• Turtle Hutchery
  • Turtle watching

Located in the Galle district in the deep south of Sri Lanka, Kosgoda is fast gaining in popularity as a tourist destination. Home to some amazingly inviting beaches you can spend days relaxing and working on your tan.

Thanks to the restaurants and bars that dot the beach area you will be well looked after. The Kosgoda Lagoon is a nature lover`s paradise and it a lovely place to enjoy calming boat rides and to indulge in some bird watching. Kosgoda is most famous for its turtle hatchery. Operated by the Wildlife Protection Society of Sri Lanka, it was established to help protect turtles from extinction. It works on a great method, where fishermen are paid for the egges that they collect at night along the beach. You can see the new born hatchlings in massive tanks being fed and looked after. Once they are about four days old they are released back into the sea. Help release these baby turtles back into the ocean and you will feel exhilarated by the experience. Kosgoda hotels and accommodation provide comfortable stays for visitors to Kosgoda ensuring that they enjoy every minute of their visit.