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“A long sandy beach, pleasant for a walk”
Review of Weligama Beach

Weligama Beach
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The beach stretches off from the town for several km. The area near the town is cluttered, first with fish restaurants, then with a ridiculous number of wall-to-wall gazebo "surf schools", and finally the hideous slab of the Marriott - all of this new since I last visited in 2011, when it was quiet and delightful..

Get beyond all that though and there's always a pleasant breeze to keep you cool. I don't surf but the bay is level, shallow and sandy, great for swimming, even for small children. Also down this far end of the beach are some pleasant out-of-town guesthouses with beach access, so have a wander and see if anything appeals.

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Best surf school at Weligama beach! Heshan is the teacher/owner of One Love Surf Camp. A very friendly, relaxed and good teacher! We highly recommend this surf school. He taught us the basics of surfing. Very reliable and good surf school (fair prices)!

Thank Jurypma
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

One of the great beaches in Sri lanka to surf .. Highly recommend for a beginner who likes to surf as the waves of this place is a good start for you to learn surfing .... i recommend love bar surf camp a guy call Heshan was the one who teached me and ever since i met him i have taken many of my foreign friends .. A very good teacher and a very friendly person ... however if you want to take a dip i recommend you to stay in the shallow and not go too deep as the current can get a bit strong .... a very relaxed beach with beautiful people around .... a chill beer in the evening is highly recommended

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Welligamma beach is a nice clean area which allows for easy swimming and is popular with surfers. Some fishing boats and fisherman may be viewed launching their vessels and their catches at early morning. A nice walk to a small private island which is now a very exsclive bed and breakfast venue.

Thank callaway19
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

A lovely long stretch of beach with many surf shacks and schools along its length. Plenty of snack bars too, and local fishermen to watch the time slip away whilst enjoying a Lion beer!

Thank Starnurse2
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