Destination

Pasikuda

With shallow and azure waters that extend up to a kilometre towards the ocean, Pasikuda is one of the most blissful beach destinations on the island. Being a major draw for tourists, the region is home to a number of resort properties that offer luxurious abodes and a multitude of enticing activities.

Overview

Located approximately 35 kilometres north-west of Batticaloa, Pasikuda is a resort town that is home to a stunning crescent-shaped beach. The beach boasts, clear blue waters and perfect weather during most times of the year. What is more spectacular about the beach is it is just a few feet deep and you can walk towards the ocean approximately for about a kilometre. The beach is ideal for swimming, snorkelling and a variety of other water sports.

The shallow waters of the beach are also home to a myriad of vibrantly coloured coral reefs that accommodate some of the most magnificent marine creatures including different varieties of reef fish, crustaceans, rays and even sea turtles. Once you get out of the waters the beach is perfect to lean back and relax under the warmth of the tropical sun surrounded by spectacular views and a surreal ambience.

Pasikudah is also home to a plethora of upscale and elegant resort properties where you can indulge in luxurious comforts and they also come replete with essential amenities and facilities. Kallady Beach, Kokkadicholai Hindu Temple, palmyra handicraft outlets, Batticaloa Lighthouse, and Kalkudah Beach are some of the other attractions located at proximity to the beach town.