Passikudah, which roughly translates from Tamil as the “green-algae bay,” is situated on the east coast of Sri Lanka. An exciting and unforgettable beach vacation is guaranteed for those who come for a stay at Pasikuda. Beach hotels, combined with their vibrant and gorgeous surroundings, have made Passikudah a popular tourist destination.
Ideal for Water Sports
The waters at the bay of Passikudah are perfect for many water activities offered by resorts such as Maalu Maalu Resorts & Spa. The shallow waters that span around a wide area supports the smooth launch of jet skis and banana boats or attempting kayaking and windsurfing. You can also experience the wonderful world of coral reefs by snorkeling with a certified trainer.
If you’re an early bird, the immaculate beaches of Passikudah can offer you hours of glorious solitude accompanied only by the distant rolling of the waves. During the early hours, you can view the majestic sunrise, which colours the world of its own accord.
The Passikudah Reef
The main source of food and shelter for many underwater species, the Pasikudah reef remains one of the best-preserved of its kind, due to much of it remaining unexplored.
Located 56 kilometers away from Passikudah, the Batticaloa lagoon is one of the main attractions of the district. Interconnecting bridges join several islands belonging to the lagoon. One of the most captivating scenes is the sighting of ‘flying fish’ during April and September.