The East coast of the island emerging as an up and coming beach tourist destination, offers endless pristine beaches, beautiful coves surrounded by lush vegetation and fascinating marine life, including whales and dolphins and an array of tropical fish and colourful reefs. The East Coast Cruise departs from Trincomalee and returns to Trincomalee.
Board Dutch Bay, Trincomalee at 4 pm. Sail in the Magnificent Koddiyar Bay, taking in the dramatic coastline with the ancient Koneswaram temple perched high on the hill, enjoy a stunning sunset drink with dinner on-board. Guests can swim, canoe and enjoy stand up paddleboarding. Night at Back Bay, under the Koneswaram temple.
Departure after breakfast towards Nilaveli (1h30), viewing whales and dolphins on the way. Lunch off the coast of the Pigeon Island and guests can snorkeling off the magical pigeon island coral reef. Sail towards Kuchcheveli in the afternoon. Arrival at sunset for dinner on board or a beach BBQ.
Early breakfast and on shore exploration of the area known as jungle beach. Aquatic activities such as stand up paddle boarding, and swimming. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, sail to Nilaveli (2h30). On shore sunset drinks on the beach followed by a special seafood dinner at a popular local restaurant. Night anchorage at Nilaveli.
Morning snorkeling, followed by breakfast. Sail past Trincomale in search of dolphins for 3 hrs. Arrive at Elephant Rock, at the entrance to Trincomalee Harbour at midday for lunch on board followed by snorkeling and stand up paddle boarding. Sail to Sallitivu Island (1h30). Arrival at sunset for dinner and night at anchorage.
Sail south passing vast swathes of palm fringed deserted beaches, to arrive at the jewel of Passikudah Bay. A haven for all types of water activities, including snorkeling. Lunch on board. BBQ beach dinner.
Sunrise swim in Passikudah followed by breakfast. Departure for Ilantattunu point for snorkeling and stand up paddle sessions. Lunch on board and departure for Dutch Bay/Trincomalee. Arrival at Dutch Bay for at sunset for drinks and dinner. Evening visit to Koneswaram Temple can be arranged.
Early swim and breakfast at Back Bay. Short sail to disembarkation at Dutch Bay in Trincomalee by 10 am.