THINGS TO DO IN Ambalangoda

  • Ariyapala Mask Museum
  • Batapola Basket Industry
  • Madu Ganga Island & Cinnamon Cultivation
  • Moonstone Mines
  • Madu River Safari

Ambalangoda is sometimes overlooked by visitors on their way to the more popular beach resort of Hkkaduwa. However, Ambalangoda has a quiet appeal to it with a genuine village feel.

The people will welcome you with curiosity and warmth. Ambalangoda is very famous for its traditional mask making and it is fascinating to watch these master crafters at work. Other attractions of Ambalangoda include beautifully carved wooden doors, lintels and screens and hand woven cotton. If you are lucky you can witness an authentic devil dance, performed to ward off evil spirits. It is a spiritual experience you will appreciate having. Located on the South West coast Amabangoda has miles of un-crowded beaches and quaint shops including antique stores and a bustling fish market that are sure to keep you occupied and pleasantly entertained.