Dangers & Annoyances

Police Stations

Tourist Police At the northern end of the hotel strip; helpful in an emergency.


There are a couple of ATMs along the main tourist strip, with most bank branches in the town proper.

Bank of Ceylon Changes cash in the centre of town.

HSBC One of several banks in a row that changes foreign currency and has a 24-hour ATM accepting foreign cards.


Post Office In the centre of town.