Amaya beach is a terrific destination for a family holiday in Passikudah Sri Lanka. There are plenty of family-oriented activities to keep everybody entertained. Ranked among the top family hotels in Pasikudah, you will find a range of things to do while you introduce your tiny travelers to the wider world, from sailing around the coast on a catamaran to entertaining them at the Kiddies’ Zone


Cruise Rides

A great way to enjoy the tropics is setting sail in a cruise which is tailor-made for day trips around the coastline. With a spacious deck and the capacity to transport nearly 30 people, the day cruise gives you the chance to experience the breathtaking beauty of the ocean around Sri Lanka.

Pick the trip you want to experience; be it The Morning Cruise or The Sunset Cruise. These 3-hour cruise rides include refreshments, drinking water as well as water activities.
The Morning Cruise will be sailing from 9am – 12pm while The Sunset Cruise will be sailing from 3pm – 6pm.
For these shared cruise rides a minimum of 4 passengers are required. For an adult, the cost will be USD 65 while for a child (3yrs – 12yrs) the cost will be USD 40. (The rates may differ.)

The Private Cruise is a ride of minimum 3 hours to a full day between 8am – 7pm.

The peak time for cruise rides is from May to October.

Sailing Fun

It goes without saying that active sailing is not only so much fun, but also offers many other rewards too. Families can embark on a three-hour coastal sailing tour of Pasikudah / Kalkudah and enjoy water-sports activities including stand-up paddling and snorkeling. Pasikudah provides the perfect atmosphere for sailing with its sunny weather, good winds and beautiful landscapes making it an experience of a lifetime for you.

Catamaran Tour

There is always something exciting to do for each and every member of your family. This four-hour excursion is ideal for families who wish to learn the fine art of sailing a 48-foot catamaran, while engaging in activities including swimming and snorkeling. Sail around in a catamaran with an experienced guide who will assist you throughout your adventure.

Kiddies’ Zone

We adore our young guests and their happiness is very important to us. We offer enough activities to keep your kids occupied whilst you enjoy your holiday. Children can spend their time at the Kiddies’ Zone with fully trained and certified caretakers or splash around the kiddies’ pool under strict supervision of our lifeguards. Let them make new friends, play games and have fun!


*Sailing Fun and Catamaran Tour is only available from April to mid-September.