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Neduntheevu (Delft Island)

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Beautiful Island

The beaches are quiet and idyllic. The landscape is arid and dry and there is coral and limestone... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
anadeand
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Greenwich, Connecticut
via mobile
Love the amazing beach in the isolated island.

This became one of my favorite place in Sri Lanka. Isolated, remote island. you can see the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
nuskiya
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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About
Delft island is an Island in the Palk Strait, northern Sri Lanka. This island is named as Delft in the Admiralty Chart unlike the other islands, whose names are Tamil. The island's area is 50 km² and it is roughly oval-shaped. Its length is 8 km and...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The beaches are quiet and idyllic. The landscape is arid and dry and there is coral and limestone everywhere on the island. The fences and walls all made of coral. Such a beautiful sparse landscape. Maybe not for everyone but it exceeded the expectations that...More

Thank anadeand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This island can reach only from boat and there is speacial boat service. people in the island very nice and they have very simple lives. There are things to see and better to stay one night in the island. there are some hotels and guest...More

Thank duneehb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can see a thick branchy baobab tree, a growing stone, a Dutch fort, as well as wild horses whose ancestors appeared on the island several centuries ago being brought by Portuguese. There is a nice beach with shallow waters, so you can swim there....More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Took 776 from bus station at 7.30. Lively ride. The ferry at 9am was seriously overcrowded and only a handful of lifejsckets. We were very lucky and got on s boat with some kind people who'd chartered. If you can, do this. It's safer and...More

Thank the_finchley_lees
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This became one of my favorite place in Sri Lanka. Isolated, remote island. you can see the beautiful beach almost no one was there and not sure whether it's safe to bath but we enjoyed waiting on the beach very much. Ruins of horse stable...More

1  Thank nuskiya
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Getting there is quite an adventour in an overcrowded 'ferry' or a large open fishing boat. The sights on the island are nice, but not spectalair, you'll have to enjoy the atmosphere more than the beauty of the archeology.

Thank biokoen99
Reviewed 12 July 2018

1st you should have transfer by Boat (navy boats are free service / and privert boatds are charge LKR 80) one hour journey in the Indian Ocean. then you should have small vehicle to do the safari (TUK TUK or DIMO BATTA) around the Island....More

1  Thank faarazri
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This is well worth a visit for those in search of old Ceylon charm. Quiet island. Interesting boat ride.

Thank sivaseelan s
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The natural beauty of Delft Island has not been identified & marketed. The infrastructure is not built to handle the potential by the shortsighted authorities. This is a heaven to those who want a total break from all noise , hustle & bustle of the...More

2  Thank Harsha P
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Located in delft island. One of the attractions of the delft island. It’s really hot weather conditions during this time of the year.

1  Thank Kenneth S
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GDAD G
25 July 2018|
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Response from raveen_liyanage | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there are couple of places in Delft. Check with 021 221 5211 - this guest house details were printed behind the ferry ticket. Or else get in touch with our tour guide Kino 077 956 8829 from the island.
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PriyanthiS
31 December 2017|
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Response from Walkley123 | Reviewed this property |
No, in fact, on the return trip is was up on the roof talking to local guys.
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Ishara J
28 August 2017|
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Response from Malith D | Reviewed this property |
hi..itz depends..for us it took approx.2-3 hours (excl. lunch) since we wanted to return via 2.30 boat. we just skiped the sea bath too. if you can spend 4-5 hours i think itz better since you can visit every places n feel... More
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