6.73 km2 (6.46 sq mi)
Expect frisky dolphins, bewitching coral reefs, seamless lagoons, a slow-moving fishing community, and more to amaze you on your visit to the Kalpitiya Peninsula. A conglomerate of fourteen islands, it is a must visit to experience the true coastal flavour of our island.
Travel to Kalpitiya Head north along the Colombo-Chilalw Main Road towards Puttalam
Kitesurfing Known as the best destination for kite surfing in the world, Kalpitiya is a favourite destination for adventure seekers. While you can always enjoy the sport all year round, the best time to catch the drift is from May to December when the weather is most favourable.
Dolphin & whale watching Intelligent & adorable dolphins make a sight to watch out for on your trip to this Peninsular town. Watch them leap across the waters, swim under your boat as you take a ride into the sea. Check with your hotel for details on booking a dolphin watching tour.
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The rustic meets the contemporary in the Dolphin Beach’s luxury tents, and whilst your time to the gentle sway of the coconut trees, and salted breeze. Watch the setting sun from the Dome, chill at the infinity pool and enjoy some local cuisine, if you are in the mood. Treat yourself to a stay that merges the best of both worlds!Book Now
Melheim beach is a cosy getaway which promises comfort & tranquillity amidst palm groves and slow moving breeze. While you are here, take some time to treat yourself to some delicious seafood with a view of the ocean, a stroll by the beach or slip into the jacuzzi and relax. Unwind from the excitement of winds and waves, and get ready for your next excursion!Book Now
Spend your Kalpitiya vacation at Kite Atlantis where the coconut trees sway to the rhythm of the breeze blowing from the ocean. Ideal for Kiteboarders, Kitelantis offers perfect little bungalows, with a private balcony and open-air bathrooms. Select from a lagoon, pool or a sea view!Book Now
Bar Reef Resort
Add a rustic flavour to your Sri Lankan vacation with a stay at the Bar Reef Resort. Enjoy a relaxing evening in the private enclosure of your cabana or villa. Individually designed with its own garden space, it provides you with a quiet getaway amidst nature, beaches and palm groves.Book Now
Nestled on a small beach strip, Palagama Beach is a unique attempt to reconnect with nature. Each of its 16 custom-designed homes are sustainably built with locally sourced timber and Cadjan roofs, reflecting a traditional style. Experience what it is to live in an aesthetically Sri Lankan home, with your stay at one of Palagama’s Villas, or simply slide into one of its Beach or Garden Cabanas which add a contemporary twist to local architecture.Book Now