Sri Lanka Diving Tours
This professional dive school specialises in wrecks, and Batticaloa has a world-class one: the HMS Hermes, a British aircraft carrier...
Kallady & Navalady Peninsula
This long, beach-edged peninsula is home to the Kallady and Navalady neighbourhoods. Kallady has a lovely near-deserted strip of beach...
Wandering around Old Batti is particularly atmospheric late at night: cicadas call and water drips, but not a soul stirs on the eerily...
Scores strongly for genuine rice and curry – as the lunchtime crowds will attest. Seven Star is just north of the clock tower.
Lloyds Ave · interesting places nearby
Batticaloa Market information
Stock up with tropical fruit as well as gifts for back home, like spoons made from coconut shells and palmyra palm jaggery (raw sugar) in laid-back, hassle-free environs.