With a long stretch of sandy beaches and the sapphire ocean kissing the shore while the tall palms sway with the breeze, Nilaveli is a stunning travel destination in the tropical paradise. Escape your busy lifestyle by venturing in these golden beaches and make some amazing memories in the lush heavenly destination!
If you are a water sports freak, Nilaveli is your ticket to bliss! Parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins and whales, sailing and kayaking are some of the most famous activities you can partake in! Indulge in the laid back, chill vibes of this incredible place while having a cocktail in your hammock, right here in Nilaveli!
Weather and Distance to Nilaveli
Nilaveli is blessed with blissful sunny days where you can play in the sun and tan beautifully anytime of the year! Bring your bikinis and swimwear and jump into the ocean in this glorious heat!
Nilaveli is 278 km away from the current capital Colombo and stands about 16 kms away from Trincomalee.
What to do in Nilaveli while traveling in Sri Lanka
Jump into the turquoise waves of the cool ocean!
Nilaveli is renowned for its amazing beaches, and the many sports that go along with it! Go parasailing with your crew or take a lesson in surfing! You can go diving into the beautiful ocean and swim with the dolphins and whales as well. Also, observe the beautiful corals as well as the fish swimming around.
You can also take a sailing class and ride with real fisherman and get a real experience of their lives. It shall enrich you with life lessons as well. While you go sailing, you might spot turtles as well!
Visit the beautiful Pigeon Island!
Renowned for its avifauna, Pigeon Island is one of the top tourist destinations! Not only can you spot tropical bird species, you can also go snorkeling in and around the beautiful island. Also, you can also go diving, and this will probably be one of your most memorable events of this trip!
Get a massage!
Sri Lanka is known for its Ayurvedic therapies. And what’s a tropical adventure without a massage! Relax and unwind in the tropics!
Rent a bike and travel around Nilaveli, Sri Lanka.
Riding a bike is a cheap and excellent way of enjoying your adventure while observing the livelihood around you!
Rent a cabana!
Get a luxury wooden cabana and spend your tropical Sri Lankan travel adventure as tropical as possible!
Things to see
Nilaveli is known for its beaches, so can go ahead and see the most beautiful coastline in the country!
Kovils around Nilaveli
(I) Kandasamy Kovil
This is a highly venerated kovil and it shall present you with a cultural experience like never before. Beautiful chanting that resonates in the air shall give you a spiritual cleansing.
(II) Kali Kovil
This has a beautiful vibe that surrounds you as you witness the breathtaking gopuram, the best of all Trincos temples.
Places to stay
Nilaveli has a great number of resorts and guest houses that are ready to accommodate you at any price range you have to offer! From 5 star hotels starting from 450$ to guest houses to as low as 10$, you can choose the ideal place that fits your budget!
Experience spices like never before, sea food translated into Sri Lankan fine dining is most highlighted in Nilaveli. You can also get beautiful authentic Sri Lankan dishes at the lowest of prices and you will probably fall in love with this incredible travel destination to Sri Lanka.
In conclusion, Nilaveli is a beach paradise you’d definitely want to spend your vacation in! So hurry and book your tickets with Travel Sri Lanka and embark on an adventure in paradise!
Want to take a historical voyage elsewhere? Try Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka