Balapitiya is a coastal town in Sri Lanka, in the South West region. It is a small fishing village which is untouched by the mass tourism. Located 2 hours away from Colombo, this location is famous for beach stays and family getaways. It is also closest to Bentota, Kosgoda, Aluthgama and Galle Sri Lanka’s top locations for tourism.
Things to do in Balapitiya
- Take a trip to the Kosgoda turtle conservation sites and hatcheries
- Visit Aluthgama, famous for mask making
- Travel to Galle to visit Sri Lanka’s UNESCO heritage site
- Visit the Madu Ganga bio diversity area, and take a river safari