Batticaloa is a town situated in the Eastern region of Sri Lanka. It is located on the east coast, 69 miles south by south-east of Trincomalee, and is arranged on an island. Rich in distinct culture, traditions, lush nature Batticaloa has plenty to offer to people planning a visit at this place! It is also the perfect place to grasp the Tamil lifestyle. The slow-paced town, which makes it best to refresh oneself from the stress of everyday lifestyle.
A beautiful bay area that is filled with locals of a few hundred in the arguably. you will notice how small a place can be and yet so beautiful because of the nature around the area. a town is situated to the southeastern area of the country and approximately 4 kilometres south of the market town of Pottuvil where the main settlement of locals are situated. Which is very popular for surfing claiming it the best spot in the county to surf with the first international surfing championship happening in 2010. Besides Surf Breaks there are many other tourist’s attraction and visiting spots close to Arugam Bay
Pasikuda, meaning “green-algae-bay” is situated in Eastern seaboard of Sri Lanka between Kalkuda and the Indian Ocean, approximately 35 kilometres from Batticaloa Town. The turquoise blue waters of the bay attract local and foreign tourist to this wide sandy place under the hot tropical sun to surf, swim or just frolic in the water. Many other activities are available from kite surfing, boogie boarding to surfing and sailing across in a canoe.
Long out of reach due to the civil conflict in Sri Lanka, is now re-emerging as a tourist hot spot in the East of Sri Lanka. Coconut palms and palmyra tree adorn the shores of this area, due to the semi-arid state, Sunscreen and a large-brimmed hat are recommended along with lots of liquid, to keep the heat under control.
This historic lighthouse isn’t open, yet you can see it as it puts up as one of the extraordinary places to visit in Batticaloa to capture some beautiful pictures. You can take a boat trip around the inlet to have an incredible perspective of this lighthouse.
Head over to the Batticaloa Lagoon in Sri Lanka, it’s an appealing tour for those in quest of adventures. Consisting Puliayantheevu Island, Bone Island, and Buffalo Island, the spectacular bridges which allow tourists to traverse the lagoon, like the Lady Manning Bridge, are fairly interesting attractions.
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