Attractions and Activities in and around CLAREMONT RESORT


The area is abundant with Marine Life which is the main live hood of people in the surroundings. Enjoy the scenery of fishing by the traditional method of draw net laid as far away as 10 Kilometers into deep sea. Drawing of net to shore by 10 – 30 people may take 2 – 5 hours. Buy your fresh fish on the beach.


Another feature is Tapping of the Flower of the Coconut Trees used in brewing of Coconut Alcohol. This unique feature of travel between coconut trees by a bridge made of Coir Rope connecting tree to tree at a height of approximately 10 meters above ground. To see is to believe. This is the first of its kind online employment of the world.


Rod and Tackle deep sea fishing expeditions by motor boat can be arranged by prior notice. Life Jackets will be provided.


Guests could walk along beach for meals to neighboring locations within 100 – 200 meters.


You could also enjoy an exterior well water bath drawing your own water with a bucket as done by villagers which will be an experience of a life time


Kalutara Temple

It is 10 minutes drive to Kalutara Temple which is one of the countries most holy places of worship and attracts both the South west Buddhist community and tourists to its golden Buddhist. Inside the Dogoba is a magnificent array of paintings describing the stories of Buddha. The 3 stories-high Kalutara Vihara, is a Buddhist temple built in the 1960s which holds the distinction of being the only shrine in the world that is hollow.


In 40 minutes , you can reach Bentota – the water-sports capital of Sri Lanka which is exclusive spot for surfers and jet skiers alike. The water sports centers surrounded are equipped with jet skis, water skis, surf boards, speed boats and much more. You have plenty of tips and information to aid . Whether you want to enjoy yourself with your friends on a banana boat or experience an adrenaline rush on a speed boat, Bentota is the place to be. Professional trainers can be scheduled for beginners.

Madu River

Madu ganga, known in ancient text as Weliganga(sandy river) is located in the coastal town of Balapitiya and is considered the last remaining tract of pristine mangrove forest in Sri Lanka after Bentota. A virgin habitat constituting a coastal wetland mangrove ecosystem and the fact that it’s bio-locked, meaning that it’s protected from outside influence to its native aquatic plant & animals.
A boat excursion is the best way to navigate and enjoy what’s on offer at Madu ganaga, a stretch of lake with almost placid water dotted with many islets. The famed temple where the higher ordination was carried out on a barge in 1803 of the Buddhist Amarapura nikaya sect can be seen, along the famous Kothduwa monastery.