Located in the western region of, Puttalam District, Kalpitiya is a coastal town that has grown in popularity among travellers. The Kalpitiya peninsula consists of a total of fourteen islands. Kalpitiya is most famed as being the best place in Sri Lanka for kitesurfing, attracting enthusiasts from all levels to test the winds on an exciting lagoon expedition.
Apart from being a haven for kite surfers; Kalpitiya is also a popular place for snorkeling, diving, and dolphin-watching excursions. It is made up of 14 islands; home to local fishing communities as the waters around Kalpitiya are thriving with marine life.
Explore the sights and sounds of this quiet town during your holiday to Sri Lanka. The best time to visit Kalpitiya Beach is during the dry months, preferably between October to May.
Things to do in Kalpitya
- Visit the Dutch Fort
- Kite Surf
- Whale and Dolphin watching
- Lagoon boat tours of the bay
- Mangrove Forest Boat Tour in Kalpitiya