One of the most enchanting east coast beaches in Sri Lanka, Marble Beach offers an idyllic hideaway by the ocean where you can enjoy a relatively quiet escape amidst gorgeous sunny shores.
Located close to the Kinniya Bridge, Marble Beach can be accessed via Kinniya Road and is around 17 km from the main Trincomalee town area.Itcan also be visited on excursions from Kuchchaveli which is home to properties such as Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes as well as its own heavenly stretch of shore.
The Unique Name
While pondering the best way here from one of the Trincomalee beach hotels in the region, you may be curious as to how Marble Beach got its name. Some say it’s because the sea dazzles like marble on a clear day, while others claim it’s due to the marble-like effect when the sun directly falls on the sand; either way, it’s a most stunning sight!
Time at the Beach
Well-suited for families, couples and solo adventurers alike, Marble Beach in Trincomalee features pristine sands perfect for sunbathing and calm waters ideal for swimming. You can also look forward to some snorkelling and witnessing a colourful array of fish species not far off from the shore.
A Memorable Hike
Those in search of more active pursuits can also enjoy a hike to the top ofDiamond Hill. Named by the British, this hill features remnants and structures from colonial times as well; of course, its main allure is at the summit where inspiring vistas of the Trincomalee Bay await.