Airport at Katunayake
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With the hustle and bustle of everyday urban life, wouldn’t it be nice to just get away from it all? It is common that this time of the year, airlines would be fully booked for trips to Europe or other regular vacation spots. If you don’t want to get caught up with everyone else’s travel arrangements, why not try to visit a place like Katunayake.

At first, you might be reluctant to go here since it is not one of those places known to be a vacation spot. However, you might change your mind once you find see the things Katunayake has to offer.

A few places that you must visit are the wide-spanned beaches. Since the this region is found on the western part of the country, the currents might be too strong to surf or wind sail, but you can still swim in most parts and see the varieties of colorful coral reefs. Plus the weather is always perfect to go swimming since it is usually 25-30°C there. Most people visit during the months of April to September to maximize their Sri Lankan beach experience.

One of the reasons why most visitors visit this region is because of its proximity to the capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo. It is relatively easy to get around, usually by Taxi if it is your first time there. The city itself is spacious but the inner streets are almost always jam packed. If you are looking for a reasonable hotel, most travelers recommend the Tamarind Tree Hotel which boasts of suites.

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