Kalukudah like its neighbor Passikudah is a popular stretch of beach in the East Coast of Sri Lanka. It is about an eight hour drive from the capital Colombo and comes within the Batticaloa region.

The area is steadily developing as a tourist destination with more and more guesthouses and hotels coming up. The area is a good destination for families as the waters are safe for swimming and snorkeling. Enter the world of tropical fish and awe inspiring coral reefs and enjoy nature`s wonders at your leisure. Due to the calm waters it is not really suitable for surfing but is the ideal sport for those looking to enjoy some beach-side relaxation. And at present as it is not overcrowded visitors can enjoy a secluded holiday soaking up the warm sunshine and cooling off in the clear ocean waters. With more and more facilities being offered, Kalkudah is an amazing destination worth visiting.