Located 90-minute from the Bandaranaike International Airport Colombo, Ahungalla is a beach town stretched along the Indian Ocean on the south-west coast of Sri Lanka. Ahungalla is known primarily for its long white sandy beach, accompanied by a shady wide palm belt, swimmable ocean through the year considered to be one of the best on the island.
Walauwa The Villa Ahungalla is located in the totally quiet and peaceful fishing village of Ahungalla town, away from the busy, noisy, crowded and polluted beaches of touristic areas. The village people are extremely friendly and warm, always smiling and willing to help you anytime. Walauwa The Villa Ahungalla is a ideal choice for the Solo Travelers, Couples, Families, Group of Friends who are looking for a perfect beach holiday to relax with freedom away from the busy, noisy, crowded and polluted beaches of touristic areas! It's only 3-minute walk to the beach from Walauwa The Villa Ahungalla.
Everything you need is in the town of Ahungalla such as a big supermarket, fish market, fruit shops, food centers/ restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacy, bar/ wine stores and a bank with ATM. It's only 5-minute walk from Walauwa The Villa Ahungalla to reach everything close-by. Ahungalla railway station and bus station, both are 10-minute walk away.
Ahungalla is home to Sri Lanka's biggest preserve sea turtles project. Also to famous Madu River, Sri Lanka’s second largest wetland and it may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka. It's only 10-minute drive away.
The largest and most well-known building in the town is the luxury hotel, Heritance Ahungalla, designed by notable Sri Lankan architect, Geoffrey Bawa, and constructed from 1979 to 1981.
As with the entire region Ahungalla was devastated by the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. Ahungalla offers a warm and comfortable climate throughout the year around!