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Activities

 
Dolphin Watching

Dolphin Watching   (Season :- November - April)

Kalpitiya is one of the best places in the world to see dolphins and you are nearly guaranteed to see some on your excursion. The only question is whether you see hundreds or thousands. Additionally, you may be treated to a sighting of a Killer Whale, as there is documented evidence of the Orca off the coast of Kalpitiya. 

 

 
 
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Whale Watching

Whale Watching   (Season :- October, March - April)

Whale sightings are most consistent during the months of October, March and April. However, guests who are willing to spend a little more time out at sea during the months of November through February maybe treated as well. Sperm and Pilot whales are the most common, but if you are lucky you may see run into a Killer Whale, as there is documented evidence of the Orca off the coast of Kalpitiya.

 
 
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Snorkeling

Snorkeling   (Season :- October - April)

Sri Lanka’s largest and most beautiful coral reef, the Bar Reef, is located approximately 16km from the resort. Some of the most exquisite variations of corals are found here. The reef is over 4km long and 1.5km wide, with the depth ranging from around 2 feet to approximately 20 feet. Additionally, the Bar Reef boasts some of the most tantalizing tropical ornamental fish. 

 
 
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Kitesurfing & Windsurfing

Kitesurfing  & Windsurfing (Season :- May - September, 2nd Season :- December - March)

For the experienced Kitesurfer, step on to the beach outside Diyamba and experience a kite and windsurfer’s paradise. For the beginner, the lagoon is just a few minutes away. Guests will want to surf the beautiful blue ocean and lagoon all day long. Although the main season is May - September, you will also find plenty of opportunities to surf the waters during the months of December - March. 

 
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Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park

The largest national park, spanning approximately 425 sq miles. There are two options for Wilpattu. It is approximately 85km from Diyamba (about 1.5 hours by car). Access to the park is granted by the Wild Life Department. Addtionally, a boat ride from the lagoon side is scenic and a nature lover’s dream (cannot get down from the boat). Wilpattu is a thick dry zone jungle with an impressive variety of flora and fauna, including leopards, elephants, deer, wild boar and sloth bears.

 
 
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Fishing

Fishing

The sea is teaming with a variety of small and large fish. Yellow Fin Tuna, Paraw, Seer and Barracuda are the main big game fish. Fishing is available throughout the year and is possible even from the beach.

 
 
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Kalpitiya Lagoon

Kalpitiya Lagoon

Explore the picturesque lagoon by boat. The 14 islands around the lagoon and sea are within a short distance. As the second largest lagoon in Sri Lanka, this serene and amazing adventure extends up to 80-100km. The borders of Wilpattu National Park are visible from the islands.

 
 
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The Dutch Bay

The Dutch Bay

From the resort there is a 20km stretch of sandy beach bordering the sea/lagoon which is called The Dutch Bay. It is situated about 2km from Diyamba and boasts a beautiful landscape with sand dunes and stretches of jungle. Bird life is abundant with the migrant population nesting amongst the mangroves in oblivious bliss. 4WD vehicles are needed to visit this area. You will not want to miss this opportunity to see a vision painted just for you: against the background of fishermen on small catamarans in a still, vast, space, the sun will rise as you gaze at the horizon.

 
 
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Turtle Watching

Turtle Watching

There is an abundance of turtle life in this area. The traditional nesting place for turtles is across the waters on the Indian beaches. However, Turtle nesting places are also found on the Kanthakkuliya beach during the nesting season (August through October). The best times to see turtles are on the shore during the full moon, when they come to lay their eggs.

 
 
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Ocean

Ocean

The Resort rests between a beach of golden sands and a natural pool that is protected by sand bars. Because the waters are so refreshing, you will never want to leave.

 
 
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Swimming

Swimming

The ocean is safe to swim in, both during and off-season. The swimming areas are also protected by the Kanthakkuliya reef. Guests should be aware of occasional currents that are common during the monsoon season.

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