Wadduwa received its name from "Weda Doova", which means to say the "Land of Native Doctors". This coastal town is popular amongst tourist as a laid-back haven of relaxation and tranquillity by the sea. It has a rich cultivation of coconut palms and is popularly known for its Toddy and Vinegar. Some of the other products made from the coconut fibre are carets (carpets), brooms, masks, handicrafts and many other products. This city is famous for fishing; watch them as the fisher folk work together to bring in their days catch. If you are indulgent, then water sports galore such as windsurfing or maybe some beach sports, such as a game of volleyball.