If you're captivated by cultural beliefs, visit Our Lady of Matara Shrine, a renowned shrine in the community. If you're intrigued by this attraction and would like to spend a night or two nearby, look into Polhena Reef Garden and Reef Edge. You'll have a blast frolicking in the waves, and wandering along the shore at Polhena Beach. You can visit this attraction everyday, especially if you stay at Thisara Villa and Pointe Sud.
For some alternatives, try out the Weligama Bay Resort and the Talalla Retreat. They are 12 kilometres and 8 kilometres respectively from the center. Others include the Bay Beach Weligama, 13 kilometres away, and the Mandara Resort, 11 kilometres.
If you want to explore some close by cities, consider Mirissa Beach and Denipitiya. Journey 10 kilometres to the west of Matara and you'll locate Mirissa Beach. That said, Denipitiya is 11 kilometres to the west. Accommodations in Mirissa Beach include the W15 and Riverside Cabanas. The Peacock Villa and Mirissa Hills Resort are some of the better ones in Denipitiya.
Hotels in Matara start at AU$37 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.