Kalametiya lagoon neglected | Sunday Observer

Kalametiya lagoon neglected

18 October, 2020

The Kalametiya lagoon in the Ambalantota DS area consists of an estuary, bird sanctuary, a sandy beach, a turtle nesting ground and a well developed

mangrove forest. Several birds, local and migratory and other wildlife enhance the beauty of the lagoon has been neglected. It is connected to the Lunama lagoon which borders the Ussangoda headlands.

The Kalametiya lagoon area has a high tourism potential if properly managed.