Welcome to the sandy village of Weligama, a fishing town in Southern Sri Lanka with a picture book view of the Weligama Bay, where the shore is white, surf is high and the life moves at a slower pace.
Why Stay with Us
Situated next to the breathtaking view of the world celebrated Weligama Bay, the Fisherman’s Bay hotel offers affordable accommodation to anyone looking to explore the buzzing fishing village of Weligama and beyond. Discover the Indian Ocean and Sri Lanka while enjoying your usual home comforts and a little bit more at the Fisherman’s Bay.
Stilt fishing, also known as Ritipenna in Sinhalese, has been a traditional fishing practice found among the fishing communities in the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka. Once prevalent in a limited number of localities including Induruwa, Koggala, Kumbalgama, Aranwala, Midigama, Thalarambe and Kathaluwa, stilt fishing has now spread deeper and further into the South of Sri Lanka as far as Weligama.
Discover the pleasure of dining by the Indian Ocean, at the Araliya, the main restaurant at the Fisherman’s Bay Hotel, Weligama. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant is open from 7.30 am in the morning to 10 pm in the night…