One of the joys of visiting Eastern Sri Lanka is that it offers so many pleasures. White coral beaches and shrines to deities, surfing and wild elephants, long ago shipwrecks and endless lagoons to wade in. Your visit may not be long, but rest assured, it will be fulfilling.
Eastern Sri Lanka is a unique and inviting destination, an enchanting blend of pristine beaches, sacred temples, colonial architecture, and world class surf. Quaint villages, white sand beaches and colorful colonial buildings hug the coastline. Arugam Bayan offers an unforgettable surfing experience. Trincomalee offers stunning natural and cultural highlights.
This website was created by residents, visitors, community organizations, and tourism stakeholders in Eastern Sri Lanka, in partnership with National Geographic. We invite you to explore this selection of authentic and memorable travel experiences in Eastern Sri Lanka that are recommended by the people who live here.