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Arugam Bay & the East

A coast less travelled but definitely on the trail for surfers and travellers seeking to get off the beaten path. The Eastern coastline of Sri Lanka offers a unique blend of pristine beaches, adventure sports, cultural heritage, and wildlife experiences. Whether you're a nature lover, a history enthusiast, or simply seeking relaxation, the Eastern Coast has something to offer for everyone. 

Our Highlights 

  • Arugam Bay 

Known as a surfer's paradise, Arugam Bay is a popular beach destination in the East. It offers pristine sandy beaches and excellent waves that attract surfers from around the world. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced surfer, you can enjoy riding the waves here. 

  • Pigeon Island National Park

Located off the coast of Nilaveli, Pigeon Island National Park is a haven for marine life enthusiasts. The park is home to vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine species, making it perfect for snorkelling and diving. Swim alongside turtles, tropical fish, and explore the underwater paradise. 

  • Trincomalee 

A historic port city with a natural harbour considered one of the finest in the world. Explore the famous Koneswaram Temple located atop Swami Rock, visit the ancient Fort Frederick, and enjoy the stunning beaches of Uppuveli and Nilaveli. 

  • Batticaloa 

Known for its beautiful lagoon and beaches, Batticaloa offers a mix of cultural heritage and natural attractions. Explore the Dutch Fort, visit the Kattankudy Mosque, and take a boat ride on the scenic Batticaloa Lagoon. Pasikudah is a popular beach destination known for its crystal-clear shallow waters and wide sandy coastline. The calm seas make it perfect for swimming, paddleboarding, and snorkelling. Enjoy the serene beach surroundings and relax in the tranquil atmosphere. 

  • Kumana National Park

Located in the vicinity of Arugam Bay, Kumana National Park is a lesser-known gem of Sri Lanka. It is renowned for its incredible birdlife, especially during the nesting and migration seasons. Embark on a safari to spot various bird species, elephants, deer, and other wildlife. Kalkudah Adjacent to Pasikudah, Kalkudah Beach is another beautiful stretch of coastline with pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters. Relax on the soft white sand, take a swim, or enjoy water sports such as jet skiing and kayaking.

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