Security Force Headquarters



'Coral Cove' Holiday Resort Kayankerni, administered by the Security Force Headquarters (East) is located at a less populous setting in the East Coast of Sri Lanka which is highly popular among local and foreign visitors for its beautiful unspoiled natural beaches with shallow crystal clear water and exotic coral reefs.

'Coral Cove' is an ideal place tastefully designed with modern facilities to spend an authentic vacation together with your family and friends to make your stay a pleasant experience with the available facilities including the safe and ideal stretch for bathing with extremely shallow crystal clear water, enchanting coral reefs and a variety of colourful tropical fish together with opulent accommodation and services.

It is located at an Army held land in Kayankerni, 10 km away from Valachchanai town.

Attractions of the Eastern Province including the historical religious places located in close proximity to the ‘Coral Cove’ Holliday Resort are as follows:




Fort Frederick Batticaloa Lighthouse Gal Viharaya
Gokanna Viharaya Batticaloa Fort Somawathiya Temple
Seruwawila Temple Muhudu Maha Viharaya Dimbulagala Monastery
Koneshwaram Hindu Temple Kalladi Bridge Dambulla
Nilaweli Beach Thoppigala Sigiriya
Marbal Beach
Girihandu Seya
War Cemetery




Other Facilities

04 x AC Rooms Each Room - 04 Adults & 02 Children BBQ Facility
All Rooms - 16 Adults & 08 Children R & R Area - 1
R & R Area - 2
Facility of playing Football & Volleyball at the beach
Foods & TV facilities in each room


One room

Two rooms

Three Rooms

Four Rooms

For Army Officers Saving in Security Force (East) Area Rs.2,500.00 Rs.5,000.00 Rs.7,500.00 Rs.10,000.00
Serving Officers of Sri Lanka Army Rs.3,500.00 Rs.7,000.00 Rs.10,500.00 Rs.14,000.00
For Navy, Air Force & Police officers and when the Army officer who made the booking is not present Rs.4,000.00 Rs.8,000.00 Rs.12,000.00 Rs.16,000.00
For Retired Army Officers and when the Army serving Officer who made the booking is not present Rs.4,000.00 Rs.8,000.00 Rs.12,000.00 Rs.16,000.00
For Others and retired officer of Navy, Air Force and Police who made the booking is not present Rs.10,000.00 Rs.20,000.00 Rs.30,000.00 Rs.40,000.00
External Facilities Basic Charges (For 04 hours) Charges per each additional hour
R & R Area - 1 Rs. 2,000.00 Rs. 500.00
R & R Area - 2 Rs. 2,000.00 Rs. 500.00



For 02 Rooms per Day

For 04 Rooms per Day

Saturday / Sunday Discount of Rs.500.00 from total amount Discount of Rs.1,000.00 from total amount


1. The authority to reserve the resort is with "A" branch of SF HQ (E) and the applications should be sent with an advance payment (50% of the total amount) 4 days prior to the expected date of reserving.

2. In case of cancellation of the booking, Colonel (AQ) and SO I (A) should be informed over the phone or in writing 7 days prior to the date of booking and 25% of the amount will be charged.

3. Maximum of 03 days can be allocated. It can be extended if no one is in the waiting list.

4. Duration of accommodation: From 1100 hrs of the date of arrival to 1000 hrs of the date of departure and charges per day are as follows.

5. The discounts for military personnel will be given only if member of the army stays in the resort.

    6. A maximum of 5 people can be accommodated in one room.

    7. Using electric kettles inside the rooms is strictly prohibited.

    8. It is the responsibility of you to use the goods and chattels/furniture and equipment with great care. You will be charged for damages occurred due to carelessness.

    9. SFHQ (E) has the power of cancelling the reservation made by a military person or by a civilian due to a reasonable matter after informing 5 days prior to the date of booking. For another militarily necessity, it can be informed 3 days prior to the date of booking.

    10. Although a person accommodates for less number of days than he booked, he won’t be repaid the balance amount and the whole amount will be charged.

    11. When allocating the holiday resort, priority will be given for those who applied first.

    12. When allocating rooms, the relevant military personnel should be there, if not the same amount paid by a civilian will be charged.


  • 'Coral Cove' Holliday Resort +94 27 3281937
  • Major M G B K Samarajeewa CES - Staff Officer 2 (Logistics) (S & M) - +94 77 7532833, +94 71 2481267
  • Security Force Headquarter (East) - +94 27 2259092, +94 76 6911613
  • Email: coralcovekarankerni@gmail.com
  • Web: https://alt.army.lk/sfhqeast/places