Vacationers looking forward to spending some relaxing time will find Wadduwa to be a wonderful destination. A quaint town located on the Colombo-Galle Road, Wadduwaattracts the attention of visitors because of its serene beaches and laidback atmosphere. Apart from sitting back and relaxing, visitors can also enjoy a variety of water sports like wind-surfing, jet-skiing, etc. The beach is surrounded by lush palm trees giving visitors suitable surroundings to enjoy a beach volleyball match and other activities.
Wadduwa has a variety of luxury and affordable accommodations that people can pick from. There are also various Ayurvediccenters that offer relaxing treatments for men and women. These treatments are quite relieving and help visitors relax completely. The waters off the beach of Wadduwa are excellent for swimming. Wadduwa is quite close to Bentota, Beruwala and Galle and is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding areas.
There are a few shops and stalls around Wadduwa that sell local items like handicrafts, souvenirs, trinkets made from gems and shells, etc. For an elaborate shopping experience Kalutara is a good place to visit.
The closest airport to Wadduwa is the Bandaranaike International Airport. The airport is around 76 Km from Wadduwa and can easily be accessed by bus, taxi and train. Direct taxis can be availed from the airport to Wadduwa but can cost around Rs 7600 to Rs 9800 depending on the type of taxi selected. Buses can be hired from Colombo Fort to Wadduwa.
There are a few halal restaurants around Wadduwa. Visitors can ask around the locals or it is best to head towards the nearby town of Kalutara where one can find a variety of options of halal food around the Mosque Road area.
There are no mosques in Wadduwa; however the nearby towns of Panadura, Bandaragama and Kalutara have a number of mosques. The nearest mosque to Wadduwa is in Bandaragama, the Jhishtiya Mosque. Other nearby mosques includeThakkiya Mosque, Atulugama Jummah Mosque in Bandaragama and Eluwila Jummah Mosque in Panadura.