Matara
in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.949 and 80.535 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 56' 54" and E 80° 32' 7"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - LKR
Spoken languages:
Sinhala, Tamil, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:47 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 6:17 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.850 and -91.033 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Santo Tomas
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Sri Lanka in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sri Lanka.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sri Lanka. Last Update: 2022-05-24 08:21:34

Delve into Matara

Matara in Southern Province with it's 76,254 habitants is located in Sri Lanka about 83 mi (or 133 km) south-east of Colombo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Matara is now 11:47 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Matara, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Koggala Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Sri Lanka is Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Galle, Ratnapura, Badulla, Colombo and Kandy. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 26th of May 2022

29°C (85 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 27th of May 2022

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

28°C (83 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Amaloh by Jetwing

Address
0,7 mi
36/9, 1st Cross Road
Matara
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Lantern Boutique Hotel

Address
3,2 mi
71, Galle Road
81750 Kamburugamuwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sri Sharavi Beach Villas & Spa

Address
3,4 mi
153 Km Post, Ruhunupura
Kamburugamuwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Nawathana

Address
0,6 mi
No.15, Sri DharFortmarama Mawatha
81000 Matara
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Sunset Mirissa

Address
5,0 mi
7, Bandaramulla
Mirissa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mirissa Hills Resort

Address
4,9 mi
Henwalle Road
Kamburugamuwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vista Araliya Guesthouse

Address
4,8 mi
Araliya Guest, Bandaramulla
Mirissa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Morning Star Guest House

Address
4,8 mi
Bandaramulla
Mirissa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sea World Boutique Hotel

Address
4,7 mi
Matara Road, Bandaramulla
81740 Mirissa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Edelweiss Resort

Address
4,5 mi
Kalugalluwawattha, Thalaramba
Mirissa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Surf Sri Lanka - Matara Black Sand Beach

Published: February 22, 2015
Length: 00:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: lalaka911

Surf Sri Lanka - Matara.


Vintage Panka Fan, Matara Rest House - Sri Lanka

Published: November 26, 2014
Length: 31:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chamal Pathirana

Vintage "Panka Fan", Matara Rest House - Sri Lanka.


Sri Lanka / Matara - Patenkinder im Karlsruher Children Center

Published: March 14, 2013
Length: 55:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Samuel Degen

Zeremonie am 26.12.2012 von der Neuaufnahme von 25 Patenkindern für 2013 im Karlsruher Children Center Matara / Sri Lanka. Verein: Patenkinder Matara e.V. in Karlsruhe ...


Karlsruher Children Center Matara

Published: March 14, 2013
Length: 11:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Samuel Degen

Einweihung des neuen Pausenhauses durch Prof. Maier, Stadtwerke Karlsruhe im Februar 2013. Der Neubau wurde zu 100% durch Spenden des Karlsruher Vereins Patenkinder Matara e.V, finanziert ...


Tuk Tuk Through Matara

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ryantcfc

Part of a Tuk Tuk journey through Matara, Sri Lanka.


Matara Beach

Published: January 11, 2010
Length: 58:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Klaus Ludwig

Matara Beach Side (Sri Lanka) 2009/2010.


Patenkinder Matara, Einschulung 2012, Teil 1

Published: April 23, 2012
Length: 26:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Samuel Degen

Verein Patenkinder Matara e.V., Patenkinder in Matara - Sri Lanka.


Patenkinder Matara e.V.

Published: November 17, 2011
Length: 11:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Samuel Degen

50 Pateneltern besuchen am 22. Juni 2011 ihre Patenkinder in Matara / Sri Lanka Teil 3 Aufgenommen von einem örtlichen Videoteam.


Battle of Blues - 2013 The 113th Cricket Encounter of SSC & STC

Published: March 22, 2013
Length: 00:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MataraTv Matara

Matara TV is proudly presenting "Battle of Blues - 2013" The 113th Cricket Encounter of St. Thomas' Boys College Matara Matara and ST.Servatius College - Matara.


Battle of Blues - 2013 The 113th Cricket Encounter of SSC & STC

Published: March 23, 2013
Length: 18:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MataraTv Matara

Matara TV is proudly presenting "Battle of Blues - 2013" The 113th Cricket Encounter of St. Thomas' Boys College Matara Matara and ST.Servatius College - Matara.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Gabadaweediya

Gabadaweediya is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 5.95, 80.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Gabadawidiya

Gabadawidiya is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 5.95, 80.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Galagammana

Galagammana is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 5.96667, 80.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Galagammulla

Galagammulla is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 5.96667, 80.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Lenaduwa

Lenaduwa is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 5.98333, 80.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Maddumagegoda

Maddumagegoda is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 5.96667, 80.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Madihe East

Madihe East is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 5.93333, 80.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Madihe West

Madihe West is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 5.95, 80.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Matara.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Matara.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
マータラ, მატარა, Матара, මාතර, மாத்தறை, 馬塔拉