Welcome to Weligama


Weligama's benign beach break is ideal for novice surfers and many independent travellers learn to ride their first waves here. After fun in the ocean you can marvel at (and feast on) the denizens of the deep, who end their days being hacked up and sold from roadside fish stalls.


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$160 Day Trips & Excursions

Weligama, Beach, Galle, and Turtles Private Tour from Colombo

Meet your English-speaking driver at your hotel at 7am and depart Colombo for your 12-hour private tour. After a two-hour ride, arrive at Weligama and spot the stilt fisherman, a practice that dates back to World War II. Visit the gleaming white Rumassala Temple. Wear comfortable shoes and hike through the jungle to reach Jungle Beach, an ideal spot for swimming and snorkeling in the turquoise water. Snorkeling gear is provided, so enjoy the beach for two hours before lunchtime. At 1pm, indulge in a local seafood lunch. Continue on to Galle and admire Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the coast. Stop by a spice garden and learn about the turtles at the Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project. At the end of the day, your vehicle will return you to your Colombo hotel.

$540.73 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Night Sri Lanka Tour

Day 1: Colombo/Kandy you will be picked up by our driver/guide at Bandaranaike International Airport, or from the Hotel you already staying in Colombo. After that proceed to Kandy En-route visit a spice garden in Kaduganawa where you are well described about spices and herbs of Sri Lanka. You will also be visiting batik shop, as well as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth that houses a tooth that belonged to Lord Buddha. Overnight at a Hotel in Kandy. Day 2: Kandy/Nuwara Eliya  After breakfast, visit the Royal Botanical Garden which is nestled in a 60 hectare ground in Peradeniya is believed to house over 4000 known species of flora. Continue your tour to Nuwara Eliya. It is located at a rise of 1890 meters over the sea level and is the most elevated city in Sri Lanka. En route visit Ramboda Falls & a tea factory along the way, where Tea is a major product in Sri Lanka as you may have heard about Ceylon Tea.Overnight at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya. Day 3: Nuwara Eliya/Tissamaharama After breakfast, set up the journey to Tissamaharama, stopping at the Ravana waterfalls en route. It is a popular tourist attraction. It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in Sri Lanka. This waterfall measures approximately 25 m (82 ft) in height and cascades from an oval-shaped concave rock outcrop.Overnight at a Hotel in Tissamaharama. Day 4: Tissamaharama/Mirissa Enjoy a safari in Yala National Park in the morning at 5:30 am. It is the most visited and the second largest park in Sri Lanka, You could take breakfast packets with you as it takes approx. 5 hrs in the wild. You'll also watch stilt fisherman at Weligama. Weligama beach side is one of the best place that you can see the Stilt Fishing, it is an old tradition where about 500 fishing families in Galle, in southwestern-most Sri Lanka, especially have trained to.They usually fish during sunset, noon and sunrise.After having the lunch, in the evening you could do snorkeling and scuba diving in Mirissa. Overnight at a Hotel in Mirissa Day 5: Mirissa/Galle/Bentota In the morning at 5:00 am get ready to explore the Whales, where Mirissa is very famous for its whale watching in Sri Lanka. After you come back from whale watching, proceed to Bentota. En route visit Galle Fort. In the evening you could also do boat safari in Madu Ganga. Madu Ganga is considered as Sri Lanka's second largest wetland consisting of 32 islands including two main islands providing shelter to 215 families. Overnight at a Hotel in Bentota  Day 6: Bentota/Colombo There will be an opportunity to spend some free time in the morning. You will be transferred back to Colombo and dropped off at Bandaranaike International Airport.

$125 Transfers & Ground Transport

Airport pick up & Transfer to Mirissa & Weligama

Pre-Booked airport Transfer are available to Mirissa & Weligama areas from Colombo Bandaranayaka International Airport ( CMB ) . you will be welcomed to Sri Lanka by one of Mihin Lesiure representatives and proceed to your drop off location. you will be cared professionally at the arrival area without more waiting times after long flight  and you will be driven safely via highway.    Your name will be displayed on a Mihin Leisure name board at the arrival waiting area.  This is include all the local and airport taxes, professional handling fees , fuel , driver fee and highway charges and nothing to pay extra.

$12 Transfers & Ground Transport

Airport Transfers from Colombo International Airport ( CMB )

Pre-Booked airport Transfer are available to Colombo , Negambo, kandy , Pinnawala , Kaluatara , Wadduwa, Bentota, Beruwala , Hikkaduwa, Galle , Unawatuna , Mirissa & Weligama from Colombo Bandaranayaka International Airport ( CMB ) . you will welcomed to Sri Lanka by one of Mihin Lesiure representatives and proceed to your drop off location. you will be cared professionally at the arrival area without more waiting times after long flight  and driven safely via highway.  Your name will be displayed on a Mihin Leisure name board at the arrival waiting area.  This is include all the local & airport taxes, professional handling fees , fuel , driver fee and highway charges and nothing to pay extra.

$1070 Multi-day & Extended Tours

07 Days Amazing Experience

Pick up from Airport on your arrival time and proceed to Negombo. Visit Negombo City and on the first day Dinner and overnight stay in Negombo. On the second day 08:00 a.m. proceed to Sigiriya. En Route visit Dambulla Rock cave Temple. Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya. On the third day after breakfast proceed to Climb to Sigiriya rock fortress. Then proceed to Kandy. En Route visit Herbal garden in Mathale. Dinner and overnight stay in Kandy.  On the fourth day After the breakfast proceed to Nuwaraeliya. Visit Kandy Tooth Relic Temple and City. En Route visit Tea Factories and Tea gardens. Dinner & overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya. Fifth day After breakfast proceed to visit Nuwaraeliya City and proceed to Nanuoya Train station to Train Journey to Ella. Pick up from Ella and proceed to Yala. En Route visit Ella City and Rawana Water falls. Dinner and overnight stay in Yala.  On the sixth day early in the morning proceed to Yala National park(Jeep safari) with take away breakfast. visit second largest National park in Sri Lanka and proceed to Colombo. En Route visit Stilt fishermen in Weligama and Galle fort. Dinner and overnight stay in Colombo. On the Last Day After breakfast proceed to Colombo City Tour and transfer to Airport

$854.25 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

One Night on the Essential South Coast Cruise

Your cruise will be starting at 3:30 pm at the piers of Mirissa. The captain or one of the crew will meet you and take you on board your boat, Jade 52. It is a 52-foot long catamaran Jade has four cabins that can host 8 guests in total; each with its own attached bathroom with toiletries and towels. It also has a fully equipped kitchen and a professional chef on board. The living room is outside and is a common space. You will be able to relax on the many sun loungers or the trampoline. The upper deck provides an enhanced view and is the best place to be when watching the whales, later on in your cruise. The swimming platform enables jumping into the water for a cooling swim when anchored. The catamaran is equipped with standup paddle boards, snorkelling gear and fishing gear for some water-based fun. There is a freshwater shower that you can use after entertainment in the salty sea. The complete sound system, with its six waterproof speakers for high-quality music, can be used to plug in your own devices using an auxiliary cable. Other facilities that the Jade has are good quality tableware; binoculars; emergency and safety equipment; a certified crew and an insurance policy. You will be moving from Mirissa to the bay of Weligama. You can enjoy the beautiful coastline and watch the stunning sunset. You will be able to jump into the ocean and for a few swims or play around with the stand-up paddleboard. Another interesting thing to do is to snorkel after dark to see some unique luminescent sea life. You will be served a delicious three-course dinner lit romantically with candles. Then you can choose to do some night fishing or retreat to the comfortable confines of your cabin and go to sleep cradled by the motion of the waves. The call of the gulls will awake you in the morning. You can watch the sunrise as you energize yourself with breakfast. After that, you will be going towards the whale watching point in Mirissa. You may be able to see blue whales, orcas, sperm whales, dolphins or such other cetaceans at the viewpoint. You will spend an hour at the viewing point, during which time you may be able to see whales between 1-2 times; as they come up for air every half hour on average. After whale watching, you will be concluding your tour at the beaches of Mirissa by 01:00 pm.