The south coast of Sri Lanka is often remembered for its glorious beaches and historic Galle Fort. Some however prefer to shirk the bustling coast line for the peace and serenity of the paddy fields, nestled just minutes inland, they stretch many miles inland and down the south coast, protected from development by law and interconnected by small country roads that provide the perfect routes for cyclists keen for an adventure inland. Mainly flat, guests can cruise at their own pace on a variety of pre-planned routes and will be accompanies by a guide and a trailing Tuk-Tuk with supplies such as fresh coconut.

Where: 5km inland from Fort Bazaar, rooms from $130 USD ++