Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsChaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa
A great place. Must stay place according to me. But for the not so readily avaialble english speaking staff, a great place.
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... a cheeky beer before heading off to find a room!)
We found our best room yet (just over the road from the beach, huge, super-clean, cool and with a swimming pool and a lovely outside area........which I'm currently sat in writing this whilst Grahame has a lie-in, though it is only 06:30 so he's not too lazy!)
We dropped our bags off and headed over the road to have a dip in the sea to celebrate getting back to the beach!! Then we walked along the ...
... for me as I went through, they obviously weren't very busy! There were some great old maps and letters that had been written, some information on the colonial era, but in general it wasn't a 'must see'. I realised that this had taken a lot less time than I had imagined, so went to the train station 'ladies waiting room' and had a nap for half an hour! I started talking to a great english couple on the train, who I got on with really well, but ...
... regee music where you can enjoy a cheap cocktail by the sea. We also ended up at 2 beach partys where people were dancing in the sea fire shows and a very fun atmospere. The people who work at the bars are very friendly and ended up sitting with them a few evening. There is also whale watching available but we were out of season so wasn't guarenteed to see any. Overall I loved ...
... Bastion (lovely name, isn't it?) and again my VT tip will explain all about it hopefully.
"The building you see in the images is the Akersloot Bastion which lies to the Southern side of the Fort facing the sea.
is the story of a man called Willem Jacobszoon Coster, a Dutchman born
in 1590 and in 1638 in the employ of the V.O.C. (Dutch East Indies
Company) which was dedicated, as the name implies to trade routes with
the far East. ...
... parked a way up the street. We then crawled to a large shrub overlooking the cove, so I could take pictures. I got some good shots, that were quite authentic - funnily enough.
Karu then asked Sampath to drive one kilometer east to another small village, where we saw two fishermen. They also wanted money but just $2, which was more like it. It was interesting to see them fish and perch close up in quite big surf. They told me that they still ...