Koggala is located some 70 miles (113 kilometers) from Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the national capital, and about 70 miles (113 kilometers) from Colombo.
It's hardly surprising Koggala is so popular with with international and local vacationers alike; the region is dotted with terrific cultural and natural attractions. If you are looking for more places to explore, try the Galle Fortress and Unawatuna Beach in and around Galle, which lays roughly 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the east of Koggala.
Sri Lanka is a perfect place to explore for those who get excited about open-air markets. Should the heavens open, don't worry, Sri Lanka boasts a range of history museums and art galleries, that will keep culture vultures busy.
Sri Lanka is a great place to participate in a number of culinary tours, wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks that are offered here.
Be sure to take your tastebuds on a journey through the culinary traditions of Sri Lanka. Chicken and also beef are commonly used as features in local dishes here. Kiribath with onion samba (milk rice) and vegetarian kottu (stir fried mix) are are two perennial favorites with visitors and local foodies. King coconut is perfect to end any Sri Lanka dining experience. And, regardless of what time of day it is, Sri Lanka is a good place to ask for coconut milk.
The handiest major airport, Bandaranaike International Airport, is situated in Colombo, 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the north of Koggala, so take that into account when planning your trip.