The natural charm of Pasikudah and Kalkudah Beaches – Island Paradise

Pasikudah and Kalkudah beaches are located next to each other on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. Both beaches are loved for its idyllic settings and calm waters.


The Pasikhuda Beach is arguably the best beach on Sri Lanka’s eastern coast. Located roughly about 35km away from the city of Batticaloa, Pasikhuda was unfortunately inaccessible for the better part of the last three decades, owing to the civil war.

Pasikudah and Kalkudah Beaches

These two are some of the most picturesque and safest beaches to swim in the country. The ocean waves of Pasikudah and Kalkudah are a lot calmer than their counterparts in the east coast.

When to visit

September is considered the best time for surfing and windsurfing in Kalkudah. Holidaymakers should make sure to reserve their stay at hotels in Pasikudah Sri Lanka the likes of Amaya Beach Resort & Spa prior to their arrival since this area is a popular tourist hotspot.

Catch the sunrise

These beaches have also become a popular site from which the sunrise can watched. At dawn you see fishermen returning to shore with the day’s catch and you find vendors from around the island gathering hands for the best buys.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+

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