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Eastern Province

DS Division


This coastal resort town just 15 kms north of Trincomalee is world famous for its miles of golden beaches and its calm seas. It is bordered by the blue ocean on one side and a beautiful lagoon with diverse aquatic life all around.  One of its more popular sites is the Pigeon Island Marine sanctuary. With a Crystal clear blue ocean , abundant  with corals and other marine fauna and flora ,it is a paradise for the snorkeler and diver .It has several star class  resort hotels ,with many centers  offering watersports for the sporting enthusiasts. The atmosphere is genial and friendly and laid back and a paradise for the fun seeker.

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