Pasikuda is one of the world famous beaches that are located in Sri Lanka. The small coastal resort is located in the eastern province of the country; the Batticaloa district. Kalkudah and Batticaloa are two other popular tourist destinations in close proximity. The horseshoe shape of the Pasikuda beach, the clear warm waters and sandy shores has made the beach one of the most sought after beaches in the world. The Kalkudah beach which is located within walking distance of the Pasikuda beach is also a popular beach resort that is less crowded than Pasikuda. Both these beaches are protected by reefs situated off shore. These pristine beaches of Pasikuda and Kalkudah are two of the major attractions within the district of Batticaloa. The Batticaloa beach is yet another stunning beach situated within this district and is a hotspot for water sports.
The Batticaloa Lagoon, the Batticaloa Fort, the Batticaloa Lighthouse, Kallady Bridge, Pasikuda Bay, Thoppigala, Unichchai Tank, Mahatma Gandhi Park, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Batticaloa Gate, Coconut Cultural Park, Valaichchenai Lagoon, Heritage Museum Kattankudy, Batticaloa Museum, Kalkudah Bay, Bone Island, Upaar Lagoon, and the Somawathiya National park are some other popular attractions located in close vicinity.
For all you sea and sun worshippers, a visit to Pasikuda and Kalkudah is a must. You will have the opportunity to soak up the sunrays, partake in water sports such as scuba diving, wind surfing, kite surfing, water skiing and snorkeling, explore marine life while exploring other interesting attractions within this region. Once you visit these stunning beaches overflowing with natural beauty, it will be difficult for you to leave them behind.