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05 Must Try Water Sports in Pasikudah – Gorgeous Eastern Coast Resort

Pasikudah is still mostly unspoilt; retaining a wild coastal beauty unique to the rest of the nation. Beaches are stunning and sea inviting. Here are a few water sports to enjoy the Indian Ocean.


Jet Ski on the Warm Indian Ocean

Nothing beats the adrenaline rush of riding a powerful jet ski. In Pasikudah there is plenty of opportunities to enjoy this fast paced water sport to the max. Guests at Uga Bay will find helpful and careful instructors for enjoying a ride across the turquoise blue waters of Pasikudah. You can add the thrills of windsurfing too to your thrilling overwater encounters in Pasikudah. Again well-experienced instructors will have you skimming the surface of the water in no time.


Snorkelling is Fun and Rewarding

There are plenty of water based activities to indulge in Pasikudah but the most rewarding is snorkelling; which by the way is one of the most popular water sports in Sri Lanka. The only skills required are swimming and the ability to don a snorkel, flippers and mask. Hugging the coast of Pasikudah are patches of coral reef amongst which a myriad of marine life thrives. The clear waters offer excellent views of activities below the waves for some lasting memories in paradise.


Sailing around Pasikudah

The area is quite stunning with sandy beaches, swaying palms and a blue ocean; the view is even better from the sea. Hire your own personal boat and head out across the waves for some refreshing adventures on the Indian Ocean. Tours last for around one and a half hours and can be booked via your Pasikudah resort. Look forward to exhilarating adventures across the sea as you get set to explore the stunning Eastern coastline of Sri Lanka


Diving is a Memorable Reward

The warm waters of the Indian Ocean do not require too much gear; thus scuba diving is a carefree sport in Pasikudah.Explore the coral reef and huge variety of marine life that thrive around the coastline while a vintage wreck is bound to notch up the excitement factor. The HMS Hermes, the world's very first purpose built aircraft carrier sank just off the country's eastern coast; today it presents an interesting underwater world to explore. One of the few wrecks from World War II in the region, this fascinating edifice is now home to a vast number of coral formations and marine life. The ultimate diving experience for diving enthusiasts the wreck only enhances your fabulous dive tour in Pasikudah.


Kayaking in Pasikudah

A wholly rewarding sport kayaking is a serene way of discovering the beauty of the eastern coast. Hire a kayak from you resort or the nearest sports centre and set off on a voyage of discovery. Relish the picturesque settings and soothing nature of the ocean as you paddle in solitude, with your partner or as a group. Discover hidden nooks and corners and watch out for glimpses of marine life below the waves.

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