Kalpitiya, a coastal area is one of the most beautiful beaches located on the west coast of Sri Lanka. Kalpitiya is a peninsula that separates Puttalam lagoon from the Indian Ocean and is a marine sanctuary with a diversity of habitats ranging from bar reef, flat coastal plains, saltpans, mangroves swamps, salt marshes, and vast sand dune beaches. Kalpitiya is an ideal place for both Dolphin and Whale watching. During a boat ride take off from Kalpitiya you will be able to several types of Dolphins especially during the season between November to March. Kalpitya is one of the world’s best beach for kite surfing.