Elephant point beach

Elephant point beach

Good for Relax
 / 10 Very good
#3 out of 6
in Trincomalee
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1.3 M
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Good location! Lots of inspiring beaches nearby.


Beach surroundings

Recommended! The choice of attractions and restaurants nearby is higher than the average for the region


  • Sober Island Resort 2.4km
  • Eagles' Bayview Rest... 2.7km
  • United Hotel 3km
  • Malima Golf Link Res... 3km


  • Sagaing Dive Site 4 min walk
  • Nicolson Cove 14 min walk
  • Old Gun Point 23 min walk
  • Sober Creek 23 min walk


  • TRR 5.2km
  • Central Bus Station... 4.5km
  • China Bay 4.8km


  • Trincomalee 4.5km
  • Colombo 232.8km

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Questions and answers

What is the water and sand quality of the Elephant point beach?

The coastline of Elephant point beach is covered with golden sand. It's very clean, the surface is pure and unmixed. Turquoise and clear water sparkles in the sun.

What are the key activities at Elephant point beach?

For sunbathing and relaxing, Elephant point beach has comfortable sun loungers, and there is a natural shade that can become a lifesaver on a hot day.

Is the Elephant point beach good for swimming?

The entrance to the water is gentle, the bottom is comfortable. In the season the beach is attended by lifeguard.

Elephant point beach is fully protected from waves.

There are few boats in the bay. So the overall recommendation of the Elephant point beach for swimming is very positive.

Is the Elephant point beach good for families?

Family travelers should consider the following features of the beach. On the beach, there are minimal sufficient amenities such as sun loungers or beach bar. It's covered with sand and the entrance to the water is gentle.

Is the Elephant point beach secluded and good for relaxing?

The beach is located in a natural area. In the high season, there are still almost no visitors, which makes this place ideal for a secluded holiday.

Is there any food or beverages in the area of Elephant point beach?

There is no restaurant or bar directly on Elephant point beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Sober Island Resort is the closest place located 2500 meters from the beach.

How far is the Elephant point beach from parking?

The Elephant point beach has a parking spot. It is not very large, so in high season it can be busy. The approximate distance from parking is less than 100 metres and you have to overcome a small descent.

Are there any attractions nearby Elephant point beach?

There are 4 attractions near Elephant point beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Sagaing Dive Site located in 0.3 km. See the attractions section for details.

What is the best time of the year to visit Elephant point beach?

The month with the highest temperature in Elephant point beach is June. Its average value reaches 34°C. The warmest sea is in May, the average value is 31°C. The coldest month is January with air temperature 28°C and water 28°C. See more details in weather section.

Is the beach good for sunbathing?

Elephant point beach (Sri Lanka) is not just a great place to relax and swim, everything is created there for sunbathing. You can even call Elephant point beach a sunbathing beach. Comfortable sun loungers with umbrellas and for the most sophisticated tourists - a natural shade along the beach. A beautiful tan after taking a few sunbaths on this beach is ensured. The main thing is not to forget to use sunscreen and do not overdo with time spent in the sun. If in doubt, look at the user photos above.

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