Sri Lanka 2015-16 Surf Season (Oct - May) Book your room at Lions Rest Hotel

Ketature Beach House,
Weligama, open all year

KBH-ArtB6-04-Sri-Lanka-LogoKetature Beach House, is a simple, clean family home-stay located at the end of Abimanagama Road, 10 meters from the beach. The guest house is ideally suited to staycation surfers, most people stay 1 month or more. Room 1 at 3500 LKR per night, Room 3 is a large double at 3500 LKR, Room 2 is a large twin double for 4000 LKR. All include breakfast.

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Guest House Rooms

There are three double rooms in the guest house. The price of room is 3000 LKR including breakfast. Minimum 5 nights stay, chances are you won’t want to leave, please book early as this is a popular budget destination and there is unlikely to be last minute availability.

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Room 1

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Room 2

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Room 3

The is a 3rd room is a new addition this year and is by the garden, similar bathroom to Room 2.

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KBH 2nd Floor Apartment

A two room, private apartment with a single bathroom is also available. The apartment rates are 10,000 LKR per night for up to 4 people including breakfast.

KBH Restaurant

Each day a traditional, mouth-watering, Sri Lankan curry and rice is cooked for the family and willing Surf South Sri Lanka friends. The menu varies on a daily basis with fish, chicken and seasonal vegetables freshly sourced each morning from the local market and fishermen. Lunch or dinner is great value at from 500 LKR for rice and curry and around 2000  LKR per person for a fish BBQ, with generous portions. They make a great effort to vary menu each day and ensure you try new dishes so you won’t be disappointed for choice. To reserve your place at the table you need to book by 6 pm the previous day and ask for any preferences. Private tables can be arranged for big groups.

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Address & Directions

Abimangama Road, Ketature Beach, Weligama, Sri Lanka.

KBH Phone (mobile) +94 (0)779077668

**Difficult to find at night – sketchy internet reception – please copy and print this.**

The Guest House located 20m from Katature beach, at the end of Abimanagama Road, it has no sign but is the house closest to the beach with an elephant and rice on the door post, coloured roof lights ant night.  Sriyani runs the Kavishka Batik shop on the beach so best to meet there. You can also walk from Gurubebila beach to the left if you are facing the sea.

You can walk along the beach path left of Gurubebila or down Abimanagama Road. The turning is by the pottery shops on the main Matara beach road, just south of the Barbarian Road if you are heading towards Weligama.

Abimanagama Road is located at the junction of the Weligama Bypass road (AB41) and Matara Road (A2). There is a row of shops selling pots by this road and it is also signposted to Cape Weligama 5* Hotel (not the Jungle beach road). Also on the other side is “Barbarian Hotel road” is next to Abimanagama Road

A Tuk Tuk from Weligama Station about 300 Rupees will take you most of the way and to the top of the hill but then the road turns into a dirt track you have to walk 200m and then back on a concrete road on a steep hill to the beach. You need to take the dirt track that heads straight down, slighty to the right not the one that bends to the left. This will take you to the beach. The guest house is in the two buildings just before.

Bring a good torch for night walks across the beach and for the 100m of no street lights at the beginning of the dirt track.

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Ketature Beach

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The beach a great private swimming beach about 200m wide, with couple of sun loungers and two batik shops in each corner selling a range of light weight sarongs, dresses, shirts and carved souvenirs. Chances are you will have the beach to yourself although you may have to share with the occasional guest from the Barbarian Ayurvedic or Cape Weligama Resorts either side.

Ketature beach is good for swimming, in the middle, take care of currents and shallow reef on either side.

Surfing Ketature Beach

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On a glassy day it is possible to surf just left of Kaviska Batik shop if the swell is over 4ft, about a 100m ride and a very shallow reef to exit. OK if you staying or passing though on a SUP but we wouldn’t recommend it for a day out.

Jungle Beach (aka Red Rock beach) on the left has two great reef right and left breaks. It can be shallow, especial when the wave sucks up to the reef so take care for your ability.

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