Being a natural harbor and a jewel to the island with the pristine beauty of its beach, Trincomalee is a stunning beach spot in Sri Lanka that travelers who like to enjoy a peaceful beach vacation flock around in thousands every year. Situated six-hour drive away from Colombo, Trincomalee beach is an oasis of serenity that invites you to a tropical beach holiday retreat that is out of this world.
Being a port city, Trincomalee Beach has a long history with historical places scattered along the beach. Known as Gokarna in the past the port has been one of the main ports of the region throughout the colonial era which adds a rich colonial character to the city. At Trincomalee, you are welcomed by a picture-perfect scenery of golden sandy beach dotted with palm trees and crystal-clear waters making you wonder of mother nature’s creations.
With a myriad of watersports, the beach also doesn’t disappoint anyone seeking an adventure holiday in Sri Lanka. From surfing, snorkeling, diving, canoeing, sailing to jet skiing, Trincomalee has it all to feed the adventurer inside you. Rich in beautiful coral colonies, the beach is known for making divers don’t want to leave offering mind-blowing sceneries underwater.
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Make time to explore the popular attractions in the area like Kanniya hot springs and Koneswaram temple and if you require a more intense beach experience head to nearby Marble beach and Pigeon island which are renowned for their secluded beaches.