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Spotlight on Good Travel places to visit in southern Sri Lanka

Traveling in Sri Lanka? Check out these Good Market approved social enterprises, responsible businesses, and community initiatives that prioritize people and the planet. This list includes travel experiences and places to eat, shop, and stay from Ahangama to Dickwella. You can also find lists of Good Market approved enterprises for the south westsouth easteastcentral hillscultural triangle and north, and north west.

 

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Ahangama

Cafe Ceylon

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Cafe Ceylon is a restaurant and boutique villa opposite one of the best surf breaks in southern Sri Lanka. They are committed to environmental and social responsibility. The restaurant does not offer plastic water bottles, …

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Merchant House

Merchant House

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Merchant House offers villa accommodation near Ahangama on Sri Lanka’s southern coast. The colonial building is more than one hundred year old and has been carefully restored and modernized with four rooms…

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PALM

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

PALM offers rooms, suites, food, drinks, yoga, and a Crossfit gym in Ahangama on Sri Lanka’s southern coast. Their facilities were designed to protect the natural environment, maximize natural lighting and airflow, and …

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Sion Surf

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Sion Surf is a surf shop and cafe in southern Sri Lanka. They offer local coffee, tea, juices, juices, smoothies, freshly made baguettes, croissants, and other baked goods, and vegan options. Sion Surf provides free filtered water …

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Soul and Surf

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Soul & Surf offers surf and yoga retreat holidays, massage and therapy treatments, cafes, and retail outlets in carefully selected locations. They started in Kerala, India in 2010 and have since expanded to Sri Lanka, …

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UNA Bambu

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

UNA is building Sri Lanka’s first hotel from locally sourced bamboo. The space is designed to challenge perspectives on our built environment, support meaningful connection to the natural world without …

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Midigama

Ajna Food + Yoga

Ajna Food + Yoga

Midigama, Sri Lanka

Ajna Food + Yoga is a cafe and yoga studio in southern Sri Lanka that’s focused on sustainable business practices and bringing the community together for good coffee, healthy food, and yoga. Their vision is to …

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Surfing Wombats

Surfing Wombats

Midigama, Sri Lanka

Surfing Wombats offers food, accommodation, and adventure on Sri Lanka’s southern coast with a focus on social and environmental responsibility. The restaurant serves fresh juices, smoothies, breakfast, wood-fired …

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Weligama

Barberyn Beach Ayurveda Resort

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Barberyn Ayurveda Resorts offers Ayurvedic food, medical treatments, courses, and accommodation at three locations in southern Sri Lanka. Their commitment to sustainability extends beyond economic, social, and …

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Beatroot Hostels

Beatroot Hostels

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Beatroot offers hostel accommodation, healthy cafe options, and daily yoga in Weligama on Sri Lanka’s south coast. They are committed to providing a safe place for solo female travelers and promoting a culture of …

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Bunkyard

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Bunkyard Hostels aims to be “more than just a bed” in Sri Lanka. They have locations in central Colombo and the southern beach town of Weligama and offer dorms and private rooms that are furnished with locally …

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Ceylon Sliders

Ceylon Sliders

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Ceylon Sliders is a boutique hotel, cafe, and shop on Sri Lanka’s southern coast that is committed to supporting the surrounding community. They employ people from nearby villages, provide English classes, …

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Freedom Surf School

Freedom Surf

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Freedom Surf School offers affordable surf lessons, surf school courses, board rentals, and accommodation in Weligama, Sri Lanka. They organize weekly beach cleanups and recycling collection and encourage travelers …

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Hangtime Hostel

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Hangtime Hostel offers dorm and double room accommodation, a rooftop restaurant, a retail outlet, surfboard rental, yoga sessions, and local excursions in Weligama, Sri Lanka. Hangtime does not use plastic straws and …

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Nomad Café

Nomad Cafe | Boutique

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Nomad Café specializes in healthy, flavorful food and is committed to environmental responsibility. They avoid single-use plastics, source organic ingredients whenever possible, and promote plant-based foods. Nomad …

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Rise

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Rise is an Italian restaurant and guesthouse on the southern coast of Sri Lanka that is committed to supporting the local community. The restaurant hires people from the surrounding area and trains them to work in a …

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Mirissa to Matara

Ahimsa Vegan Cafe

Mirissa, Sri Lanka

Ahimsa Vegan Cafe offers all natural plant-based meals, snacks, desserts, and drinks. They are open in Mirissa during Sri Lanka’s southern surf season and in Arugam Bay during the east coast season. The cafe is locally …

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Podi Kade

Podi Kade

Mirissa, Sri Lanka

Podi Kade reuses, repaints, and upcycles waste materials. Their motto is “use what is around you.” They specialize in hand-painted wooden artwork and signboards made from ocean driftwood or scrap wood from …

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Surf SK Town

Matara, Sri Lanka

Surf SK Town is a locally owned retail outlet on the beach in southern Sri Lanka that specializes in upcycled clothing and accessories. Their shirts, dresses, kimonos, bags, and wallets are made locally from garment …

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Vyanni

Polhena, Sri Lanka

Vyanni was started to support and revitalize textile weaving in southern Sri Lanka. In order to highlight the value of these artisanal products and attract younger generations to learn the craft, they adhere to several…

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Matara to Dickwella

3 Sisters by Haritha Collection

Matara, Sri Lanka

Haritha Collection combines a Sri Lankan family legacy of heritage hotel management with a commitment to responsible tourism development. The brand brings together four unique destination experiences. …

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Amor Wellness

Amor Wellness

Dickwella, Sri Lanka

Amor Wellness is a socially and environmentally responsible spa in southern Sri Lanka. Rather than hiring externally, they train local community members to offer 5-star massages, facials, and other treatments. …

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Mond

Mond

Hiriketiya, Sri Lanka

Mond is a place for people to slow down, connect, experience, and create. The accommodation, cafe, bar, and creative studio were thoughtfully designed to inspire creativity and “help everyone who enters reconnect to …

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Wildlife and Ocean Resource Conservation

Wildlife and Ocean Resource Conservation

Urugamuwa, Sri Lanka

Wildlife and Ocean Resource Conservation (WORC) is a not-for-profit organization focused on conservation and ecosystem restoration in Sri Lanka. They support community-based sea turtle conservation in Panama and …

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