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Bordered by mangroves, visit Mawella Lagoon.

Mawella Lagoon

The Mawella Lagoon, a natural attraction in Tangalle, is a kaleidoscope of rare, endemic flora and fauna that captivates anyone who attempts to explore the vast water body. The lagoon is famed for the many bird species that take refuge in the area, as the terrain along with the atmosphere is conducive for breeding and protecting the hatchlings! One of the most popular things to do here is to embark on a kayaking adventure or enjoy a slow boat cruise along the lagoon.

Nearest City
Tangalle
Key Highlight
Kayaking along the lagoon
Distance from Tangalle
7.5km

A Look into the Mawella Lagoon

  • The lagoon is home to endemic species of flora and fauna in Sri Lanka.
  • Most popular activities to engage in is kayaking or a boat ride.
  • More recently, the lagoon has become a local airport for seaplanes.
  • The lagoon is only 5 minutes away from our villas in Tangalle.

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