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Weligama Holidays, Sri Lanka

Weligama holidays

On the south coast of beautiful Sri Lanka is the picturesque resort of Weligama. This could well be the ideal place for holidays in Sri Lanka – Weligama still retains its charm as a traditional fishing village whilst also catering for the needs and comforts of holiday visitors.

When you opt for a holiday in Weligama, you'll find a splendid and unspoilt beach that will make you feel as though you have arrived in paradise. There are no crowds here; the enduring image of your holiday in Sri Lanka will perhaps be the sight of local fishermen on stilts.

As well as beach life, our holidays in Weligama also cater for those who want to experience more of what Sri Lanka has to offer. Weligama itself is a good base from which to explore and visitors will find everything from rubber and coconut plantations to ancient temples and spice gardens. And for nature lovers, the exotic wildlife will be a pleasure to see and hear: there is plenty to experience at the many National parks on the island.

Cheap holidays in Weligama, Sri Lanka

If a holiday in Weligama sounds attractive, then we have just what you're looking for. Check out our Weligama hotels and see what's available to cater for your comfort and relaxation.

Get away from it all on a Weligama holiday

Don't forget that choosing Mercury Direct to go away with means we'll take care of everything. We're experts at arranging Sri Lanka holidays so we can make sure everything is organised for you, including flights, transfers and accommodation. Just leave it to us.

Weather and Climate

Sri Lanka has a typically tropical climate, temperature and humidity (approx 70%) remain high all year round, although on the coast a light coastal breeze makes this heat comfortable. Inland, the heat is significantly reduced due to the higher altitude. Rainfall is highest in May, and in Oct/Nov. The south-western coast has higher rainfall than the rest of the country, although many people find this a refreshing break, generally this occurs in the afternoon and is accompanied by thunder. The highest rainfall occurs in May (371mm) and the lowest is Feb (69mm). There is an average of 6-8 hours of sunshine per day, all year round.

Sri Lanka Temperatures

Fact File

  • Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee
  • Average Flying time: 10-14 hours
  • Minimum temperature: 29°C
  • Maximum temperature: 31°C
  • Spoken Language(s): Sinhala, Tamil, English
  • Visa (UK Passport Holders): Sri Lanka has introduced a compulsory visa for all visitors which can be issued before travel or on arrival. We would strongly recommend that these are purchased prior to travel either by calling "The Travel Visa Company" on 01270 250590 and quoting Mercury Holidays, who will be happy to arrange this for you at the cost of a visa plus a small admin fee or by going onto directly. (Children under the age of 12 will also require a visa and this can be done at the time of parents/guardians visa application)

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