Southern coast of Sri Lanka has been attracting turtles to lay eggs for a long time. But due to human idiocies the turtles have abandoned most beaches except for the very few beaches where locals have come together in conserving the turtles.
Galle is the capitol of Southern Province. The coastal city is world famous for the International Cricket Stadium and the historic Dutch Fort.
Hikkaduwa is a city in South-West coast. Hikkaduwa is globally recognized as the tourism capitol of Sri Lanka.
Madu river grows into a large lagoon shortly before meeting the ocean at Balapitiya. The slow flow of the river has resulted in mixing of ocean water up stream into the lagoon, hence resulting in very unique fauna and flora to be present in the reign.