Catch you on the next wave
by and Tharushan Fernando
November marks the start of surf season in Sri Lanka, with Weligama topping the list for surf enthusiasts of all levels. Discover why Weligama is the ultimate surf destination in this update!
As November rolls around, surf enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies alike are setting their sights on Sri Lanka's southern coast. And when it comes to surfing in Sri Lanka, Weligama is a name that resonates with both beginners and seasoned surfers. In this update, we'll dive into what makes Weligama a must-visit surf destination and what you can expect in the upcoming surf season
The Surfing Paradise
Nestled along the southern coast, Weligama is renowned for its consistent waves, making it an ideal spot for surfing in Sri Lanka. Whether you're a beginner looking to catch your first wave or a pro searching for the perfect swell, Weligama has something for everyone.
Why Weligama Stands Out
Consistent Waves: The surf in Weligama is known for its consistency, offering a range of waves suitable for all skill levels.
Affordable Prices: Surfing in Weligama is not only exhilarating but also budget-friendly, making it accessible for everyone.
Vibrant Surf Culture: With numerous surf schools and camps, the surf culture in Weligama is thriving and welcoming.
Best Times to Surf in the Southern Coast
The southern coast of Sri Lanka, which includes Weligama, Ahangama, Mirissa, and Hikkaduwa, offers prime surfing conditions from November to April.
November to January: Ideal for beginners, with smaller, more manageable waves.
February to April: Perfect for more experienced surfers, featuring larger swells and more challenging conditions.
What's New This Season
As part of our surf update, here's what's new and exciting in Weligama for the upcoming season:
Surf Schools and Camps Several new surf schools and camps have opened up, offering a variety of packages that cater to different skill levels.
Eco-Friendly Initiatives In line with global sustainability efforts, many local businesses are adopting eco-friendly practices, from using sustainable surfboards to organizing beach clean-ups.
Safety Measures While Weligama is generally considered safe for surfing, it's essential to be aware of potential risks, such as rip currents and sharks. Always follow safety guidelines and consult local surf schools for the most current information.
Weligama continues to be a top destination for surfing in Sri Lanka, offering a blend of consistent waves, affordability, and a welcoming surf culture. As we gear up for another exciting surf season starting this November, there's no better time to plan your surf trip to Weligama.
Extend Your Surf Adventure with the W15 Collection
As you consider your surf plans for the upcoming season, don't overlook the luxury and convenience offered by the W15 Collection. Located only about 10 km apart, both W15 Weligama and W15 Ahangama provide unique experiences. While Weligama is bustling with surf culture, Ahangama offers the tranquility of an idyllic fishing village.
W15 Weligama is the perfect spot to unwind after a day of riding the waves. Enjoy a quick dip in the pool, savor hearty dishes, or sip a tropical cocktail while groovy tunes set the mood. On-site amenities include a professional masseuse, surfboard rentals, and lessons for your convenience.
For those seeking a quieter retreat, W15 Ahangama is a beautifully designed boutique villa that promises contemporary luxury in a tranquil setting. Situated a few hundred meters inland off the Ahangama coastline, the villa is a haven of peace and luxury.
Both locations offer easy access to some of the area's most pristine and hidden away beach spots, perfect for those looking to explore beyond the waves. Whether it's the vibrant life of Weligama or the serene beauty of Ahangama, your perfect surf getaway awaits you on Sri Lanka's southern coast.
Tharushan FernandoContent Creator
Former journalist, copywriter, concept developer and digital media professional. Has been in the field of professional writing for over 10 years, with experience in a variety of industries, including advertising, content writing and news. He is currently working as the content writer for Steradian Capital Investments and w15 collection .
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