Passikuda is along the east coast of Sri Lanka in the district of Batticaloa. The east coast of Sri Lanka is slowly gaining repute as an idyllic beach holiday destination after years of being inaccessible due to the civil conflict that rocked Sri Lanka.

With the end of the conflict Sri Lanka has gained much popularity as a paradise holiday location with the infra structure in the East coast being developed to cater to visitor needs. With Palmyra trees and coconut trees and the clear blue waters of the Passikuda Bay it is no wonder visitors feel as though they have travelled to paradise.The Passikuda Bay has shallow waters that make it safe for swimming and snorkeling. Many visitors now travel to the area to experience the soft sandy beaches and the cooling pristine waters of the ocean. Some like to relax in the relaxing atmosphere of the beach while others indulge in some kite surfing, boat or canoe rides or even some boogie boarding. It is the ideal location for family holidays as each member will find something interesting to do. Visit the nearby places of interest such as the Dutch Fort or the Chapel Hill Lighthouse. Sun, sea, sand and cultural history, all meet at one place in Passikuda which is an up and coming must visit for all.