Located on Sri Lanka’s north-west coast, Kalpitiya has a bit of everything; deserted beaches, mangrove-filled swamps, a wide lagoon, thriving communities and pristine coral reefs. Kalpitiya is a great spot to glimpse some whales and dolphins. Visitors will also love exploring The Bar Reef, Sri Lanka’s largest coral formation, which is home to over 150 species of coral and over 280 species of fish. Colonial buildings and the local fisherman add splashes of culture to this secluded beach town.
- Kalpitiya is the best place to do kitesurfing in Sri Lanka.