Sailing Sri Lanka - South Coast

Marine, Mirissa to Mirissa

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Discover the culture and wild, natural beauty of Sri Lanka on a seven-day sailing with the perfect mix of chill-out time and exploration. Sail along the southern coast of Sri Lanka, stopping along the way at the old trading fort of Galle, remote beach towns, and the fishing village of Kudawella. When your landlocked feet get a little tired, there’s plenty of time for swimming, surfing, and enjoying the beach. Whether through your sunglasses or goggles, you’ve never seen Sri Lanka quite like this.

What’s included

  • Sailing Sri Lanka's south coast
  • Visits to Weligama Bay and Galle
  • Spot whales and dolphins from the boat
  • Beach barbecue
  • Snorkelling, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding equipment


  • Stop in the port city of galle — home to a historic fort
  • Look for dolphins and whales along the way
  • Stop by isolated beaches for kayaking or swimming
  • Have a beach barbecue


Day 1 Mirissa (1D) Set sail, relax on board and get to know the other travellers. Enjoy a sunset dinner near Snake Island. Additional Notes: Please note: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of your tour you will be advised of any amendments. Included Activities: Sailing Welcome Meeting Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran
Day 2 Weligama Bay/Galle (1B, 1L, 1D) Watch for whales and dolphins on the way to Galle, then spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach or exploring the city and Dutch Fort. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran (2.50-3.00 hours)
Day 3 Galle/Kudawella (1B, 1L, 1D) Cruise along the southern coast to Kudawella, enjoying the scenery and visiting isolated beaches to swim, stand up paddle board (SUP), or kayak. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and whales along the way. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran (6.00-7.00 hours)
Day 4 Kudawella/Kalametiya (1B, 1L, 1D) Spend the morning at Mawella Beach, before continuing up the coast to Kalametiya. In the afternoon, opt to visit the Kalametiya village and sanctuary, or soak up the sun on the beach. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran
Day 5 Kalametiya/Talalla Beach (1B, 1L, 1D) Visit the small surf beach of Hirikatiya for a surf or swim, then continue on Sri Lanka's southern coast to Talalla Beach. Keep a lookout for marine life along the way. Additional Notes: Tonight we will stay in either Talalla or Dondra, depending on the conditions. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran
Day 6 Talalla/Mirissa (1B, 1L, 1D) Return to Weligama Bay, and enjoy a barbecue on the beach with your group. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran
Day 7 Mirissa (1B) Sail back to the Mirissa Harbour and disembark. Tour ends on arrival. Opt for a transfer to Colombo Airport. Included Activities: Departure Day