24 Hostels in Weligama, Sri Lanka

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Get to know Weligama (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Weligama. To help you make friends with Weligama before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Weligama, Sri Lanka, is a beautiful beach town on the southern side of the tropical island. The Sinhalese town literally means sandy village, and that is exactly what it is with a long, sandy bay where surfers catch waves and fishermen catch local fish. Weligama is confidentially located just under ninety miles south of Colombo and can be reached by train, bus, or private taxi. Lots of backpackers even choose to rent their own tuk tuk to drive around while they explore Sri Lanka.

There are many hostels in Weligama, Sri Lanka; most Weligama, Sri Lanka hostels are beachfront, or nearby. Weligama, Sri Lanka hostels tend to offer a variety of surf lessons for beginners and board rental and transport to the best surf spots for experts. Some Weligama, Sri Lanka hostels even offer twice daily yoga lessons to help guest stretch their tired muscles after a long day of surf, sand, and sun.

Weligama welcomes warm weather most days of the year with some rain -- mainly storms in the evening in the summer months of June and July. The area did suffer from the earthquake and tsunami in the early twenty-first century, which destroyed many houses. Weligama tourism has helped to restore a sense of normality here and many Weligama, Sri Lanka hostels are committed to assisting the community and hire local workers. Most Weligama, Sri Lanka hostels also have cafes that specialize in Western food but Weligama town, where the bus station is located, has lots of great street food to try.

Most hostels in Weligama, Sri Lanka, offer rooms that are cooled with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and on-site breakfast. Weligama, Sri Lanka hostels tend to offer both budget dorm rooms and luxury private rooms. Most Weligama, Sri Lanka hostels offer a surf-and-yoga package generally for a week that will also include meals, so plan to stay in Weligama for a week or ask in advance if you can book a shorter package. Weligama is located between Galle and Mirissa, and backpackers usually are coming from one beach and headed to the next.

Written by local enthusiast for Weligama hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Weligama hostels Lola

FAQ about Weligama Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Weligama. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Weligama. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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We Escape is the best hostel in Weligama for families.
Mudra Hostel Weligama and Nature Rex are the best rated hostels in Weligama for female solo travellers.
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Bunkyard Hostels Weligama is the best rated hostel for partying in Weligama.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Weligama

Your Packing List for Weligama

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Weligama Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Weligama, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
24 Total number of hostels
10 Party hostels in Weligama
Bunkyard Hostels Weligama is the best rated
6.1 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Mirissa North (4 Km / 2 mi.)
Midigama East (4 Km / 2 mi.)
Mirissa (5 Km / 3 mi.)
Ahangama (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Habaraduwa Koggala (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Matara (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Talalla (21 Km / 13 mi.)

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