Situated on the southern coast of Sri Lanka is the fishing village of Weligama. The name Weligama translates to mean ‘sandy village’ and that is exactly what visitors who travel to Weligama will find.
Some 150 km from Colombo, the village of Weligama is quaint and relaxing, set on a sandy beach that provides the ultimate in tranquillity. This popular tourist destination is home to several boutique hotels, restaurants, cafes and shops, where visitors can pick up local souvenirs. There are also market opportunities in the area, where it is possible to purchase local produce and handicrafts, such as batiks and jewellery.