- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
Photos of Dickwella Resort
TripAdvisor Reviews Dickwella Resort Dikwella
Travel Blogs from Dikwella
... systems affirm the ingenuity and skills of these ancient people. A kitchen area that was capable of feeding 3000 monks at a time still has the huge stone trough where rice was served from. The Kid has been influenced by what he has seen, and announces to us that he wants to be a Buddhist. He begins meditating and refuses chicken for his tea. He even started to wrestle with some moral dilemmas, such as how could he remove mosquitoes that bite him in a non-violent ...
... the time who were all killed in the tsunami. Here they also had a statue type thing were they had replicated the exact size and shape of the waves when they hit at this point, which was maybe 100 feet from the shore line. The fourth and final wave looked terrifying, it was more than twice the height of Michael. Considering it was so far from the shore, I wouldn't have liked to see the size of it to begin with.
Anyway, we had an awesome day and our taxi ...
... nicer than yesterday. But still very expensive and a lot more than we have been paying elsewhere for food, which is just annoying. Wednesday 13 November Today was an early morning - off in a tuk tuk at 6.20am to the harbour. Off whale watching! Of course any way to get more money - a 25Rp harbour entrance fee for tourists. Already the whale watching ticket was expensive at 6,000Rp each (£28). We set off at 6.45am from the harbour and it all seemed quite calm. Until ...
... areas to the boundary it is about 35 meters. The few people at the wicket are tiny. I find the area that I am supposed to sit in but cant find the specific seat. After about six stewards have scrutinised my ticket and they cannot find my seat I am escorted into a large air conditioned box with comfortable padded chairs. Bliss. Slowly a few people arrive and I also find setting up a hot dog stall. At least I can get something to eat. The teams ...
... We then headed down to the Marissa beach which is a beautiful bay with white sand for some relaxing and swimming. There is a bit of a rip tide in Sri Lanka at this time of year so decided to spend the following day by a pool instead! Will probably spend a good few days here as we have been touring around up till now to have a proper relax. Tomorrow we are heading out early on a whale watching boat trip. Will find our sea leg ...