sri lanka map Sri Lanka (Ceylon before 1972) is known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.

Trincomalee is a port city on the east coast of Sri Lanka. The city is located on a peninsula, which divides the inner and outer harbours. Trincomalee is an anglicized version of the Tamil word Tirukonamalai (which means "lord of the sacred hill"); it is a hill situated in the end of a natural land formation that resembles an arc.
It is one of the main where Tamil is spoken at large scale. Historically referred to as Gokanna or Gokarna it has been a sea port that has played a major role in maritime and international trading history of Sri Lanka.

The easiest way to go to Sri Lanka is to fly directly to Colombo International Airport CMB or Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport HRI (since 2013).

Trincomalee located at east coast. You can reach it by rail or bus from Colombo Fort station.

Accommodation and Restaurants

There are plenty of very comfortable hotels in Trincomalee. You are looking for a place close to our dive center. We can help you to find the right place.

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For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Trincomalee, Aqua Inns is the perfect choice. With its location just 2. Km from the city center and from the airport, this 1-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. For sightseeing options and local attractions, one need not look far as the hotel enjoys close proximity to Whale and Dolphin Watching, Snorkeling / Surfing / Scuba diving, Uppuveli Beach.

No. 42 Alles Garden, Uppevelli, Trincomalee
Reservations Hot Line: (+94) (0)712 519749
Management Details: (+94) (0)778 546139
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