Discover a snorkelling haven in Pigeon Island of Trincomalee in Sri Lanka
The magic of Cinnamon Nature Trails awaits you
Pigeon Island, a scenic isle situated in the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, has increasingly become a popular snorkelling site, since the end of the civil war in 2009. This splendid marine ecosystem is also home to several exotic marine animals with over 300 species of fish and a variety of sea turtles.
If you are in quest of a seaside adventure, then book your holiday at Trinco Blu. This will leave you in awe. It is the perfect getaway for guests seeking to indulge in the unmatched serenity of some of the most beautiful beaches on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. The magnificent hotel offers a complete package of adventure-based activities like catch and release fishing, whale and dolphin watching (marine mammal safari) and snorkelling in the sea surrounding the Pigeon Island in Trincomalee. Trinco Blu by Cinnamon is situated around 13 km away from Pigeon Island is indeed a snorkeler’s paradise, with live coral reefs inhabited with over 100 species of corals.
The Cinnamon Nature Trails (CNT) team conducts responsible snorkelling and sea-side tours. During this exciting 3-hour excursion, you have the opportunity to snorkel to your heart’s content with shoals of colourful fish to keep you company. You can also observe species such as the juvenile and adult blacktip reef shark and a variety of turtles such as the Hawksbill Turtle, Green Turtle and the Olive Ridley Turtle. To make the best of your snorkelling experience, the best time to visit would be from March to September.
CNT is the award-winning wildlife adventure tourism division of Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts which also serves as one of Sri Lanka’s leading eco-excursion providers. CNT’s in-house naturalists, experienced tour guides and wildlife photographers provide excellent guidance during the sea-side adventures and ensure a memorable experience without causing any harm to the natural eco-system. Additionally, Cinnamon Nature Trails consistently works with the Department of Wildlife Conservation of Sri Lanka to protect the sensitive habitat of the coral reefs around this beautiful island. So, book yourself and carry back so most unforgettable memories.