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Coastal fishing village in SriLanka

Coastal fishing village in SriLanka

Duration:10.5 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Beruwala is my hometown and I have lived in this Southern Sri Lankan coastal town for over 30 years. Over the years, I have experienced a multitude of cultural facets in my village which has rendered me a local expert. I have grown up helping my uncles cast their fishing nets in the sea, watching local toddy tappers and coconut treacle makers harvest their produce, and helping my mother cook our…
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What we’ll do

This nature-culture oriented travel experience starts by picking you up from the Beruwala town at 9.00 am. Then we will be heading to the beach where fish net is being pulled to the shore by local fishermen. you can take part in pulling the fish net called 'ma dala'. Once the extra large sack of fish called 'madiya' comes to the shore, you will receive your fair share of bountiful harvest. In…

What else you should know

This experience is totally based on village where luxuries of modern life is minimal. please be prepared to go through local way of life. Due to bad weather or any other reason if the fish net is not casted, we will take you to the local fish market where we are able to obtain fish.

What I’ll provide

Snacks, Lunch, Dinner and Dessert
Traditional SriLankan meals with deserts and snacks
Juice, Tea and Water
King coconut or young coconut water. Tea. Fresh water.
Car
Tuk tuk or van ride depending on the size of group from Beruwala town to the beach and from beach to village and back.

What to bring

Short trousers in order to be prepared to pull the fish net at waist level deep sea
Hats, caps, sunglasses

Where you'll be

The coastal town called Beruwala located in the south west coast of SriLanka. Coastal village of Magalkanda [ma- large, gal-rocky, kanda- hill],adjescent to Beruwala.

Activity advisory

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

What to bring

Short trousers in order to be prepared to pull the fish net at waist level deep sea

More tips

This experience is totally based on village where luxuries of modern life is minimal. please be prepared to go through local way of life. Due to bad weather or any other reason if the fish net is not casted, we will take you to the local fish market where we are able to obtain fish.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Dharmasri
Coastal fishing village in SriLanka
New experience
£38/person
New experience
£38/person