Sri Lanka sailing vacation on crewed catamaran
Sailing in Sri Lanka on a luxury crewed catamaran
Spend a week sailing along Sri Lanka’s east coast and you’ll see why this island’s starting to emerge as a must-visit destination. Stand-up paddle along deserted beaches, visit Koneswaram Temple, and snorkel in Pigeon Island National Park. When you’re ready to chill out, head back to the catamaran or to the shore where countless untouched beaches await. Don’t just listen to the travel buzz, see it for yourself.
Board Dutch Bay, Trincomalee at 4 pm. After installation on board and security briefing, we sail the Magnificent Koddiyar Bay, along the spectacular coastline with the ancient Koneswaram temple perched high on the hill. Enjoy a stunning sunset drink and dinner onboard after a nice swim or a stand up paddle boarding session. Night at Back Bay, under the Koneswaram temple.
Departure after breakfast towards Nilaveli (1h30), watching whales and dolphins on the way.We’ll have lunch off the coast of the Pigeon Island. Incredible snorkelling session on the Pigeon Island coral reef. In the afternoon we set sails to Kuchcheveli where we arrive at sunset for dinner on board or a beach BBQ.
After an early breakfast we’ll explore ashore the area known as jungle beach. Aquatic activities such as stand up paddle boarding, and swimming. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, we sail to Nilaveli (2h30). On shore sunset drinks on the beach followed by a special seafood dinner at a popular local restaurant (with extra charge, payable on spot). Night anchorage at Nilaveli.
Morning snorkeling, followed by breakfast. We sail past Trincomalee in search of dolphins for 3 hrs. Arrival at Elephant Rock, at the entrance to Trincomalee Harbour at midday for lunch on board followed by snorkeling and stand up paddle boarding. We then head to Sallitivu Island (1h30). Arrival at sunset for dinner and night at anchorage.
We sail south along palm fringed deserted beaches and arrive at Passikudah Bay, an absolute jewel, a haven for all types of water activities, including snorkeling. Lunch on board. BBQ beach dinner.
Take a swin at sunrise just before breakfast. We then depart to Ilantattunu Point where we’ll snorkel and stand-up paddle board. After lunch on board we set sails to Dutch Bay / Trincomalee. Arrival at Dutch Bay for at sunset for drinks and dinner. Evening visit to Koneswaram Temple can be arranged (with extra charge, payable on spot).
Return to Back Bay. Early swim and breakfast at Back Bay. Short sail to disembarkation at Dutch Bay in Trincomalee by 10 am. Itinerary is subject to modifications without any notice for technical and/or weather reasons. It is upon skipper’s decision.
Your by the cabin charter is a unique chance to explore Sri Lanka on sailing catamaran. This modern yacht can easily take you to the most beautiful lagoons and bays in Sri Lanka. Catamaran has 6 double cabins with private shower and toilet, perfect for maximum 12 guests.
During your sailing vacation in Sri Lanka professional crew of 3: skipper, first mate and cook will take care of you. Crew will be responsible for operating the catamaran, preparing food, cleaning, serving meals, drinks and snacks on board. Tem will offer great service and make the trip an unforgettable experience.
US citizens. You must get an eTA before your flight. An eTA is delivered electronically, and is tied directly to your passport. It can be obtained online before travelling to Sri Lanka.
Maximum stay - 30 days.
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