Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Cape Weligama, Weligama

One of the most celebrated resorts along the Southern coast of Sri Lanka, Cape Weligama is the ultimate luxurious getaway for guests who are longing for sun and sand in a tropical environment. With chic and epicurean dwelling units in the form of suites and villas, the resort spreads across 12 acres of unique landscaped gardens which edges out to the coastline. With 14 swimming pools shared among the villas, dedicated butler services, mouthwatering cuisine and pampering spa sessions, Cape Weligama beckons the truly discerning traveller to make memories that would last a lifetime.

Location

Located about 30 minutes away from the Old Dutch Fort in Galle, Cape Weligama is situated along the coconut palm filled curvaceous headlands of the Southern coast of Weligama. The town which is famously known for its Bay area is about 4.5 km away from Mirissa and about 152 km away from Colombo. The Southern Highway allows travellers to arrive at Weligama in less than two hours. Air taxi transfers can be organized from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake to a nearby seaport cutting your travel time by about 30 minutes or more.

Excursions

The Cape Luxe Whale Safari can be described as a once in a lifetime outing where you can enjoy a two day excursion on a 50 ft luxury catamaran which also has a spacious deck for lounging. Weligama and Mirissa is known as one of the best places on the planet to witness Blue Whales, Sperm Whales and Dolphins. If you are really lucky, chances are that you might spot Fin Whales, Orca's, Pilot Whales and a number of rarely seen whales and dolphins that have been sighted along the coast of Weligama. The safari also includes the opportunity to enjoy canoeing, paddle boarding and even a dip in the ocean if its considered safe.