Get us in your inbox

Search

Casuarina Beach

  • Things to do
  • Karainagar
  1. A scenic beach in the Jaffna District
    © BT Images
  2. A scenic beach in the Jaffna District
    © BT Images
Advertising

Time Out says

White sand and shallow azure waters at a bustling Jaffna beach.

A serene 45 minute drive from Jaffna’s bustling centre brings you to the idyllic Casuarina Beach, named after the fuzzy pine-like casuarina trees that line the long stretch of shore. The beach is popular with tourists and locals alike because of its bright white sand and shallow azure waters. Try and make it down in the early morning before the crowds arrive. If you want to really experience the beauty of the shallow seas track down a fisherman to drive you out on his boat. 

There are basic changing facilities and small snack stalls, but alcohol is prohibited on the beach. As with all Sri Lankan beaches do be careful if the sea looks rough – there are sometimes lifeguards but this is not a given. 

Details

Address:
Beach Road‬
Karainagar
Jaffna
40000
Price:
Rs100 for parking; Rs100 for a shower
Advertising
You may also like
You may also like

The best things in life are free.

Get our free newsletter – it’s great.

Loading animation
Déjà vu! We already have this email. Try another?

🙌 Awesome, you're subscribed!

Thanks for subscribing! Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon!