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A hotel in Weligama is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Weligama hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Weligama are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Weligama hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Weligama hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Weligama have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Weligama
An upscale full service hotel facility in Weligama that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Weligama hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

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Historic inns and boutique hotels in Weligama
Boutique hotels of Weligama are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Weligama boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Weligama may be classified as luxury hotels.

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Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Weligama travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Weligama focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

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Guest houses and B&Bs in Weligama
A bed and breakfast in Weligama is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Weligama bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Weligama B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Weligama
Weligama hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Weligama hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Weligama
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Weligama hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Weligama lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in Weligama
Weligama timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Weligama often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Weligama on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in Weligama
A Weligama motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Weligama for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Weligama motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

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Weligama
වැලිගම
Weligama Beach
Weligama Beach
Weligama is located in Sri Lanka
Weligama
Weligama
Coordinates:  / 5.97389; 80.42944  / 5.97389; 80.42944
Country Sri Lanka
Province Southern Province
Population (2012)
• Total 72,511
Time zone Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone (UTC+5:30)
• Summer (DST) Summer time (UTC+6)

Weligama (Sinhalese: වැලිගම, Tamil: வெலிகாமம்) is a town on the south coast of Sri Lanka, located in Matara District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. The name Weligama, literally means "sandy village" which refers to the area's sandy sweep bay. It is approximately 144 kilometres (89 mi) south of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 9 metres (30 ft) above the sea level.

Weligama: History

The main industries are tourism and fishing. Weligama is a popular tourist destination and hosts several boutique hotels including an off shore islet known as Taprobane, which houses a villa constructed by the French Count de Mauny, and is currently owned by Geoffrey Dobbs. It was the birthplace of the scholar monk Weligama Sri Sumangala.

Weligama was significantly affected by the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, with 15% of the area destroyed, with over 2,200 houses damaged or washed away, and 469 reported deaths.

There are a number of sites of historical importance within Weligama and its vicinity, including a 3 metres (9.8 ft) high bas-relief statue of Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara, carved into the surrounding rock, between the 6th-9th century AD. It is known locally as Kusta Raja Gala or Rock of the Leper King and is thought to represent a king smitten with a skin disease (prossibly leprosy "kusta"), who was prompted in a vision to take coconut pulp and water for three months as a cure. When he fulfilled the vision his health was restored, he then commissioned his figure to be carved on the rock commemorating this miraculous cure. This sculpture is believed to be all that is left of the old Agrabodhi Vihara that was located there.

Weligama is recognised for its beeralu lace-making. First introduced by the Portuguese in the 16th century lace-making has remained a traditional handicraft along the coastal area of Weligama, with a number of households producing crochet and tatting lace.

The area is also famous for its distinct stilt fishermen, who erect a single pole in the chest-deep water on the beach, just few meters off-shore, where they perch on a cross bar and using bamboo fishing rods cast their lines out beyond the surf break to catch small fish.

Weligama: Transport

Weligama is located on the Coastal or Southern Rail Line (connecting Colombo through to Matara), and the A2 highway, connecting Colombo to Weligama.

Weligama: Demographics

Ethnicity Population % Of Total
Indian Tamils 26 0.04
Sinhalese 64,927 89.54
Sri Lankan Tamils 159 0.22
Sri Lankan Moors 7,366 10.16
Other (including Burgher, Malay) 33 0.05
Total 72,511 100

Weligama: Facilities

  • Weligama railway station
  • Weligama post office

Weligama: Attractions

  • Taprobane Island
  • Stilt Fisherman
  • Kusta Raja Gala
  • Lace-making

Weligama: Post and telephone

  • Sri Lanka 00 94
  • Area code 041
  • Postal code 81700

Weligama: See also

  • List of towns in Southern Province, Sri Lanka
  • List of beaches in Sri Lanka

Weligama: References

  1. "Tsunami Situation Report:Welignama". Jayawickreme Foundation. 2 April 2005. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  2. Gunther, Michael D. "Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara". Old Stones: The Monuments of Art History. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  3. Schokman, Derrick (12 April 2003). "The Kusta Raja Gala at Weligama". Daily News. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  4. Kannangara, Ananda (18 March 2012). "Beeralu Sustained as a Cottage Industry". Sunday Observer. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  5. Gu, Cindy (14 February 2012). "Stilt fishing of Weligama". China Daily. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  6. http://www.statistics.gov.lk/PopHouSat/CPH2011/Pages/Activities/Reports/cph2011Pub/pop32.pdf
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