in Southern Province, Sri Lanka
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.975 and 80.430 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 58' 30" and E 80° 25' 46"
- 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: 08:26 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:04 am and 5:52 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -0.850 and -91.033 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Santo Tomas
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,1 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: 2023-12-05 08:27:35
Delve into Weligama
Weligama in Southern Province with it's 22,179 habitants is a town located in Sri Lanka about 77 mi (or 124 km) south-east of Colombo, the country's capital town.
Time in Weligama is now 08:26 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Weligama, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Koggala Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 12 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 15 mi (or 24 km), West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Galle, Ratnapura, Colombo, Badulla and Katunayaka. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F
|Morning Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 78 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 76% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 6th of December 2023
29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Thursday, 7th of December 2023
29°C (85 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Friday, 8th of December 2023
28°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa
Eraeliya Villas & Gardens
Asanka Surf House
Vista Aone Calm Palace
Vista Orchid Rest
Vista Bamboo Garden
Vista Calm Rest Guesthouse
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Weligama/Sri Lanka 2014 - Short Version
Short roundup of our surftrip to Weligama/Sri Lanka in 2014. Please have mercy with my video editing skills.
all's weligama that ends weligama
kooktastic longboard wave sliding in sri lanka's weligama bay, with coaching and filming by john ellis from surf south west.
அல்குர்ஆனும் ரமளானும் - Moulavi Mazeer (abbasi) (15-06-2014)
தலைப்பு : அல்குர்ஆனும் ரமளானும் உரை : மௌலவி மஸீர் (அப்பாஸி) Al-Qur'aanum Ramalaanum - Moulavi...
На второй день самостоятельной поездки по Шри-Ланке на машине мы приехали в придорожное кафе
На второй день нашего самостоятельного путешествия по Шри-Ланке на машине мы поехали их Хиккадувы в форт...
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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.
Taprobane Island is a rocky private island with one villa, located just off the southern coast of Sri Lanka opposite the village of Weligama. The island was named after the old Greek word for Sri Lanka. The island was previously owned by the Count de Maunay who, exiled from France, fell in love with Weligama Bay. It was he who had the villa built on this tiny island. Another previous owner was the American author and composer Paul Bowles.
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These districts belong to Weligama.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Weligama.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: