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A spectacular east coast bay perfect for families.


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Passikudah is a small coastal village situated in the east of Sri Lanka, famous for its golden bay and wide, shallow shoreline which allows you to wade 50m out to sea. Famous for the array of water-sports that are on offer, travelers can look forward to exhilarating activities such as jet-skiing, kayaking, windsurfing and snorkeling. Those who want to explore deeper can choose boating and scuba diving – there are some shipwrecks hidden beneath the ocean’s surface nearby. Loll on the pristine, sandy beaches and catch your breath between activities.

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Fun Facts

  • Passikudah has one of the longest stretches of shallow coastline in the world – you can walk meters out into the sea with the water only a few inches deep.

Experiences & Things to Do at Passikudah

Sailing and snorkeling on a catamaran – Passikudah and Trincomalee - Passikudah -  Sri Lanka In Style
Sailing and snorkeling on a catamaran – Passikudah and Trincomalee

Set sail into the ocean for a day of snorkelling, swimming and stand-up paddle-boarding. The trip lasts around 3 hours.

Cooking Crab Curry - Passikudah -  Sri Lanka In Style
Cooking Crab Curry

Participate for a cooking class at a local guest house on the East Coast and learn to cook the famous Sri Lankan crab and other their unique fare.




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