Small resort Weligama town is located on the shore of a beautiful Bay on the southern tip of the island. Weligama known for its sandy beaches without rocks and shells, small ocean waves and tranquil tropical lagoons. Therefore, this place attracts families with children and serf beginners. For those who want to learn surfing, Weligama is the ideal place, the waves are smooth and small without the danger of reefs and rocks, in shallow water and long, and much surf schools here.
Seasons and weather
The most favorable and dry season for a holiday in Weligama, and around the South West coast is between November to April. Air temperature, as at any other time of the year, not below +30°C, the waves of the ocean calmer, and the water warms up to 28°C. From May to October in the South of the island come the monsoon winds, that add short rains flowing mostly in the evening and night.
How to get
The distance from Colombo to Weligama is about 140 km, from Galle is approximately 30 km. To get on Weligama from the airport easy by car, check transfer services. Also can be reached by train (the schedule of study here) or by bus with transfers in Colombo and Galle. The road from Galle to Weligama is very picturesque, passes right along the coast, on the one hand the Indian Ocean, on the other hilly jungle.
What to do
The infrastructure of a beach resort developed enough for unbiased traveler. Cafes, restaurants, supermarkets and small shops, water sports and souvenir store, you will find everything here.
Weligama is a fishing village with its fishing harbor and ships. Fish and seafood sold directly on the beach, and you can go fishing and get unforgettable experience.
The nearby iconic landmarks no here. Vacationers entertained themselves with trips to watch whales, dolphins, sperm whales or the snake farm. To visit more interesting sights you need to go away, for example, in the West on Galle or Yala Park to the East. In the depths of the island interesting to visit a Sinharaja Forest Reserve.