Trincomalee / Arugam Bay

The eastern shores, with white sandy beaches, remain untouched, isolated and exotic. Plenty of marine expeditions on offer, with whale and dolphin watching, diving to explore ship wrecks and corals and deep sea fishing. Arugam Bay is a hot spot, renowned for its surfing shores.

Top 5 things to do

  • Surf on the waves at Arugam bay
  • Snorkelling around Pigeon Island in Trinco or Pasekudah Bay
  • Embark on dolphin and whale watching expeditions
  • Visit the various Buddhist and Hindu temples and Fort Freerick
  • Explore miles of untouched and isolated sandy beaches

Top 5 hotels (our recommendation)

  • Jungle Beach Resort
  • Maalu Maalu
  • Chaaya Blu
  • Pigeon Island
  • Nilaveli Beach Hotel