Millions of years before man colonized Sri Lanka, Marine turtles had been coming to the undisturbed beaches of the tiny island to lay their eggs. While there are only 8 species in total in the world, 5 of these species have come to nest in Sri Lankan beaches, one of which being Rekawa. More importantly, these 5 species have been identified either as threatened or endangered. At Rekawa you get to observe these magnificent species in their natural behavior. The Species include.