Amaya Beach Sri Lanka is set next to the beach at Passikudah Bay, a long stretch of coastline renowned for its calm and shallow waters, ideal for swimming and water sports. The outer bay has an extensive coral reef and there are scattered coral communities within the bay, together forming one of the best-known reef systems in the Indian Ocean. The resort, which is on the east side of the island, is 35 kilometres north of Batticaloa.
Uniquely set next to the beach at Passikudah Bay, the Amaya Beach faces a long stretch of unspoilt coastline which is well known for its shallow and calm waters. Located along the breath taking east coast of Sri Lanka, the resort is about 35km North of Batticaloa while the distance from Colombo is approximately 320km. There is a railway line that runs from Colombo to Batticaloa while air taxis and car rentals are available from the airport.
Since the Amaya Beach is located in the beautiful Passikudah bay, guests have ample opportunities of experiencing a number of water sports in the shallow waters that surround the area. The drive to Batticaloa and Trincomalee won't take long while you can experience the culture and visit some historically relevant locations. With time in hand, you can visit some of the National parks in the region or head towards Pigeon Island which is off the coast of Trincomalee. The drive from Colombo will certainly help you pass many interesting stopovers.