Learning to kite surf in Sri Lanka
After an exciting few days at the Cinnamon Travel Blog Conference & Awards in Colombo, Sri Lanka (where we won Best Travel Video Blog!) we decided to head up the West Coast to Kalpitiya for some R&R and a little kite surfing.   Kalpitiya is known as a kite surfing paradise. It is hailed...
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Nature’s economics
Sri Lanka is full of avian riches and perfectly safe to visit, so let’s help this island nation become a top-flight ecotourism destination, says Lucy McRobert.
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Beginners Guide to Kitesurfing
So you’ve heard about this fascinating, fun and fulfilling water sport that’s taking over beaches across the world called kitesurfing, and are looking to get in on the action. If you’re a beginner and are not quite sure what kitesurfing is, then read on for a brief intro to kitesurfing so you know...
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Lesser Known Attractions of Kalpitiya
Kalpitiya is fast becoming known as one of Sri Lanka’s hottest kitesurfing spots. Plus, it is also famous for dolphin and whale watching, in addition to amazing water related activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling at the beautiful Bar Reef. But what if you have already done this and are looking...
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The Perfect Year End Holiday – Dolphins in December
If you’re already daydreaming about what you’ll be getting up to for your end of year holiday plans, make sure that dolphin watching in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka is at the top of your list. The best time to see dolphins here is in November and December, although technically the season goes on up to March....
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Whale Watching in Sri Lanka
It’s a beautiful morning. The waves are lapping gently on the sides of the boat and you’re out whale watching. As these beautiful majestic creatures glide, slip into the water, dip suddenly, fins up with a mighty splash or come curiously towards the boat, you are totally one with nature. There’s...
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Reasons to make Dolphin Beach Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka your next Kitesurfing Destination:
The breathtaking peninsula of Kalpitiya, situated on the North-western coast of Sri Lanka, is one of the top destinations for kitesurfing in the region, placing the island on the map with the international kitesurfing community. Here are some reasons to go kitesurfing in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka. Kitesurfing...
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Snorkeling in Kalpitiya
Kalpitiya is home to the Bar Reef, Sri Lanka’s largest living coral reef, making it a snorkeling haven. Snorkeling trips in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka are usually coupled with dolphin watching excursions and make for a great family outing. What are the best snorkeling spots in Kalpitiya? The Bar Reef: The...
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