Dolphin Beach is probably the only property that offers you Sri Lanka's big five from one location. Our sea safaris and game drives come with more than ten years experience. Enter our world of luxury camping and responsible tourism where we endure to be environmentally conscious and "leave only our footprints behind". Visit our dedicated website for more information on wilpattu national park. www.visitwilpattu.com
We have our very own kite school, rescue boat, kite rental, kite lessons with IKO instructors drinks, etc. We organize free scheduled transport to this flat water spot. This flat water spot where the lagoon is shallow, is perfect for all level kiters. Kite in front of the resort or go further with a downwinder or kite safari. Visit our dedicated website for more information on kitesurfing. www.kitesurfing.lk
For those who wish to explore the island’s ancient history, the many attractions of the Cultural Triangle, with its ruined cities, temples and statues, are within comfortable reach. About three hours away, it contains no less than four of the island’s seven World Heritage Sites.
Your boat ride will take you across the pristine waters of the lagoon check out the eco system and wind your boat through mangroves. Bordering on one side of the lagoon is the countrys largest wildlife park namely Wilpattu National Park and on the other side see the little fishing villages and local community. Stop for sunset on an island in the lagoon and enjoy some refreshments.
Anawilundawa is made up of seven tanks linked together to form a unique irrigation system. The six large tanks – Pinkattiya, Maradansola, Anawilundawa, Mayyawa, Surawila and Vellawali – and three smaller peripheral tanks, exist as a single system and are located close to Nalladarankattuwa. This is a RAMSAR site.
On the way to the small but historic dutch fort built by the Portuguese stop by the 17th century St. Anne’s Church in Talawila, a mere seven kilometers away, is one of the island’s most renowned Catholic shrines. Legend has it that a Portuguese trader had a vision of St Anne while resting under a banyan tree and returned to build the church.