Best Things To Do in Matara, Sri Lanka

Whether you're visiting Matara for a few days or are a localite, Matara is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Matara. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Matara. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Matara. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Matara keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Matara listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Matara which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Matara will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Matara recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Matara

Here is the list of things to do in Matara and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Matara Church - Our Lady Of Matara Image

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Matara Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

    If you are looking for a beautiful and peaceful place to offer your prayers to the Almighty, then the Matara Church - Our Lady of Matara is one church you can visit. A Roman Catholic church devoted to the Virgin Mary, this church is located in the beautiful coastal town of Matara, Sri Lanka and is nestled right beside the coastline. A great plac...Read more
  2. Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Weherahena Rd, Matara, Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka is home to many beautiful Buddhist temples. One of these is Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya. The temple was built by Anagarika Dharmapala. This huge temple is located on a 3-acre land and is visited by many tourists. The temple is famous for its sacred Bo-tree and a huge Buddha statue. Apart from this, the temple also has a tu...Read more
  3. Infinity Surfcamp Sri Lanka

    Address: 46/8 Kurunduwatta, Beach Road, Browns Hill, Matara, Sri Lanka

    One of the best surfing spots for beginners in Matara, the Infinity Surfcamp Sri Lanka boasts of safe waters, impressive sceneries and untouched nature. Not just suitable for beginners, this surfcamp is ideal for surfers of all levels of experience. The breeze, the tropical climate, the well-maintained equipment, ample safety precautions and pr...Read more
  4. Maatr Boodhiy Image

    Address: Main St, Matara, Sri Lanka

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    Jayana Dimithri Nirmani Gunaweera

    This is a Buddhist religious place and a sacred place. This place was built in commemoration of a friendship by king Kalidasa.

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  5. Sri Lanka Sup Image

    Address: Abaya Niwasa, Madiha (West), Kamburugamuwa, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka

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    Lalith Raveendra Kodikara


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