At South Point Villas we provide our guests with holidays that are memorable.
Our properties are ideally located to give our guests every opportunity to relax, unwind as well as enjoy exotic dishes, breathtaking sites and many cultural activities.
Activities at South Point
- Elephant for the day
- Ayurvedic massage and Yoga classes
- Snorkeling and fishing
- Whale watching (seasonal)
- Culinary classes
- Fireworks display
Places of interest within 5 to 30 minutes
- Tea estate and Factory tour
- Galle Fort – UNESCO Heritage Site
- Turtle Hatchery
- Unawatuna and Mirissa – beach and cafes
- Surfing and Boat Rides
- Udawalawe and Yala Wildlife Parks
- Sinharaja Rainforest
- Bird Park – Hambantota, and Drive through Zoo
If you wish to ride, feed and take photographs with an elephant, the Manager can make arrangements to have an elephant accompanied by a Mahout brought to the villa.
We hire at the request of guests elephants that are nurtured and well cared for by those, who for generations, have been taking care of these gentle ‘giants.’
Hire an Elephant for the day
Handunagoda Tea Estate, family owned and dating back to more than a century, is a low country tea plantation and factory. It is the only tea plantation closest to the sea.
Visitors are taken on a guided tour of the factory and the estate, and treated to cake and tea at the planter’s bungalow.
Sri Lanka is an Angler’s paradise. If you are a serious Angler, we suggest you bring your equipment.
Boats available at South Point from October to April.
Snorkeling within the reef opposite South Point Villas. Also at Jungle beach and Mirissa.
Surfing Centre with instructors, close by.
Fishing/ Surfing/ Snorkelling
Our Chefs will be happy to demonstrate preparing your meals.
If you feel adventurous, do try out the different spices used in Sri Lankan cuisine.
Please note: No charge is levied for the demonstration.
Udawalawe Wildlife Sanctuary: Sight wild elephants as well as experience nature in its true form.
Yala Wildlife Sanctuary: Almost all of Sri Lankan Fauna are found in the sanctuary.
A World Heritage Site since 1989, the virgin rainforest is an eco-tourism destination.
Home to a great diversity of flora and fauna, and a vast repository of Sri Lanka’s endemic species that cannot be found elsewhere in the world.
Sinharaja Rain forest
The Turtle Hatchery is located at Habaraduwa, 10 minutes drive away.
Eggs are collected from the fishermen, and when they hatch, the baby turtles are released to the sea.
Blue whales and dolphin watching can be arranged in Mirissa and Galle.
Expeditions can be arranged from October to April.
Whales and Dolphins
Peacock Point is a 12 acre tropical fruit garden inter-cropped with tea, cinnamon and coconut. Guests are able to taste fruits, grown chemical free. Plenty of wild peacocks and different varieties of birds can be observed.