Nilaveli Beach Hostel

Sunning itself on the scintillating sands of Nilaveli, East of Sri Lanka is the ‘Nilaveli Beach Hostel’. The seaside hostel enjoys a sunlit backdrop nestled approximately 12-KM from the palm-sprinkled beaches of Trincomalee and 270-KM from the cosmopolitan gardens of Colombo.

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Famed for its tailor-made diving holiday offerings, this beach hostel operates a diving centre and scuba academy. Nestled steps away from the Nilaveli Beach, the soft lapping of the Indian Ocean sets a laid-back pace to your vacay at this budget accommodation in Trinco.

The Experience

The hostel’s proximity to the beach makes it a perfect base for both divers and non-divers seeking to explore Nilaveli on a budget. The ‘Nilaveli Beach Hostel’ consists of 5 rooms and 2 shared bathrooms. Each room is fan cooled and equipped with a desk, chair and two or three beds. The neighbourhood of the hostel offers many eateries that serve Sri Lankan and international cuisine. Guests can also make use of the kitchen equipped with a cooker, refrigerator and dish sets, at a surcharge. The large terrace is perfect for sunset viewing and stargazing. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided at this property in Nilaveli.

The diving centre attached to this hostel arranges an array of water sports including scuba diving, snorkeling and whale watching. The hostel premises also houses their scuba academy where theoretical PADI sessions are carried out.

Around and About

Exuding the remote, paradise-island feel, the palm-dotted shoreline of Nilaveli is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka. Pigeon Island National Park, a little islet tossed off the shores of the Nilaveli Beach is a snorkeler’s place of dreams. The underwater landscape consists of over 100 species of coral reefs teeming with multi-coloured fish. Complete with a natural deep water harbour, the evocative city of Trincomalee offers ocean waters ideal for jet skiing, wind surfing, surfing, body boarding and kayaking. From May to October, colonies of dolphins and whales dwell the oceans of Trincomalee. Other iconic attractions include the Koneswaran Temple, Fort Frederick and Swami Rock.

Snorkeling in the Pigeon Island National Park, you are wonderstruck by its astounding coral gardens. Swim along exotic fish, in the under-water wonderland.

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