If you are looking for a wonder land, a place to enjoy your well-earned vacation, the beach is always a good choice. Many dream about a vacation with beautiful landscapes, endless white sandy beaches, crystal-clear water with the warming sun above while they are bathing in the wonder of nature. There are thousands of places that could be considered as paradise on earth; every countries, every continents have their own the most well-known beaches. Batticaloa and the eastern province beaches are the best in Sri lanka and the most visited in recent time. Tropical beaches are the most suitable for sunbathing but that is not all about things we can do. The amazing views, deep crystal clear waters, corals and glamorous sunshine are the perfect choices for most of us to lie down and relax. If you like taking more adventures like surfing, snorkel and scuba dive to explore the ocean and its amazing marine life you probably should come to the beaches of Batticaloa, Trincomalee and Arugam bay, you will be sure to find lots of things to do. You will also have chances to discover local wildlife, mountains, further fascinating views and historical sites.
Everyone’s dream is to relax in a natural land form along the shoreline of an ocean, lake, or river that usually consists of loose particles of rocks such as gravels, shingle and pebbles—just the feelings of texture under your foot can be overwhelming. The beaches, found in Eastern province Sri lanka serves as an attraction for tourist and anyone that dares to take the ride with the natural breeze that sooth the nerves, can be refreshing and fulfilling. Batticaloa is one of the homes for beautiful beaches and has been a significant area of attraction and relaxation. The best beaches in Batticaloa have unique features and create an atmosphere that is warm and friendly. Where else can be better than these best beaches that stand out amongst the rest; Pasikuda Beach, Kalkudah Beach and Kallady beach are some of them. These best beaches in Batticaloa are popular in many areas of life and places of interest.
Pasikudha Beach Batticaloa
32 Km from the town
Travel time 30 minutes
Work need to be compensated with equal and meaningful moments of refreshment and recreation—a period set aside to get away and relax in a tranquil environment of great historical and comfort values. Among many of the ways to relax or take vacation, the best Pasikuda resorts are one of the most utilized places to have such a memorable experience of peace and refreshment. Generally, resorts are places, towns or commercial establishments, which attempts to provide for most a vacationer’s wants, such as food, drink, Lodging, sport, entertainment, shopping and more, while remaining on the premises. It provides a collection of amenities and typically includes entertainment and recreational activities that are mostly exceptional depending on the environment of its location. Pasikuda has been a great source of perfect location for resorts. They have the entire natural environment for optimum comfort and relaxation of any kind and have served this purpose for years.
Pasikudah is a very popular bay beach area protected from the Sea. Pasikudah is unique among Sri Lankan beaches because of its flat bed, and the soft sand that has a pleasant effect on the feet. Pasikudah is a good beach for those who wish to learn swimming, since the waters are calm and shallow. It’s possible to walk in to the sea from the shore up to around 150 to 200 meters. The is a reef system close by, It’s known to be one of the best-known reef systems in the eastern province of Sri lanka. The location has been proposed as a Marine Sanctuary. There are many Hotels and guest houses in and around Pasikuda which provides star class services.
Kallady Beach Batticaloa
3 Km from Puliyanthivu
time to reach 10 minutes
There are many reasons people make their way to Kallady beach in the evenings, the main reason however, is the wide beach area. Nothing compares to the sun rising over the Indian Ocean at Kallady beach. Kallady is at the suburbs of Batticaloa town, enjoy a nice walk, relax your self at Kallady beach. If you are staying at hotels closer to Batticaloa town, Kallady is a place you should visit. Sun set and sun rice at Kallady beach is splendors seen to watch. Fishing crafts are visible in this area with lots of fishing activity. Kallady beach extends to the north up to Navalady (4 km). The best feature of this beach is the newly constructed wooden walkway with rows of trees on its side. Since the seas at this spot are usually rough thought the day, it’s not advised for bathing and swimming. Have a look at our places gallery
If you are going to get married, a beach wedding will surely be a great idea. Recently, Beach Weddings have become more common due to couples wanting marriage but without the religious aspects of a church. For a bride, what could be more romantic than a flowing summer gown on a beautiful golden beach with the sun light glowing behind your loved one like a halo and the promise of eternal life together? It will be unforgettable and the prospect of celebrating your reunion on that same place will be magnificent.
Muhathuwaram- Batticaloa beaches
6 Km from Batticaloa town
time to travel 20min
Some of the best beaches in Sri lanka are on the eastern coast. From the busy beach groups like Kallady Beach, Arugambay beach to the family oriented beaches of pasikuda and kalkudah, eastern province is becoming the first priority among the beach loving tourist to Sri Lanka. Apart from this list of well-known beaches, there are other beaches around which are less famous yet unique. Muhathuwaram beach is one of such, a remote and natural beach located just 2km from Batticaloa Light house, surrounded by fishing villages. The awesome combination of endless golden brown sand and exceptional ocean conditions make Muhathuwaram beach in Palameenmadu the absolute beach experience. I’m sure Muhathuwaram Beach will become one of your favorite places in Batticaloa. This beach is an ideal place for a picnic and offers a peaceful and laid-back setting urges you to just relax and observe the activities happening around you.
35 Km from Batticaloa (town)
Travel time 45 minutes
One of the hip spot locations for the air-kissing, rich set, the Nasivanthivu beach boasts some of the prettiest beaches in Batticaloa. The unspoiled shore-line is located in valachenai close to the famous Kalkudah and Pasikuda beaches. Conditions is much similar to pasikuda beach, you could walk in to the water for more than 100metres. An ideal place to visit with you family on a picnic, don’t miss this lovely uncrowded white sand beach. You could take the valachenai bus from Batticaloa town or from any bus halt on Trincomalee main road. The sea waves here are relatively calm, and there’s quite a lot of sand to use for sunbathing or castle making. The Beach is known for its rougher surf and sunrise not-to-be-missed. Batticaloa Beaches provides great views of the Indian Ocean.
Palchenai Beaches Batticaloa
35 Km from Batticaloa town
Travel time 45 minutes
One kilometer of sparkling white sand, palm trees swaying over a blue beach, lush tropical florae, and endless sunshine makes Palchenai Beach in Batticaloa one of my favorites. The shore is protected by a close coral reef like other around the area which keeps the sea relatively calm. The water is always deep blue and postcard-perfect. Waves are at times during the months of August to December, being vigilant about weather conditions during this time of year is important. You will like Palchenai Beach for sure, one important thing, don’t feel shy to swim
Palaiyadithona and Mankerny Beaches
The Palayadithona and Mankerny Beaches also ads up the loveable beaches list of Batticaloa eastern province Sri lanka. Even though these beaches are so beautiful and has a mind blowing view of the ocean most of them are famous among the locals, properly due to the conflict situation prevailed in the country with travel restrictions. Eastern Sri lanka has the longest dry season in the country makes it an ideal beach destination.
Panichankerny is another nice beach in Batticaloa for beach lovers. In addition to swimming and sun-bathing, you could organize a beach volleyball game or join the locals who play there usually. The ideal season to visit the beach is from February to July; take your shades and any other sun protection with you. The turquoise water is comparatively shallow and secured from the ocean’s waves by a reef, a good pick among beaches Batticaloa