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Visit Weligama

Galle Road, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
+94 72 706 9808
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Well not for tourists i would say, dirty beach for locals unfortunately

Well probably the most dirty beach we ve done, only local going there was disappointed but mirissa... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Hriad
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
good for surf

considering that's just a village, prices in local stores and restaurants sad, u will not get a... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Yura K
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“nice beach” (14 reviews)
“surf schools” (8 reviews)
“small town” (4 reviews)
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Galle Road, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
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+94 72 706 9808
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Well probably the most dirty beach we ve done, only local going there was disappointed but mirissa is just next so if u want to have a look for few minutes why not

Thank Hriad
Reviewed 25 April 2017

considering that's just a village, prices in local stores and restaurants sad, u will not get a place to eat less than 12$ per person, beer will cost u 4$, a pack of cigarettes 10$, surf lesson 10 dollars 1 hour. transport 5$ per day...More

Thank Yura K
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I honestly hate giving bad reviews. However, I have travelled all over the world and have never seen a beach so dirty in my life. There are garbage everywhere, the smell of fish is everywhere, there's ZERO infra structure for tourists. There are electric wires...More

1  Thank nenaprincesyd
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We commuted to and from Weligama to surf whilst basing ourselves in Mirissa. We had considered spending a few nights here but on seeing it decided not to! The beach and water are not nearly as nice as Mirissa but the beach IS more spacious...More

Thank Raggar11
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Rolling shore breaks and heavier breaks out the back with sandy bottom makes for the perfect beach for all skill levels. We spent 3 or so weeks parked at Weligama in the off-season and were granted with some pretty good weather and nobody around... I...More

Thank Joturek1
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We went for a trip to Weligama during our stay in Midigama. On one hand they have a nice beach with a beach break for beginner surfers. Plenty of surf schools on the beach. Plenty of people in the water. However in my opinion the...More

Thank DaveLoco
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Damith Kumara took us several times around Weligama area. We are a couple with a ten year old daughter from Switzerland and used gratefully his services. His driving is very defensive and safe within the quite vivid Sri Lankan traffic. He is very reliable in...More

Thank KaymanCH
Mahesh A, Owner at Visit Weligama, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thanks for the review But this is not for personal but for the City of weligama

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Even if you are not a surfer, still you should visit this beach, where waves do cross slowly the underwater dunes and rush towards the coast. It is very relaxing just to sit on the beach and hold your sight on the ocean and saite...More

Thank Meelis M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Excellent beaches and the nicest people in the world. Lots of local and delish cuisine! Good nightlife with many beachside bars.

Thank Umar R
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Compated to other beaches (Mirissa, Unawatuna, Hikaduwa) Weligama is in my oponion the best possible option if you are looking for a nice beach, reasonable prices for food and accomodation and good wawes for surfing for beginners. First, we had a plan to stay on...More

Thank Jan K
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Ben G
I am planning on going to weligama for 1 week spring the middle of March to learn to surf. What sort of condition do you think the beach will be in? (Wave quality, cleanliness etc ...)
14 January 2017|
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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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