Manalkadu Beach

Top choice in Jaffna & the North

A small dirt road runs for 3.1km off the B371 to this lovely beach. There are a few fishing boats, some palm trees and not much else on the sand. The views extend up and down the sand as far as you can see. Back from the shore, the small St Anthony's Church sits in isolation and features a 6m-tall statue of Jesus. There are no vendors or services.

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