July 10, 2017

Kappaldy lagoon has just three kite schools. The schools have a great working relationship with each other. Each one has its own teaching area and stretch of beach.

July 5, 2017

What I have realised from my kite lessons and from talking to other kiters is that I am extremely lucky to be learning to kite here. Guests who have kited in spots all over the world regularly praise Kappalady lagoon.

June 27, 2017

During my first visit to Northwest Sri Lanka I discovered that the weather was fantastic! That was a big part of mine and my husband's reason for choosing to return to the island.

June 19, 2017

The wooden gates of Elements Beach and Nature Resort opened upon a scene of true Sri Lankan paradise

June 7, 2017

Holidays Sri Lanka - Part 1: My first visit to Sri Lanka was in 2014. I was travelling in Southern Africa when my now-husband invited me to come visit him. We had met in Cape Town a few months before. He was now working at a beach resort in a place called Kappalady in...

May 30, 2017

Kite hotel: I have been kiting since the early 2000's. When I started it was still something of a fringe sport. Kiting is still an extreme sport, but back then it was considerably more extreme than it is now. There was considerable skill involved in getting a kite to r...

May 24, 2017

Beach resorts Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka is fast developing a reputation as a travel hotspot. This small island has so much to offer for travelers 

The majority of Sri Lanka's population are Buddhist. However, the country is also home to Hindu, Catholic and Muslim people. As...

May 20, 2017

Ayurveda hotel Sri Lanka: Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago by the sages of India. It is as a science of life. It is believed by many to be amongst the most powerful and sophisticated health systems. And yet it is not only a method of treating ill health an...

May 16, 2017

Beach bungalow Sri Lanka: When it comes to beach bungalows, Elements Beach and Nature Resort offers something pretty special. Our bungalows are indeed on the beach, but that beach makes up the shoreline of not just one but two bodies of water. Our resort and beach bung...

May 11, 2017

Resorts in Kalpitiya: The last few years saw the arrival of kitesurfing in the northwest province of Sri Lanka. This led to the birth of the first resorts in Kalpitiya and on the nearby Kappalady lagoon.


As the popularity of kitesurfing in the area increased, so word s...

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