Midigama is a city in Weligama.
Weligama is a lively fishing town where you can experience a great mix of local culture and surfers chilling out.
Midigama is a relaxed beach town next to Weligama with uncrowded surf and friendly locals. Midigama is what Hikkadua was in the 70's and now lacks.
Buses running around the coast pass along the Colombo to matara road every 20minutes or more frequently 24 hours per day.
Direct trains to Midigama departure daily three times at 06:55 am (#8050), 2:25 pm (#8056) and 06:05 pm (#8766). Weligama is served more frequently and Midigama is reached quickly via tuktuk.
Tuk tuk: more expensive than buses but take you door to door. approx 700rupee from Midigama to Galle, 150-200rupee to Welligama. Bus: cheap and easy way to get around the main features but is restricted to the main roads. Pass along road every 10-20minutes.
There are multiple surf breaks within walking distance along the coast. Lazy lefts - popular left hand reef break with easy take off and long walls great for mid range surfers. Ram's - A frame reef break with steep take off and hollow sections on both right and left, beware shallow reef. The surfing season is from Okt-Apr. Best conditions can be found in March.
Beach: great for swimming snorkeling and relaxing when not surfing.
Dive: Scuba dive with Weligama Bay Dive Centre. The only PADI registered Dive School in the area. They offer Fun Dives $35; Discovery Dive $60; Open Water and Advanced courses. They have a number of great dive spots where you can see Turtles, Rays,a lot of fish life and you may even be lucky enough to see a whale shark!
Go Whale Watching and see a Blue Whale
Local guest houses provide good local foods and limited drink (beer and soft drink) for reasonable prices.