Akuressa, Matara

Akuressa, a picturesque town located in the Matara District of Sri Lanka’s Southern Province, is known for its serene environment, lush tea plantations, and rich agricultural heritage. Positioned approximately 24 km from Matara and about 40 km from Galle, Akuressa serves as a vital hub for the surrounding rural communities. The town's charm lies in its verdant landscapes, traditional lifestyle, and historical significance.

Akuressa's economy is primarily driven by agriculture, with tea, coconut, and rubber being the major crops. The town is also recognized for its educational institutions and healthcare facilities, which serve the local population. Recent developments in infrastructure have further enhanced Akuressa’s connectivity and living standards.

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City Insights

tick iconWell-connected by the Matara-Deniyaya road, facilitating easy travel to nearby cities and landmarks.
tick iconSituated in the Southern Province, strategically positioned between Matara and Galle, offering both urban and rural attractions.
tick iconDriven by agriculture, small-scale industries, and commerce, with a focus on tea, coconut, and rubber cultivation.
tick iconRich in cultural heritage with significant contributions from agriculture and traditional industries.
tick iconA close-knit and welcoming community known for its hospitality and cultural richness.

Known Landmarks

  • Pizza Hut Akuressa

  • Sri Sudharshanarama Viharaya - Akuressa

  • Akuressa Town

  • Post Office - Akuressa

  • Akuressa Bus Stand


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Bus Routes

60Akuressa - Colombo
360Akuressa - Matara
367Dediyagala - Akuress
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New Developments

tick iconCurrently, there are no new developments reported in this area.

What’s great here?

tick iconExcellent road connections to Matara, Galle, and other major cities.
tick iconRegular bus services, accessible roads and train stations within a 30km radius enhance connectivity.
tick iconAccess to fresh agricultural produce and local goods.
tick iconRelatively convenient access to a range of public facilities and amenities that cater to the day-to-day needs of residents.
tick iconGenerally safe with low crime rates.
tick iconClean and well-maintained public areas and natural landscapes.
tick iconProximity to scenic tea plantations and natural springs.

What needs attention?

tick iconTraffic congestion during peak hours on major roads.
tick iconLimited connectivity via rail due to the absence of railway stations in the immediate vicinity.
tick iconNeed for more comprehensive healthcare and educational facilities to cater to the increasing population.
tick iconNeed for more recreational facilities and modern amenities.
tick iconEnhancements needed in street lighting in certain areas.
tick iconA need for increased vigilance in certain areas to avoid occasional incidence of petty crimes.
tick iconA need for better waste management practices to protect the natural environment.
tick iconA need to implement measures to control overcrowding in popular areas.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute4 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities3.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4 out of 5
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Environment4 out of 5

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