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Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya is a coastal town located in the Puttalam district of Sri Lanka. It is situated on a peninsula between the Indian Ocean and the Puttalam Lagoon. The town is known for its natural beauty, including long stretches of pristine beaches, sand dunes, and mangrove forests.

Kalpitiya is a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts, especially kiteboarding and windsurfing, due to its steady wind conditions. It is also a popular destination for dolphin and whale watching tours, as several species of dolphins and whales can be found in the waters around Kalpitiya.

The town is home to several fishing communities, and visitors can experience the local way of life by visiting fishing villages and watching fishermen at work. In recent years, Kalpitiya has also emerged as a destination for eco-tourism, with several nature reserves and protected areas in the vicinity, including the Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka's largest national park.

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