Pasikuda Beach - Sri Lanka

Pasikuda Beach

One of the best beach experiences one can have is with Pasikudah in the Eastern Coast of Sri Lanka. The perfect soft sandy beach with an energetic vibe to enjoy the sun and breeze. On the other hand, a tranquil environment that can keep you calm and peaceful inside.

Anantaya Resort and Spa Pasikuda  Beach

Pasikudah is a popular travel destination of Sri Lanka, loved by both locals and foreign alike for the beautiful beaches. Travelers enjoy long walks along the white sandy beach having sea water only a few inches deep. You can walk towards the sea approximately over 50 to 100m depending on the sea level.

The beach is wide and long which is spread along around 4 km. The unpolluted shoreline is reef protected and rich with tropical fishes.

Pasikuda Beach

Sport lovers can enjoy water sports such as windsurfing and water skiing. Every other traveler enjoys sunbathing in a relaxed atmosphere with endless soft sandy beaches which are also comparably less crowded.

The shoreline is marked with beautiful Coconut trees. The suburb is rich with Tamil-Hindu culture and gives a different exposure to that of the other areas of the country. There are beautiful kovils (Hindu temples) as well as small churches close to the shore. You can also experience the sight of the fishing people in the area.

Pasikuda Beach

Pasikudah has both budget and luxurious accommodation for travelers. Hotel rooms, villas and many other modern hotel facilities are found with different price ranges. Many of the hotels are located by the seaside, opening to the sea.

How to Reach Pasikudah Beach

Pasikuda Beach

You have multiple options to reach Pasikudah beach. Cinnamon Air flies from Colombo to Passikudah once daily. You can also take the daily train from Colombo Fort to Batticaloa. It takes around 6 hours via train.

Pasikuda Beach

You can also take a bus or taxi, however, a train would be a better option for a traveler. You can reserve a second class seat in the train for a reasonable price from Colombo Fort to Batticaloa, and enjoy the scenic beauty on your way. You can take a tuk tuk to reach Pasikudah from Batticaloa thereafter.

Pasikuda Beach

It is believed that Pasikudah has one of the longest lines of shallow reef coastline in the world. Make sure you stay a few days in Pasikudah and pay a visit to the Kalkudah beach as well which is also within a few minutes walk from Pasikudah beach.


Pasikuda Beach
Pasikudah is famous for Peaceful white sandy beaches
Things to do in Pasikudah Sunbathing
Water sports
Recommended travel time Between May and September is the peak season.
But off-season has its own taste with less crowd.
Weather The average temperature is 27.8 °C
Location Located in Batticaloa District, Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. Approximately 35 km from Batticaloa town.
Distance from Colombo 297 km
Pasikuda Beach
Pasikuda Beach
Pasikuda Beach
Pasikuda Beach
Pasikuda Beach
Anantaya Resort and Spa Passikuda
Anantaya Resort and Spa Passikuda