Leisure Activities

Said to be “The new brazil,” come to Dutch Bay Island and ride the attractive winds of Kalpitiya’s lagoon, which magnetizes kite surfers from all over the world.

The Dutch Bay Lagoon is known as “The Dream Spot,” for many kite surfers to enjoy the whistling weather right through out the year.

Surf the Indian Ocean waves, infamous for international competitions. Private lessons are available.

International Water sports Events will soon be hosted in this world-renowned destination. 

Dive and discover the beautiful marine rainbow’s of exotic pelagic fish in the under water world of the Indian Ocean.  Certification courses are available by an experienced team of divers that will PADI certify you.

Underwater World Map including dive locations will be available to you by your personal Butler upon request.

Create unforgettable memories and schedule a snorkeling session, with the option of fish feeding that will have you in the center of a swarm of exotic sea creatures. Option to rent an underwater camera or hire a photographer and purchase the captured moments in an album made by Dutch Bay Resorts. 

Recreational diving and snorkeling in the area are phenomenal, given the multitude of shipwrecks, Pearl Banks and coral reefs around the marina of Dutch Bay Island. 

Sports’ fishing is also popular.

Inter-island sailing and training are also available upon request.

Join us in sailing into the Indian Ocean, as you may cross paths with up to 20,000 dolphins. 

The lagoon is also home to many more water species, where you may meet the cousin of the dolphin, the dugong, as well as many native and migrant bird species. 

If not dolphins, then keep your eyes on the look out for the largest mammal roaming the earth, the sperm whale or blue whale, since the area is known as a breeding ground for these beautiful creatures. 

All images shown here of Dolphins and Whales were taken from the Kalpitiya Region.

Wilpattu Safari Excursion: Join guided excursions and explore Wilpattu Rainforest, the nationally reserved sanctuary of Puttlam. Sri Lankan culture is embedded in this destination, where you will discover the locals of our wilderness, leopards being the most common.  Explore all the bio diversities this land has to share. Travel by a Jeep and discover all the endemic species this habitat has nested. Banana leaf lunches will be taken to enjoy in the jungle, as you spend your day embracing Mother Nature.

Savor the pure opulence of your surroundings by sailing the coast of the Indian Ocean.

Come sail away into the sunset of Dutch Bay on a yacht you may rent for private dining, available upon requestand reservation. Water cabana’s extend into the lagoon for private yoga sessions, as you are surrounded by nothing but rippling water and the sounds of nature, allowing you to become one with your mind, body, soul, and this universe. Sea Plane Birds Eye View Tour available upon request.

Ride off into the sunset on the beach with your partner on horseback, by foot on a hike, or bike. Lagoon Gondola Rides are available to relish a romantic star lit evening as a local guitarist may serenade you, igniting a deeper passion of love for a duo to embrace.

Platooning and canoeing the lagoon so you may see flying fish jump across your lap is available upon request.

Educational adventure walks are available, where you join a certified tour guide to learn about the important habitat of nesting turtles, and beautiful bio diversity in the surrounding area.

Note:  PACKAGE DEALS may be scheduled by your personal Itinerary Reservationist through the local handling agent, based on availability upon request. 

The butler will guide you to the Tour Manager/Guide on duty, if you have not done so, prior to arrival.