What are the major attractions in Galle?
Adventure is just around the corner at Galle Fort. It's one sight you'll usually find on most travelers' to-do lists. The National Maritime Museum and the Galle National Museum are also nearby and worth checking out.
What are the best road trip destinations near Galle?
If you find yourself with a little spare time and you don't mind traveling 16 miles, go and soak up Ambalangoda. This bustling place has a world of things to keep you engaged. Hikkaduwa National Park ought to be high up on your list here. The Natural Moonstone Mine and the Ariyapala Mask Museum are fantastic attractions too. The locals are also likely to point you towards Mirissa Beach, 18 miles away. If you can only see one attraction here, make sure it's Parevi Duwa. (But we'd also highly recommend Star Fort and Polhena Beach.)
Where are the best beaches near Galle?
Nothing says vacation like loading up the car with supplies and heading to the seaside. Galle has some awesome beaches close by, so bring along a book (and a kite if the wind's up) and make your way to one of these idyllic options:
- Jungle Beach (3 miles away).
- Unawatuna Beach (4 miles away).
- Ambalangoda Beach (16 miles away).
How can I get a cheap car rental in Galle?
Below are our top recommendations to grab the cheapest possible car rental:
- Compare as many different deals as you can (we make that chore as easy as ABC!);
- Subscribe to our Price Drop Alert and be informed immediately when prices fall for your destination;
- Before you hop behind the wheel, check out both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off locations to ensure you're getting your hands on the hottest deal in town;
- If your pickup and drop-off dates are not carved in stone, try scoring a better price by modifying the days of the week in your search;
- Pickup and drop-off times typically need to be similar (e.g, both 9 a.m.) or you could be required to pay for another full day;
- If you're hoping to save a few dollars, prepay for your rental and enjoy some of the cheapest rates around;
- The early bird catches the biggest worm, along with the best deals! Book now to drive off with some great savings, as well as your ideal set of wheels.