling and diving, this coastal stretch of sandy beaches and swaying coconut palms also invite you to relax and enjoy some sunshine. Adventurous visitors can go diving to explore the many wrecks that dot this part of the ocean, including the vessel Earl of Shaftsbury (which sank in 1847), the Conch, one of the world’s first oil tankers (which sank in 1903) and the Ethophy, a cargo ship (which sank in 1977). These wrecks have now become home to tropical reef fish and corals. (Read more...)