Visit Passikudah, Sri Lanka
Passikudah is a small coastal village situated in the east of Sri Lanka about 35 kilometres from Batticaloa.
It is famous for its golden bay and clear, shallow waters in which you can wade 50 metres out to sea. The bay of Passikudah is truly scenic and is protected by a reef that runs across the bay making it one of the safest and calmest stretches of coastline in the east. The reef is home to some lovely coral formations and schools of reef fish can be seen while snorkelling.
Suggested itinerary featuring Passikudah
This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Passikudah, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Passikudah
Places & hotels on the map
Places near Passikudah
- Polonnaruwa 39 miles away
- Minneriya National Park 48 miles away
- Trincomalee 51 miles away
- Sigiriya 56 miles away
- Dambulla 63 miles away
- The Cultural Triangle 68 miles away
- Pallepola 69 miles away
- Kandy 78 miles away
- Anuradhapura 85 miles away
- Bandarawela 86 miles away
- Nuwara Eliya 87 miles away
- Horton Plains 94 miles away
- Yala National Park 94 miles away
- Hatton 98 miles away
- Adam's Peak 107 miles away
- Uda Walawe National Park 109 miles away
- Negombo 129 miles away
- Sinharaja Biosphere 130 miles away
- Colombo 137 miles away
- Tangalle 142 miles away
- Wadduwa 142 miles away
- Bentota 150 miles away
- The Southern Coast 154 miles away
- Galle 161 miles away
- Jaffna 161 miles away
Photos of Passikudah
Accommodation choices for Passikudah
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Passikudah. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
The simple eco-friendly architecture of this hotel is inspired by the wooden clad dwellings of a typical Fisherman's hut, a unique touch among the other Passikudah hotels.
Uga Bay is a modern looking property, situated on a beautiful stretch of beach on the Passikudah coastline.