Oluvil Lighthouse is considered to be the first lighthouse constructed after the Sri Lankan independence. It is situated near the Oluvil Harbour on the southern east coast of Sri Lanka and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.
The white cylindrical concrete lighthouse tower was built in 1999 as the initial part of Oluvil Harbour development project. Height of the lighthouse is 24 meters (79 ft). It has a lantern and gallery.