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Sailing Tours in Sri Lanka

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From sun set sailing to fishing cruises, sailing on the sparkling Sri Lankan waters in the Indian Ocean on a Yacht, catamaran boats is romantic, fun and adventurous. The holiday cruises that will let you discover the best of Sri Lanka’s marine and human heritage – the islands in the Palk Bay, the pristine beaches and the reef in the East, the northern culture or the southern blue whales – the day and package sailing trips will give you something to encounter at every stop.

The East coast of the island emerging as an up and coming beach tourist destination, offers endless pristine beaches, beautiful coves surrounded by lush vegetation, and fascinating marine life, including whales and dolphins, and an array of tropical fish and colourful reefs.
Season for sailing – May to September

  • Meet & greet at Bandaranayake International Airport
  • Transfer to your hotel in Negombo.
  • Overnight in Negombo.
  • Head towards Trincomalee Harbour to get on the Cruise.

 Journey is approx. 5 hours and you will drive past famous historical cities, small rural villages, lakes and lush forestry.

  • Board Dutch Bay, Trincomalee at 4 pm.
  • Sail in the Magnificent Koddiyar Bay.

Taking in the dramatic coastline with the ancient Koneswaram temple perched high on the hill, enjoy a stunning sunset onboard.

  • Guests can swim, canoe and enjoy stand up paddle boarding.
  • Night at Back Bay, under the Koneswaram temple.
  • Departure after breakfast towards Nilaveli viewing whales and dolphins on the way.
  • Lunch at the coast of the Pigeon Island.

Guests can snorkel at the magical pigeon island coral reef.

  • Sail towards Kuchcheveli in the afternoon.
  • Arrival at sunset for dinner on board or a beach BBQ.
  • Early breakfast and on shore exploration of the area known as jungle beach.

Aquatic activities such as stand up paddle boarding, and swimming can be done.

  • In the afternoon, sail to Nilaveli.

On shore sunset drinks on the beach followed by a special seafood dinner at a popular local restaurant.

  • Night anchorage at Nilaveli.
  • Morning snorkeling, followed by breakfast.
  • Sail past Trincomalee in search of dolphins for 3 hrs.
  • Arrive at Elephant Rock.

At the entrance to Trincomalee Harbour at midday for lunch on board followed by snorkeling and stand-up paddle boarding.

  • Sail to Sallitvu Island Arrival at sunset for dinner and night at anchorage.
  • Sail south passing vast swathes of palm fringed deserted beaches, to arrive at the jewel of Passikudah Bay.

A heaven for all types of water activities, including snorkeling.

  • Lunch on board & BBQ beach dinner.
  • Sunrise swim in Passikudah followed by breakfast.
  • Departure for Ilantatunu point for snorkeling and stand up paddle sessions.
  • Lunch on board and departure for Dutch Bay/Trincomalee.
  • Arrival at Dutch Bay for at sunset for drinks and dinner.

Evening visit to Koneswaram Temple can be arranged.

  • Return to Back Bay.
  • Early swim and breakfast at Back Bay.
  • Short sail to disembarkation at Dutch Bay in Trincomalee by 10 am.
  • Head back to Colombo or Airport and end your Beautiful Sail Tour.


We suggest you to spend a few days in the cultural triangle or explore the hill country to have a better insight to the heritage and culture of Sri Lanka.