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Neduntheevu (Delft Island)

Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
+94 21 2 215282
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A Neglected Goldmine in the Northern Peninsula

The natural beauty of Delft Island has not been identified & marketed. The infrastructure is not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Harsha P
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Average

Located in delft island. One of the attractions of the delft island. It’s really hot weather... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Kenneth S
via mobile
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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 its maximum width about 6 km. Delft Islands flat grounds adds to the beauty of its breath taking views.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wild horses” (25 reviews)
“baobab tree” (10 reviews)
“day trip” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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+94 21 2 215282
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Harsha P
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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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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

It has a vegitation common to Jaffna Peninsula but if you are interested in Natura science and economics systems it is nice place to be.

Thank sajeevsri
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

I loved the time i spent at this island. The people were so friendly and lots to explore within. Old ruins and forts of the colonial past . Rich in history.

Thank GEHAN W
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Delft is a island totally covered with corals, sand . Most houses, walls made of coral stones . There is history in this island. Must see place in Jaffna . From jaffna city you can take a bus to kurukatuwana Port where you can get...More

Thank CK R
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Yes, one has to take a boat to get to this island and yes, the roads are not great as the potholes are more like craters but it is always interesting to sights other then the pristine ones.

Thank helloactive
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Sri Lanka is a mix of divergent or different cultures. Delft island is great showcase to show how different cultures have affect the living. Delft has history of Portuguese, English and Tamil to Muslim traders. Each of them have affect the architecture, language & culture...More

1  Thank raveen_liyanage
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Delft is a unique island in amongst the group of island in Jaffna west. You can witness the rare attractions in Sri Lanka like the ponies and Baobab trees. The travel is sometimes challenging, specially the boat ride... due to windy weather in the sea........More

Thank antonselvakumard
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great stay on Delft Island for one night. Remote place with a sense of adventure added. We brought a scooter on the boat to get around and explore the island. Stayed at Antons tel: 0777890620 island hut lodge, basic but a nice experience...More

1  Thank Liam K
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

It's a place where you can feel free of mind, Devotional, culture and tradation things. Kindly Visit this Place.

Thank BhaarathPhotography
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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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radraya
24 August 2017|
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Delft samudra hotel, 16 luxury ensuite rooms at affordable rates. Restaurant, Bar, Fast Food! Lunch supplied to any tour location for your convenience! Chartered and Speedboat service from 2-40 guest. Sightseeing tours... More
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