Balapitiya is a coastal town in Sri Lanka, in the South West region. It is a small fishing village which is untouched by the mass tourism. Located 2 hours away from Colombo, this location is famous for beach stays and family getaways.While in Balapitiya you can chose to simply relax on the beach, enjoy fishing or take a trip to nearest locations like Aluthgama to see the mask making, to Galle to visit the UNESCO heritage sites, Kosgoda to visit the turtle hatcheries or go to Bentota to enjoy the water sports.