Mannar Island or Manar Island is a small island extending to the northern part of Sri Lanka and is attached to the country by Medawachchiya-Talaimannar Highway. There are few settlements in some towns which are situated on the island. The tourist attractions here are the famous Mannar Fort built by the Dutch, Talaimannar Lighthouse, Church of Our Lady of Victory, Talaimannar Beach, Mannar Light House and Thalimannar Beach Gardens.
Flying to Mannar Island: Jaffna International Airport (153 km away) is the nearest airport to Mannar Island. It offers domestic flight to Colombo, Ratmalana, Trincomalee, Bandaranaike and international flights to Chennai.
Driving to Mannar Island:
|Destination||Distance (km)||Time (hh:mm)|
|Sinna Pandivirichchan||73.7 km||1:36|