Palchenai Beach, Batticaloa

If you are visiting Vakarai or either traveling to Batticaloa from Trincomalee, there is one place you should stop to relax or spend some time before proceeding on your journey.  One kilometer of sparkling white sand, palm trees swaying over a blue beach, lush tropical florae, and endless sunshine makes Palchenai Beach in Vakarai is one of my favorites. The shore is protected by a close coral reef like other around the area which keeps the sea relatively calm. The water is always deep blue and postcard-perfect. Waves are at times during the months of August to December, being vigilant about weather conditions during this time of year is important. You will like Palchenai Beach for sure, one important thing, don’t feel shy to swim ;)

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Latitude: 8.13623 Longitude: 81.440001 Elevation: 5 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Charles Rajendra Moses

Recreational Opportunities

  • Site seeing
  • Swimming
  • Photography
  • Boat ride

Seasons Accessible

All year around 

Accessibility Notes

The beach is located 50 Km from Batticaloa town

Travel time 1 hr from Batticaloa town

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