Sailing Sri Lanka - South Coast

Marine, Mirissa to Mirissa
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Tour description

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 paddleboarding equipment

Highlights

  • 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
  • Dig into a beach barbecue

Itinerary

Day 1: Mirissa Arrive in Mirissa to meet the group and skipper for a welcome meeting. Opt for a transfer from Colombo Airport.

Day 2: Weligama Bay/Kudawella 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.

Day 3: Kudawella/Kalametiya Continue up the coast to Kalametiya and explore the lagoon. In the afternoon, opt to visit the Kalametiya village and sanctuary, or soak up the sun on the beach.

Day 4: Kalametiya/Talalla Beach 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.

Day 5: Talalla Beach/Galle Watch for whales and dolphins on the way to Rumassala, then spend the afternoon relaxing on Jungle Beach or hike up to the Japanese Peace Pagoda with sweeping views over the Galle Bay.

Day 6: Galle/Weligama Bay Spend the morning exploring Galle and the Dutch Fort, then sail back to Weligama Bay. Enjoy a barbecue on the beach with your group.

Day 7: Mirissa Sail back to the Mirissa Harbour and disembark. Tour ends on arrival. Opt for a transfer to Colombo Airport.