Weligama | Sri Lanka | Travel | Destinations

Beaches in Sri Lanka

Weligama is a town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. The name Weligama, literally means "sandy village" which refers to the area’s sandy sweep bay. The main industries are tourism and fishing. Weligama is a popular tourist destination.

Whale and Dolphin watching in Weligama is one of the most exciting water activities you can do in Sri Lanka during your holiday. Weligama is the best place to start your whale watching tour in Sri Lanka.

Weligama is an interesting and lively blend of international beach resorts and a raucous Asian fishing town. You can spend a happy day wandering around, getting a feel for local life, dipping your toes in the ocean and marvelling at the denizens of the deep, who end their days being hacked up and sold from roadside fish stalls.