Koggala / Ahangama Sri Lanka
Travel & Accommodation Guide
Koggala is a strange strip of abandoned holiday resorts, 5* hotels, Boutique Villas and ATM machines. The beaches are definitely uncrowded and the Koggala River and Koggala Lake are attracting many nature lovers.
Ahangama is wide stretched village on Sri Lanka's South Coast. with beautiful beaches and some of the best surf spots on the island.
Many little shops are close by, perfect for your daily needs. Little beach restaurants offer fresh seafood and provide excellent views overlooking the picturesque Bay.
An interesting place to visit in Koggala are Buddhist hermitages which are situated on a couple of islets on the Koggala lake.
The hermitages which may be visited with prior permission.
Ahangama is still a "secret" destination visited mostly by surfers and “insiders” looking for a place to relax away from the crowds.
The choice of accommodation is ranging from budget guesthouses, surf bungalows to stylish hotels.
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