THINGS TO DO IN Weligama

  • Diving
  • Kustarajagala
  • Batik Industry
  • Biralu Lace Industry
  • Surfing
  • Kushtaraja Gala

Located on the picturesque southern coast of the Island, Weligama is an enchanting little fishing village. The blend of uncrowded beaches, rich local heritage and the surrounding wilderness makes it a unique beach resort destination.

 The idyllic beaches are great for long relaxing walks and the lovely blue waters are adorned by fishermen on stilts. The area is surrounded by spice gardens, coconut plantations and rubber plantations. The wildlife in the area and the nature reserves provide excellent excursions for the nature lover. For those interested in local culture, this southern Sri Lankan village is famous for traditional Devil Dance which is known for its healing powers. Weligama is also an ideal stop-over for those exploring the National Parks and the coastal areas of southern Sri Lanka. Though not so touristy compared to the popular beach resort towns, Weligama features excellent accommodation options.