Galle is one of the cities in Sri Lanka that is adored by many for its cultural significance and the countless things to do. Galle Fort among other attractions take lead as the most popular attraction in the city. If you’re planning a vacation with family and children to Galle, here are a few interesting things you can do.

Gale evening
Gale evening image by calflier001via Wikimedia Common, CC BY-SA 2.0

Most luxury hotels in Galle provide impeccable service and offer the best amenities, not to mention the stunning sea views with coconut tree hues and breathtaking sunsets. Check in to a great hotel such as KK Beach and experience a relaxing vacation for you and your family. Indulge in some great local and international cuisines during your stay!

Surf Lessons!

Escape the ordinary with some surf lessons on the beach with your family for a fun-filled day. You can find child-friendly waves in Weligama, a little towards the South of Galle. These local surf schools are very welcoming and easy to find, right under the trees by the bay.


If you and your family are huge foodies, Galle will be a paradise for you! There are so many cute cafes and restaurants in Galle Fort when you take a walk down streets, serving the most delectable range of food and beverages to enjoy on a hot summer day. Don’t forget to bite your teeth into some gelato to beat the heat!