Amongst our popular beach tours in Sri Lanka, this special journey of discovery lets you probe into the mysteries of the ocean, get up close with dolphins and explore one of the largest natural harbours in the world. There’s everything from surfing to snorkelling on offer too. Of course, best of all, you can just immerse yourself in the luxury of some of the best beaches on the island.
When you arrive at the airport you will be met by an Aitken Spence Travels representative.
Transfer from the airport to Kalpitiya; 130 km north of the Bandaranaike International Airport, this idyllic coastal region can be found along the western coastline, north of the commercial capital, Colombo. The peninsula lies nestled in between Puttalam’s deep lagoon to the east and while to the west is the vast Indian Ocean. Kalpitiya features a marine sanctuary rich in diversity and is home to a wide range of habitats; these include vast sand dune beaches, bar reefs, mangrove swamps, flat coastal plains, salt marshes and saltpans.
Savour a delectable dinner at Dolphin Beach Resort.
After a hearty breakfast, enjoy a full day at leisure and adventure in Kalpitiya.
If interested, take part in a thrilling whale watching excursion, a not to be missed activity in Kalpitiya. On your voyage, you may see playful spinner dolphins frolicking in the water, while glimpses of sperm whales and an occasional blue whale are amongst the unforgettable sights one can look forward to.
A delicious dinner awaits along with an overnight stay at Dolphin Beach Resort.
After breakfast, make your way to Trincomalee on the eastern shores.
Featuring one of the world’s largest natural harbours, this destination is also home to idyllic beaches and a charming town.
Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at Trinco Blu by Cinnamon.
A full day of leisure at the beach marks a new day.
Koneswaram Temple, the Pigeon Island National Park and Marble Beach are some of the attractions one can visit. You can even indulge in some snorkelling and witness truly stunning marine life beneath the waves.
After the day is done, savour dinner and look forward to an overnight stay at Trinco Blu by Cinnamon.
After a hearty breakfast, make your way to Passikuda.
This is a place where the sea is characterised by its crystal clear water and is renowned for an extended coastline that is quite shallow, making it the perfect spot for soaking up the sun and swimming. White sandy beaches create a paradise one will never forget.
End the day with dinner and an overnight stay at Amethyst Resort.
After a relaxed breakfast, it’s time to proceed to Arugam Bay.
This destination is a place popular amongst water sports enthusiasts, especially surfers; in fact, it is one of the world’s top ten surf points.
Dinner and a restful stay overnight at Kottukal Beach Hotel awaits.
After breakfast, a full day of leisure at the beach is yours to enjoy relaxing on the shore or surfing the waves in pure freedom.
A delectable dinner and another overnight stay at Kottukal Beach Hotel.
Following breakfast, head to Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Once the chief port of Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon), Galle is a town that boasts a rich colonial heritage; during the 17th century it was once the key stronghold for the Dutch during which time the awe-inspiring Galle Fort was constructed, and still stands to this day. One of south-east Asia’s best-preserved colonial-era cities, the city of Galle has also been listed as a World Heritage Site
As part of your travels, you can also witness the unique stilt fishermen in Koggala as part of your adventures.
As the day draws to a close, enjoy dinner and overnight stay at Heritance Ahungalla
Following breakfast, head to the well-known Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery.
You can also embark on a boat excursion along the Madu River. This trip affords an amazing opportunity to see some of the hundreds of species of flora and fauna in the area – monkeys feast on fruits amidst the branches and water monitors glide slowly in the water; egrets, kingfishers and cormorants look patiently from the river banks, as they keep a watchful eye on the water for their next meal.
Visit a mask factory in Ambalangoda, where you can witness brilliant handicrafts being made by local artisans and see how painstakingly they create marvellous works of art.
You can look forward to another scrumptious dinner and overnight stay at Heritance Ahungalla.
After breakfast make your way to the airport for departure.