Distance from Jaffna – 19.7 km (33 minutes)
Kankesanthurai Beach is situated in Kankesanthurai in the Jaffna district. It is renowned as one of the top two beaches situated in the northern province of Sri Lanka. This beautiful sandy beach is the ideal place for a family day out surrounded by palm trees. It is a relatively less crowded beach which provides great views of the nearby lighthouse and fishermen going about their job.
Getting to Kankesanthurai Beach
From Jaffna travel along the Jaffna-Kankesanturai Road passing Kuppilan, Tellippalai and Maviddapuram up to Kankesanthurai to reach the Kankesanthurai Beach.