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Passikudah Bay Beach

  Province Eastern
  District Batticaloa
  Nearest Town Batticaloa
  Season November to April is the best period to visit this location

Passikudah Bay contains a shallow coral reef towards the outer bay with scattered groups of corals within the bay, and is connected to similar reef systems further south towards Kalkudah. It is one of the best-known reef systems in the east and has been proposed as a Marine Sanctuary by NARA. Passikudah is very popular among visitors due to the calm clear waters which are ideal for swim •

The Passikudah-Kalkudah reef system

Sri Lanka is the ultimate call for all the wanderlust travelers in search of some relaxation combined with some exciting action. Whether you want to try out some amazing sport activity like snorkeling, wind surfing or skiing or just bask in the sun along the beaches of Sri Lanka, this place offers everything for everyone. The delightful sights of the rising and falling waves surprises the visitors with the natural beauty that it exhibits. Kalkudah beach on the east coast is one among the many stunning beaches of Sri Lanka.

Kalkudah Bay is a 2 km long wide stretch of beach, located 32 km north of Batticaloa. Kalkudah & Passekudah are two very fine beaches in the East Coast of Sri Lanka. One of the best stretches of beach in Sri Lanka is the East Coast which runs to more than 300 kilometers. It is well protected from the monsoon by an off shore reef. The Kalkudah beach provides a perfect setting for sun bathing, windsurfing, and skiing. The beach also houses a varied number of tropical fishes and exotic coral reefs. The combined area of Kalkudah and Passekudah was declared as the National Holiday resort in 1973.

Kalkudah is a popular tourist centre with the fine bay Passekudah lying close by. The calm reef-protected sea is an ideal place for having a sea bath. There is also a popular hotel along with other amenities required for the tourist. Kalkudah & Passekudah are two very fine beaches in the East Coast. Kalkudah Bay, a 2 km long wide stretch of beach-located 32 km north of Batticaloa-is well protected from the monsoons by an offshore reef. Passekudah Bay is another wide beach 4 km long, just south of Kalkudah.

Kalkudah beach in Sri Lanka is a popular tourist centre with the fine bay Passekudah lying close by