Kalpitiya city situated within Puthalam district in northern side of the Western Province. There are 14 islands consist within this area of Kalpitiya. Some of these islands names are Battalangunduwa, Palliyawatta, Vellai,Ippantivu, Uchchamunai, Sinna Arichchalai, Periya Arichchalai, Sinna Eramutivu, Eramutivu, , Kakativu, Eramutivu West and Mutwal ,you can visit and enjoy all those places. Kalpitiya Island is distance with 16.73 kilometers, most of the peoples in here occupied as fishermen. Kalpitiya Introduced as a marine sanctuary because of the reach diversity of territories with bar reefs, flat coastal plains saltpans, mangroves and salt swamps and because of the number of species of fishes. Dolphins, whales, sea turtles also can see in here.
Kalpitiya is also faced the nature disaster of the tsunami. Tourist business was dropped down, with the end of the civil war in 2009 most of the investors interested to in here in tourism industry and now Kalpitya named as a leading tourist destination in Sri Lanka. In here Kalpitiya you can enjoy with Boat rides, canoe trips down side to the river.it is very nice way to sightseeing through the seashore also four wheel jeep rides through the sand banks state within the ocean and the lagoon gives an exclusive sight of the colorful evening of dusks.