THINGS TO DO IN Ahangama

  • Martin Wickramasinghe Museum
  • Surfing
  • Handunugoda Tea Estate

If you are looking for a quiet getaway then Ahangama is the place for you with its beautiful stretch of beach. Located between the famous towns of Galle and Matara, Ahangama is one of the best places in Sri Lanka for surfing.

You can hire surfing boards though there are no places selling boards outright. While in Ahangama visit a Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery and be won over by the baby turtles that are to be released back into the ocean.Basically Ahangama is a small fishing town and is a great place to see the unique Stilt fishing. This is a form of fishing found only in Sri Lanka where fishermen with fishing poles, perch upon stilts set up out at sea. There is a certain picture book quality to the silhouette of these fishermen and you will not be able to resist snapping a few shots. Travel to Ahangama for a quieter beach holiday in Sri Lanka.