Kalpitiya is one of the fascinating “Uncommon destinations that are gone unnoticed by most people”, “Off the beaten track” consisting of 14 islands, seldom visited by ordinary tourists, located in the Puttalam district in the North Western province of Sri Lanka. Kalpitiya is rich in its bio-diversity with habitats like mangrove swamps, bar reefs, salt marshes and vast sand dune beaches. It is currently being developed as a tourist destination by the Government of Sri Lanka and lots of new hotels, stylish chalets and eco type nature resorts have sprung up lately to cater to the numerous needs of the foreign tourists and locals alike. These resorts are able to cater to a range of water based activities like kayaking, kite surfing, whale & dolphin watching etc. Kalpitiya is considered as the best location for Kite surfing in the island.