This fantastic Fort in Galle was built by the Portuguese in 1588 before being extensively fortified by the Dutch in the 1600s. Recognised by UNESCO, it was declared a World Heritage Site in 1988 and is now home to a wonderful array of shops and restaurants. Around 30 mins away.
Martin Wickramasinghe folk museum.
A novelist and champion of Sri Lankan folk culture. 8km 15mins.
Handungoda Tea Estate. Herman Gunaratne’s award winning Virgin White tea estate. 7km 20mins.
Islands on Lake Koggala.
Visit the Cinnamon Island, Bird Island or the wonderful Talathuduwa Temple Island by boat.
The Beautiful beaches of Unawatuna, Wijaya and Thalpe just approx 20 mins away.