Pasikudah, is a beautiful coastal resort town found on the east coast of the tropical isle that is Sri Lanka, and easily accessible either through Trincomalee or Batticaloa. The name that stems from the Tamil roots of Sri Lanka, means Green Algae Bay, which also reflects on the fact that for many kilometres of the coast, the beach is shallow enough to walk in and you are able to catch sight of the underwater fauna of the east. Due to the civil year that recently ended, the beach has been untouched by humankind and nature has flourished because of it. With the east coast becoming an ever popular destination, tourists are welcome to relax and be one with nature as they take in relaxing stroll on the beach, sun tan or even go diving for take in the marine life and shipwrecks. The best time to visit Pasikudah is during the months of April to October when the monsoon rain has ceased, however, visitors have been warned that the heat can be overwhelming and proper precautions should be taken including sunscreen and keeping themselves hydrated as much as possible.
If you are looking to visit Pasikudah, there are a number of ways to get there. If you’re looking to drive there, you can arrive there through Polonnaruwa or Trincomalee, but if you were to fly there, you can take a domestic charter flight from the Bandaranaike International Airport into the Batticaloa Airport and then drive to your hotel in Pasikudah.