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Weligama City

Yet another tourist hotspot in the south, Weligama is a unique bay beach and popular for scuba diving and surfing. It is a fantastic experience to see stilt fishing just few meters offshore. Weligama is also famous for its lace weaving industry which was introduced by Portuguese in the 16th century. This beach destination lies about 19 km north of Matara and hosts a number of boutique hotels and resorts; Taprobane is a popular islet in the Weligama Bay which houses a small French villa.

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