Kalpitiya is a coastal town located in western region of, Puttalam District. The Kalpitiya peninsula consists of a total fourteen islands. Kalpitiya is a coastal town that has grown in popularity among travellers. Kalpitiya is most famed as being the best place in Sri Lanka for kitesurfing, attracting enthusiasts from all levels to test the winds on an exciting lagoon expedition. Apart from being a haven for kite surfers; Kalpitiya is also a popular place for snorkeling, diving, and dolphin-watching excursions. It is made up of 14 islands; home to local fishing communities as the waters around Kalpitiya are thriving with marine life.