Nilaveli Tourism, Sri Lanka

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Nilaveli (Pronounced Nilaa-Veli, Tamil translation Open-land of the moon-shine) (Sinhala language translation- Nila-Blue, Veli- Sand)is a coastal resort town located about 16 km North-West of Trincomalee, Trincomalee District, Sri Lanka. It used to be a popular tourist destination, however due to 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and Sri Lankan Civil War tourist numbers have declined, until 2010 onwards, we can see a significant increase in the number of tourists. Once again Nilaveli has become one of the main tourist attractions in Sri Lanka.


Planning a vacation to Nilaveli in Sri Lanka? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Nilaveli is Sigiriya. Add Sigiriya to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Citadel Of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, The Sigiriya Fortress, Golden Temple Of Dambulla. A holiday in Nilaveli can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Nilaveli*

  • Cost for Essentials in Nilaveli

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nilaveli

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 17.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 24.43 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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