Luxury holidays in Ahangama
When to go
From October to April Ahangama is as pleasant as can be; December does bring the winter-sun crowd to the coast, but spring is more serene. If you want to see turtles hatch, arrive from November.
PlanesMost visitors fly into Colombo and make their way along the shoreline. Bandaranaike International is a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Ahangama.
TrainsTrains from Colombo Fort take the scenic route along the coast, passing through beauty spots Bentota and Hikkaduwa and colonial city Galle. However, carriages can be packed and seats in short supply, so it’s one for the experience.
AutomobilesIf you can afford it, save yourself some hassle by hiring a private driver already au fait with the chaos of Sri Lankan traffic. It’s possible to drive – and for an extra authentic road trip, you could hire a tuk-tuk – but be sure to register your licence with the proper authorities first, and brace yourself for a wild ride.