Ketature Beach House
Ketature Beach House is a simple family run, surf-home-stay 25m from beautiful Ketature Beach, in south west Sri Lanka. The guest house is ideally suited to staycation surfers, couples, small groups and surf family’s. Three nights minimum stay, with many guests staying one month or more, chances are you won’t want to leave. KBH is so far 100% Surf South Sri Lanka guests and has many in the family returning with friends so it realy is a bit of a secret from us.
The road to Ketature Beach House is between Gurubebila village and Weligama Harbour and takes you far away from the noise and bustle of the main road and town. Surrounded by tropical forest and palm trees, it’s a perfect quiet hangout. Check the swell from an epic, south facing roof terrace before you head out to a great selection of beginner to intermediate surf breaks. Perfect also for sunrise and sunset yoga.
The guest house is open all year with peak times between Nov and Apr. Rooms have ensuite bathrooms and celling fans, towels and four poster, mosquito nets. Please ask about small extra beds for children. Breakfast is included. A variety of continental and local breakfast different every day. Refreshing seasonal fruit and vegetable juices. Lavazza or local coffee and Dilmah Sri Lankan teas.
The main surf season in the south west of Sri Lanka is between October-April with Dec-Jan-Mar offering the best swells and minimum winds. On a good swell the shallow reef break becomes surfable at high tide. You are perfectly located to get to the next bays with some of the best waves in the region. Walking, you have a powerful left and right at Jungle Beach, Walliwala and a great rights at Coconuts and Plantation in Gurubebila. By Tuk Tuk or scooter, Weligama the beginners beach break is just 10 minutes west and you are 15 minutes east to Kabalana beach and classic A-Frame – The Rock. Rams, a barrelling right, Lazy Left and Devils Rock are popular Midigama – Ahngama surf breaks on the way. Dan on ‘Danagama Left’, Ketature Beach Surf Point.
Ketature Beach a great private swimming and snorkelling beach about 200m wide.
There are two double rooms, a two double bed large room and a first floor, two room family apartment (bookable separatley). The guest house is open all year with peak times between Nov and Apr. Rooms have ensuite bathrooms and celling fans, towels and four poster, mosquito nets. Please ask about small extra beds for children. Breakfast is included. A variety of continental and local breakfast different every day. Refreshing seasonal fruit and vegetable juices. Lavazza or local coffee and Dilmah teas.
Prices are per night and in local Sri Lankan Rupees (LKR) and include breakfast. Low season discount is 30% between May and October.
Small Double – Room 1 – 2P – Sheltered ground floor
Twin Double – Room 2 – 4P – Two large double beds
Large Double – Room 3 – 3P – Garden room with large windows
Two Room Family Apartment – 4P - 1st floor jungle view, exceptional terrace
Childrens beds can be added also, please let us know if you want an extra bed for a small local charge.
From December to March the family run a daytime sea food restaurant and juice bar. Evenings are pre bookable for couples to large groups. Anything from grilled fish, prawns and cuttlefish, fresh salads, guacamole and ceviche. The Guest House kitchen also has a unique range of Sri Lankan rice and curries, seasonal vegetable, fish and chicken. Food is freshly prepared from natural ingredients so best to pre order a little earlier if you are a big group.
The Guest House located 20m from Ketature beach, at the end of Abimanagama Road, it has no sign but is the house closest to the beach with an elephant and rice on the door post, colored roof lights ant night. You can also walk from Gurubebila beach to the left if you are facing the sea.
Abimanagama Road is located at the junction of the Weligama Bypass road (AB41) and Matara Road (A2). There is a row of shops selling pots by this road and it is also signposted to Cape Weligama 5* Hotel (not the Jungle beach road). Also on the other side is “Barbarian Hotel road” is next to Abimanagama Road
A Tuk Tuk from Weligama Station about 300 Rupees will take you most of the way and to the top of the hill but then the road turns into a dirt track (signpost to KBH) you have to walk 200m and then back on a concrete road on a steep hill to the beach. You need to take the dirt track that heads straight down, slighty to the right not the one that bends to the left. This will take you to the beach. The guest house is in the two buildings just before.
Bring a good torch for night walks across the beach and for the 100m of no street lights at the beginning of the dirt track.
Weligama Train Station + Tuk Tuk is also good
Columbo with 3.5hr mini van transfer.
Policies & disclaimers
Deposits for cancelation are no-refundable except in error or exceptional circumstances, please take out adequate holiday insurance to cover cancelations.
KBH is a family run guest house with the family living on site, they will endeavour to accommodate you the best they can. Food and drink is mainly vegetarian, seafood, fish and chicken. There are other restaurants and bars nearby if you wish anything else.
Please bring cookies, the family like cookies. Leave cookies unattended at your own risk.
We hope you will enjoy your stay so much you will fall in love with the place.
Here's a list of some of the great things you can purchase while making a booking at this property.
Large rooms so 2x extra bed for children to 12 yrs are possible. There are double and twin double rooms downstairs for larger families with older kids.£5.50 ( Per day )
Large rooms so 1x extra bed for children to 12 yrs is possible.£5.50 ( Per day )
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|Tariff name||Resource/property type||Min people||Max people||Valid from||Valid til||Minimum days||Maximum days|
|Room 1 Small Double||Small Double Room||1||2||January 21, 2019||December 31, 2019||£14.00 Per night||2||100|
|Room 2 Twin Double||Twin Double Room||1||2||January 21, 2019||December 31, 2019||£20.00 Per night||2||100|
|Room 3 Garden Room||Large Double Room||1||2||January 21, 2019||December 31, 2019||£20.00 Per night||2||100|
|Two Room Apartment||Two Room Apartment||1||4||January 26, 2019||December 31, 2019||£40.00 Per night||3||100|