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Visit Weligama

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Beautiful scenery

A lovely beach destination with surf schools, good places to eat and an interesting small town with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jill H
Melbourne, Australia
Beach and hotels

This area of Sri Lanka is known for its beautiful beaches and surfing. There is plenty of hotels... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“nice beach”(17 reviews)
“small town”(5 reviews)
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This page is mostly for review and details lovely beach holiday destination southern Sri Lanka. You can ask and review on the village. Mange by Mahesh Amarasiri
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Galle Road, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
+94 77 395 5457
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 9, 2014

We found the perfect little beach to surf, float, snorkel or just rent a shade tent on the beach. I'm not sure of the beach name but it is just below the new resort called Cape Weligama. Its on the weligama side of the cape...More

7  Thank happycampers2908
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Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Apart from having gentle small wave for those who've never surfed before this was a terrible experience. If you like dodging several hundred beginner surfers, stepping on empty glass bottles and having several plastic bags brush past your legs whilst you swim/surf, this is the...More

6  Thank Will L
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All reviews nice beach small town beach side surf beach complete waste of money enjoy great surfing conditions water was warm tuk tuk small waves fish point advanced surfers restaurants and bars rent boards great surfing sri lanka whale watching
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This a good place for beginners surfers as me. Beach is not clean, not good to swim Just Surf Also you can find fishermen here.

Thank WendyR2638
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly surf spot and awesome little town which isn't commercial. Ideal place to chill and surf all day.

Thank Phantom s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely beach destination with surf schools, good places to eat and an interesting small town with good shopping.

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 10 days in Weligama and we really like that. There is not so much evening activities but if you are surfer beginner it is really great :)

Thank Ondřej L
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This area of Sri Lanka is known for its beautiful beaches and surfing. There is plenty of hotels right at the edge of the beach - many with beach as one boundary. There are plenty of eating places that offer variety of sea foods and...More

1  Thank ransika2003
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We went to Weligama last August and faced a terrified experience. My wife got sexually harassed by two surf instructors called Benja( Bithum Udayanga ) and other called Batu who is running the surfing school called Batu surf school. We called the police and got...More

2  Thank petraskelt
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

For transportation You can have see And whale watching Surfing Lots of things in Matara,Polhena beach,mirissa beach with full of safty. Price is cheaper than ever. Its only 12950/=LKR 85 USD (With AC) Call me :-94779510025

Thank Lahiru H
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Weligama is a very special little village and beautiful beach area, great for surfing. One of the cleanest beaches i’ve seen. BUT be careful if booking into Weligama from mid April around 13th it is the Sri Lankan New Year and everything, shops, local restaurants...More

1  Thank mandzellis
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We came for a night and ended up staying a week. Was a great base to explore the local area. The kids surfed at Weligama Beach (boards available on the beach), we swam at turtle bay which we had all to our selves. Took the...More

2  Thank matthewmonkeyco
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Nice beach. If you want to learn to surf, this is the place to do it. Relax atmosphere and you can take cheap lessons !

Thank Cathy M
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Response from Geir L | Reviewed this property |
Take contact with Elsewhere Surf Camp, the live there all year around they can sort you out! Enjoy!
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