Aluthgama is located to the South of Colombo and offers you the opportunity to explore the surrounding area whilst still enjoying the wonders of the islands glorious sandy beaches.
Separated from Bentota by a bridge, Aluthgama offers you a unique holiday destination with an assortment of water sport and activities on the Bentota Ganga. There are a variety of accommodation options in the vicinity and a small, busy market place for you to explore in order to gain firsthand experience of Sri Lankan culture. The Galapota Temple which is in the vicinity is believed to have initially been built during the 12th century, but was subsequently destroyed by the Dutch during their rule over the coastal belt of the island in the 16th century. The temple was later rebuilt. Scenic boat rides are also offered along the Bentota Ganga and is a pleasant way to spend a late afternoon.