Induruwa & Kosgoda are very small towns located in Southern Province in Sri Lanka. Induruwa is 67 Kms (42 Miles) south of Colombo and just 5 Kms (3 Miles) to Kosgoda from Induruwa. The area with a beautiful, un-crowded beach stretch offers the sight of a scenic village life at a comfortable distance from Colombo. It is fast becoming a major tourist hotspot along Sri Lanka's west coast.
Induruwa is a small fishing village stretching along a small creek. The sandy beaches are ideal for long walks, sun bathing and swimming. With its local market, small shops and an excellent choice of accommodation of all types, Induruwa caters for individual travellers and families alike.
Kosgoda is also a small coastal town is becoming one of the most vibrant tourist areas due to the location of beautiful beaches, Kosgoda Lagoon (perfect place for bird watching and boat trips)
Kosgoda beach is world famous for its sea turtle conservation projects. The hatcheries pay fishermen for eggs that they collect at night along the long sandy beach. Although October to April is the main laying season, some eggs (mostly green turtles) can be found at Kosgoda throughout the year. The natural beach of Kosgoda with lots of plant life, less human activity and construction is unique for the area and ideal for sea turtle nesting.
Induruwa & Kosgoda provides an ideal quiet location away from the hustle and bustle of crowded cities and is a prime destination for those looking to relax mind and body and for writers needing intense concentration.
From Airport : Take Katunayake Colombo Expressway (E03) / Outer Circular Highway (E02) / Southern Expressway (E01) Exit from the 4th interchange Welipanna to Induruwa and continue 5 kms (3 Miles) to Kosgoda
From Airport : Take Puttalam - Colombo main road (A003) / Colombo – Galle main Road (A002). (However the drive on the A003/A 002 will be more time consuming than other option)
From Colombo : Take the Southern Railway (Colombo/Matara) disembark at Induruwa station or at Kosgoda Station. Please log in to : Sri Lanka Railway Official Website For train timings
If you are travelling by Air you can either charter an Air Taxi or a Helicopter from the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) or from Colombo and land in Bentota Aerodrome, which is approximately 5 kms (3 Miles) away from Induruwa.