Trincomalee

Trincomalee is a great little town on the east coast of Sri Lanka. Trincomalee offers beautiful white sand and is one of the best beaches of Sri Lanka. The east coast is upcoming and way quieter than south, which is a perfect reason to plan a visit.

Trincomalee is considered a very sacred place by the Tamil and Sinhalese. Trincomalee and its surroundings have both Hindu and Buddhist sites of historical importance. These sites are sacred to the Hindus and Buddhists.

The Trincomalee boasts a record as the fifth largest natural harbor in the world in the map Trincomalee isn’t quite populated a lot and is less developed. However it is used as a commercial seaport.

About 16 km further north you’ll find yourself in “Nilaveli” beach with the famous Pigeon Island, the corals around the island is a great place to snorkel. The village of “Kanniyai” holds 07 wells that contain water from moderately warm water to very hot they are famous for their medicinal properties.

Trincomalle has everything on offer whether it be a beach stay, diving to a shipwreck, snorkelling in crystal clear water, whale watching across the bay, kite surfing all this in city built on a headland, which naturally protects the massive harbour behind it, also a naval station of Sri Lanka navy.

Other Attractions

Kandy
Sigiriya
Nuwara Eliya
Mirissa
Yala National Park
Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Galle
Colombo
Rock Temple of Dambulla