Sri Lanka Kalpitiya

More recently developing a tourism industry, Kalpitiya is made up of fourteen islands mostly populated by fishermen.

The island's colonial past can be seen in the Dutch-era fort and church with resorts lining Alankuda beach and kitsurfers flocking to the beach and nearby lagoon.

A marine sanctuary, the waters of Kalpitiya are home to a variety of dolphin species, including bottlenose and spinner, as well as turtles and whales meaning whale and dolphin watching trips are a highlight of the island.

Sri Lanka undiscovered

An essential guide to seeing Sri Lanka's non-touristy side

From ancient ruins to a vibrant and welcoming contemporary culture; from lazy afternoons on glorious beaches, to hikes through the rolling hills of tea country and wild elephant spotting in untouched national parks; Sri Lanka is a destination that truly has it all. Despite having its hard-won stability rocked by the tragic events of Easter 2019, Sri Lanka's tourism infrastructure is developing in leaps and bounds. Hospitality is warm and abundant, transport is convenient, and accommodation – particularly in the independent boutique sector – is world-class...read more

Kalpitiya Travel Companies

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