Sport Kalpitiya - great for long term stays
If you want to stay just couple of days or long term – for example as a digital nomad, you have plenty of options how to feel at home with us. Daily you can play beach volleyball or table tennis for free. You can visit 2 professional gyms in the neighborhood. Use our bicycles to sport or just explore the countryside full of small roads. Sport Kalpitiya scene is mostly represented by kitesurfing – we provide you the equipment or we arrange kite surfing instructor for you. It is easy to combine sport and work while long term stays at Dune Towers.
Kalpitiya is a wonderful destination for those who are looking for a place that offers a mix of adventure, relaxation, and breathtaking scenery. With its miles of pristine coastline, Kalpitiya is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts, especially kitesurfers and scuba divers. But there’s more to do in Kalpitiya than just water sports. In this essay, we’ll explore the various sports options available in Kalpitiya and how they can be combined with other unique experiences to create a memorable vacation.
Kitesurfing is undoubtedly the most popular sport in Kalpitiya, and for good reason. The area is blessed with strong and consistent winds throughout the year, making it an ideal destination for kitesurfing. The lagoon in Kalpitiya is one of the largest in the world and is perfect for beginners and advanced riders alike. The shallow waters and steady winds make it an excellent place to learn and improve your skills. If you’re an experienced rider, you can head out to the open ocean for some exhilarating rides and big waves. We recommend you kitesurfing schools and rental shops in the area that offer lessons and equipment for rent. Staying at a kite resort like the Dune Towers will give you easy access to the kite beach and other amenities.
Scuba diving is another popular activity in Kalpitiya, which is home to a rich and diverse marine life. The area is known for its coral and limestone reefs. The Bar Reef, which is the largest coral reef in Sri Lanka, is just a short boat ride away and is teeming with colorful fish, sea turtles. We can recommend you on the best PADI certified diving centers in the area that offers courses for beginners as well as guided dives for experienced divers. If you’re lucky, you may even get to witness the dolphins and whale sharks migrating along the Kalpitiya peninsula that happens between November and April.
For those who prefer land-based activities, there are several options to choose from. Beach volleyball is a fun and social activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. The soft sandy beaches of Kalpitiya provide the perfect setting for a game with friends or you play with other guests within the garden of our your resort. Table tennis is another popular option, and we have table that you can use free of charge. Jogging, cycling, and walking are great ways to explore the scenic countryside around Kalpitiya. You can rent a bike or just take a leisurely stroll along the beach or through the nearby villages.
If you’re looking to stay fit during your vacation, there are several options available. The Dune Towers resort offers TRX where you can work out and stay in shape. Yoga is another popular activity here, with several yoga retreats and classes available during the year. Practicing yoga in a tranquil setting surrounded by nature can be a great way to relax and rejuvenate.
In addition to sports Kalpitiya offers several unique experiences that are related to nature. Watching sea turtles hatch and make their way to the ocean is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you can witness in Kalpitiya. The area is also home to several dolphin and whale species that can be spotted during boat tours. Visiting the mangrove forests in the area is another great way to experience the natural beauty of Kalpitiya. The Wilpattu National Park, which is just a 2.5 hours’ drive from Kalpitiya, is one of the best places in Sri Lanka to see leopards, elephants, and other wildlife in their natural habitat.
In conclusion, Kalpitiya is a fantastic destination for those who are looking for a mix of adventure, relaxation, and nature.